• Google Drive icon

    Google Drive

    Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing. Google Drive incorporates the Google Docs suite, a collaborative office suite of productivity...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS ... Android Tablet iPad

    • First of all, Drive is integrated to the core of Android. The base storage is 5GB which is more than double than Dropbox. The sharing features are superior on Drive including ownership. Also I got the 1TB storage promo from Google. its_saikat69Dec 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • ownCloud icon

    ownCloud

    A safe home for all your data – Access & share your files, calendars, contacts, mail & more from any device, on your terms.

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Blackberry ... Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted

    • OwnCloud is self hosted, not a ready to use solution for everyone. Guest • Jun 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Nice alternative where you keep control over your data. Guest • Aug 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • OwnCloud was an excellent Dropbox alternative, particularly if you're setting up your own server and being in control of your own data, rather than giving it up to some giant corporation. However, ownCloud has now been forked into NextCloud, and early indications are that NextCloud will be the more successful long-term project to go for. Keep your eyes peeled, but don't not check out NextCloud as well as this. JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • MEGA icon

    MEGA

    You hold the security keys for 50 GB free storage, unlimited desktop sync bandwidth, and 10 GB per month of free bandwidth for sharing with other accounts.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Blackberry Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10 Chrome Firefox

    • MEGA ostensibly offer a more privacy-oriented solution. They give you 50GB for "free" and say that your files are encrypted before they leave your machine, and therefore you benefit from end-to-end encryption. This would be a good model, for sure. But Mega has also had weird controversies, slow speeds and security flaws found in its code. Go for Sync.com, Tresorit or Spideroak instead. JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • MEGA feels more like a file-sharing site. Rather than a sync tool. Guest • Jun 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Microsoft OneDrive icon

    Microsoft OneDrive

    Get to your files from anywhere, on any device, with Microsoft OneDrive. Share and work together with anyone in your work and life.

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry ... Chrome OS Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear Kindle Fire

  • Syncthing icon

    Syncthing

    Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet BSD ... Self-Hosted

    • It doesnt need any install on linux... thats cool! MasteLrugariusAug 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Dropbox is a centralized service not a peer to peer. Guest • Jan 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Box icon

    Box

    Box.com's online file storage makes it easy to securely share content as a link or a shared folder with anyone - inside or outside your company. Create an online workspace, where you can share project files, add comments, assign...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry ... Chrome OS Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire

  • SpiderOak icon

    SpiderOak

    SpiderOak provides an easy, secure and consolidated online backup, storage, access, sharing & sync tool for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux (Ubuntu, Debian & Fedora). SpiderOak offers a different approach to online backup...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... iPad Xfce

    • Much more private than Dropbox. Spideroak employees can't snoop on or give away your files. Guest • Oct 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Seafile icon

    Seafile

    Seafile is a professional open source cloud storage platform for organizations. It has complete file syncing and sharing features, reliable file storage and advanced privacy protection feature.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted

    • Although Seafile.de works with a slightly more complex client than does Dropbox, it also has more options. Importantly, it's open source, unlike Dropbox. Also, storing files using Seafile.de 's services mean your data is stored in Germany, which has stricter privacy laws. Note: Whilst Seafile does offer client-side encryption, at the time of writing this encrypts only file contents, not names or metadata. (Dropbox doesn't offer this at all, however.) Guest • Nov 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Accessing your files via the website is very similar to Dropbox. Low prices, European privacy laws and open source clients compatible with Mac, Windows and Linux. Within Europe, upload speeds of the order of 1-2MB/s, download speeds 1-6MB/s depending on number of files. I got similar speeds with Dropbox in UK. Use together with Cryptomator for max privacy. JohnFastmanNov 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Yandex.Disk icon

    Yandex.Disk

    Files on Yandex.Disk won't get lost if your phone or computer breaks. You'll have enough storage space for your most precious photos and important documents. Integrate Yandex.Disk into your own software using our fully...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Windows RT iPad WebDAV File Manager

  • 4Shared icon

    4Shared

    4Shared is a large online storage facility where Internet users store their text, audio, video, photo, and other files and share them, if they wish, with other people. It is easy, handy, and free! 15GB storage for the free account....

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... S60 Blackberry iPad

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  • Nextcloud icon

    Nextcloud

    A safe home for all your data – Access & share your files, calendars, contacts, mail & more from any device, on your terms.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted

    • If you don't mind setting up your own server, NextCloud is a great Dropbox alternative because: 1) it's open source, 2) you control your data, 3) the limit of your storage is determined only by the limit of your hard drive. Alternatively, you can get services to host a NextCloud install on their servers for you, but then you give that service access to your data. Unless you encrypt client side with something like Cryptomator first. JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    SugarSync

    SugarSync is the best way to backup, access, sync, and share all your files and folders including documents, photos, videos, and music — from any computer or mobile device.

    Commercial Mac Windows Windows Mobile Android iPhone S60 ... Blackberry Windows RT Android Tablet iPad Microsoft Office Outlook Kindle Fire

  • Tonido  icon

    Tonido

    #1 Private File Sharing, Sync and Mobile Access for Home and Business. Access, Sync and Share ALL your docs, photos, music and videos from anywhere. No Storage Limits. No Security Worries. No Uploading. Limited values and users...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Blackberry Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Self-Hosted Chrome Firefox

  • Cozy icon

    Cozy

    Cozy is an app-based personal cloud that allows anyone to manage his own personal server. It comes with common applications: a contacts manager, a calendar, a webmail and a filebox. An Android app allows you to sync your contacts...

    Open Source Linux Self-Hosted Node.JS

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  • iCloud icon

    iCloud

    Store email, contacts, calendars, photos, music, books, apps and more in the cloud and access them on all your devices.

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud iPhone iPad

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  • Pydio icon

    Pydio

    Pydio is the mature alternative to Dropbox and Box.com, to build your own box, on your own servers. Pydio is an open source file sharing platform for the enterprise, with simple and sleek web and mobile apps, hosted securely on...

    Free Personal Self-Hosted

    • Pydio is very similar to Owncloud, therefore if owncloud is deemed an alternative to Dropbox, so is Pydio Guest • Jul 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • CloudApp icon

    CloudApp

    CloudApp is a dead-simple way to share files, screenshots, almost anything, quickly and seamlessly. CloudApp allows you to share images, links, music, videos and files. Here is how it works: choose a file, drag it to the menubar and...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud

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  • SparkleShare icon

    SparkleShare

    SparkleShare is a Free Open Source syncing tool. Its light, secure and easy to use. SparkleShare allows you to setup your own servers so you always keep control on your data.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

  • Syncany icon

    Syncany

    Syncany is an open-source cloud storage and filesharing application. It allows users to backup and share certain folders of their workstations using any kind of storage, e.g. FTP, Amazon S3 or Google Storage. While the basic idea...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued "The core team of Syncany is on hiatus for an indefinite amount of time." See https://github.com/syncany/syncany
  • Tresorit icon

    Tresorit

    Tresorit is a security solution for distributed storage systems, and with it a group of users can share secure content without trusting any administrator or third party provider. This system guarantees the users that they can: share...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10

    • Tresorit does everything Dropbox does, except that it's far more secure and private. It operates in Switzerland and keeps your files encrypted in a way that even the employees can't see them. This means that if they were hacked, your information isn't going to be leaked and they can't pass it on to snooping three-letter agencies. Guest • Sep 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • End-to-end encrypted Dropbox alternative. Does what Dropbox, Google Drive and others do. But the files are only ever encrypted with passwords you keep, on your computer. So Tresorit doesn't get to see your private stuff. Expensive for individuals, though, but fantastic security. JohnFastmanNov 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Amazon Drive icon

    Amazon Drive

    Amazon Drive is your hard drive in the cloud. Store your music, videos, photos, and documents on Amazon's secure servers. All you need is a web browser to upload, download, and access your files from any computer. Store files in...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Kindle Fire

  • IPFS icon

    IPFS

    IPFS is a global, versioned, peer-to-peer filesystem. It combines good ideas from Git, BitTorrent, Kademlia, SFS, and the Web. It is like a single bittorrent swarm, exchanging git objects. IPFS provides an interface as simple as the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Self-Hosted

  • pCloud icon

    pCloud

    pCloud is your personal online storage space for your memorable photos and videos, your favorite music or important work documents.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone

    • pCloud is a good alternative to Dropbox because it offers the same functionality with the following benefits: 1. It offers the option of an encrypted folder, so even pCloud employees can't see or steal your data; 2. pCloud is based in Switzerland where privacy rules are far stronger than in the US. 3. pCloud offers a larger amount of free space (5GB vs 2GB from Dropbox.) JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Volafile icon

    Volafile

    Volafile.io offers real time filesharing and fast downloads without delays or annoying countdowns. Users can share files in rooms, each with a chat and a filelist. Volafile shows previews when hovering images and audio files can be...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • ge.tt icon

    ge.tt

    Ge.tt is a clever, instant file-sharing webapp that makes sharing files simple and fast. No need to wait for files to upload! You are given a link for your files as soon as you select them. Ge.tt doesn't use Flash, Java applets...

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud

  • Koofr icon

    Koofr

    Koofr offers safe EU based cloud storage with 2 GB free. Connect multiple cloud accounts (Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, Amazon Cloud Drive) and personal storages. Discover a better way to store, access and share your photos...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

    • It is a cloud storage service, which is not only an alternative to Dropbox, but also extends it, by enabling connection with Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive inside one application. Guest • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • BoZoN icon

    BoZoN

    A self-hosted PHP server for a JavaScript application to easily share files and folders.

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted JavaScript PHP

  • SyncTrayzor icon

    SyncTrayzor

    SyncTrayzor is a wrapper for Syncthing which allows Syncthing's window to be hidden in the tray area. SyncTrayzor has a built-in web browser to manage Syncthing without opening your browser. SyncTrayzor can be configured to...

    Open Source Windows Syncthing

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  • Ind.ie Pulse icon

    Ind.ie Pulse

    Pulse is a free (as in freedom), secure, and distributed file synchronisation engine in Go and Swift.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD OpenSolaris

    • Discontinued As announced at https://ind.ie/blog/focus/ , Pulse will no longer be supported, but you can still download it from the official website and use it.
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    hubiC

    HubiC allows you to store and secure your data in the Cloud. You decide how and with who you want to share your files. Imagine: you no longer need to keep a USB key with you at all times, or send yourself an email to access your...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Windows Mobile Android ... iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet iPad

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  • Adrive icon

    Adrive

    Protect & manage your personal, business and enterprise-level data with ADrive cloud storage & backup solutions.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android

    No features added Add a feature
  • Syncplicity icon

    Syncplicity

    The only automated sync, back-up, collaboration and file management service powerful enough for a business user and easy enough for a novice. Secure, anywhere access to your files.

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

    • It's better than Dropbox: it has built-in text editor and sync works perfect plus more free storage Guest • Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
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Dropbox Comments

very good storage place

Positive Comment by chandrao
about Dropbox Dec 2016

a very safe and secure storage place. has got many new updates. upgrading to the higher versions gives many more features- camera uploads, passcodes and lot more. very helpful.

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great

Comment by thiagodcosta11
about Dropbox Nov 2016

i think this is a great way to organized and share your media files. I have used this several times and haven't got any issues with it

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good

Comment by sophiaschuler600
about Dropbox Aug 2016

i really like it, it think it works great and is very useful

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500 MB bonus -2 Helpful

Positive Comment by norz
about Dropbox Jul 2016

You get 500 MB bonus space for free if you subscribe by using a referral link, and the referrer also gets 500 MB free. :-)

Here is my referral link, enjoy & thank you!
https://db.tt/WcEcgdlj

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Dropbox - Save box 2 Helpful

Positive Comment by servermaniak
about Dropbox Apr 2016

While I worked as a project manager , I needed to send layouts and designs to customers . Dropbox really helped to separate different projects.

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Keep Your Eyes Open 1 Helpful

Positive Comment by MeganInIT
about Dropbox and Google Drive Apr 2016

I've got to say that while I use both Dropbox and Google Drive; I prefer Dropbox in the area that through various promotions they've upgraded my storage space to an insane amount. While in my eyes Google Drive works better, and interfaces well Gmail and other Google apps, my storage space in Google Drive is a mere 10% of what I get in Dropbox and with Dropbox I got some storage space for free, and other increases with incredibly low prices.

So if you're considering the two, that may be worth looking into.

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like it but..

Comment by markcarandini
about Dropbox Apr 2016

i really like Drop Box but they really need to increase the storage for free users

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Awesome Service

Comment by AlexBrown11
about Dropbox Apr 2016

Drop box is a great service but the space should be increased for free accounts.

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Great program, lacks space 1 Helpful

Positive Comment by danielhoffman_03
about Dropbox Feb 2016

I consider myself to be a Dropbox fan. As an early adopter of the program, I found it extremely handy for handling large documents without having to take around my computer, and later on, to see in tablets and phones. Syncing is great and sharing is fast. However, I do feel that they need to extend their space. 2 GB free is too small and fills up quickly. Having to refer others to gain more space from the minuscule already given is a hassle.

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Works great

Positive Comment by Corey74
about Dropbox Nov 2015

Keeps all of my files in sync between my desktop, laptop, tablet, phone, and ipad.

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Great Cloud Storage & File sync

Positive Comment by Photown
about Dropbox and Google Drive Jul 2015

I like Google Drive more when it comes down to work collaboratively on documents.

But as most of my daily business is about sharing, syncing and backing up files Dropbox is my first choise. It smoothly integrates with your personal file system so that you do not need to worry about anything. Only speed of syncing is sometimes a bit slow...

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No

Negative Comment by SpiderMan
about Dropbox Jul 2015

There are better alternatives in terms of functionality and free space.

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Just signed up.

Positive Comment by dbplus
about Dropbox Apr 2015

Seems like a good way to sync between everything.

Here's my referral link https://db.tt/Rzr1ut9

Thanks if you use it.

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Nice Tool

Comment by ShirleyITpro
about Dropbox and vBoxxCloud Aug 2014

I used to use Dropbox. It's an awesome stable tool but got something new from work that does the same but is better for work. I think it's called vboxx-cloud but it's branded to our company name.
Not sure if vboxx-cloud is on alternativeTo but it's a great bussiness product.

Yes I found the name in the mention box below and its called: vboxxcloud.

Tnx!

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