At some point you may find yourself needing to transfer files between different cloud storage providers. There’s many reasons this might be: you’ve run out of space on one provider and need to move some files or maybe you just want to switch to another provider entirely. Moving your files from one provider to another manually can be time consuming and tedious, but luckily there are a number of services that make the process simpler and faster.
Of all the services I looked at, Cloudsfer seems to support the most cloud storage providers of all of them. You simply set up an account with Cloudsfer and can choose folders or individual files in your cloud storage accounts to move. This is a great way to manage multiple storage places, even if you don’t move files often. If you’re transferring 10GB or less, it’s free however if you need to move more you can upgrade your account. According to their site, the most popular option is the $20 for an additional 40GB of file transfers.
This service is the more expensive option on the list, however it also comes with a more robust set of features. Not only can you use Mover to transfer and manage your files across multiple cloud storage providers, you can also schedule your files for regular backups, get detailed logs of when/where/what files you transferred, and you can even use Mover to archive files. The service is free for personal use on some cloud storage providers (like Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, etc). For businesses it’s $20 per month for 20GB of file migration. If you’re interested in the backup service, it’s $4 per month to backup 3GB of files.
Multcloud is unique in that it has no paid option – the whole thing is free. That means you can use many different providers and move unlimited amount of data. One claim the product makes on its website is that it can transfer files even if your computer is turned off. Also, you cannot edit your files from Multcloud. However if you’re just looking for a free way to get your files from one place to another, Multcloud is your best choice.
Although it’s the most limited in terms of loud storage providers it supports, CloudFuze is a great choice if you’re using your files in a team or small business environment. It synchronizes files across the storage services and even allows you to co-edit files at the same time from different users. Unlike the other transfer services, you do need to download the CloudFuze software but when you sign up you also get access to the iOS and Android apps for CloudFuze as well. For $4.99 a month you can use CloudFuze with unlimited accounts and devices.