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  • Last Updated : 21 Jun, 2022

1. Google Drive: Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service provided by Google. It allows the users to store the files and personal data and share the files. It offers 15 GB of free storage space. It was launched by Google in 2012. It is used by almost each and every person which is somehow related to the internet. Everyone uses this to store some professional and personal data. 

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 of free storage space with an additional 35 GB for a free trial. 

Difference between Google Drive and Mega:

GOOGLE DRIVEMEGA
It is owned by Google LLC.It is owned by Mega Limited.
It was launched in 2012.It was launched in 2013.
It was developed by Google.It was developed by Kim Dotcom.
It offers 15 GB of free storage space.It offers 15 GB of free storage space with an additional 35 GB for a free trial.
It provides limited storage space for paid.It also provides limited storage space for paid.
The number of users using Google Drive is more.The number of users using Mega is less.
It has a maximum storage size of 30 TB.The maximum storage size is 16 TB here.
It does not provide applications for all operating systems and web-based systems.It provides applications for all operating systems and web-based systems.
It supports file versioning.It also supports file versioning.
It charges comparatively more for additional storage which means it is more costly.It charges less for additional storage which means it is less costly.
It provides full security of data.It provides less security of data than Google drive.
The maximum file size is 5 TB here.Here maximum file size is equal to available cloud drive space.
It supports differential sync.It also supports differential sync.
App integration is limited to google apps only.App integration is not supported.

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