Best free cloud backup services of 2016

By | 16 November 2016

Many users choose cloud backup services to store own photos, videos, audio files, documents, etc…
There are no doubts about advantages: you can access the files stored in the cloud anytime and from any device, you can sync them between various devices.
Morever there is almost zero risk that they will be lost or result corrupted instead of store them in physical supports (HDD, CD, DVD, NAS, etc…).

A disadvantage can be related to security and privacy, hackers attacks are more frequent and their purpose is to steal users data, it’s highly recommanded to use a strong password and change it periodically.

But what are the best free cloud backup services of 2016?

iDrive, the Basic plan offers 5 GB storage with no expiration. Windows, Mac, iOS and Android apps are available.

Memopal, with the free plan you can get 3 GB storage. Downloads are available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android and BlackBerry.

Jottacloud, with the free plan you can get 5 GB storage. Downloads are available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android.

Dropbox, the Basic account offers 2 GB storage. Downloads are available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android.

Google Drive the service by Google offers 15 GB for free online storage. Downloads are available for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android.

OneDrive the cloud backup service offered by Microsoft, 5 GB free storage, available for Windows, Android, iOS and Windows Phone.

Degoo offers 100 GB free storage, it doesn’t offer file sync or share options, downloads are available for Windows, Mac and Android.

MEGA offers 50 GB of free cloud storage and secure end-to-end encryption. There are bandwidth limitations on how much data you can upload and download in a given period. MEGAsync desktop application available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, Mobile applications are available for iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, and Android.

pCloud the Basic plan offers 20 GB free storage (50 GB link download limit). Downloads are available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android.

Box the Personal plan offers 10 GB free stage (250 MB upload file limit). Desktop clients for Windows and Mac. iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone apps.

Sync the Starter plan offers 5 GB storage, end-to-end encryption. Downloads available for Windows and Mac, and mobile (iOS and Android).

hubiC offers 50 GB of free cloud storage. Desktop apps for Windows, Mac and Linux, Mobile apps for iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone.

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