Skip to content
Related Articles

Related Articles

Difference between iCloud and RapidShare

View Discussion
Improve Article
Save Article
  • Last Updated : 02 Jul, 2020
View Discussion
Improve Article
Save Article

1. iCloud :
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 share 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.

2. RapidShare :
RapidShare was a file hosting service, cloud storage service and online backup service which was provided by RapidShare AG. It had the ability to handle a large number of users at the same time. It was available in various languages like English, French, German and Spanish. It was developed by Christian Schmid. It was initially named ezShare. It was one of the earliest cloud storage services. It was launched in 2002.

Difference between iCloud and RapidShare :

It is owned by Apple Incorporation.It was owned by RapidShare AG.
It was launched in 2011.It was launched in 2002.
It was developed by Apple Inc.It was developed by Christian Schmid.
It offers 5 GB free storage space and 2 TB maximum storage space for paid.It offered limited storage space for both free and paid accounts.
It is a file hosting and cloud storage service.It was a file hosting and online backup service.
Maximum file size is 50 GB here.Maximum file size was 500 MB per file.
Links are not expired after inactivity of some days.While here, links expired after inactivity of 60 days.
It is generally designed for macOS and iOS operating system.It was designed for all operating systems.
It is still in use.This service was suspended in 2015.
It has traffic or band-width limit of 200 GB or 400 GB or 600 GB per month.It had variable traffic or band-width limit according to paid plans.
Files can be downloaded multiple times.Files could be downloaded only 10 times in free account.

My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Recommended Articles
Page :

Start Your Coding Journey Now!