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Why Link MEGA to Amazon Cloud Drive?

Cloud drives are becoming more and more popular among computer users. Because most cloud drives provide a certain amount of storage space for free, users like to store their data on cloud drives. Moreover, there is no need to carry any storage device, as long as a cloud drive account is created on the website, the user can use the cloud drive to store data, which can save a lot of space for the user's computer, mobile phone, and portable drive.

However, each cloud drive offers a limited free usage capacity. Therefore, many users choose to use multiple cloud drives to store more data. For example, users can use both MEGA and Amazon Drive to store different data. But sometimes, managing multiple cloud storage accounts is a hassle that can only be solved by linking MEGA with Amazon Cloud Drive.

In addition, by connecting MEGA and Amazon Drive, users can get the services provided by MEGA and Amazon Drive at the same time.

  Amazon Drive MEGA
Free Storage 5 GB 20 GB
Regional Restrictions Available in all countries except Mexico and China. Available worldwide.
Maximum Storage Size 30 TB 16 TB
Mobile Apps Apps are only available for select OS and web-based systems. Apps are available for all OS and web-based systems.
File Versioning  Not supported Supported
Sharing Permissions Cannot control permissions for invite links to files or folders. Provides access to control permissions to invite links to files or folders.
Maximum File Size 2 GB for the website and 50 GB for the Drive app. The maximum file size is equal to the available cloud drive space.

Can I Link MEGA to Amazon Cloud Drive Now?

Now, you can connect MEGA and Amazon Drive services. To be precise, before December 31, 2023, you can connect those two services normally, and you cannot connect successfully after that.

It is believed that many Amazon Drive users have received emails from Amazon about the closure of the service. The company said, "Starting December 31, 2023, we will no longer support Amazon Drive to focus more fully on storing photos and videos with Amazon Photos. We will continue to provide customers with the ability to securely back up, share, and organize photos and videos using Amazon Photos."

Over the past few years, Amazon Drive has slowly merged with Amazon Photos, the company's photo and video backup and sync solution (like Google Photos). Aside from the Drive website, the only way to access Amazon Drive files is through the Amazon Photos app on mobile and desktop. The service offers Prime customers unlimited photo storage, as well as 5 GB of free video storage (anyone without a Prime membership gets 5 GB of storage).

Amazon may have decided to shut down the Amazon Drive service after considering the needs of users and input costs. But don't worry, there are plenty of other options for cloud storage, and if you use Amazon Drive, you'll have plenty of time to migrate your files to another platform.

Can I Transfer Files from Amazon Drive to MEGA?

From the above content, we can know that Amazon Drive can be used normally before December 31, 2023, which means that you can transfer the data in Amazon Drive to MEGA before that. This transfer process requires you to do the following.

Step 1: Sign in to Amazon Drive with your email address and password.

Step 2: Press and move the mouse to select files and folders to migrate from Amazon Drive.

Step 3: Right-click the selected file and select "Download" from the menu bar.

Download Files and Folders from Amazon Drive
Download Files and Folders from Amazon Drive

Note: Files downloaded from Amazon Drive are automatically saved in the browser folder.

Step 4: Open another browser window and log into MEGA.

Step 5: Click the "Upload" button in the upper right corner.

Step 6: Choose to upload files or folders from your computer. Then find the file via the popup and click "Open". The file was then successfully transferred from Amazon Drive to MEGA.

Upload Files and Folders to MEGA
Upload Files and Folders to MEGA

Note: You can also "drag and drop" to upload files to MEGA. All you have to do is drag and drop the files you downloaded from Amazon Drive into the MEGA interface.

Bonus Tip: How to Link MEGA to Another Cloud Drive?

Currently, you can link MEGA with Amazon Cloud Drive. But for the long term, you can connect your MEGA account to other cloud drives. To connect two different cloud storage services securely and conveniently, you need to rely on a professional multi-cloud manager, MultCloud, which allows you to link multiple cloud drives into one application for management.

MultCloud supports many cloud drives, including Dropbox, Dropbox Business, Google Drive, Google Workspace, Google Photos, OneDrive, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, MEGA, Flickr, Box, Box for Business, pCloud, Amazon S3, Wasabi, and even NAS, WebDAV, FTP/SFTP, Shared with me and Shared Drive.

With MultCloud, you can link MEGA and many other cloud drives together in simple steps. In addition, through the Cloud Transfer, Team Transfer, Cloud Sync, Cloud Backup, and Remote Upload functions provided by MultCloud, you can backup, transfer, and sync files between multiple cloud storage services, and complete the direct parsing of torrent files to cloud drives.

  • Cloud Transfer: Seamless cloud migration between different services and accounts, supporting scheduled migration.
  • Team Transfer: Seamless cloud migration between different enterprise storage services, supporting batch migration of sub-accounts.
  • Cloud Sync: Real-time synchronization of data between different services, supporting 10 sync modes.
  • Cloud Backup: Important data backup between different services, supporting version management and data recovery.
  • Remote Upload: The content in URLs, torrent files or magnet links is automatically parsed to the cloud drive.

 

Step 1. First, go to the MultCloud website and create an account with your email and password. Alternatively, you can log in directly with your Google or Facebook account.

Sign Up
Sign Up

Step 2. Then, you need to add your MEGA and another cloud drive (such as OneDrive) to MultCloud. Click "Add Cloud" and select MEGA. Then, enter your MEGA account and password, and grant permissions so that MultCloud can access the data in your MEGA account.

Add MEGA
Add MEGA

Click "Add Cloud" again, select OneDrive, and give MultCloud access to OneDrive in the same way.

Add OneDrive
Add OneDrive

Step 3. After adding successfully, you can see MEGA and OneDrive on MultCloud, and your OneDrive and MEGA have been linked together.

MEGA and OneDrive
MEGA and OneDrive

Using MultCloud to connect MEGA to another cloud drive is very simple and makes a lot of sense for managing data on different cloud drives. You can transfer MEGA to Google Drive, or transfer files from Dropbox to MEGA.

Transfer MEGA to Google Drive
Transfer MEGA to Google Drive

You can also do a scheduled cloud file transfer from one cloud drive to another, etc. MultCloud is ideal for users who use multiple cloud storage services.

Transfer Schedule
Transfer Schedule

Conclusion

Until December 31, 2023, you can link MEGA to Amazon Cloud Drive as normal. In addition, before Amazon Drive has closed its service, you should quickly transfer your Amazon Drive to other cloud drives. If MEGA has the required data, you can also use MultCloud to connect your MEGA account to other cloud drives, such as OneDrive or Google Drive.

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