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[Web] Easily transfer files from one cloud storage account to another with Mover
Posted By Kent On August 27, 2013 @ 8:46 AM In World Wide Web | 5 Comments
Moving your files from one cloud storage service to another is quite a hassle. Just imagine how bothersome it would be especially if you have hundreds or thousands of files stored in your cloud storage account. It’s just that there is really no need for you to go through all that trouble. All you need is to sit back, relax and just let those web apps like Mover do all of the hard work.
Mover is a free web application that is developed by a startup company that is currently based in Alberta, Canada. With this application, you can securely transfer or move your files from one cloud storage service to another. This means that you can seamlessly transfer your files from Google Drive to Dropbox to Copy to SugarSync to SkyDrive to AmazonS3, etc. Plus, there is no need for you to download or install any software. Just create a free account, setup or schedule a new transfer and simply wait until everything is all done.
As a free web app, Mover does a pretty good job. It is not perfect in a sense that it still lacks many things and it currently does not support all known cloud storage services. Even so, it is very useful especially if you are frequently dealing with large file transfers. As a matter of fact, here are certain scenarios wherein you can take advantage of the app’s ability to seamlessly move your files from one cloud storage provider to another:
Furthermore, this web application is very easy to use. All you need to do is to create your own free Mover account using your valid email and password. After which, you can instantly access the app’s web user interface. Not only that, you are also entitled to a 10GB worth of file transfers so you can easily move any file type regardless if it’s a collection of high-res photos, videos, office documents, etc. However, you need to keep in mind that you are not allowed to transfer files that would go beyond this limit. So if ever you have a 12GB file that you cannot split into multiple parts, then you need to upgrade your account to Pro. This also means that you need to increase your file transfer limit by paying $1 for every 1GB of data.
In addition, the process of moving your files from one cloud storage to another isn’t difficult to do. Just setup a new transfer, link or add a new source, specify your file’s destination and then you click the “transfer now” button. It is also up to you if you want to move your files at a scheduled date or time. This also means that you can automatically repeat your file transfers according to your preferred schedule. For example, the web app will automatically move your files from Dropbox to Copy within the specified time or date interval – e.g., every hour, every day, every week, every month etc.
So far, I haven’t experienced any serious issues with Mover except for the fact that it failed to link my Dropbox account during my first attempt to initiate a new file transfer. Luckily, it worked during my second attempt. You should also note that the amount of time that it takes to complete a file transfer will eventually depend on the size of your files. It would also be great if this web app could offer support to other cloud storage services such as JustCloud, Mozy, Carbonite, etc.
The primary function of Mover is to move or transfer your files from one cloud storage account to another. It doesn’t go beyond that, but it doesn’t need to because that is the whole purpose of this web app. My favorite aspect of Mover is that you don’t need to download files to your computer to transfer between cloud storage services — Mover handles all that for you. Sure if you transfer a lot of files you will end up needing to pay for it but everyone gets 10GB of free transfers, which should be more than enough for the casual user. All in all, this web app does have some bugs and glitches that need to be ironed out, but is very commendable. Check it out.
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