What are the differences between Mega and pCloud?

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Let us understand the concepts of Mega and pCloud before learning the differences between them.

Mega

Mega is a cloud storage and file hosting service developed by MEGA Ltd in the year 2013. It was written by using the languages C++, java script, java and C. The Mega services offered by using web based apps.

It was the largest free cloud storage across the world with 20 GB storage allocation for free accounts. Mega supports Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Browser extension operating systems. It provides Cloud storage, File hosting service and Remote backup service.

Features

The features of Mega are as follows −

  • MEGA provides large cloud storage space

  • Download files using links without sign up

  • File management, even on mobile devices

  • It was designed with user-controlled end-to-end encryption

  • Backup your Recovery Key

  • Two-Factor Authentication

  • Share your files anytime, anywhere

  • Easy communications with the team

  • Keep Your Chat Private and Safe

  • History Retention Control

  • Photo, file and location sharing instantly

Advantages

The advantages of Mega are as follows −

  • Zero-knowledge encryption

  • Encrypted sharing links

  • Plenty of free storage

  • Previews for media & documents

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of Mega are as follows −

  • High prices for paid plans

  • Not good for collaboration

  • Poor customer support

  • User experience could be better

pCloud

It is a personal cloud space where we can store our files and folders. It has a userfriendly interface. The software is available for any devices and platforms like iOS and Android devices, MacOSX, Windows OS, and all Linux distributions.

By installing pCloud on our computer system the application creates a secure virtual drive that expands our local storage space.

Every change that we can make in our pCloud is seen immediately on our system, phone or tablet. All our devices are instantly synchronized and we have direct file access to any update that we do. The cloud storage solution offers web extensions for Google Chrome and Firefox.

Features

The features of pCloud are as follows −

  • Lifetime Subscription

  • pCloud Crypto

  • Access on all devices

  • Share and collaborate

  • Unbreakable security

  • Collaboration Tools

  • Access Controls or Permissions

  • Document Management

  • Search or Filter

  • File Sharing

  • API

  • Document Storage

  • Drag & Drop

  • Unlimited Upload and Download Speed

Advantages

The advantages of pCloud are as follows −

  • With PCloud’s rewind system we never lose a file ever again

  • Protects sensitive files

  • Convenient File Management

  • Easily stores the files from other online platforms.

  • User friendly mobile App

  • Easy access to the files

  • Easy to set up.

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of pCloud are as follows −

  • Syncing can be a problem with pCloud

  • It takes a long time for Desktop synchronization.

  • It requires good internet connection.

Differences

The major differences between Mega and pCloud are as follows −

MegapCloud
The Mega was owned by Mega limited in the year 2013.pCloud was launched in the year 2013 by pCloud AG.
Mega offers 15 GB of free storage with additional 35GB for free trial.pCloud offers 10 GB free storage space.
Mega offers 16 TB maximum storage size.pCloud offers 2 TB storage size.
Mega offers file hosting and file synchronization service.pCloud provides file sharing, cloud storage service and backup service
Mega supports file Versioning.pCloud supports file versioning
Mega provides maximum file size equal to drive space.pCloud maximum file size is unlimited.
Mega is still in use.pCloud is still active.
Mega has band-width limit of 10 GB for free and remaining paidpCloud does not have a band-width limit.
Mega is supported by Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Browser extension operating systems.It does not support for all operating system
raja
Updated on 21-Mar-2022 11:28:09

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