This app shares between your phone and your PC and thinks about your privacy

KDE Connect is an app that lets you easily share files between your PC and your smartphone. The app is also open-source and privacy-friendly. Discover them here.

KDE Connect

KDE Connect is a project that has been running for over five years. The developers, known as the KDE Community, present an app that allows you to easily exchange files between your PC and smartphone. You can do that via WiFi. The files you share are encrypted with TLS encryption and the KDE Connect code can be viewed on the app’s website.

KDE Connect not only lets you share files, but you can also exchange clipboard text between connected devices. In addition, you can also view the incoming notifications from your phone on your PC and reply to messages immediately. Furthermore, KDE Connect can also make your phone’s screen act as a touchpad for your PC, and that feature also supports the gestures you are used to from a touchpad.

PC version

To use KDE Connect with your PC, you must first download the desktop version. KDE Connect was originally made for Linux systems, but you can already discover an early version for Windows here (instant download!).

KDE Connect is in a way similar to AirDroid and Microsoft’s Your Phone app. Are there any other apps that you use to connect your phone to a PC? Let us know in the comments at the bottom of this article.

KDE Connect

KDE Connect

KDE Connect is a project that has been running for more than five years. The developers, known as the KDE Community, present an app that lets you exchange files smoothly.

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