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Top 5 Cloud Storage Services to Use

One of the safest ways to store your files and have them readily available whenever and wherever you want them is by storing them in a cloud storage. Using cloud storage services means you’ll have more space on your PC or Mobile phone local storage and it’s definitely more convenient than carrying a hard drive around. It also makes it easier to share files with other people.

Most cloud storage services will offer you some space for free, but if you want more you’d have to pay some token, especially for enterprise uses.

Check out these cloud storage services.

OneDrive

One drive

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OneDrive is Microsoft’s cloud service, which comes preinstalled on Windows devices and is also available on Android and iOS. With OneDrive, you can sync pictures and documents across all your devices. You can access your files from anywhere by visiting the OneDrive website. You can even access all files on your PC if you enable that option in the settings.

It comes with 5GB free, but you can get 50GB for $1.99 a month.

Google Drive 

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Google Drive is the top choice for Android users as it comes integrated on the platform, but users of other platforms also appreciate the 15GB of free storage the service offers. If you own a Google pixel device, you have unlimited cloud storage space to store all your pictures using Google photos.

Google drive has desktop apps on both Windows and Mac for easier syncing of your files. You can also grab 100GB of space for $1.99 a month

iCloud

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iCloud is Apple’s home-grown cloud storage service available on all Apple devices (phones, tablets, Macs). iCloud offers 5GB free storage and integrates with your iDevice for uploading pictures, documents and other files. Windows users can also sync their files with iCloud Drive using the official client, and access the iWork apps on the iCloud website. You can also download iCloud for Windows on your Windows PC.

For $0.99 a month, you can get 50GB storage space on iCloud. Cheap right?

Mega

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Mega cloud storage comes with some mega free storage space for its users. A whole 50GB free storage is available to all users of Mega cloud. The service also has a mobile app for easier upload and download of files and photos, as well as sync clients with PCs.

The service also offers file encryption for all your files. You can also get 200GB for €4.99 a month.

pCloud

pCloud is available for all desktop and mobile platforms – users can also log in via the website. It comes with 20GB free space which is quite enough for the average user and much better than what some other services offer.  You can get premium features like locking individual files with passwords on pCloud for a price.

500GB of storage is available for $3.99 a month and 2TB for $7.99 a month.

 

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