What are the differences between MediaFire and Wuala?

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

MediaFire

MediaFire is a cloud storage service and file hosting service which became more popular as a platform for sharing large files. It was owned by MediaFire LLC in 2006. Actually, it has a reputation for having poor privacy which is difficult for it to overcome, and because of its limited capabilities it has been kept aside from the list of the best cloud storage services.

MediaFire is providing 10GB storage for free and up to 50 GB free with bonuses, we can store all our files, photos, audio and videos. It helps us to easily share large files through emails. It provides unlimited ad-supported downloads with no waiting times.

Features

The features of MediaFire are as follows −

  • Instantly recover deleted files

  • Share and collaborate files

  • Easily share large files and folders

  • File sharing management

  • Cloud storage security

  • Cloud Administration.

Advantages

The advantages of MediaFire are as follows −

  • 10GB free storage

  • Very large file size limit

  • More transfer speeds to and from MediaFire

  • Easy to use

  • Cost-effective consumption based-model

  • Very reliable and secure platform

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of MediaFire are as follows −

  • No file encryption

  • Too many ads

  • Very few features

  • Terrible design

  • Poor customer support

  • Data consumption is more customizable

Wuala

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.

Features

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

Advantages

The advantages of Wuala are as follows −

  • More space is available in Wuala

  • The uploads automatically encrypted

  • Bandwidth can adjust

  • Supports mobile devices

Disadvantages

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.

Differences

The major differences between MediaFire and Wuala are as follows −

MediaFireWuala
MediaFire was owned by MediaFire LLC in 2006.Wuala is owned by Caleido Incorporation later by Seagate Technology in the year 2008.
MediaFire offers 10GB free storage space.Wuala offers 5 GB free storage space.
MediaFire maximum storage size is 100TB.The Maximum storage capacity is 2TB.
MediaFire maximum file size is 20 GB.Wuala Maximum file size is 10.
MediaFire provides file synchronization service and File hosting service.Wuala provides file hosting service, file synchronization service and cloud storage service.
MediaFire is still in use.Wuala was suspended in the year 2015.
MediaFire supports file versioning.Wuala also supported file versioning.
MediaFire offers free unlimited file storage with no sign up required.In Wuala, sign up is mandatory.
raja
Updated on 22-Mar-2022 07:43:08

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