What are the differences between iCloud and SecureSafe?

Let us understand the concepts of iCloud and SecureSafe before learning the differences between them.


iCloud is one of the cloud storage and provides cloud computing services, it was launched in the year 2011 by Apple Inc. It enables users to store data like documents, photos, and music on remote servers. It also provides wireless backup iOS devices directly to iCloud instead of manual backups.

We can store all type files in iCloud Drive, if they are less than 50GB in size. Generally if we sign up for iCloud we get 5GB free storage for Backup’s, Mail and iCloud Drive. If we want more storage we need to upgrade our iCloud storage based on the plans. We can also share 200Gb and 2TB plans with our family by paying a monthly bill in Apple.


The features of iCloud are as follows −

  • iCloud Drive helps us to save files and app data to iCloud

  • It is available for iOS, Macs, and Windows PCs

  • We can access all of our files and data from any device

  • Keeps the files/folders up to date in our devices

  • File sharing management

  • Cloud storage security

  • Cloud administration

  • Cloud storage platform


The advantages of iCloud are as follows −

  • Increase efficiency.

  • Portability

  • Work from anywhere made it easier.

  • It is a clean platform.

  • iCloud is user-friendly.


The disadvantages of iCloud are as follows −

  • Accessibility of photos on desktop platforms.

  • App options on desktop.

  • Automatically backs up files

  • Customization is not possible

  • To share large files, you need to upgrade to a paid version.


SecureSafe was launched by DSwiss AG in the year 2009 and is one of the file hosting services and cloud storage. It also provides password safe, document storage and digital spaces for online collaboration. It is based on the basis of principles of security by design and privacy by design. It offers 100 MB storage space for free and for paid users, it offers 100 GB storage space.


The features of SecureSafe are as follows −

  • Password manager

  • File storage

  • 2-factor authentication

  • Data rooms

  • Data inheritance


The major differences between iCloud and SecureSafe are as follows −

iCloud was owned by Apple Inc in 2011.
It was launched by DSwiss AG in the year 2009
iCloud offers 5 GB free storage space when we sign up.
It offers 100 MB storage space for free
iCloud provides limited maximum storage space for paid versions.
The maximum storage capacity of SecureSafe is 100 GB.
iCloud provides file hosting and cloud storage services.
SecureSafe offers a file synchronization and a file hosting service
iCloud maximum file size is 50 GB.
SecureSafe maximum file size is 2 GB
iCloud supports file versioning partially.
SecureSafe does not support file versioning.
iCloud supports developer API.
SecureSafe does not support developer API.
iCloud does not offer data inheritance.
SecureSafe offers data inheritance.
iCloud has a band-width limit of 200 GB or more.
SecureSafe has no band-width limit.

Updated on: 23-Mar-2022


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