What are the differences between Mega and SugarSync?

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


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.


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.


The advantages of Mega are as follows −

  • Zero-knowledge encryption.

  • Encrypted sharing links.

  • Plenty of free storage.

  • Previews for media & documents.


The disadvantages of Mega are as follows −

  • High prices for paid plans.

  • Not good for collaboration.

  • Poor customer support.

  • User experience could be better.


It is one of the longest-running cloud back-up services around started in year 2004. It is a convenient way to back up, sync, and access files from anywhere, anytime. It is one of the simplest file syncing services we have ever seen.

It can sync and securely access our files from the cloud in seconds. It can also save, view, and edit our documents across multiple devices and can manage and share our files the way we want.


The features of SugarSync are as follows −

  • In SugarSync we can safely access and share our files and folders from anywhere.

  • Multi-Folder Syncing.

  • Online Backup.

  • Sync Any Device.

  • File Sharing with Anyone.

  • Security & Protection.

  • Easy Restoration.

  • Mobile Apps.


The advantages of SugarSync are as follows −

  • Speed

  • Automatic backup

  • Reliability

  • Sync files

  • Share files and folders

  • Stability


The disadvantages of SugarSync are as follows −

  • Non-existent customer support.

  • Duplicate folder.

  • After 30 days free version no longer exists.

  • Price is too high.

  • Resources decreases.


The major differences between Mega and SugarSync are as follows −

Mega is owned by Mega Limited in the year 2013
It was launched by J2Global in the year 2009
Mega offer 15 GB free storage space
It does not offer free storage space
Mega has a maximum storage size of 16TB.
The maximum storage capacity of SugarSync is 60 GB.
The maximum file size in Mega is equal to cloud drive space.
SugarSync file size is unlimited.
Mega provides file hosting service, file synchronization service, and cloud storage service.
SugarSync offers file synchronization, cloud storage service and a file hosting service.
Mega does not support remote uploading.
SugarSync does not support remote uploading.
Mega has a band-width limit of 10 GB for free and 96 TB for paid every month.
SugarSync has a band-width limit of 10 GB for free and 250 GB for paid.
Mega supports Windows, macOS, Linus, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry and all web systems.
SugarSync supports Windows, macOS, iOS and Android only.
Updated on 23-Mar-2022 08:01:43