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Difference between MediaFire and Ubuntu One
  • Last Updated : 02 Jul, 2020

1. 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.

2. Ubuntu One :
Ubuntu One was a file hosting service, file synchronization service and cloud service which was provided by Canonical Limited. It was an OpenID based single sign-on service. It provided services for storing files on cloud and also streaming of music from cloud. It was developed by Canonical Ltd. It was suitable for Windows, OS X, iOS, Ubuntu and Android. It offered 5 GB free storage space. It was launched in 2009.



Difference between MediaFire and Ubuntu One :

MEDIAFIREUBUNTU ONE
It is owned by MediaFire LLC.It was owned by Canonical Limited.
It was launched in 2006.It was launched in 2009.
It offers 10 GB free storage space.It offered 5 GB free storage space.
It was developed by Derek Labian and Tom Langridge.It was developed by Canonical Ltd.
It has the maximum storage size of 100 TB.Maximum storage size was unlimited here.
It is still in use.This service was suspended in 2014.
Files stored here are encrypted.Files stored in Ubuntu One were not encrypted.
Maximum file size is 20 GB here.Maximum file size was 5 GB per file.
It is a file hosting, file synchronization cloud storage service.It was a commercial file synchronization service.
It has traffic or band-width limit of 10 TB pro plan.It has Amazon S3 limits as traffic or band-width limit.
It supports Windows, OS X, Android and iOS.It supported Windows, OS X, Ubuntu, iOS and Android.
It has client-side encryption.It did not have client-side encryption.
Resumption of interrupted downloads is possible.Resumption of interrupted downloads might lead to the failure.

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