“Is anyone know how best to migrate from OneDrive, where I currently store a large data including photos and files, to Dropbox? Basically, I’m wondering how to migrate files from OneDrive to Dropbox.”

Migrate OneDrive to Dropbox

You may want to switch your cloud storage drive to another, but still keep all the old data. Like the scenario states that he want to migrate from OneDrive to Dropbox. The traditional way to move OneDrive to Dropbox must under the help of third party storage space like local hard drive. You need to download files from OneDrive to your local hard drive, then, upload the downloaded files to Dropbox. However, this way would spend a lot of time on downloading and uploading, which depends on the files volume and the network speed. Besides, you must keep your machine on until the task finished, which would make annoyance if you need to go out suddenly.

Fortunately, there is a free app MultCloud, which should be a good OneDrive to Dropbox migration tool, can help you manage multiple cloud drives and transfer files across cloud services including Google Drive, Box, Amazon S3, Amazon Cloud Drive, SugarSync, Alfresco, Hubic, Evernote, MEGA, CloudMe, Cubby, MyDrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, HiDrive, MySQL, Flickr, MediaFire, ownCloud, ADrive, BaiDu, WebDav and FTP/SFTP. How to migrate from OneDrive to Dropbox with MultCloud? Here you can do as following steps.

Step1. First, you need to create an account so that you can use this free app. Or you can click Experience without signing up to have a try.

Sign up

Step2. If you register one, please input the related information to the blank form, and activate your account by accessing the link they sent to your email.

Create Account

Step3. After that, you can add your cloud services to your MultCloud. Click “Add Cloud Drives” to add the OneDrive and Dropbox to MultCloud one by one. MultCloud will ask for authorization to access to your cloud drives.

Add Drives

After adding cloud drives to MultCloud, you can manage your OneDrive and Dropbox here. You can migrate OneDrive to Dropbox quickly, or move files from Dropbox to OneDrive easily.

Step4. Click Transfer at the top. And then, you can choose the OneDrive as the source directory, the Dropbox as the destination directory to migrate OneDrive to Dropbox. Click Run Now to submit the operations, and it will do the task right now.


If you do not want to do it right now, you can set up Schedule Later, it will execute at the time you set up, even you have already shut off your computer. Besides, the Options provides you more functions, for example, you can set up an email notification so that it will send an email to remind you once it finished the task.

Besides, MultCloud has many other features that can solve your problem how to migrate files from OneDrive to Dropbox, such as “Copy”, “Copy to”, and “Drag and Drop”, etc. With MultCloud, migrate OneDrive to Dropbox can be very easy. Of course, it can also vice versa migrate Dropbox to OneDrive.

*Update: Nowadays, you can sync cloud drive in MultCloud's Cloud Sync service.

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.