What are the differences between Mega and Tencent Weiyun?

Let us understand the concepts of Mega and Tencent Weiyun 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

Tencent Weiyun

Weiyun is the cloud storage service from Tencent which is providing a massive 10 TB of free cloud storage for its new customers. It was owned by Tencent Holdings Limited in 2012. It was mostly used by China. It can be available in Chinese and English language.

Tencent Cloud is one of the secure, reliable and high-performance cloud compute services provided by Tencent. It is the largest Internet company in China, and Asia. It is providing services to so many people through its products like QQ and WeChat.


The features of Tencent Weiyun are as follows −

  • Easy to Deploy

  • Low Cost

  • High reliability

  • We create a unique QR code for any file or folder that we want to share.

  • Weiyun automatically updates any files that you modify.

  • The pictures can easily be viewable across the browser, mobile, and desktop clients.


The advantages of Tencent Weiyun are as follows −

  • Superior network availability

  • Optimal customer support

  • Keen regulatory insight

  • An expansive ecosystem

  • Innovative cloud security


The major differences between Mega and Tencent Weiyun are as follows −

MegaTencent Weiyun
Mega is owned by Mega Limited in the year 2013..It was owned by Tencent Holding Limited in 2012.
Mega offers 15 GB free storage space.It offers 10GB of free storage.
Mega has a maximum storage size of 16TB.The maximum storage capacity of Tencent is 2 TB.
The maximum file size in Mega is equal to cloud drive space.The maximum file size of Tencent is 1GB
Mega provides file hosting service, file synchronization service, and cloud storage service.Tencent provides cloud storage service and file hosting service.
Mega has the developer API.Tencent Developer API is not there.
Mega has a band-width limit of 10 GB for free and 96 TB for paid every month.There is no band-width limit.
Mega used across the world.Tencent Weiyun is used in China.
Mega supports file versioning.Tencent does not support file versioning.