What are the differences between CloudMe and Wuala?

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


It is a secure online file storage, file synchronization, versioning and backup service provided by Caleido Inc and developed by Dominik Grolimund and Luzius Meisserin.

It was developed using Java, offered 5 GB free storage space and was launched in 2008. But in the year 2015, Wuala announced that they are discontinuing its service and all stored data would be deleted on 15 November 2015.

Wuala is a secure cloud storage service that enables users to store, encrypt, sync, backup, and access their files online.


The features of Wuala are as follows −

  • Keep files private

  • Share files with other registered and unregistered users

  • Publish files

  • Backup

  • File synchronization

  • File versioning


The advantages of Wuala are as follows −

  • More space is available in Wuala

  • The uploads automatically encrypted

  • Bandwidth can adjust

  • Supports mobile devices


The disadvantages of Wuala are as follows −

  • It will be slow at any time

  • It is an operating system dependent

  • It requires a separate program to work with files.


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


The major differences between CloudMe and Wuala are as follows −

CloudMe was launched in the year 2011 by CloudMe AB.Wuala is owned by Caleido Incorporation later by Seagate Technology in the year 2008.
CloudMe offers free storage space of 3 GB.Wuala offers 5 GB free storage space.
CloudMe offers a maximum storage size of 500 GB.The Maximum storage capacity is 2TB.
CloudMe provides file hosting, file synchronization and cloud storage service.Wuala provides file hosting service, file synchronization service and cloud storage service.
CloudMe allows 150 MB maximum file size for free and unlimited for premium accounts.Wuala Maximum file size is 10 GB.
CloudMe is still in use.Wuala was suspended in the year 2015.
CloudMe rarely supports file versioning.Wuala supports file versioning.
CloudMe allows a referral system.Wuala initially had referral system but later it was suspended.