1. OneDrive :
OneDrive or Microsoft OneDrive is a file hosting and synchronization service provided by the Microsoft. It gives the convenience to users for storing files, personal data and for sharing files. It offers 5 GB free storage space. It was launched by Microsoft in 2007. It is mostly used by professional workers to store the data related to work which might need more security.
2. Amazon Drive :
Amazon Drive is a file hosting service and cloud storage provided by Amazon. It allows cloud storage, file hosting, file sharing and file backup. File and folders on this drive can be transferred from multiple devices like desktop, mobile and tablets. Amazon Drive was initially known as Amazon Cloud Drive. It is not available accross the world. It is available for some selected countries. It was launched in 2011.
Difference between OneDrive and Amazon Drive :
|It is owned by Microsoft Incorporation.||It is owned by Amazon.|
|It was launched in 2007.||It was launched in 2011.|
|It offers 5 GB free storage space.||It also offers 5 GB free storage space.|
|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 charges $19.99 per month for additional 100 GB storage.||While it charges $11.99 per month for additional 100 GB storage.|
|The number of users using OneDrive is more.||The number of users using Amazon Drive is less .|
|It provides full security of data.||It also provides full security of data but comparatively less.|
|It is usable across the world.||While it is usable in selected countries.|
|It gives access to control the permission to the invite link of file or folder.||There is no way to control permission to the invite link of file or folder.|
|It is used for storing all types of files including photos, videos, pdf etc.||While it is used mainly for storing photos.|