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  • Last Updated : 16 Jun, 2022

Box is a cloud storage and file hosting service provided by Box Incorporation. It was developed by Aaron Levie and Dylan Smith. It is basically a cloud content management and file sharing service for business. It offers 10 GB of storage space. It was launched by Box Incorporation in 2005. It is available for Windows, macOS, and other platforms.

Mega is a file hosting service and cloud storage which is provided by Mega Limited. It is basically designed for web-based applications but it also provides mobile applications for Android, Windows Phone, and iPhone. It was launched by Kim Dotcom in 2013. It was developed using C++, JavaScript, Java, and Objective-C. It offers 15 GB of free storage space with an additional 35 GB for a free trial. 

The differences between Box and Mega are as follows: 

It is owned by Box Incorporation.It is owned by Mega Limited.
It was launched in 2005.It was launched in 2013.
It was developed by Aaron Levie and Dylan Smith.It was developed by Kim Dotcom.
It offers 10 GB free storage space.It offers 15 GB of free storage space with additional 35 GB for a web-based free bandwidth trial.
It provides limited as well as unlimited maximum storage space for paid.It provides limited storage space for paid.
It does not provide applications for all operating systems and web based systems.It provides applications for all operating systems and web based systems.
Maximum storage size is 100 GB for personal accounts and unlimited for business accounts.Maximum storage size is 16 TB here.
Maximum file size is 250 MB for free and 5 GB for paid.The maximum file size is equal to the available cloud drive space.
It supports file versioning in premium accounts only.It fully supports file versioning.
It supports remote uploading of 30 MB per file via IFTTT.It does not support remote uploading.
It has a traffic or band-width limit of 10 GB per month for free and 2 TB per month for paid.It has a traffic or bandwidth limit of 10 GB free and up to 96 TB per month for paid.
Box does not support Linux Environment.Mega supports a Linux Environment. 
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