What are the differences between Mega and ZumoDrive?

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Let us understand the concepts of Mega and ZumoDrive 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

ZumoDrive

It was owned by Zecter in the year 2009 and is the hybrid cloud storage which is used to store all your media. It is supported by Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, webOS operating system.

It is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall. When we install it, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program.

zumodrive.exe is an executable program which has seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 44.63 MB of memory.

The users can store and sync files online in ZumoDrive, and also between computers using their Hybrid Cloud storage solution. It is extraordinarily simple to use, transparent when it comes to your device experience, and equally functional on whichever platforms your various devices may run on.

Features

The features of Zumodrive are as follows −

  • Share files and folders.

  • Scheduled backup

  • File protection

  • Sync Folder

  • Scheduled Backup.

  • Resumes after Interruption.

  • Incremental Backup.

Advantages

The advantages of Zumodrive are as follows −

  • Cloud storage of ZumoDrive works like a regular hard drive on your computer

  • It has Automatic Sync

  • ZumoDrive is Safe and Secure

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of Zumodrive are as follows −

  • Large storage plans are expensive

  • We will lose data and files if we delete our cache files on the computer.

  • We have to go through the entire import process again to update iTunes, if we add new music files to ZumoDrive.

Differences

The major differences between Mega and ZumoDrive are as follows −

MegaZumoDrive
Mega is owned by Mega Limited in the year 2013It was owned by Zecter Incorporation in the year 2009
Mega offers 15 GB free storage spaceZumoDrive offers 2 GB free storage space.
Mega has a maximum storage size of 16TB.Maximum storage size offered was 500 GB in ZumoDrive.
Mega supports Windows, OS X, Linux, Android, iOS and Blackberry.ZumoDrive is supported by Windows, OS X, Linux, Android, iOS and Palm webOS operating systems.
The maximum file size in Mega is equal to cloud drive space.Maximum file had no limit in ZumoDrive
Mega provides file hosting service, file synchronization service, and cloud storage service.ZumoDrive provides file hosting service and file synchronization service.
Mega is still in use.ZumoDrive was suspended in 2012.
Mega has client-side encryption.ZumoDrive did not have client-side encryption.
raja
Updated on 21-Mar-2022 07:30:19

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