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Transfer Files Between Amazon S3 Accounts, Dropbox Accounts, Google Drive Accounts, MEGA Accounts

Nowadays, we find the best way of transferring files between Amazon S3 accounts, that is with MultCloud, a free web application developed by AOMEI Tech.


Posted by @Catherine

April 22,2015



Senior editor at MultlCoud who are especially good at cloud backup and restore.

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The Advantages of Using Amazon S3

The full name of Amazon S3 is Amazon Simple Storage Service. It is an Internet-oriented storage service. This service aims at calculating network size more easily for developers. Amazon S3 provides a brief Web service interface, users can store and search any size data on it at anytime. This service enables all developers to visit the same high scalability, reliability, security, quick and cheap basic facility. Amazon uses it to operate site network all around the world. The goal of this service is to bring maximum benefit to developers. Now Amazon S3 as a cloud drive, more and more common people start to use it. Some people even have several accounts. How to manage several accounts is a question worth thinking about. Notice that Amazon Cloud Drive and S3 are two things.

Step by step to transfer/move files from Sugarsync to Dropbox with MultCloud

Amazon S3 move files between buckets, one method to manage several accounts. Good news is that there are many web applications that make users to transfer, backup and sync files across different cloud storage services without installing any additional software. MultCloud is one of them and FREE. All move operations are executed inside the cloud and clouds are managed through the web interface.

MultCloud allows users to move files between cloud services either between the same cloud storage providers or different cloud storage provider. It’s a perfect solution to painlessly migrate data from one Amazon S3 to another and vice versa.

Step by step Teaching you How to Transfer Files between Amazon S3 Accounts with MultCloud

First, you should sign up in MultCloud, which is as easy as sign up in other websites. Then log in MultCloud to add at least two Amazon S3 accounts. After clicking “Connect Your First Cloud Service” on the first page, select Amazon S3 to authorize.

Add Amazon S3 account
Add Amazon S3 account

Tips for How to get Access Key ID and Secret Access Key

  • Go to Amazon Web Services website at http://aws.amazon.com.
  • Click My Account/Console, and then click Security Credentials.
  • Under Your Account, click Security Credentials. In the spaces provided, type your user name and password. Then click Sign in using our secure server.
  • Under Access Credentials, on the Access Keys tab, your access key ID is displayed. To view your secret key, under Secret Access Key, click Show.

Get Secret Access Key
Get Secret Access Key

Then add another Amazon S3 account and change its display name as Amazon S3 2 in the same way.

Two Amazon S3 has been added to MultCloud
Two Amazon S3 has been added to MultCloud

Next, let me teach you how to transfer files between Amazon S3 accounts with MultCloud. In fact, all operations are like that in Windows Explorer. The easiest and best method is dragging file from one Amazon S3 account to another directly.

Dragging files from one Amazon S3 account to
Dragging files from one Amazon S3 account to another

There are also other methods: "Copy" and “Copy to”.

Copy and Copy to Options
Copy and Copy to Options

When you select “Copy”, you should select “paste” in another account. When you select “Copy to”, in the pop-up window, you can set before transferring. Optional box “Move” means if you select it, the original file will be removed after transferring.

Copy to Setting
Copy to Setting

Tips: Now the newest MultCloud has a new feature - scheduled file copy. For huge data that can't be transferred at one time, you can switch to Transfer or Backup Service, set and choose "Schedule Later".


As we all know, the security of Amazon S3 is very high. Also, the security of MultCloud is great. 256-bit encryption is applied to the data transmission, synchronization and backup in MultCloud. And system of MultCloud is based on OAuth, which is a standard authorization framework that enables third party applications to access multiple cloud accounts without username and password required. So Amazon S3 joining hands with MultCloud makes things easier.

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MultCloud Supports Clouds

Multcloud Key Features

  • Transfer files in clouds, FTP and WebDav for easily file management & information delivery.

  • Sync two clouds or directories in two clouds through two-way sync or one-way sync.

  • Combine multiple cloud storages into one and manage them like in Windows explorer.