Category Archives: Free Software

Free Cloud Storage and Comparisons : Dropbox vs GoogleDrive vs SkyDrive vs SugarSync

Cloud Storage is a model of networked stored online where the information’s are stored  in virtual space of storage that are hosted by third-parties. In this post we are going to see few cloud storage services GoogleDrive , Dropbox ,SkyDrive, SugarSync about their feature and are compared with one another.

GoogleDrive VS Dropbox VS SkyDrive VS SugarSync

 

Google Drive

DropBox

SkyDrive

SugarSync

Free Storage
5GB
2GB
(+ 0.5GB
per Referral up to 16 GB)
7 GB
(Free upgrade to 25GB.
If claimed on time)
5GB
(+0.5 GB per referral up to 32 GB)
Minimum Upgrade Price
25 GB at $2.49/Month
50 GB at $9.99/Month
(or)
$99/year
20 GB to your free storage at $10/year
30 GB at $4.99/month
(or)
$49.99/year
Monthly
Paid Space
25GB – $2.49
100GB – $4.99
200 GB – $9.99
400 GB – $19.99
1000GB – $49.99
50GB – $9.99
100GB – $19.99
20GB – $0.83
50GB – $2.08
100GB – $4.16
30GB – $4.99
60GB – $9.99
100GB – $14.99
250GB – $24.99
500GB – $39.99
File support
MS word ,Excel, PowerPoint, PDF
Photoshop, SVG ,
PostScript, XPS, ZIP, RAR, TIFF, Illustrator.
Photos , videos
MS word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Photos, Videos
Photos
Online File Manager
YES
YES
YES
YES
Desktop Access
Windows , Mac
Windows , Mac, Linux
Windows ,Mac
Windows ,Mac
Mobile Access
Android,
(ipad and iphone coming soon)
iphone ,
ipad,
Android , Blackberry
ipad ,
iphone ,
Windows Phone
iphone,
ipad,
Android ,
Windows Phone,
Symbian ,
Blackberry
Developer Tools
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Share Folder
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Shared Folders with permission and Password
Yes
No
No
Yes
Limitations
(i)File Size
(ii)Bandwidth
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
20 GB/day/File
2 GB
Unlimited
Unlimited
20 GB/day/File
Security
N/A
SSL AES-256 bit encryption
SSL
SSL AES-128bit encryption

To Download/ know more about the services click the link below:

Free Cloud Storage : Dropbox vs GoogleDrive vs SkyDrive vs SugarSync

Google Drive:

Google Drive comes with 5 GB of free storage . It also include an option to turn on OCR(Optical Character Recognition ) text scanning , which helps you to scan the images for text and make them searchable when you upload a image. In Google Drive you can add files by “Drag-and-Drop” method. Google Drive has a built-in editor feature . Google Drive is available for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS is still on progress. In Google Drive you can open up to 30 file right inside your browser.

GoogleDrive for PC

GoogleDrive for Mobile – Android only

Dropbox:

Dropbox comes with 2 GB of free storage on sign-up and you get 500MB of free storage for every referrals up to 16GB. So you can extend up to 16 GB of free storage for free account. The strength of the app is it’s API built on . The dropbox is the one of the most developer- friendly storage since it helps you to access your files everywhere. The files are secured with SSL AES 256- bit encryption. Dropbox offer 50 GB and 100GB of storage for $9.99 and $19.99 which is expensive when compared with other could storage’s. You can add file by Drag-and-Drop method. Dropbox is available for iphone ,ipad, Android ,Backberry , Windows , Mac , Linux.

Dropbox for pc

Dropbox for Mobile

SkyDrive:

SkyDrive comes with 7GB of free storage (Free upgrade of 25GB , if claimed on time). SkyDrive are very good at synchronizing when the documents are created using Microsoft Excel,Word , PowerPoint and OneNote. In SkyDrive you can share public links , view or edit public links. SkyDrive has a special feature known as “Skydrive’s Fetch” in which if you forgot to synchronize something and if you home computer is turned-on , you can still access the files.SkyDrive is available for Windows ,Mac ,ipad ,iphone ,Windows Phone.

SkyDrive for Pc- you need to sign-in to get the app.

SkyDrive for Mobile

SugarSync:

SugarSync comes with 5GB of free storage on sign-up and you get 500Mb of free storage for every referrals up to 32GB , So you can extend up to 32 GB on free storage for free account . SugarSync let you to pick folders all over the computer to synchronize, then let you to choose whether you want to synchronize  each folder to all the devices or to a particular device.You can password protect the file when you are sharing them . It is secured with SSL AES 128- bit encryption.SugarSync is available for Windows , Mac ,iphone,ipad,Android ,Windows Phone,Symbian ,Blackberry

SugarSync for Windows

SugarSync for Mac

SugarSync for Mobile

Click the link below to view the comparison table:

GoogleDrive VS Dropbox VS SkyDrive VS SugarSync

[How To]Make Portable Version Application

Cameyo is an application which is used for making Portable Version Application for any Software. The main use of Cameyo is to make portable application , so that they can used whenever required without any installation process. This application is a freeware.

How To Make Portable Version Application:

1.Go to Cameyo.com and download it.

2.Install or Run the program.

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3.Choose the Capture Installation option.

4.Now it starts recording the Installation process.

5.Then install the program for which you want to create a Portable Version.

6.After Installation Choose the Install done Option.

7.After few minutes a portable version of your installed application will be displayed .

8.Go to Online.cameyo.com and  Creating an account (if you don’t have) and Log-in.

9.Then Upload the file that you have created .

10.After a few minutes you will receive a mail from Cameyo with your portable version application.

11.Finally download it .

That’s it ,now you can use this application whenever required without any application.

Split or Join Files Using HJ-Split

HJ-Split is an excellent application for split and recombine archive file. For Instance if you want to send a file of 50MB through mail and if the limit is 10MB then you can use HJSPLIT you can split the files into 5 file and send them easily . If you have backup a file of about 10GB , you can split the file in to 2 or 3 and burn them into CD/DVD.

This is a portable software so no need of any installation.

This application is freeware. 

How to Split files? Read the rest of this entry

[How To]Minimize Window In Windows OS

In Windows with the miniMIZE application you can minimize all windows as a thumbnail in your desktop ,So that you can easily identify them easily .This application is free and it supports Windows XP/Vista. You can even save the applications on desktop so whenever you start your PC the application will start automatically during start-up .You can even change the size of the thumbnail , adjust according to the desktop.

Sample Image:

TO DOWNLOAD: miniMIZE

Delete Files Permanently Using UltraShedder

Most of the people think that once we delete the files from Recycle the files are permanently but it can be easily retrieved using recovery software which are available free on internet. So to delete the files permanently from the PC use UltraShedder application . Read the rest of this entry

[How To]Remove Fake Antivirus Program

There are many fake antivirus programs available on the internet which causes damages the computer.Once they are installed in the PC they are very hard to remove .The fake antivirus may contain trojan , worms, spyware etc ;  they wont allow the user to uninstall them , you need a separate program to uninstall these applications ,So to remove the fake antivirus program use the application Remove-Fake-Antivirus application which is free  .This application is a portable one so no need to install .Just download the application and scan the PC and remove the fake antivirus. Read the rest of this entry

Free Antivirus For Mac

Sophos is an security application for Mac Users , which is used for protecting against malicious objects. Sophos is a free and real-time application for protecting Mac from any malicious objects .Sophos protects your computer from viruses , worms ,Trojan , Adware , spyware ,etc. Sophos antivirus doesn’t slow down the computer while scanning and doesn’t annoy the user with any messages. Sophos antivirus is an easy-to-use application . Read the rest of this entry

All in One Rescue Kit For PC

Paragon rescue kit

Paragon Rescue Kit consists of multiple functions which are used for securing the computer in-case of any malfunctions as well as for recovering the files and folders . Paragon Rescue Kit is a freeware application by Paragon.With the Paragon Rescue Kit you can recover the files/ folders easily . You can even correct errors when there is an problem in boot sectors . With Paragon Rescue Kit you can export files/folders from partition to another local disk , burn files/folders in CD/DVD in case of system failure . Read the rest of this entry

Recover Deleted Files From PC

recuva

We may sometime delete files accidentally without noticing  , So to recover the files there is a free software called “Recuva” which is an easily accessible application by Piriform.Ltd.With Recuva application you can undelete the any files from your computer .You can even undelete the files from damaged or formatted disks/drives . The advantage is that you can recover Read the rest of this entry