What are the differences between Dropbox and ZumoDrive?

Let us understand the concepts of dropbox and zumodrive before learning the differences between them.


Dropbox is operated by the American company Dropbox, Inc., released in the year 2008.

It is a file hosting service and is placed in a high position in a competitive market. In comparison to all the cloud storage platforms, Dropbox has been highly effective in capturing the largest share of the cloud market. It is important to mention that cloud platforms like Google Drive, Microsoft One Drive, and Apple cloud have some disadvantages which are readily covered by Dropbox.

Furthermore, it has some secured data servers that are highly competitive in comparison to the other companies. Hence, it can be said that Dropbox is positioned well so that work can be done effectively.


The features of Dropbox are as follows −

  • Store and access files from anywhere

  • Bring all your content together

  • Work smarter from your desktop

  • Dropbox Give permissions to the right people for right access

  • Disaster-proof your files

  • Keep company data in safe hands

  • File sharing

  • Productivity tools

  • Content collaboration


The advantages of Dropbox are as follows −

  • It is completely free.

  • Easy to use

  • It will access the latest version of each file

  • Shares files

  • Multiple accounts


The disadvantages of Dropbox are as follows −

  • Right to delete information

  • Concerns about the security

  • It is not easy to drag copies of files


It was owned by Zecter in 2009. It is the hybrid cloud storage which is used to store all your media. It is supported by Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, webOS operating system.

It is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall. When we install it, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program.

zumodrive.exe is an executable program which has seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 44.63 MB of memory.

The users can store and sync files online in ZumoDrive, and also between computers using their Hybrid Cloud storage solution. It is extraordinarily simple to use, transparent when it comes to your device experience, and equally functional on whichever platforms your various devices may run on.


The features of ZumoDrive are as follows −

  • Share files and folders.

  • Scheduled backup

  • File protection

  • Sync Folder

  • Scheduled Backup.

  • Resumes after Interruption.

  • Incremental Backup.


The advantages of ZumoDrive are as follows −

  • Cloud storage of ZumoDrive works like a regular hard drive on your computer

  • It has Automatic Sync

  • ZumoDrive is Safe and Secure


The disadvantages of ZumoDrive are as follows −

  • Large storage plans are expensive

  • We will lose data and files if we delete our cache files on the computer.

  • We have to go through the entire import process again to update iTunes, If we add new music files to ZumoDrive.


The major differences between ZumoDrive and Dropbox are as follows −

It was owned by Zecter Incorporation in the year 2009.
Dropbox is owned by Dropbox incorporation in the year 2007.
ZumoDrive offers 2 GB free storage space.
Dropbox offers 2 GB free storage space.
Maximum storage size offered was 500 GB in ZumoDrive.
Dropbox provides unlimited storage space.
ZumoDrive is supported by Windows, OS X, Linux, Android, iOS and Palm webOS operating systems.
DropBox is supported by OS X, Windows, Android, and BlackBerry operating systems.
Maximum file had no limit in ZumoDrive.
The maximum file size in drop box is 10 GB.
ZumoDrive provides file hosting service and file synchronization service.
Dropbox provides file hosting service, file synchronization service and cloud storage service.
ZumoDrive was suspended in 2012.
Dropbox is still active.
ZumoDrive shares files through links.
Dropbox shares the files with the help of web applications.
Maximum storage size offered was 500 GB in ZumoDrive.
Dropbox has unlimited storage capacity.
ZumoDrive does not use block-syncing to update changes quickly.
Dropbox uses block-syncing to update changes quickly.