Combine cloud storage solutions to get even more space.

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This application is very easy to use once you have connected up all your different cloud based storage. It comes with Google Drive built in and you can add all your other cloud based storage simply by selecting them from the "Add Cloud Drives" option. The only complication here is that it looks like there are only seventeen other storage options. Unless your screen is wide enough to leave a blank space to the right of the storage options that is wider than the individual options you don't get a scroll bar and so there is no way of telling that there is actually a further block of nine additional cloud based storage options hidden off the bottom of the page. This doesn't cause any problems once you discover that they are there. In my 960 pixel wide browser the right column of options were chopped off and there were no scroll bars at all.

To connect another cloud storage to your account simply select which of the twenty six that you want to connect to and press the Next button. You will then be asked to provide the necessary credentials to hook up the particular cloud based storage. A number of options are also provided to allow you to link into other cloud based resources by providing additional information.

All transfers between the different accounts you connect to this service use encrypted connections between the services so that the data is kept secure during the transfer. MultCloud also guarantee that none of the data is kept on their server so your data is only ever held in the cloud based storage you loaded it to yourself. Even the login credentials for your various cloud based storage are not saved as the system uses OAuth where the cloud based storage systems themselves give specific access to multCloud that you can cancel at any time from within each cloud storage.

There are a number of options that can be configured for transfers so you can tell the transfer what you want it to do if the file already exists at the destination. This can include comparing the creation time, or the file size in determining whether to overwrite the file or skip the transfer. Another option is to rename files that share the same name. You can also define filters to determine specifically which files to transfer (or which to not transfer). Finally you get the choice of starting the transfer now or scheduling it to start at a later time.

All of the actual data transfers are done by code running on MultCloud that accesses the two cloud based services in order to transfer the data from one to the other. Your own computer is not involved in this process beyond requesting the transfer in the first place and so the transfer can run without you needing to keep your computer on.

The Multcloud service allows you to link your cloud storage together while the browser extensiona> allows you to monitor transfers between them without having to open the service.

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