What are the differences between Backblaze B2 and MiMedia?

Let us understand the concepts of Backblaze B2 and MiMedia before learning the differences between them.

Backblaze B2

It is one of the cloud storage services used for storing files in the cloud. It was launched in the year 2015 by Backblaze Incorporation. The files that are available in Backblaze can be downloaded at any time, by using APIs or a browser-compatible URL.

It is simple, reliable, affordable object storage. Every account gets 10 GB of free storage, unlimited free uploads, and 1 GB of free downloads every day. There are no hidden fees.


The features of Backblaze B2 are as follows −

  • Upload, download, and delete files
  • It creates and manage the buckets which hold files
  • Manage the configuration of your account
  • Safe and secure.
  • Plug and play.
  • Readily Accessible.
  • Cost effective


The advantages of Backblaze B2 are as follows −

  • Unbeatable price
  • High durability
  • Per day the first 1 GB of downloads is free.
  • It is providing a command-line tool called B2 for uploading/downloading.
  • Runs constantly in the background
  • Customer Service


The disadvantages of Backblaze B2 are as follows −

  • It doesn’t have extensive documentation.
  • File organization is a little confusing.
  • Technical Support is not there.
  • Notifications of issues are not good.


MiMedia is a new approach for online backup and storage services developed in 2010. It is an innovative way to securely store, protect, accessibility and share our digital data over the cloud.

It also provides online backup, on demand access to all stored files instantly. We can also watch our favourite videos, stream your music, view photo galleries and much more with any computer or mobile device.


The features of MiMedia are as follow −

  • MiMedia shares files and folders,
  • It can schedule backup
  • We can access anytime and from anywhere
  • Edit office document online
  • Remote Access
  • Desktop synchronous
  • File protection
  • Drag and drop support


The advantages of MiMedia are as follows −

  • Interface usability
  • Customer service
  • Large free storage capacity
  • Encryption options
  • Organization features


The disadvantages of MiMedia are as follows −

  • User interface is unfriendly
  • There is no sync folder
  • Advanced sharing options are not there
  • No versioning system
  • Trash bin is not available.
  • There is no client-side encryption

The operating system support includes Windows, iPhone, iPad. With regards to security, rest file encryption, SSL secure data transfer, Encrypted storage, 256-bit Encryption is included.


The major differences between Backblaze B2 and MiMedia are as follows −

Backblaze B2MiMedia
Backblaze B2 was launched in the year 2015 by Backblaze Incorporation.It was launched by MiMedia LLC in 2010.
Backblaze B2 offers free storage space of 10 GB.It offer 10 GB storage space for free
Backblaze B2 offers unlimited maximum storage size.The Maximum storage capacity in MiMedia is 2TB
Backblaze B2 maximum file size is not restricted.The maximum file size in MiMedia is 5GB.
It provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.MiMedia is cloud storage and provides backup service.
Backblaze files are not locally encrypted.MiMedia files are encrypted at the server.
Backblaze has append-only support.MiMedia does not have appended only support.
Backblaze provides more securityMiMedia provides less security comparatively.
Backblaze B2 supports file versioning.MiMedia does not support file versioning
It stores all types of filesMiMedia used to store videos and images.

Updated on: 23-Mar-2022


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