What are the differences between Google Drive and ZumoDrive?

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Let us understand the concepts of Google Drive and ZumoDrive before learning the differences between them.

Google Drive

It is a file storage and synchronization service developed by Google in the year 2012. It allows users to store files, share files and synchronize files on different devices. In order to access and use a Google drive account, you would need to set up a G-mail account.

Once you've set up your Google account, you can access Google Drive by going to http://drive.Google.com in your web browser.

Features

The features of Google Drive are as follows −

  • Sync Your All Files

  • Save to Google Drive

  • Save Gmail Attachments

  • Work Offline

  • Convert PDFs to Docs

  • Share with Others

  • Scan Documents

  • Upgrade to Google One from Drive

Advantages

The advantages of Google Drive are as follows −

  • Google drive is providing cloud storage to store your documents

  • No need to save your documents. Whenever you edit some documents in Google drive, there is no fear of not saving it, as it is automatically saved

  • Google Drive is also an offline feature for users with a Google Chrome Browser.

  • Google Drive initially gives 15 GB of free storage space to users, which is more than enough for the average user.

  • Documents that are created and stored on Google Drive are shared with other Google users with a single click. Documents can also be shared with the general public as Google will generate a custom hyperlink for you.

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of Google Drive are as follows −

  • If we want more than 15GB of storage users need to purchase the storage.

  • Even though Google is offering paid storage of up to 30 terabytes, it has a restriction in place that files larger than 5 terabytes cannot be viewed within Google Drive.

ZumoDrive

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.

Features

The features of ZumoDrive are as follows −

  • Share files and folders.

  • Scheduled backup

  • File protection

  • Sync Folder

  • Scheduled Backup.

  • Resumes after Interruption.

  • Incremental Backup.

Advantages

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

Disadvantages

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.

Differences

The major differences between Google Drive and ZumoDrive are as follows −

Google Drive
ZumoDrive
Google Drive is owned by Google LLC in the year 2012.
It was owned by Zecter Incorporation in the year 2009.
Google Drive offers 15 GB storage for free.
ZumoDrive offers 2 GB free storage space.
Maximum storage capacity is 30 TB.
Maximum storage size offered was 500 GB in ZumoDrive.
Google Drive supports Android, OS X, Linux, Windows and iOS operating systems.
ZumoDrive is supported by Windows, OS X, Linux, Android, iOS and Palm webOS operating systems.
The maximum file size in Google Drive is 5TB.
Maximum file had no limit in ZumoDrive.
Google Drive is still in use and most of the people will use it because of 15GB free space.
ZumoDrive was suspended in 2012.
Google Drive provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
ZumoDrive provides file hosting service and file synchronization service.
Google Drive has large number of users.
ZumoDrive had less number of users when compared to Google Drive.
raja
Updated on 22-Mar-2022 13:09:36

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