I would love to see an open source iOS Syncthing client in the future and I think many others would too. With new iOS features like Document Providers and Background App Refresh iOS devices have the capabilities they need to be a full-fledged Synching node.
I guess my question is, how much interest is out there? Are there any projects already in the works to accomplish this? I am an iOS developer and would love to be a part of making this but I don’t have the time to do it by myself.
As a followup: it appears that @vhbit is working on an iOS client. Here is his post about it.
Together with some great people I’ve been working on a Syncthing library for iOS and OSX. It is far from ready, but if you’re interested the source can be found here: https://source.ind.ie/project/pulse-swift/tree/master
What news on an iOS port?
I’ve been actively watching the threads about that here and I recall someone posted that he/she was close to getting it running, but was still too shy to make it opensource just yet.
I wish that would happen, cause I’d like to contribute… the @vhbit solution looked nice, but not specifying your own tracker server was an instant show-stopper for me.
Hi, I am new to Syncthing and am looking for a solution to sync that includes iOS. Is there any more work going on here?
Here are two threads which may shed some light on your question:
iOS client: dare to beta test?
iOS Port of Syncthing
One day, hopefully.