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Difference between OneDrive and RapidShare

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  • Last Updated : 02 Jul, 2020

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. 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 OneDrive and RapidShare :

It is owned by Microsoft Incorporation.It was owned by RapidShare AG.
It was launched in 2007.It was launched in 2002.
It was developed by Microsoft.It was developed by Christian Schmid.
It offers 5 GB free storage space and 5 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 100 GB here.Maximum file size was 500 MB per file.
It is still in use.This service was suspended in 2015.
Files can be downloaded multiple times.Files could be downloaded only 10 times in free account.
Links are not expired after inactivity of some days.While here, links expired after inactivity of 60 days.
It has no traffic or band-width limit.It had variable traffic or band-width limit according to paid plans.
It provides additional 500 MB free storage space for referral up to 5 GB.It had no referral system for gaining free storage space.

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