Learn A Bit About Google Drive And Dropbox

Google Drive is a cloud file storage and synchronization service provided by Google Tech, released on April 24, 2012 which enables people to store documents in cloud storage, share files and do collaborative editing. Another services that tops the usage in cloud drive world is Dropbox.

Some people do a fair bit of research on what is the available service out there that enables to connect Google Drive to Dropbox, which works easily and reliably. Then they find they can transfer files between Dropbox and Google Drive with a web-based application called MultCloud.

MultCloud Helps You Connect Google Drive to Dropbox

MultCloud is a multiple cloud storage manager that lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement. Only few steps are needed.

Step 1: Join in and log in MultCloud or Experience first.

Register MultCloud

In this step, you need to enter your preferred email address, username and password to create a MultCloud account. Then check your email inbox and confirm the verification, sign in please.

Step 2: Select source and target cloud drives.

Add Google Drive and Dropbox to MultCloud

Clouds supported by MultCloud are: Box, Amazon S3, Amazon Cloud Drive, SugarSync, Alfresco, hubiC, Evernote, OneDrive, MEGA, CloudMe, Cubby, MyDrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, HiDrive, MySQL, Flickr, MediaFire, ownCloud, ADrive, BaiDu, WebDav and FTP/SFTP.

Select Google Drive and Dropbox, authorize MultCloud to access them separately please. Because the authorization system of MultCloud is based on OAuth, which is a standard authorization framework that enables third-party applications to build up a connection to HTTPS services without username and password required. (see pictures below)

Add Google Drive account
Add Dropbox account

When you click the add button, follow the instructions to complete adding both Dropbox and Google Drive accounts to MultCloud. Each connector has a different set of instructions, so let’s ignore that for this article. By the way, MultCloud uses 256-bit encryption in data transmission, so it is safe for you to use MultCloud.

After you have added Dropbox and Google Drive in MultCloud, you have already merged Dropbox Google Drive together. You can send data from Google Drive to Dropbox by copying files, moving/transferring files. Options can be found from right-click context menu and directly dragging by holding left mouse button is also OK. (see pictures below)

Right-click context menu “Copy” and “Copy to”

Moving/Transferring files by dragging

You can also upload file, create new folder within MultCloud. Now you see, when you add both Google Drive and Dropbox in MultCloud, using Dropbox and Google Drive together is very convenient. You can rest assured to use MultCloud to move, backup and sync data across Clouds.

As above said, MultCloud is such a great multi-cloud management application that also supports other famous clouds. More functions of MultCloud, I hope you register an account and find yourself!

Or if you are using Google Chrome browser, you can add MultCloud's Chrome extension from: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/transfer-to-google-drived/dhkemmehlndncfkilljmpeacciajkfag. Tutorial please visit: https://www.multcloud.com/tutorials/multcloud-google-chrome-app-extension-1004.html


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.