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Difference between iCloud and CloudMe

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  • Last Updated : 05 Dec, 2022
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iCloud is a cloud storage and cloud computing service provided by Apple Incorporation. It allows users to store data such as documents, photos, and music on remote servers for download to iOS, macOS, or Windows devices. It also enables to sharing and send data to other users. It is also helpful to manage the Apple devices if it is lost or stolen. It was launched in 2011.

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 of free storage space. It provides limited storage space for premium accounts. It provides an additional 500 MB for referrals up to 19 GB of free space. Its biggest competitor is Dropbox. 

Differences between iCloud and CloudMe are as follows:

ICLOUDCLOUDME
It is owned by Apple Incorporation.It is owned by CloudMe AB.
It was launched in October 2011.It was launched in April 2011.
It was developed by Apple.It was developed by Daniel Arthursson.
It offers 5 GB of free storage space.It offers 3 GB free storage space.
It provides 2 TB maximum storage space for paid.The maximum storage size is 500 GB for paid personal and 5 TB for paid business plan here.
It partially supports file versioning.It supports file versioning but rarely.
It is mostly used by Apple product users.It is used by users using any type of product.
Maximum file size in iCloud is 50 GB.Here maximum file size is 150 MB for free and 2 GB for paid business plan.
It has a bandwidth limit of 200 GB or 400 GB or 600 GB per month.It has no such limit.
It charges comparatively more for additional storage that means it is more costly.It charges less for additional storage that means it is less costly.
It is not end to end encrypted.it is end to end (client-side )encrypted.
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