5 Best Dropbox Alternatives

No wonder, Dropbox is the best way to share files and folders online. So just like this online file sharing service, if you are looking for Dropbox alternatives which work on similar cloud based technology, then we have compiled a list for you.

We have shared a lot of Dropbox stuff with you already but due to some reasons if you are looking for alternatives to Dropbox here are some good replacements.

5 Best Dropbox Alternatives – Share Files Online

Live Mesh

Live Mesh is undoubtedly one of the most popular and capable alternatives to Dropbox which lets you store and save files and folders online. If offers you with 5 GB of free storage space which is much more than than what Dropbox offers.

Spider Oak

Spider Oak is available for all the OS which include Windows, Mac and Linux. It works the same way, Dropbox does. And its free 2 GB of storage space is good enough to start with. One of the interesting features offered by this Dropbox alternative is the history details it offer.


Now this is similar but still a different service. Yes, it is labeled as an alternative to Dropbox as it offers you with all the features that Dropbox does. In addition to it, this open source online file sharing service lets you host files on your own server.


As the name indicates, this is another free online file sharing service which works on cloud computing just like Dropbox. This alternative to Dropbox offers you with more free storage space than Dropbox which is 5 GB. It is available on Linux, Mac, Windows, iOS, BlackBerry OS, Android and this makes is a powerful substitute for Dropbox.


This is a Dropbox alternative for Windows users. With initial free 2 GB of storage space, it also lets you get 1 GB extra storage space for every successful friend referral. The fact that it is not yet available for Mac and Linux might stop you from using it, but if you a dedicated Windows user then this service is worth trying.

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May 20, 2011 by: Prasanth Chandra

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