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Reviews of the Top 10 Online File Storage & Data Backup Sites of 2017

Welcome to our reviews of the Best Online File Storage & Data Backup Sites of 2017 (also known as Online Cloud Storage Services). Check out our top 10 list below and follow our links to read our full in-depth review of each online file storage & data backup site, alongside which you'll find costs and features lists, user reviews and videos to help you make the right choice.


Editor's Top 10 Comparison Buying Guide
 
   
Comparison of the Top 10 Online File Storage & Data Backup Sites

 
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Product Details
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This table is only a guide. Please follow our links to the websites themselves for the latest information.
Max. Storage Space 1 TB 101 GB+ Unlimited Unlimited 500 GB 1 TB Unlimited 2 TB 1 TB 1 TB
Max. Storage: Monthly Price $55
(1-3 users)
$5.56 $5.56 $24.95 $59.99 $379.99 $12.42 $319.99 $66.25 $15
Min. Storage Space 100 GB 75 GB 75 GB Unlimited (for 1 PC) 2 GB 10 GB Unlimited 50 GB 100 GB 25 GB
Min. Storage: Monthly Price $7.99 $3.59 $3.59 $7.95 $1.99 $9.99 $4.93 $6.67 $9.99 $9.99

Features
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Unlimited Storage Space Available     YES YES YES   YES      
256-bit Military-Grade Data Transfer Encryption YES   YES YES YES YES   YES YES  
128-bit Data Transfer Encryption   YES         YES     YES
Encrypted Data Storage YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Files Stored on Multiple Servers in Multiple Locations YES   YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
No Restrictions on File Types   YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
No Restrictions on File Sizes YES   YES YES YES   YES YES YES  
Ability to Add File Type Exceptions   YES     YES YES        
Scheduled Backups YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES  
Manual Backups YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Automatic Backups (when Files Change or New Files Added) YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES  
Backup External Drives YES YES     YES   YES      
Sync Files Across Multiple Computers YES YES YES YES YES YES   YES YES YES
File Versioning Supported YES YES YES YES YES YES   YES YES YES
Website-Based Access to Documents YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Music Streaming YES   YES YES YES         YES
Movie Streaming YES YES   YES YES         YES
File Previews Available Online YES YES YES YES YES     YES YES  
Restore Deleted Files YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Drag and Drop Backup YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES    
Event Log of All Your Actions     YES YES   YES     YES  
Public File Sharing Supported YES YES YES YES YES YES   YES YES YES
Private File Sharing Supported YES YES YES YES YES     YES YES YES
Set File Permissions to Limit Access YES   YES YES   YES     YES YES
Set Expiration Dates on Sharing of Files & Folders     YES YES            
View the Status of your Online Backups YES YES YES YES YES   YES YES YES YES
Desktop App YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES  
iPhone App Available YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
iPad App Available YES YES YES YES YES   YES   YES YES
Android App Available YES YES YES YES YES YES YES   YES YES
Blackberry App Available YES   YES YES     YES YES   YES
Windows Mobile App YES YES               YES
Symbian App YES                  
Free Trial Available YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Customer Support by Email YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Customer Support by Phone   YES       YES YES YES    
Customer Support by Online Chat YES           YES YES    
Knowledgebase / Community Support YES YES YES YES   YES YES YES YES YES
Video Tutorials YES   YES YES   YES YES YES YES YES
User Guides YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES

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