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Pick the Best Cloud Drive Service for You

    Tim’s Required Features for a Cloud Drive Service:

    • Primary
      • Multi-platform and multi-file
      • Desktop OS integration
      • Offline files on mobile devices
      • Shared folders
      • Minimun 50G
    • Secondary
      • Desktop OS selective sync
      • 3rd party app integration
      • Family data sharing
    Name
    Space/Cost
    OS Integration
    Notes
    Features & Price
    iCloud Drive
    [2T/$120]
    File Syncing/Many Apps
    No folder sharing until MacOS10.15
    Family data sharing on ≥200G; No selective sync
    Google Drive/One
    100G/$20y
    File Syncing/Many Apps
    Family data sharing
    Insync($40/account1time-https://www.insynchq.com/)
    OneDrive
    [1T/$36]
    File Syncing/Many Apps
    1T&Office/$70y; 100G/$24y
    Family data sharing for 365Home
    Box
    100G/$120y
    File Syncing/Some Apps
    Focused on Business and expensive
    Amazon Drive
    100G/$12y
    File Syncing/Branded App
    Slow; focus on photos
    Tresorit
    200G/$130
    File Syncing/Branded App
    End-to-end encryption but pricey
    Sync.com
    500G/$49y
    File Syncing/Branded App
    End-to-end encryption
    pCloud
    500G/$48
    File Syncing/Branded App
    Lifetime 500G/$175; Pushes toward offline files
    SugerSync
    100G/$90y
    File Syncing/Branded App
    Bad iOS app; slow and expensive
    Mega
    50G/Free
    File Syncing/Branded App
    200G/$70, but limited bandwidth; End-to-end encryption; Only link sharing
    IDrive
    2T/$70
    File Syncing/Branded App
    No folder sharing; No mobile off-line files; a backup service with file syncing added
    Dropbox
    2T/$120
    File Syncing/Many Apps
    Persistent desktop app; 3 linked devices for free account; No middle space option
    Yandex.Disk
    100G/$20
    File Syncing/Branded App
    Russian based

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