How to Transfer Files between Cloud Storage?
Now, Cloud Storage has become the most common synchronization or backup tool for our daily lives and work.
However, due to different needs, many users may have multiple cloud storage accounts at the same time, or many different cloud storage accounts. For example, you may have two or multiple Google Drive accounts on one computer, or simultaneously have others cloud storage like OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, Mega. Therefore, the management and transmission of files has become a very important issue.
So how do you transfer files between Cloud Storage? This tutorial will introduce two reliable methods that you can choose based on your preferences. Of course, the second is a simpler and faster way.
General method to move files between cloud storage
Usually, if you want to transfer files from one cloud storage to another, such as Google Drive to OneDrive, you first need to download from you Google Drive the files that you want to transfer and then upload them to the OneDrive account.
In addition, if you want to transfer files between two OneDrive accounts, you also need to switch accounts to complete the upload.
As you can see, the two methods are both complex. And this will be very time consuming when you want to transfer a lot of files.
A simpler and faster way to transfer files between cloud storage
If you don't want to download and re-upload files, then this method will work for you. You can migrate files directly between cloud storage, or even you can move files from one cloud storage account to another without having to switch accounts, just use a small tool - Multcloud.
Free cloud management software, Multcloud is perfect for this purpose. It allows you to manage, sync, copy, transfer and move files between cloud storage services, such as Google Drive, OneDrive for Business, Dropbox, Amazon S3, Amazon Drive, Box, HubiC, and more.
Let's take Google Drive and OneDrive as an example.
To move files from OneDrive to Google Drive ：
Step 1. Visit MultCloud and create a free account with “Sign up”. You need to enter your preferred email, username and password, then click the “Create Account” button. Also, MultCloud support to “Experiencing without signing up”.
Step 2. After logging in, click “Add Cloud Drives” to select OneDrive and click “Next”.
Step 3. You can change the Display Name or directly click Add OneDrive Account.
Step 4. Repeat the above steps to add a Google Drive account.
Step 5. Now you cans transfer the files you want by right click the files and select “Copy to”, then select OneDrive as the destination.
In this way, the file you selected will be easily transferred between cloud storage services, it depends on the number of files you have.
In fact, the functionality of this software goes far beyond this. It also allows you to:
- Combine all your cloud storage to manage them in one place.
- Connect 2 or multiple cloud storage accounts on one computer simultaneously.
- Copy or save shared files directly to cloud storage services.
- “Two-way Sync” and 7 custom options in “One-way Sync” to achieve synchronization between cloud storage services.
- Schedule automatic transfer files from one cloud storage to another.
The cloud management software support more than 20 clouds including Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, and more. Multcloud does not save or cache your data and files on our servers, it access cloud drives with OAuth authorization and does not save your password.