MEGA, short for Mega Encrypted Global Access, is a new cloud storage and sharing service with 50 GB free storage space. It is hands-on with the encrypted cloud storage service including email, voice calling, video streaming, and instant messaging.
So far, MEGA, as a web-based end-to-end encrypted file storage service, encrypts your files in the browser before uploading them to MEGA’s servers. Besides, you can add other MEGA users to your contact list, and you can share your files with others by dragging and dropping which is very convenient for users.
Why Would You Like to Migrate Files from MEGA to Another?
Although MEGA is a convenient cloud storage service for users, it still has many bugs. For example, MEGA may keep telling you that there was a log-in error even though you entered the right username and password sometimes. Thus, you may lose access to a dummy account because MEGA doesn’t have an account recovery process.
Thus, if you want to use MEGA, do not rely on it, at least, you should create a backup for it on your local hard drive or other external hard drives, or other cloud services.
Besides, MEGA only has 50 GB used for free, and that may not enough for you. Thus, you may need to create multiple accounts or use multiple cloud services. And so, you may want to how to transfer files from one MEGA account to another, or from your MEGA to another cloud storage. But how to migrate data from one MEGA to another?
How to Migrate Files from MEGA to Another Cloud Storage
To achieve MEGA transfer to another account or another cloud drive, there are 2 methods available.
Method 1. Download and Upload
Downloading all files and re-uploading to another is a solution to migrate files from MEGA to another cloud service.
Step 1. Download the files you want to transfer to your local hard drive or an external hard drive. Right-click the folder or files you want to transfer, then select “Download” and choose one to download it to another hard drive.
As we mentioned above, you can download it to your local hard drive or external hard drive. Here we store it to your local drive.
Step 2. You can upload the downloaded files/folders to another cloud server. For example, if you want to move files from MEGA to Google Drive, you can upload the downloaded files/folder to Google Drive. Click “My Drive”, and select “Upload files”. Select the folder you downloaded from MEGA on drives (D drive or E drive). After seconds, it will be uploaded to your Google Drive.
However, many aspects may influence the download-and-upload solution.
- The transfer speed depends on the size of the file/folder, the larger the file/folder, the longer it will take.
- The process is also affected by the network speed. The uncomfortable thing is that when migrating files from MEGA to other cloud services, the device must be online and cannot be shut down. If the file is too large, it will take more time to complete, which will cause inconvenience to users.
Method 2. Migrate Files from MEGA to Another without Downloading
Considering those inconvenient aspects, here we will introduce other faster ways to you to move files from MEGA to another.
To transfer files from MEGA to another cloud storage service, here we highly recommend you MultCloud, a free cloud file manager, which can put multiple cloud drives into one for managing files and transferring files across cloud drives safely. MultCould is much more flexible, it can allow you to migrate files even you shut down your computer.
Besides, MultCloud supports kinds of cloud drives including Dropbox, Google Drive, Google Workspace, Google Photos, OneDrive, MEGA, Flickr, Box, pCloud, Amazon S3, SugarSync, Hubic, Evernote, MySQL, MediaFire, ownCloud, ADrive, Baidu, even NAS, WebDav, FTP/SFTP, Shared with me and Shared Drive.
With the help of MultCloud, it is much more convenient to transfer files between cloud drives, with only 3 steps.
Step 1. Sign Up
First, get into the website of MultCloud, click Sign up Free, and input your email and password to register in MultCloud, then activate your account by clicking the link sent from MultCloud.
Step 2. Add Clouds to Multcloud
Then, you can use it to manage your cloud drives. To migrate files from MEGA to another cloud drive, here you need to add MEGA to MultCloud. Click Add Cloud, select MEGA, then go to the next step.
Here, enter the information of your MEGA to add it.
Then, you need to decide the destination drives and use the same way to add another cloud drive to which you want to migrate the files to. You can choose anyone we mentioned above. Here we take an example for transferring files from MEGA to Google Drive. Add your Google Drive to MultCloud. Click Add Cloud, and select Google Drive.
If you already have a Google Account, Google Drive does not need you to input the information, just choose Google Drive to authorize, MultCloud will connect your Google account automatically through OAuth authorization.
Step 3. Migrate Files from MEGA to Another Drive in 2 Ways
After adding your cloud drives to MultCloud, you need to consider how to migrate files from MEGA to another drive. MultCloud provides you with two ways to migrate files from one to another.
► Way 1: Copy
You can copy the files from MEGA to another cloud drive directly. Right-click the file, select Copy.
Then, click the cloud drive you want to move the file to. Here we click Google Drive, and right-click the blank space, select Paste to store the file on the blank space, or you can paste the file to any other folders.
► Way 2: Cloud Transfer
“Cloud Transfer” is a great feature of MultCloud. With this feature, you can migrate files from one cloud to another directly, which is the most convenient way. Click Cloud Transfer on the left to open the utility, select the directory you want to transfer (MEGA) and select the target directory you want to save the files to (Google Drive).
- Options are for you to set up more. It has three tabs for satisfying different migrating requirements, such as sending email notifications when completing this task, and excluding or including certain files from being transferred.
- You can edit task names to distinguish them from other tasks.
- MultCloud supports you doing a schedule transferring. If you want to, click Schedule to set up.
- If you have two different MEGA accounts, you can also transfer files between MEGA accounts with the "Cloud Transfer" function.
Actually, besides those two ways, MultCloud provides you with many other ways to migrate files from MEGA to another cloud service, like “Copy to”. Anyway, with the free APP MultCloud, how to migrate files from MEGA to another cloud storage service should be a simple question, and it will be more flexible to operate.
MultCloud is also a powerful multiple cloud storage manager you can use to share, download, delete, preview files by right-clicking the files. What’s more, MultCloud supports you downloading torrent files directly to MEGA cloud through the “Remote Upload” function, and syncing Google Drive with MEGA through the “Cloud Sync” feature.