MEGA, short for Mega Encrypted Global Access, is a new cloud storage and sharing service with 50 GB free storage space. It is a hands-on with the encrypted cloud storage service including email, voice calling, video streaming and instant messaging. So far, MEGA is a Web-based end to end encryption file storage service encrypts your files in the browser before uploading then to MEGA’s servers. Besides, you can add other MEGA users to your contact list, and you can share your files with others by dragging and dropping which is very convenient for users.
Why would you like to migrate files from MEGA to another?
Although MEGA is a convenient cloud storage service for users, it still has many bugs. For example, MEGA may keep telling you there was a log-in error even though you entered the right username and password sometimes. Thus, you may lose access to a dummy account because MEGA doesn’t have an account recovery process.
Thus, if you want to use MEGA, do not rely on it, at least, you should create a backup for it on your local hard drive or other external hard drive, or other cloud services. Besides, MEGA only has 50 GB used for free, and that may not enough for you. Thus, you may need to create multiple accounts or use multiple cloud services. And so, you may want to migrate files from one account to another, or from your MEGA to another cloud storage. But how to migrate files from MEGA to another?
How to migrate files from MEGA to another cloud storage?
Download and Re-upload
Download all files and re-upload to another is a way to migrate files from MEGA to another cloud service.
First, download the files you want to transfer to your local hard drive or an external hard drive. Right-click the folder or files you want to transfer, then, select Download and choose one to download it to another hard drive.
As we mentioned above, you can download it to your local hard drive or external hard drive. Here we store it to your local D: drive.
Then, you can upload the downloaded files/folders to another cloud server. For example, if you want to migrate files from MEGA to Google Drive, you can upload the downloaded files/folder to Google Drive. Click NEW, and select File upload. Select the folder you downloaded from MEGA on D: drive. After seconds, it will be upload to your Google Drive.
However, there are many aspects can effect on the download and upload. The speed will depend on how large the file/folder is, the larger file/folder will take more time. It is also effected by the network speed. What’s important is that you must online while you migrate files from MEGA to another cloud service, and the computer should not be off, which would inconvenient for users if the file is so large that needs more time to finish.
Considering those inconvenient aspects, here we will introduce you other faster ways to move files from MEGA to another.
To transfer data from MEGA to another cloud storage service, here we highly recommend you MultCloud, a free cloud storage manager, which can put multiple cloud drives into one for managing files and transferring files across cloud drives safely. MultCould is much more flexible, it will migrate files even you shut down your computer. Besides, MultCloud supports kinds of cloud drives including Dropbox, Box, AmazonS3, WebDAV, Google Drive, OneDrive, FTP, Copy, Amazon, Cloudme, Cubby, Mydrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, Hidrive, Baidu, MediaFire, ownCloud, Alfresco, Adrive, Flickr, HubiC, Mysql, Evermote, MEGA.
Add drives to MultCloud
First, get into the website of MultCloud, click Create an Account to sign up for free.
Then, Input your email, username and password to register in MultCloud. Activate your account by clicking the link sent from MultCloud.
Then, you can use it to manage your cloud drives. to migrate files from MEGA to another cloud drive, here you need add MEGA to MultCloud. Click Add Cloud Drives, select MEGA, then, click Next.
Here, enter the information of your MEGA to add it.
Then, you need decide the destination drives and use the same way to add another cloud drive which you want to migrate the files to. You can choose anyone we mentioned above. Here we take an example for transferring files from MEGA to Google Drive. Add your Google Drive to MultCloud. Click Add Cloud Drive, and select Google Drive.
If you already have a Google Account, Google Drive does not need you to input the information, just click Add Google Drive Account, it will connect to your Google account automatically through web-based.
Migrate files from MEGA to another drive with MultCloud
After adding your cloud drives to MultCloud, you need consider how to migrate files from MEGA to another drive. MultCloud provides you four ways to migrate files from one to another.
You can copy the files from MEGA to another cloud drives directly. Right click the file, select Copy.
Then, click the cloud drive you want to move the file on. Here we click Google Drive, and right click the blank space, select Paste to store the file on the blank space, or you can paste the file to any other folders.
Transfer is a great feature of MultCloud. With this feature, you can migrate files from one cloud to another directly. It is the most convenient way. Click Transfer at the top to open the utility, select the directory you want to transfer (MEGA) and select the target directory you want to save the files to (Google Drive).
- Options is for you to set up more. It has three tabs for satisfying different migrating requirements, such as send email notification when completing this task, exclude/include certain files from being transfer.
- Name is for you to edit task name to distinguish with other files.
- MultCloud supports you do a schedule transferring. If you want to, click Schedule Later under the Run Now tab to set up.
Actually, besides those two ways, MultCloud provides you many other ways to migrate files from MEGA to another cloud service, like “Copy to”, “Drag and Drop”. Anyway, with the free APP MultCloud, how to migrate files from MEGA to another cloud storage should be a simple question, and it will be more flexible. MultCloud supports you sync cloud drive, move files from Dropbox to MEGA, copy file scheduled, etc. It is also a power cloud storage drives manager, which you can use to copy, move, delete, preview files by right-clicking the context.