Why Select Google Drive and Dropbox As Your File Storages?
The cloud drive is an online storage service launched by the Internet company to provide users with functions such as file storage, access, backup, and sharing. Whether you are at home, in the unit or anywhere else, you can manage and edit the files in the cloud drive as long as you have the access to the Internet. As each cloud drive has different features, so many of us have more than one account.
Among many cloud storages, Google Drive and Dropbox are the most popular clouds because they have more advanced features and they are easy to use and the most important one is that you can use them for free because there is no additional charges once you start to use them.
Why Transfer Google Drive to Dropbox?
Like the above said that Google Drive and Dropbox are the leading clouds in the cloud industry, it's normal that people have more than one cloud drives to store files, documents, photos, projects, etc. We all know Dropbox is famous by its file syncing feature, which is unbeatable by any other cloud storage providers. With Dropbox, it's easy to sync data from any kind of devices, including mobile phones, laptops, desktops. So if you are the user who has sync demand, Dropbox is undoubtedly a great choice.
At this momonet, you may want to know how to transfer files from Google Drive to Dropbox so that you can use the sound file syncing feature of Dropbox. In this article, we will offer 2 ways to help copy Google Drive to Dropbox with ease.
How to Transfer from Google Drive to Dropbox?
There are many ways to implement Google Drive to Dropbox migration, and here we introduce two solutions for you to choose from.
Method 1. Download and Upload
Regardless of which cloud storage you use, usually this cloud storage has upload and download capabilities, and Google Drive is no exception. To migrate Google Drive to Dropbox, you need to download files from Google Drive to your local PC one by one and then upload them to your Dropbox. Let's see the detailed steps below.
Step 1. Log in Google Drive.
Step 2. Select files you want to download and click "Download" button to download these files to your local PC.
Step 3. Log in your Dropbox account, click "Upload" button to manually upload these files from your local PC to Dropbox and wait for the process to complete.
Note: Even though this way can help transfer files stored on your Google Drive to your Dropbox account, it would take much time and the speed depends on your network speed. If your network environment is really poor, then this method is not suitable for you.
Method 2. Transfer Google Drive to Dropbox with MultCloud
Using the traddional way to download and upload files from Google Drive to Dropbox is not the best way to achieve your intention because you cannot close the page when the download or upload process is running and you need to wait for the process to complete.
Luckily, there is a new way, MultCloud, which can help move data from Google Drive to Dropbox directly without downloading and uploading.
MultCloud, as a web-based FREE cloud storage manager, which can not only help manage multiple cloud drives from one place with one account, but also can transfer, backup or sync files from one cloud to others directly. It has the following merits:
- It supports bulk transfer/sync between cloud drives.
- It supports scheduled cloud to cloud transfer at a regular interval to keep your data safe.
- It applies 256-bit AES Encryption for SSL in data transfer to prevent your data from being tampered, intercepted, and cracked.
- When the transfer starts, it won't use your bandwidth so you don't have to worry about the network issues on your side affecting transmission.
Currently, it supports Google Drive, G suite, Dropbox, Dropbox for Business, Mega, PCloud, Hubic, Evernote, Box, OneDrive, FTP, Cloudme, Cubby, Mydrive and so on. Read below parts to learn how to transfer Google Drive to Dropbox.
Step 1. Create one MultCloud account.
Note: If you want to test it before registering, you could click on "Experience without signing up" option to get one temp account so you can test.
Step 2. Log in MultCloud, click on "Add Clouds" to add Google Drive and Dropbox to MultCloud.
Step 3. Click on “Cloud Transfer” button, select Google Drive as the source, select Dropbox as the target.
Step 4. Click “Transfer Now” and wait for the process to complete. After that, you will find that all files stored on Google Drive are transferred to your Dropbox account.
Here is a video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygupNws8yuQ that can tells you how MultCloud works and instructs you how to transfer Google Drive to Dropbox.
- To get a super fast transfer speed, you could also upgrade your account to premium account so MultCloud uses 10 threads to transfer files.
- As long as the task starts, you could also close the page and even close your PC because MultCloud can transfer files at the background.
As you can see, two methods above are tested and useful to migrate from Google Drive to Dropbox. You can select one of them to have a try according to your demand.