1. Dropbox :
Dropbox is a file hosting service provided by the American company Dropbox Incorporation. It offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud and client software. It was founded in 2007. Dropbox was developed by two MIT students Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi. It offers only 2 GB free storage space. It is one of the earliest cloud storage services.
2. Baidu Cloud :
Baidu Cloud is a cloud service which is provided by Baidu Incorporation. It offers a cloud storage service, client software, file management, sharing of resources and integration of third party. It enables to synchronizes files automatically on internet based client terminals once the files are created on a client terminal. It was launched by Baidu Incorporation in 2012. Its actual name is Baidu Wangpan but is commonly known as Baidu Cloud.
Difference between Dropbox and Baidu Cloud :
|It is owned by Dropbox Incorporation.||It is owned by Baidu Incorporation.|
|It was launched in 2007.||It was launched in 2012.|
|It was developed by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi.||It was developed by Baidu Incorporation.|
|It offers 2 GB free storage space.||It offers 6 GB free storage space.|
|It supports less types of file formats.||It supports more types of file formats.|
|It shares files through web applications.||While it shares files through links.|
|It is used world wide.||While it is used in some specific region and specific countries like China.|
|It uses block-syncing to update changes quickly.||It does not use block-syncing to update changes quickly.|
|It has unlimited maximum storage size.||It has the maximum storage size of 2 TB.|
|Maximum file size in Dropbox is 10 GB.||Here maximum file size is 4 GB for free and 20 GB for paid.|
|It supports file versioning.||It does not supports file versioning.|
|It does not support remote uploading.||It supports remote uploading.|
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