Compare Google Drive and Dropbox

Why sync files between Google Drive and Dropbox? To answer this question, we should compare Google Drive and Dropbox first. Google Drive and Dropbox are cloud drives, they have something in common and something in different. Dropbox is a professional cloud service and came earlier than Google Drive. Google was a search engine at first, now it has many apps, with one Google account, you can login all Google products, Google Drive is one of them.

Dropbox designed to save your files online, sync them between different devices, and share them easily. Get started for free, then pay to upgrade to get more space and security features. Google Drive is Google's file sync tool that allows you store all of your files online alongside your Google Docs documents, and keep them synced with all your devices too. Price, interface, storage volume are different between Dropbox and Google Drive. Both two have their own highlights that some people use two clouds.

Why sync files between Dropbox and Google Drive?

Sometimes, we have to store common data on both two platform. Do it manually wastes time, if we could connect both two accounts and sync data on an automated basis, that would be great! Sometimes, we want to transfer, backup Google Drive to Dropbox, adopt sync is also an easy way.

How to Sync Files between Google Drive and Dropbox?

Now that don’t do it manually, you should do it with a tool like MultCloud. MultCloud is a multiple clouds management web app focus on transferring, syncing files across cloud services.

  1. To enter in MultCloud, you should create an account or try Experience without signing up.
  2. In MultCloud, add Google Drive and Dropbox one by one. Because both Dropbox and Google Drive support for the OAuth authorization and MultCloud’s authorization system is based on OAuth so when you adding Google Drive and Dropbox in MultCloud don’t need username and password.
  3. To transfer Google Drive to Dropbox or vice versa, please switch to Cloud Transfer service, read: Move Files Between Cloud Services.


  4. To sync Dropbox and Google Drive or even in same folder, please switch to Cloud Sync services, read: Sync Cloud Drive. Auto sync can be committed once you set schedule options.

More about MultCloud

MultCloud is an ideal tool to sync files between Google Drive and Dropbox. As a multiple clouds manager, it supports Dropbox for Business, Box, Amazon S3, Amazon Cloud Drive, SugarSync, Alfresco, hubiC, Evernote, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, MEGA, Egnyte, pCloud, CloudMe, Cubby, MyDrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, HiDrive, MySQL, Flickr, MediaFire, ownCloud, ADrive, BaiDu, WebDav and FTP/SFTP. Common management operations are share, upload, copy, preview and so on. MultCloud even developed a chrome extension.


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.