2021 Best Picks: Cloud Storage and Online Drive

2021 Best Picks: Cloud Storage and Online Drive

One of the best innovations of the world wide web is the cloud storage or online driver where you can save all of your files. No more saving on the hard drive of your computers or laptops, that just takes up so much space and slows down the performance of your device. Plus! You can access your files on any device, any time, anywhere.

But, of course, we need to know which ones are the best. Here are our top picks:


This cloud service is great for saving and sharing confidential and sensitive data. You don’t need to register for an account to access links shared from this cloud service. It supports almost all operating systems, provides unlimited data transfer for all plans, has no limits for storage for team users, and can seamlessly integrate with Slack and Microsoft Office.


It is the first of its kind to support Twofish encryption for better securing transferred data. You will be able to transfer files to your clients without them knowing a single thing about you. You can store up to 10GB of files for free. Another great feature is how quick syncing is with this service. And, you can stream media and share with your friends.

Microsoft OneDrive

Apart from the fact that it comes free with your Microsoft Account, this cloud service will also allow you to scan anything, and scanned images will be stored in your OneDrive. If you want to ensure the security of the files you transferred, you can set an expiration date for when they are available for access. Finally, you can store up to 15GB of files.

Google Drive

Just like Microsoft OneDrive, you have access not only to Google Drive when you sign up for a Google account but also to Google’s other office applications such as Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Forms, and many more. And, all of the documents that you create using these applications are automatically saved in your Google Drive which allows you up to 15GB of storage. Best of all is Google office applications have multiple integrations with external apps that will make creating files a breeze such as mind maps, Gantt charts, diagrams, etc. 


This one is a file hosting service that provides a personal cloud, synchronization, cloud storage, and client software. It supports most operating systems and allows you to safely sync data across multiple devices.


This cloud service is best used for data backup for all of your devices – Macs, iPhones, and Androids – offering maximum protection for all of them. 


This one is tagged as one of the best cloud storage services in the market because of its seamless synchronization with your Apple products and allowable file size upload of 15GB. The service supports both Mac and Windows PCs.


This ad-free cloud storage service is perfect for managing digital stuff online and on the go. You can upload up to 20GB of files. It is free, and you can have total control of who can access the files in your drive.


Do you want a cloud service that automatically backs up the photos and videos on your phone? If you do, this is the cloud service to get. No matter what the format or size of your file is, this cloud service will be able to keep them safe.


This cloud service does not just store your files. You can do screenshot capture, video recording, and team collaboration all in one place. Plus, it is accessible on any device. 

There you go – cloud storage and online drives for every purpose and the best of each kind. Have you found the cloud service that you want to use for your work or studies in this list? 

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