21+ Free Cloud Storage Service Providers To Backup Files Online

W.K —  December 11, 2011 — 6 Comments

Free cloud storage is the rising tide of web and the following are the 21+ free cloud storage service providers from the respective well-known companies.

Top 21 Free Cloud Storage Service To Backup Online

 

Undeniably, cloud storage has becoming the major trend of storing method that provides you the better flexibility. Through cloud storage, you can store and access any format of files from around the globe expediently. Most importantly, the syncing capability can definitely save you much hassle and time.

Different cloud service provider might vary in feature, device compatibility and storage size. If you don’t like the free service and willing to spend some bucks, paid package is an option to offer bigger storage size and premium feature. It’s time to glide through the list and choose the one which suits you most!

1. Dropbox

Dropbox-free cloud storage provider

 

Feature: Dropbox keeps a one-month history of your work, and hence any changes can be undone, and files can be undeleted.

Support: Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry

Price: Free (Free extra 250 MB (up to 8 GB) by referring each new user.)

Free Storage Size: 2GB

Maximum Size Per File: No limit

Maximum Storage Size: 1TB

Pricing Detail | Download Here

 

2. SugarSync

SugarSync-free cloud storage provider

Feature: Support Chinese, German, Japanese, Spanish languages. Backup any folder at computer and send files of any size.

Support: Windows, Mac, Outlook, iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, Window Mobile, Symbian

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 5GB

Maximum Size Per File: 25MB

Maximum Storage Size: 500Gb (Price: $399.99 per annual)

Pricing Detail | Download Here

 

3. Symform

 

Synform-free cloud storage provider

 

Feature: Proclaimed cheapest and fastest cloud service. (Citation needed)

Support: Windows only (Windows XP SP2 or higher ). No mobile support found.

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 10GB  (Free extra 10 GB (up to 200 GB) by referring each new user.)

Maximum Size Per File: No limit

Maximum Storage Size: Unlimited  (Price: $100 per annual)

Pricing Detail | Register Here

 

4. Box

Box-free cloud storage provider

Feature: File size limited to 25MB(Free Plan). Compatible with  Google Apps, Salesforce, NetSuite, Microsoft SharePoint, and others.

Support: Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, TouchPad, PlayBook

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 5GB

Maximum Size Per File: 25MB

Maximum Storage Size: Unlimited (Price: N/A )

Pricing Detail | Download Here

 

5. HiDrive

HiDrive-free cloud storage provider

Feature: Data centers in Germany are certified based on the ISO 27001 standard, which is the standard that banks and insurance companies typically use to certify their data centers.

Support: Windows, iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Mobile 7

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 5GB

Maximum Size Per File: 2GB

Maximum Storage Size: 500GB (Price: €29.90 per month)

 Pricing Detail | Register Here

 

6. Amazon Cloud Drive

Amazon Cloud Drive-free cloud storage provider

Feature: Unlimited amount of song storage for any paid plan. Best cloud service for song maniac.

Support: Browser Unlimited access from any computer ( Browser-based), Android

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 5GB

Maximum Size Per File: 2GB

Maximum Storage Size: 1000GB (Price: $1000 per annual)

Pricing Detail | Register Here

 

7. CX

CX-free cloud storage provider

Feature: You can see what others are publishing across CX with similar interest and join in the conversation as friend.

Support: Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android(Coming soon).

Price: Free (Limited time offer!)

Free Storage Size: 10GB

Maximum Size Per File: No limit

Maximum Storage Size: 100GB (Price: $19.90 per month )

Pricing Detail | Register Here

 

8. iCloud

iCloud-free cloud storage provider

Feature: iCloud automatically stores and syncs your contents to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC.

Support: Windows, Mac(OS X Lion), Phone, iPad, and iPod touch(iOS 5)

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 5GB

Maximum Size Per File: 25MB for free accounts / 250MB for paid

Maximum Storage Size: 55GB (Price: $100 per annual)

Pricing Detail | How To Setup iCloud

 

9. Windows Live SkyDrive

 

Skydrive-free cloud storage provider

Feature: Integrated with Windows Live Mesh to remote control your various PC, just like you’re sitting right in front of your PC. The service is built using HTML5 technologies, and files can be uploaded via drag and drop.

Support: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android (Browser-based only), Window Mobile 7, SkyDrive for iPhone

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 7GB (Existing User is entitled to free upgrade to 25GB)

Maximum Size Per File: 2GB

Maximum Storage Size: 125GB

*Check out our thorough review of the revamped SkyDrive.

Register Here

 

10. ADrive

ADrive-free cloud storage provider

Feature: ADrive provides 24/7 support to Signature and Premium account users. 1 TB sharing limit with max. 10 concurrent downloads per file for free accounts

Support: Windows, Mac, Linux

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 50GB

Maximum Size Per File: 2GB

Maximum Storage Size: 10TB  (Price: Starting from $12,115 per annual)

Pricing Detail | Register Here

 

11. Ubuntu One

Ubuntu One-free cloud storage provider

Feature: The Ubuntu One Music app lets you wirelessly stream the music you’ve saved in your Ubuntu One personal cloud to your iPhone and Android phone. Hence, you can listen to the music via your phone offline.

Support: Windows, Ubuntu OS, Android, iPhone and iPad

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 5GB

Maximum Size Per File: No limit

Maximum Storage Size: 20GB (Price: $29.90 per annual)

Pricing Detail | Download Here

 

12. IDrive

 

IDrive-free cloud storage provider

Feature: IDrive retains and allows you to restore the last 30 versions of all files backed up to your account. Your storage is computed only for the most current version; historical versions are stored free.

Support: Windows, Mac, Plugin for WordPress, iPhone and Android

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 5GB

Maximum Size Per File: No limit

Maximum Storage Size: 1000GB (Price: $799.50 per annual)

Pricing Detail | Download Here

 

13. Memopal

Memopal-free cloud storage provider

Feature: Internal search engine allows you to find the files you need in just a few seconds.

Support: Windows, Mac, Linux, Blackberry, iPhone and Android

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 3GB

Maximum Size Per File: No limit

Maximum Storage Size: 200GB (Price: €49 per annual)

Pricing Detail | Download Here

 

14. ZumoDrive

 

ZumoDrive-free cloud storage provider

Feature: –

Support: Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone, Android, and Palm Pre

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 1GB1GB bonus when you complete the Dojo

Maximum Size Per File: No limit

Maximum Storage Size: 500GB (Price: €79.90 per annual)

Pricing Detail | Download Here

 

15. TeamDrive

TeamDrive-free cloud storage provider

Feature: TeamDrive makes it possible to create teams easily to work together on documents .All changes to documents or files are recorded automatically, so that every change can be tracked.

Support: Windows, Mac, Linux

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 2GB

Maximum Size Per File: No limit

Maximum Storage Size: +50 GB (Price: €299.90 per annual)

Pricing Detail | Download Here

 

16. Mimedia

 

Mimedia-free cloud storage provider

Feature: Mimedia provides Free Shuttle Drive (For premium package only) service ensures a fast and easy initial back up of your files enabling you to avoid a potentially longer broadband back up process.

Support: Windows, Mac (Coming soon), iOS, Android

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 7GB

Maximum Size Per File: 3GB

Maximum Storage Size: 250 GB (Price: $99 per annual)

Pricing Detail | Register Here

 

17. SpiderOak

 

Spideroak-free cloud storage provider

Feature: SpiderOak automatically detects the redundancy or duplicate files in the cloud drive and saves you online storage space.

Support: Windows, Mac, Linux,N900 Maemo, iOS and Android

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 2GB

Maximum Size Per File: No limit

Maximum Storage Size: +100 GB (Price: $100 per annual)

Pricing Detail | Register Here

 

18. Syncplicity

 

Syncplicity-free cloud storage provider

Feature: All files and transfers encrypted with military grade encryption and stored in SAS70 Type II certified data centers.

Support: Windows, Mac OS, iPhone, iPad and Android

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 2GB

Maximum Size Per File: No limit

Maximum Storage Size: Unlimited (Price: $45 per month)

Pricing Detail | Register Here

 

19. SafeCopy

 

SafeCopy-free cloud storage provider

Feature: SafeCopy Backup is offered in 11 languages with operations and customers worldwide.

Support: Windows, Mac OS X, iPhone, Mobile Version

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 3GB

Maximum Size Per File: No limit

Maximum Storage Size: 300GB (Price: $70 per year)

Pricing Detail | Download Here

 

20. Elephantdrive

ElephantDrive-free cloud storage provider

Feature: ElephantDrive recognizes which files are new or have been modified so that after your first backup completes, all future backups will go much faster.

Support: Windows, Mac OS X

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 2GB

Maximum Size Per File: N/A for free account. (1GB for Home Edition and 2GB for Home Plus)

Maximum Storage Size: 2TB (Price: $1,699.50 per year)

Pricing Detail | Download Here

 

21. Asus Webstorage

 

AsusWebstorage-free cloud storage provider

Feature: ASUS WebStorage allows keyword scans so you can locate the relevant files instantly.

Support: Windows, Mac, iPhone, Android,  Ubuntu and Window Server

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 2GB

Maximum Size Per File: Unknown for free account. (1GB for Home Edition and 2GB for Home Plus)

Maximum Storage Size: Check out pricing detail

Pricing Detail | Download Here

 

22. Free Drive

FreeDrive-free cloud storage provider

Feature: FreeDrive is a personal storage and file sharing service that focus exclusively on building a service to support social networks, such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo. Through Free Drive, users can access both their own files and their friend’s files from within any social network. Additionally, it has an integrated search engine to look for files shared by other users.

Support: Web-based, Facebook App

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 1GB

Maximum Size Per File: N/A

Maximum Storage Size: N/A

 

23. Google Drive

Google Drive-free cloud storage provider

Feature: Google Drive integrates flawlessly with other Google products such as, Google+, Gmail and many other applications. The coolest feature about Google Drive is that it can support different kind of files including, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator plus many others, even without those software in your PC. As well, built-in file editing feature is available too.

Support: Web-based, PC, Mac, Android, iPhone, and iPad (Coming soon)

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 5GB

Maximum Size Per File: 10GB

Maximum Storage Size: 16TB

 

24. Minus

Minus-free cloud storage provider

Feature: Minus is a different kind of cloud service beast. It offers the users with unlimited downloads and allows them to explore other users’ photos in a Pinterest-style gallery. Conveniently, you can use your Facebook or Twitter account to sign up.

Support: Web-based, PC, Mac, Linux, Android, and iPhone.

Price: Free

Free Storage Size: 10GB

Maximum Size Per File: 2GB

Maximum Storage Size: N/A

(Updated till 29.04.12)

I believe there are still plenty of free cloud storage providers which are not in the list. If you know any, please do share it to us at the comments, and we’ll update the list as time goes!

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Founder and Editor-in-chief of Tezeal | Wei Kai is a technology enthusiast and love to crank his mind for technology knowledge. Experimenting graphic design with Photoshop is one of his favorite thing to do during his spare time.
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