Difference between Dropbox and CloudMe

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. CloudMe :
CloudMe is a file storage service which is provided by CloudMe AB. It provides file synchronization, cloud storage and client software. It was founded by Daniel Arthursson in 2011. Initially it was named iCloud but later Apple acquired that name. It offers 3 GB free storage space. It provides limited storage space for premium accounts. Its biggest competitor is Dropbox.



Difference between Dropbox and CloudMe :

DROPBOX CLOUDME
It is owned by Dropbox Incorporation. It is owned by CloudMe AB.
It was launched in 2007. It was launched in 2011.
It was developed by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi. It was developed by Daniel Arthursson.
It offers 2 GB free storage space. It offers 3 GB free storage space.
It supports less types of file formats. It supports more types of file formats.
It provides 2 TB maximum storage space for free and unlimited storage space for paid. Maximum storage size is 500 GB for paid here.
It supports file versioning. It rarely supports file versioning.
Maximum file size here is 10 GB and unlimited for paid. Here maximum file size is 150 MB for free and unlimited for premium accounts.
It does not support remote uploading. It also does not support remote uploading.
It uses block-syncing to update changes quickly. It does not use block-syncing to update changes quickly.
It shares files through web applications. While it shares files through links.

Attention reader! Don’t stop learning now. Get hold of all the important CS Theory concepts for SDE interviews with the CS Theory Course at a student-friendly price and become industry ready.

My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up

Check out this Author's contributed articles.

If you like GeeksforGeeks and would like to contribute, you can also write an article using contribute.geeksforgeeks.org or mail your article to contribute@geeksforgeeks.org. See your article appearing on the GeeksforGeeks main page and help other Geeks.

Please Improve this article if you find anything incorrect by clicking on the "Improve Article" button below.