• 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 Self-Hosted iPhone ... Blackberry Android Tablet iPad

    • With Nextcloud you control your own data, you are limited by your own hardware and don't have to trust Microsoft with your data. Guest • Aug 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 with other accounts.

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

  • Syncthing icon


    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 Self-Hosted Android Tablet ... BSD

  • 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 your company. Create an online workspace, where you can share project files, add comments, assign...

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

  • Seafile icon


    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

  • 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 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 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

  • SugarSync icon


    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 Android S60 Windows RT Windows Mobile ... iPhone Blackberry 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 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 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

  • 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

  • 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 sharing platform for the enterprise, with simple and sleek web and mobile apps, hosted securely on...

    Free Personal Self-Hosted

  • 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 so you always keep control on your data.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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  • Syncany icon


    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
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    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 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 Self-Hosted BSD

  • Volafile icon


    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

  • Tresorit icon


    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 Windows Phone iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Blackberry 10

  • 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 web browser to manage Syncthing without opening your browser. SyncTrayzor can be configured to...

    Open Source Windows Syncthing

  • Storage Made Easy icon

    Storage Made Easy

    The SME Enterprise File Share and Sync Solution provides a comprehensive control and management solution to enable secure cloud collaboration across data points for corporations. A multitude of strong business features are...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Java Mobile Blackberry Windows Phone iPad Facebook Wordpress Microsoft Office Suite

  • Koofr icon


    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

  • 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

  • hubiC icon


    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 Android Windows Mobile ... iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet iPad

  • 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.
  • Syncplicity icon


    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

  • Adrive icon


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

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android

  • AeroFS icon


    AeroFS lets you synchronize your files without servers and build private cloud storage out of your own devices. How It Works We strive to make AeroFS a simple and elegant product despite the complexities behind it: We...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad

Microsoft OneDrive Comments

Not good for syncing and sharing phone photos

Comment by luminex
about Microsoft OneDrive Sep 2016
  1. Syncing over phone breaks very often, you need to reconnect Wi-Fi manually for syncronization to continue.
  2. You can't select more than 100 photos to share with friends via link, you need to create a shared folder instead (Ok, done, but why won't tell me about that at the beginning).
  3. No "select all" function in web interface. You must click - very long annoying scroll - Shift + left click over last photo. Very tedious.
  4. Removing shared folder doesn't warn me about removing objects, not links to them! To unshare folder, you need to right click folder and remove link in floating pane.

All that confuses me and makes sharing photos time consuming.


NOTICE: Microsoft OneDrive storage changes

Negative Comment by FirstLastSchool
about Microsoft OneDrive Jun 2016

LINK: Article from Microsoft regarding changes

Some paragraphs from webpage.
The storage limit for all free OneDrive accounts will become 5 GB. If you currently have a free account with a 15 GB storage limit, that limit will reduce to 5 GB. All new free accounts will have 5 GB storage. The 15 GB camera roll storage bonus will also be discontinued for free accounts.

If you have a free OneDrive plan and will be over your storage quota as a result of these changes:
- If you are a free user and have over 5 GB of content in your OneDrive, you will receive an email with an offer to claim a free 1-year subscription to Office 365 Personal*, which includes 1 TB of storage.
- If you do not claim this offer, you will need to purchase additional storage or remove some of your files. Otherwise, 90 days after you receive your first notice, your account will become read-only.
- If you are over quota after the 90 days, you will still have access to your files for 9 months. You can view and download them. However, you will not be able to add new content.
- If after 9 months you are still over quota, your account will be locked. That means that you will not be able to access the content in your OneDrive until you take action.
- If after 6 more months you fail to take action, your content may be deleted.


Doesn't work as advertised

Negative Comment by lisabuckle
about Microsoft OneDrive Apr 2015

They say you can access all your docs from anywhere, you can't. I save something to onedrive on my desktop and 90% of the time it doesn't show up in onedrive on my tablet. Which makes it pretty useless.


Only 7Gb Free Now - Less than half that of Copy or gDrive,

Negative Comment by MrSmith
about Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive, Copy.com Jul 2013

Seems if you have an old account and opted for it, you get to keep the 25GB free from before, but for new accounts they are only offering 7Gb for free. Why are they taking away GB while many are instead adding more? And then they want you to pay them $10 to get the storage amount they are still giving away free to others?

I suggest to look elsewhere as Google added 10gb and now gives you 15Gb free($5/mo gets you 100Gb paid acct). And Copy gives 20gb free if you sign up through a referral link(https://copy.com?r=VjyqiP), with another 2GB given if you tweet about them, and another 5gb for each friend friend you refer who signs up(offers $10/mo for 250Gb paid acct).

If they still gave a free 25gb, then it would be good for personal use, but 7GB? Yeah right, go for Gooey's 15Gb(+integration with many chrome apps/some FF), or Copy's 20-27Gb(no chrome/FF integration, but come on 27+GB free!). I will have to have of a 200+gb account in a few months so copy will become my paid cloud as it is the cheapest per gig(remember desktop apps only allow one account to sync so 2 accounts would be a pain). If you don't need a huge paid account, I suggest copy for personal use(big space & fast), else if you need a paid account, gDrive is the best free second choice I've found so far(enough space, but slow)


had 25gb now they seem have shortened it to 7 :(

Positive Comment by berlioz
about Microsoft OneDrive Sep 2012

nonetheless, integration (on win7 and win8) is very good. Fast Upload and file-conflict detection/naming policy. Use with truecrypt containers for maximum security.


With new update, SkyDrive is the _BEST_

Positive Comment by lucasdemi
about Microsoft OneDrive Apr 2012

Syncs across ALL devices. FAST. 300MB uploads. Send shortened links to your files. Web interface works great with other browsers.

The standard has been set!


25GB for free mounted as drive T: Telekom Mediacenter

Comment by em4020
about Microsoft OneDrive and AnyClient, TeamDrive Jun 2011

25GB WebDAV online-storage for free, mounted as drive T in windows explorer: Telekom Mediacenter
If you speak german or can translate the following german site, you can use this unique offer:

For mounting the 25GB as a local drive it is necessary to download and install a little application.
You can also access your files from your iPhone or Android mobile device.


Seems like the service was great and my online file storage ...

Comment by OnlineFileStorage
about Microsoft OneDrive Jun 2011

Seems like the service was great and my online file storage still has plenty of room in it. So to speak.


Offers 25 GBs of free storage, but you're limited to downlo ...

Comment by arahman56
about Microsoft OneDrive Jun 2011

Offers 25 GBs of free storage, but you're limited to downloading 5 files of upto 50MB each time, unless you're using IE.


Here is a step by step guide to using Gladinet to connect t ...

Comment by dee
about Microsoft OneDrive Jun 2011

Here is a step by step guide to using Gladinet to connect to your Windows Live Skydrive and have it available as a "Drive" on your computer:



Mount your 25 GB Live SkyDrive as a local drive

Comment by em4020
about Microsoft OneDrive Jun 2011

If you want to mount your 25 GB Live SkyDrive as a local drive with synchronized local folders you can do this with