What are the differences between CloudMe and RapidShare?

Let us understand the concepts of CloudMe and Rapidshare before learning the differences between them.


It was launched in the year 2011 by CloudMe AB. It offers cloud storage, file synchronization and client software. It supports Microsoft Windows, Mac OS 10.4 and later, Linux, iOS, Android. It helps in management of your business files in a better way. You can easily save files and also share files, and collaborate better. It also ensures adequate data protection and data backup.


The features of CloudMe are as follows −

  • Mobility

  • Security

  • Back-End Integration

  • Collaboration and Social

  • User Experience

  • Deployment

  • Content Management


The advantages of CloudMe are as follows −

  • We can easily download

  • It provides Music player with web applications

  • It support for the Android and the iOS

  • There are more sharing options


The disadvantages of CloudMe are as follows −

  • The data does not get encrypted with the server

  • Upload speed is very low.

  • Maximum storage limit of 500 GB based on the consumer plan


RapidShare is an online file hosting service started in the year 2002 by Christian Schmid and dissolved in the year 2015.


The features of RapidShare are as follows −

  • It is an online file storage service that helps to upload multiple files and generate a private download links

  • With the help of the link we can share the content to anyone

  • Uploading files to Rapidshare is easy just select the file and click the “Upload” button

  • We can also use the Flash-based upload manager that allows us to upload up to three files at a time.

  • The size limit for RapidShare files is 500 MB, but we can split up larger archives if necessary.

  • The free account has some limitations like files can only be downloaded 10 times and the RapidShare links are erased after 60 days of inactivity.

  • The RapidShare Premium account is much faster.

  • The sign up for RapidShare is free and helps us to manage files in an organized way.


The advantages of RapidShare are as follows −

  • Easy to use

  • It is fast and efficient file storage.

  • It has a Flash uploader.

The disadvantage is that there are certain limitations in free accounts.


The major differences between RapidShare and CloudMe are as follows −

RapidShare was launched in the year 2001 by Christian Schmid.
CloudMe was launched in the year 2011 by CloudMe AB.
RapidShare offers limited storage for free.
CloudMe offers free storage space of 3 GB.
RapidShare offers limited storage space for paid accounts.
CloudMe offers a maximum storage size of 500 GB.
For free accounts the RapidShare is offering that files can be downloaded only 10 times.
CloudMe files can be downloaded multiple times.
RapidShare's maximum size per file is 500 MB.
CloudMe allows 150 MB maximum file size for free and unlimited for premium accounts.
RapidShare band-width limit is based on paid plans.
CloudMe has no band-width limit.
RapidShare service was suspended in 2015.
CloudMe is still in use.
RapidShare provided file hosting service and online backup service.
CloudMe provides file hosting, file synchronization and cloud storage service.