Difference between Dropbox and Mega

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. Mega :
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 free storage space with additional 35 GB for free trial.



Difference between Dropbox and Mega :

DROPBOX MEGA
It is owned by Dropbox Incorporation. It is owned by Mega Limited.
It was launched in 2007. It was launched in 2013.
It was developed by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi. It was developed by Kim Dotcom.
It offers 2 GB free storage space. It offers 15 GB free storage space with additional 35 GB for free trial.
It provides 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 unlimited here. Here maximum storage size is 16 TB.
Maximum file size is 10 GB and unlimited using client application. Here maximum file size is equal to available cloud drive space.
It does not fully support file versioning. It fully supports file versioning.
It supports less types of file formats. It supports more types of file formats.
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 GB free and up to 96 TB per month for paid.
It provides additional 500 MB free storage space for referrals up to 18 GB paid. There is no referral system here for gaining free storage space.
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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