The 15 best alternatives to replace Xmarks

As you know, Xmarks has closed shop. But don’t worry, we compiled a list of the 15 best alternatives to Xmarks that you can use to replace your favorite bookmark sync tool.

First selection of Xmarks alternatives

The very best:

Our number one:

To help you decide, we wrote reviews on the six best alternatives to replace Xmarks. We listed all of them, linking to their in-depth reviews.

    5 out of 5 stars

    Our favorite bookmarking tool is It is a more powerful bookmark manager than the rest of the pack, as you can show your links as lists, icons, or even in a cloud view. They offer many advanced widgets, unlimited pages, and easy sharing options. The free version is fully functional, but with a PRO subscription, you can become even more productive. Read our extended review to learn why we’re so supportive of

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Raindrop is a bookmarking service for all platforms and browsers. With it, you can save your bookmarks into folders (aka Groups). As a result, you can access your information from any location.

  3. Atavi 
    4.2 out of 5 stars
    Atavi is a free bookmark manager. It allows you to bookmark the websites you need, group them the way you want and synchronize the bookmarks with any device: PC, laptops, tablets, smartphones, etc.
  4. Pinboard 
    4.1 out of 5 stars

    Pinboard is a social bookmarking website developed and run by Maciej Cegłowski. It is a fast, no-nonsense bookmarking site for people who value privacy and speed. No images, though.

  5. Bookmark Ninja 
    4 out of 5 stars

    Bookmark Ninja is a clean, powerful bookmark manager. Bookmarks are stored on a visual dashboard and can be organized by Tabs and Categories.

  6. Toby 
    3.8 out of 5 stars

    Toby is the new kid on the block. It’s a browser extension that helps you organize your tabs on every new page. Toby is available on Chrome, Firefox, and Opera.

And 9 more Xmarks replacements for you to try

There are various less wonderful alternatives for Xmarks around. We have looked at many of them. After that, we’ve decided several were worth mentioning, even though they weren’t as good as the 6 I listed above. At some point, we will provide in-depth reviews. For now, just short mentions.

  • EverySync
    Sync your bookmarks across all platforms
  • RoboForms
    Password manager with integrated bookmark manager support
  • Papaly
    A dashboard for your links
  • Diigo
    A versatile and powerful bookmark manager app.
  • Booky
    Another web-based bookmark manager
  • Instapaper
    Save interesting pages so you can read them later
  • GGather
    Collect anything from the Internet and easily rediscover it later
  • Dropmark
    Organize, curate and share bookmarks
  • Pearltrees
    Organize everything

In Short

In short, it’s clear that synchronizing bookmarks for free between Chrome and Firefox is dead in the water. Once upon a time, Xmarks got downloaded no less than 150.000 times a week! But nobody wanted to pay a dime to keep them afloat. It’s a shame, really.

Still, if there’s anything we hope to accomplish here, it’s to prove to you, that are a lot of options out there. Many of them free, or free to try. Some of them wonderful and useful for everyday use. For example, or

Why don’t you try your luck? And please let us know what you think: if there’s anything we really like, it’s a discussion about things that matter in life. Even if it’s just a small thing, like a bookmark manager or bookmark sync service.