DropBox vs iCloud


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DropBox
Dropbox is a Web-based file hosting service that uses cloud computing to enable users to store and share files and folders with others across the Internet using file synchronization. There are both free and paid services, each with varying options. In comparison to similar services, Dropbox offers a relatively large number of user clients across a variety of desktop and mobile operating systems. DropBox alternatives for enterprise are: Box, Microsoft SharePoint, Office 365.
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iCloud
iCloud is cloud service done right. It stores your music, photos, apps, calendars, documents, and more. And wirelessly pushes them to all your devices.
Comparing DropBox vs iCloud is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like iCloud has more user-friendly interface than DropBox because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that DropBox is more popular than iCloud

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Dropbox Paper gets document previews (in 2017)
- Dropbox updated admin panel for Business users (in 2017)
- Dropbox launched collaboration app Paper globally in 21 languages (in 2017)
- Dropbox adds PDF signing, iMessage integrations (in 2016)
- Dropbox adds a new dashboard for IT admins (in 2016)
- Dropbox launched a new way to scan documents with your phone (in 2016)
- Dropbox will allow users to access cloud-only folders from Windows and Mac (in 2016)
- Dropbox is shutting down its email app Mailbox (in 2015)
- Dropbox allows to edit PDF files on the go (in 2015)
- Dropbox to offer collaboration features to free users (in 2015)

Looks like DropBox was recently more active than iCloud (at least in our news).