Why did backing up files from Dropbox to Google Drive happen?

If you’re looking for free cloud storage, Dropbox, OneDrive, and Google Drive are good choices. Though Dropbox, OneDrive, and Google Drive are similar in some aspects, they are different in some certain fields.

At first you get several gigabytes of free storage just for creating an account. By installing a small Windows app you can get the ability to synchronize that storage with the hard drive on your PC, where you can manage them using Windows Explorer. You can sync and backup files and folders with other PCs or Macs, access them from portable devices, and share them with other people.

But when we dig deeper and get past those similarities, we can see important differences among these services. Reviewers love to turn this sort of comparison into a horse race where they can declare a winner. But depending on how you plan to use an online file storage service, one might be a better fit than others. In this review, I look in detail at all three services to help you make the right choice.

We have been customers and supporters of Dropbox, because it is an earlier famous cloud drive. We see how the service becomes robust, and how its reliability, sharing and team features keep the management of our documents and files simple and secure. However, the later updates of Google Drive has made us re-evaluate the functionality and pricing of Dropbox. Google Drive is more flexible because of all kinds of Google apps. And if you use Gmail, you can own a Google Drive.

So many people start to give up Dropbox and try Google Drive, then a question comes: how to backup and sync files in Dropbox to Google Drive?Manually downloading then re-uploading is undesirable since data are too big that will cost lots of time to deal with them.

MultCloud helps you backup files in Dropbox to Google Drive

As I mentioned before, to save time, we have to rely on tools. MultCloud is a multiple cloud storage manager. I recommend this because it is FREE, and it is a web-based application of which when you open your browser you can make use. Where is Internet, where is MultCloud.

Following are the steps to Backup files in Dropbox to Google Drive:

Go to https://www.multcloud.com & log in your account. If you don’t have an account, create one please.

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Sign in & Sign up panel

1. Achieve Google Drive Dropbox integration in MultCloud. Add them one by one.

Add Dropbox
Add Google Drive

Click the add button and follow the instructions to grant MultCloud connect to Google Drive and Dropbox. Each connection has a different set of instructions. (I’d like to omit the details here)

2.After you have linked Dropbox to Google Drive, it's time to backup files from Dropbox to Google Drive.

Move files

Select all files in Dropbox then transfer them to Google Drive by holding your left mouse button.

3.All your files in Dropbox will now be backed up to Google Drive.

Tip: The latest version of MultCloud supports scheduled file copy, you can backup Dropbox to Google Drive regularly.

More information of MultCloud

You can also do other management operations of cloud drive in MultCloud, such as copying files, previewing pictures, sharing video to friends and so on. I have to say MultCloud is a practical application.

Right-click context menu of MultCloud

MultCloud even has a Google Chrome extension. If you use Google Chrome browser, we strongly suggest you install this extension. You can find this extension from here: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/transfer-to-google-drived/dhkemmehlndncfkilljmpeacciajkfag. How to use it please visit here.


Multcloud Key Features

  • Cloud Transfer

    Transfer files in cloud drives, FTP and WebDav for easily file management and information delivery.

  • Cloud Sync

    Sync two clouds or directories in two clouds through two-way sync or one-way sync.

  • Cloud Explorer

    Combine multiple cloud storages into one and manage them like in Windows explorer.