Since the cloud storage technology advancement more and more people are moving from the conventional way of saving data in USB or hard drives to the online storage alternative. This shift is no longer just about copying the data on a hard drive to a cloud storage, now you can back up your apps and media files online as well. Though Google Drive is the leading online cloud storage, there are many cloud storage apps that can be just as effective. Here are some of the best cloud storage apps for Android devices.
If you work online or do most of your businesses over the internet, then Dropbox is ideal, mostly because of its popularity among Android users. Though the Dropbox feature is already available on PCs as an info sharing tool, the service is available across Android phones and tablets. Users of the Dropbox app are usually given a free 2GB space with a capacity to increase it by up to 16GB. Dropbox has a capability of saving all types of files that can be saved on a PC, from documents, photos and videos.
Developed by Microsoft, OneDrive is yet another online storage option that’s available for free. As a Microsoft product, it designed for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excell. It includes easy to use sharing and collaboration tools, along with automatic backup for photos and videos. In addition to this, it can also be integrated with Android Wear, meaning you can access all your files on your smartwatch.
Copy is not really popular among Android users but it is the perfect cloud storage app for Chromecast users. It is an exceptionally easy to use app, which comes with more than just backup for all your files. Copy includes extra functions such as folder-sharing and PhotoCopy, which automatically uploads any photos you capture to cloud storage.
An added feature that is pretty unique is Chromecast support. A simple tap on the Chromecast icon found in the Copy app, allows you to stream videos, music and pictures to your TV from your device. This a perfect an alternative to those who don’t already have the feature on their Android device.
Google Drive is the go-to cloud storage app for anyone who has an Android device or a Google account and its 15GB free space is even harder to ignore. With support for a variety of files, it allows you to see your changes history and offers you the option of letting other persons to view or edit your files.
In addition, Google has more to offer with its Google+ cloud storage service which lets you save an immeasurable number of photos with no more than 2, 048 pixels and at least 15 minute long videos with a maximum of 1,080p resolution.
The Box cloud storage application is excellent to use with 5GB storage space available to users to save up a lifetime of spreadsheets and word documents. Most users recommend this app because of its ease of use even for beginners with no previous experience with cloud or online storage. With the 5GB storage capacity, you store flash videos, audio, images and presentations.
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