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. MediaFire :
MediaFire is a file synchronization, file hosting and cloud storage service which is provided by MediaFire LLC. It provides client software for Windows, macOS, Linus, Android, iOS and web browsers. It was founded by Derek Labian and Tom Langridge. It offers 10 GB free storage space. It provides limited storage space for paid accounts. It was launched in 2006.
Difference between Dropbox and MediaFire :
|It is owned by Dropbox Incorporation.||It is owned by MediaFire LLC.|
|It was launched in 2007.||It was launched in 2006.|
|It was founded by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi.||It was founded by Derek Labian and Tom Langridge.|
|It offers 2 GB free storage space.||It offers 10 GB free storage space.|
|It provides unlimited maximum storage space for paid.||It provides limited maximum storage space for paid.|
|It supports less types of file formats.||It supports more types of file formats.|
|It is not supported by all operating systems.||It is supported by all operating systems.|
|Maximum storage size is unlimited here.||Maximum storage size is 100 TB here.|
|It supports file versioning.||It fully supports file versioning.|
|Maximum file size is 10 GB and unlimited using client application.||Here maximum file size is 20 GB.|
|It does not support remote uploading.||It supports remote uploading.|
|Resumption of interrupted downloads may lead to failure.||Resumption of interrupted downloads is possible.|
|It provides additional 500 MB free storage space for referral up to 18 GB paid.||It provides additional 50 GB free storage space for referral up to 1 TB pro accounts.|
|It has traffic or band-width limit of 20 GB per day for free and 200 GB per day for paid.||It has traffic or band-width limit of 10 TB pro plan.|
|It shares files through web applications.||While it shares files through links.|
|It uses block-syncing to update changes quickly.||It does not use block-syncing to update changes quickly.|
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