• Google Drive icon

    Google Drive

    Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing. ...

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

  • ownCloud icon


    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

    • Nice alternative where you keep control over your data.
      Guest • ago. 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • OwnCloud is self hosted, not a ready to use solution for everyone.
      Guest • jun. 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • MEGA icon


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

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

    • 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 replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data...

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

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


    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...

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

  • Resilio Sync  icon

    Resilio Sync

    Resilient, fast and scalable file synchronization for enterprises and individuals

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... BSD Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire

    • All files stays on your own disks, plus that it's faster and more reliable
      adolftekkanna2 days ago Disagree   Agree
  • SpiderOak icon


    SpiderOak provides an easy, secure and consolidated online backup, storage, access, sharing & sync tool for Windows, Mac OS X, and...

    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 is a professional open source cloud storage platform for organizations. It has complete file syncing and sharing features...

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

    • 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.
      JohnFastman12 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • 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
  • 4Shared icon


    4Shared is a large online storage facility where Internet users store their text, audio, video, photo, and other files and share them...

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

  • Yandex.Disk icon


    Files on Yandex.Disk won't get lost if your phone or computer breaks. You'll have enough storage space for your most precious...

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

  • SugarSync icon


    SugarSync is the best way to backup, access, sync, and share all your files and folders including documents, photos, videos, and music...

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

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  • Nextcloud icon


    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

  • Tonido  icon


    #1 Private File Sharing, Sync and Mobile Access for Home and Business. Access, Sync and Share ALL your docs, photos, music and videos...

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

  • iCloud icon


    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

  • CloudApp icon


    CloudApp is a dead-simple way to share files, screenshots, almost anything, quickly and seamlessly. CloudApp allows you to share...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud

  • Pydio icon


    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...

    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
  • Syncany icon

    Syncany Discontinued

    Syncany is an open-source cloud storage and filesharing application. It allows users to backup and share certain folders of their...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Cozy icon


    Cozy is an app-based personal cloud that allows anyone to manage his own personal server. It comes with common applications: a...

    Open Source Linux Self-Hosted Node.JS

  • Tresorit icon


    Tresorit is a security solution for distributed storage systems, and with it a group of users can share secure content without...

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

    • 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.
      JohnFastman12 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • 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
  • SparkleShare icon


    SparkleShare is a Free Open Source syncing tool. Its light, secure and easy to use. SparkleShare allows you to setup your own servers...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

  • 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...

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

  • IPFS icon


    IPFS is a global, versioned, peer-to-peer filesystem. It combines good ideas from Git, BitTorrent, Kademlia, SFS, and the Web. It is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Self-Hosted

  • OwnDrive icon


    OwnDrive is a security and privacy oriented cloud storage service that gives access to people’s data anywhere, anytime and from any...

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

  • pCloud icon


    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

  • Volafile icon


    Volafile.io offers real time filesharing and fast downloads without delays or annoying countdowns. Users can share files in rooms...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • ge.tt icon


    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...

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud

  • Koofr icon


    Koofr offers safe EU based cloud storage with 2 GB free. Connect multiple cloud accounts (Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, Amazon...

    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 • ago. 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Adrive icon


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

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android

  • CarotDAV icon


    CarotDAV is a Simple WebDAV / FTP / SkyDrive / DropBox / GoogleDrive / Box / SugarSync client for Windows OS, available free of...

    Free Windows

  • BoZoN icon


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

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted JavaScript PHP

  • Syncplicity icon


    The only automated sync, back-up, collaboration and file management service powerful enough for a business user and easy enough for a...

    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
  • AeroFS icon


    AeroFS lets you synchronize your files without servers and build private cloud storage out of your own devices. How It Works We...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad

  • Ind.ie Pulse icon

    Ind.ie Pulse Discontinued

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD OpenSolaris

  • SyncTrayzor icon


    SyncTrayzor is a wrapper for Syncthing which allows Syncthing's window to be hidden in the tray area. SyncTrayzor has a built-in...

    Open Source Windows Syncthing

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Dropbox Comments


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



Comment by sophiaschuler600
about Dropbox Aug 2016

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


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!


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.


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.


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


Awesome Service

Comment by AlexBrown11
about Dropbox Apr 2016

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


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.


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.


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...



Negative Comment by SpiderMan
about Dropbox Jul 2015

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


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.


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.



Privacy is non-existant

Negative Comment by seier
about Dropbox Apr 2014

The only thing your user name and password do on this service is keep you from accessing someone else's files. All the data on their server is encrypted with the same key, meaning your data is extremely vulnerable. If an employee, the government (yep, they even hired Condoleezza Rice), or a hacker with exceptional know how wants to view your files they can.