How much free space do you get with iCloud Drive?

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  1. 212rikanmofo macrumors 65816

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    I am very much looking forward to this feature as I'm currently using dropbox with about 3gb of free space. Does iCloud Drive give you more free space? Or does it use your existing 5gb which I hope not, because that's almost full with all my iCloud backups from my iDevices.
     
  2. bunchofpenguins macrumors member

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    They haven't mentioned an increase in free space so it's most likely still 5gb but the new price for 20gb is only $12/year.
     
  3. Satori macrumors 6502a

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    It's 5gb - confirmed at the keynote yesterday
     
  4. 212rikanmofo thread starter macrumors 65816

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    an additional 5gb or the old 5gb that you originally have to store your icloud backups?
     
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    $11.88 per year.
     
  6. rdej47 macrumors member

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    Please compete with Google drive's $10/month for 1 TB!
     
  7. MasterHowl macrumors 65816

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    5 GB was a joke before iCloud Drive, but now it's just ridiculous :/

    I have 38 GB of free space with DropBox so I can't see myself switching any time soon. It's a real shame, because the whole syncing with iOS devices would be really handy :mad:
     
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  9. T'hain Esh Kelch macrumors 601

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    The same old. You could consider having your backups on your Mac instead of in iCloud.


    Personally I won't be using it. The 50Gb I have free from Dropbox is, well, an order of magnitude more!
     
  10. irnchriz macrumors 65816

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    I have 11 gb on Dropbox and 48gb on onedrive. I only keep Dropbox around because it has a larger single file size limit. If iCloud drive has a >4gb per file size limit then goodbye Dropbox. I will probably get the 200gb deal to start with. The only other place I would store data is box.com which is what we put our clients on.

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    Where are you going after the 2 years free 50gb account runs out?
     
  11. T'hain Esh Kelch macrumors 601

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    Use my free 25Gb for life, without problems.
     
  12. CharlieBrandt09 macrumors 6502

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    I want to know how much the 1TB option will be. If it's under $150/yr, I'm all over it.
     
  13. GlenK macrumors 6502a

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    What is the difference between iCloud drive and dropbox? I'm in the group with DB that has tons of free space and it already syncs across all my devices.

    To those testing the new OS, what's the advantage of iCloud drive?
     
  14. MonkeySee.... macrumors 68040

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    I'm keen to see how this works with iPhoto/Aperture. If i could use this to back up my images and also have them accessible across my devices would blow my socks off.
     
  15. Dave245 macrumors 601

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    Personally i'm hoping that the photo's on the new Photo app will be able to be stored on the phone and mac rather than just uploaded to iCloud. I prefer to have my photo's on my device. I'm not sure what the price for extra storage will be for us in the UK.
     
  16. Cloudsurfer macrumors 65816

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    Not everyone has that many friends. The basic Dropbox is still 2 GB.

    At any rate, I'm going for the 200GB plan. At only 4$/month that's a no brainer for me. I believe DB charges 20$ for that.
     
  17. TheTuesdaydude macrumors newbie

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    Hmm i thought the 200GB plan was for iCloud Photo Library!?
     
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  19. mmomega macrumors demi-god

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    Heck, I'd be willing to go 2TB+ if that was available.
     
  20. Apple blogger macrumors 6502a

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    So what everyone's saying is that, your backup, iCloud photos, iCloud drive, all in one 5 GB scheme?

    And, does the iCloud backup still have camara roll backup of photos taken, and uploaded to iCloud stream....

    And is my photostream still there? Or is it converted into the new iCloud photos?
     
  21. bunchofpenguins macrumors member

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    You're complaining about $12/year for 200gb? Seriously?
     
  22. matt2053 macrumors 6502a

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    It's 20 additional GB, so for $0.99 a month you actually get 25 GB of storage.
     
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    This is important work you are doing here brand.
     
  24. iMacBooked macrumors 6502a

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    So it looks like it really is only the same 5 GB for everything, and not an extra free 5 GB for iCloud Drive... Damn you apple. Well, I guess time to consider a paid plan then. :)
     
  25. Hustler1337 macrumors 68000

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    Keep hoping bro....


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