Free Cloud Backup is becoming a popular method to save data. Amazon Cloud Drive offers free Cloud Storage. Here is how to use Online Backup service of Amazon. This Free Cloud Backup guide is a practical example of using a Free Cloud Service. We must remind you, although this is Amazon Cloud, this Free Cloud Backup is actually a Free Cloud service. Free Cloud has certain risks which we wrote about before. You must read that article if you are going to use this free Cloud Backup to Amazon Cloud Drive guide for serious usage.?Free Cloud Backup is always risky.
How this free Cloud Backup to Amazon Cloud Drive works
Amazon Cloud Drive is your hard drive in the cloud – a Free Cloud Backup drive. Securely store your music, videos, photos, and documents online and access them from anywhere using this free Cloud Backup to Amazon Cloud Drive. You can map a virtual drive on your operating system or use a software or can use it directly to use this free Cloud Backup to Amazon Cloud Drive service right from Amazon Web Console.
Using a third party software or map a virtual drive to use free Cloud Backup to Amazon Cloud Drive
We do not recommend to mount virtual hard disk for a free Cloud Backup service on your own computer using applications like Gladinet. If it is Windows, the risk is more. You will see lot of websites are promoting Gladinet in this way – all are paid post by Gladinet kind of softwares. Never use a?free Cloud Backup without an API key.
Second way to access free Cloud Backup is to use our preferred way – using a Open Source (free) software named Cyber Duck. It used an API pair. For this you will need Amazon Web Services (AWS ) Account. It is for Amazon S3.
Using? free Cloud Backup to Amazon Cloud Drive from browser
This is the best way to use the free Cloud Backup to Amazon Cloud Drive. Simple create an account an login. You can access the free Cloud Backup space from : amazon.com/clouddrive
We highly suggest to make your backups *.tar.gz or rar to upload and use your free cloud backup and then click the appropriate folder and click the upload button. The reason to tar them are –
- It will save a lot of space on your limited Free Cloud Backup on Amazon Cloud Drive
- You can easily download at faster rate
If you are using S3, you can easily pull it using wget command on your Linux PC / Server