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Alternatives to Box

Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, Microsoft SharePoint, and Nextcloud are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Box.
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What is Box and what are its top alternatives?

The Box API gives you access to the content management features you see in our web app and lets you extend them for use in your own app. It strives to be RESTful and is organized around the main resources you’re familiar with from the Box web interface.
Box is a tool in the File Storage category of a tech stack.

Top Alternatives to Box

  • Dropbox

    Dropbox

    Harness the power of Dropbox. Connect to an account, upload, download, search, and more. ...

  • OneDrive

    OneDrive

    Outlook.com is a free, personal email service from Microsoft. Keep your inbox clutter-free with powerful organizational tools, and collaborate easily with OneDrive and Office Online integration. ...

  • Google Drive

    Google Drive

    Keep photos, stories, designs, drawings, recordings, videos, and more. Your first 15 GB of storage are free with a Google Account. Your files in Drive can be reached from any smartphone, tablet, or computer. ...

  • Microsoft SharePoint

    Microsoft SharePoint

    It empowers teamwork with dynamic and productive team sites for every project team, department, and division. Share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization. ...

  • Nextcloud

    Nextcloud

    A suite of client-server software for creating and using file hosting services The most deployed self-hosted file share and collaboration platform on the web. Access & collaborate across your devices. ...

  • ceph

    ceph

    In computing,It is a free-software storage platform, implements object storage on a single distributed computer cluster, and provides interfaces for object-, block- and file-level storage. ...

  • iCloud

    iCloud

    Sign in to iCloud to access your photos, videos, documents, notes, contacts, and more. Use your Apple ID or create a new account to start using Apple services. ...

  • Alfresco

    Alfresco

    Alfresco Platform is an open, modern and secure system that intelligently activates process and content to accelerate the flow of business. ...

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Dropbox

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PROS OF DROPBOX
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    Easy to work with
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    Free
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    Popular
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    Shared file hosting
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    'just works'
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    No brainer
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    Integration with external services
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    Simple
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    Good api
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    Least cost (free) for the basic needs case
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    It just works
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    Convenient
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    Accessible from all of my devices
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    Command Line client
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    Can even be used by your grandma
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    Synchronizing laptop and desktop - work anywhere
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    Mac app
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    Sync API
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    Beautiful UI
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    Ability to pay monthly without losing your files
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    Extended version history
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    Delta synchronization
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    Cross platform app
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    Reliable
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    Cons
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    YC Company
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    Pros
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    What a beautiful app
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    The more the merrier
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    So easy
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    For when client needs file without opening firewall
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    Easy/no setup
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    Easy to work with
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    Everybody needs to share and synchronize files reliabl
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    Everybody needs to share and synchronize files reliably
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    Backups, local and cloud
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    Easy to use
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    Personal vs company account is confusing
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    Replication kills CPU and battery

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Jorge Cortell
Founder & CEO at Kanteron Systems · | 1 upvote · 126.3K views

We originally used Dropbox as an easy way to store and share documents, but moved to the much more powerful and convenient Google Drive, although we still use Dropbox occasionally.

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OneDrive

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Save your files and photos to OneDrive and get them from any device, anywhere
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      Google Drive

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        Easy to use
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        Gmail integration
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        Enough free space
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        Collaboration
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        Stable service
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        Desktop and mobile apps
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        Offline sync
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        Apps
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        15 gb storage
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        Add-ons
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        Integrates well
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        Easy to use
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        Simple back-up tool
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        Linux terminal transfer tools
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        Amazing
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        Beautiful
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        Fast upload speeds
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        The more the merrier
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        So easy
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        Wonderful
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        It has grown to a stable in the cloud office
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        Butt
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        Best thing ever
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        G Suite integration
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        A
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        Got
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        WOW!!!!! i can make google slides
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        House
      CONS OF GOOGLE DRIVE
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        Organization via web ui sucks
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        Not a real database

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      Joshua Dean Küpper
      CEO at Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) · | 3 upvotes · 118.8K views

      We use Nextcloud for company-file-management, personal work-documents and for collaborative work (through collabora), organize our #TODOs, that are not covered by the Bugtracker. Existing solutions either were very expensive ( Google Drive ), missed a lot of features ( Trello ) or were pretty much overloaded with features ( Wekan within Sandstorm ).

      That made Nextcloud ud our natural fit for our company management and we're convinced of its integrations and flexibility.

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      Jorge Cortell
      Founder & CEO at Kanteron Systems · | 1 upvote · 126.3K views

      We originally used Dropbox as an easy way to store and share documents, but moved to the much more powerful and convenient Google Drive, although we still use Dropbox occasionally.

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      Microsoft SharePoint

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      PROS OF MICROSOFT SHAREPOINT
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        Great online support
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        Perfect version control
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        Stable Platform
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        Seamless intergration with MS Office
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        Secure
      CONS OF MICROSOFT SHAREPOINT
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        Rigid, hard to add external applicaions
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        User interface. Steep learning curve, old-fashioned

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      Nextcloud

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      PROS OF NEXTCLOUD
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        Joshua Dean Küpper
        CEO at Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) · | 3 upvotes · 118.8K views

        We use Nextcloud for company-file-management, personal work-documents and for collaborative work (through collabora), organize our #TODOs, that are not covered by the Bugtracker. Existing solutions either were very expensive ( Google Drive ), missed a lot of features ( Trello ) or were pretty much overloaded with features ( Wekan within Sandstorm ).

        That made Nextcloud ud our natural fit for our company management and we're convinced of its integrations and flexibility.

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        ceph

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              Alfresco

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