Apr 292012
 
Free Cloud Storage Services to Store, Send, Share Large Files Online

Cloud storage is quickly gaining popularity among people who want to access their documents , music, media etc. always, where ever they are and whatever device they are using.Here is a list of 10 Free cloud storage services providers, useful to store and access your important data online.

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1. ADrive (50 GB)

Adrive offers maximum free storage of 50 GB. It is a free cloud storage provider which allows maximum file transfer size of 2 GB. You can upload a folder or directory and also edit your documents using Zoho docs.

2. Symform (10-200 GB)

Cloud storage provider Symform  is special in the way it allots you free cloud storage space from 10 GB to 200 GB. You have to download Symform to use Symform cloud storage. Initially you get 10 GB of  free cloud space. Then you can increase your cloud storage by adding local storage to Symform. More local storage you add more cloud storage you get. Maximum file upload size is unlimited.

3. Dropbox (2-10 GB)

Dropbox is a popular cloud storage service provider known for its ease of access and reliability. You can upload unlimited file size. Just install Dropbox app and you are good to go.

4. Skydrive (25 GB)

Skydrive is a cloud storage service from Microsoft. It comes with the all familiar Office suite to edit documents online. However maximum File upload size is really small limited to 100 MB. You need a Windows live id to log in and use Skydrive.

5. Google Drive (5 GB)

Well, it is from the house of Google so it has all too familiar and expected features. Google Drive has been launched just recently, making Google a serious cloud storage provider in the industry. Here’s what written on Official Google Blog:

We’re introducing Google Drive—a place where you can create, share, collaborate, and keep all of your stuff. Whether you’re working with a friend on a joint research project, planning a wedding with your fiancé or tracking a budget with roommates, you can do it in Drive. You can upload and access all of your files, including videos, photos, Google Docs, PDFs and beyond. “

You can log in using your Gmail Account and also install Drive app on your device to have easy access to your data .

See more about Google Drive in our earlier article  Why Google Drive is the Best Cloud Storage Solution ?

6. Amazon CloudDrive  (5 -20GB)

Online shopping giant Amazon also offers a  basic 5 GB of cloud storage space which can be increased to 20 GB simply by purchasing a mp3 album from Amazon. You can transfer 2 GB size files using Amazon Cloud service and also  stream music to your connected  devices.

7. Cloud Experience – CX (10-16 GB)

Cloud experience CX is free cloud storage provider which gives you 10 GB space to start with, which can be increased to 16 GB by referring your friends. There is no limit of maximum file transfer size and it gives you easy options to organize your content. You can make groups of friends and share files among them.

8. SugarSync (5 GB)

Store files, sync them as and when required even between shared spaces and access your files anywhere form all platforms i.e. mobile or desktop using Sugarsync cloud storage provider. Just download Sugarsync app and start  storing files on cloud. You can send files of any size easily using Sugarsync.

9. Box.net (5 GB)

Box.net is a free cloud storage provider offering 5 GB of free cloud storage and up to 25 MB of free file transfer.

10. Ubuntu One (5 GB)

Ubuntu One is a free cloud storage provider effort from Ubuntu (popular Linux OS) team providing free 5 GB storage and free data sync service. It is easy to install and use and can be accessed easily from iPhone and Android apps.

Which one is your choice of free cloud storage provider ??

This post was originally published on Indigic.com