Warpinator (unofficial)

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About this app

Warpinator for Android is an unofficial port of Linux Mint's file sharing tool of the same name. It is fully compatible with the original protocol and allows for easy transfer of files between Android and Linux devices.

- Automatic discovery of compatible services on local network
- Works on WiFi or hotspot, no internet connection needed
- Transfer any type of files quickly and easily
- Receive entire directories
- Run multiple transfers in parallel
- Share files from other applications
- Limit who can connect using a group code
- Option to start on boot
- Does not require your location or any other unnecessary permissions

This application is free software licensed under GNU General Public License v3.
You can obtain the source code at https://github.com/slowscript/warpinator-android
Updated on
Jun 21, 2022

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573 reviews
Jan Martin
January 12, 2022
Doesn't work on Android 12. Fails to even start. Used to work fine. Update: the fix is effective and this app works again, I am happy to say. Update: doesn't work with Mint 20.3. It connected this time, but couldn't send any data from phone to Linux box, although I did accept the permission request. The Linux box firewall is turned off. Update: Now it works. A couple of restarts of the app and the Linux box, and a phone restart may have done it. Thanks for your help slowscript.
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January 11, 2022
Does it say any errors on either side? On Android you can tap on a failed transfer to see what (probably) went wrong. If that doesn't tell you much then we'll need a debug log as described on the "connection issues" page. It would also be better to continue this via an issue on GitHub or email.
Richard Holmes
May 19, 2021
Version 1.2 didn't work for me, but after installing 1.2.1 and restarting Android all is working smoothly. There are still a few rough edges, such as in Settings you can enable writing to a debug log file but there's no indication of where that file is or how to access it. But only minor wrinkles so far. And this beats the heck out of transferring via USB cable or FTP.
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May 19, 2021
If it doesn't want to connect, you can force it to retry by tapping the button next to the status icon. If that doesn't help, version 1.2.1 also allows you to enable exporting logs to a file (in the settings). I would appreciate if you could send us the log via email or issue on GitHub.
little colors
May 1, 2021
Works well, a very clean and simple layout. If you're having trouble connecting to your desktop you'll want to open whatever port you're using to communicate (default is 42000) on your desktops firewall. A simple message noting this when a failed connection occurs would probably be pretty useful. Other than that I have no complaints.
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What's new

- Option to autostop service when app not used or cleared from recents
- Flip order of transfers to match Linux version
- Translation updates
- Bug fixes