Generally, when you need to upload data from one cloud to another cloud, you need to download files from this cloud to your local disk first, and then upload from the local disk to another cloud disk. It is a waste of time. With MultCloud, you can easily transfer data from one cloud service to another without downloading to local disk first then re-uploading. The features of MultCloud will help you save lots of time.
To transfer files between clouds:
Step 1: Create an account in the official website of MultCloud. If you do not want to create one account, you could click "Guest Access" so you'll get one temp account immediately.
Step 2: Add the cloud services that you need to transfer data by clicking "Add Cloud", select them and follow the guidance to add them into MultCloud account one by one.
Step 3: Click "Cloud Transfer" tab, then you will see the below interface. Select any one cloud as the source cloud and destination cloud. We take Dropbox and Google Drive as example here.
Step 4: Select the directory in Dropbox that you want to transfer, then select the target directory on Google Drive that you want to save it.
Tips: You can rename the transfer task by using the "Task 1" field to help you distinguish it from other tasks.
Step 5: Click "Transfer Now" to start transferring.
After clicking the "Transfer Now" button, you may click Task List button to see the details of the transfer process. Please click the arrow icon to check it.
After the data transfer successfully, if you want to modify or manage tasks, you could also go to Task List, as for more details, please refer to How to manage transfer/sync tasks of MultCloud.
To schedule transfer task:
If you want to transfer the source directory regularly, you can also enable "Schedule" so that you can back up your important data in time.
When you create a new transfer task, you will see the "Schedule" option. Or if you have create the transfer task but you have not enable the "Schedule" feature, you can enable it under Task List, click the three-line button of the corresponding task then select “Schedule”.
When you tick "Schedule", you could see the following three modes. You could choose the one that you need.
- Daily: Run only once: Set a time point in the future to perform the transfer task only once. Run Everyday: Set a time point to perform the transfer task once a day. You can set three different times to run the transfer task three times a day.
- Weekly: Choose a specific day for the transfer task from Monday to Sunday. Set a time point and the program will automatically perform the transfer at this time on the chosen day(s) every week.
- Monthly: Choose a time point on a specific day of each month to perform the transfer task. Choose a time point on a specific day from the calendar to perform the transfer task every month and you can select multiple days on the calendar.
To configure the transfer task:
You could specify some additional settings for the transfer task under "Options".
If the destination location contains the same name of the source files, you can choose the following solutions to handle it.
- Skip the file. (When you do not want to transfer the same name of the source files to target directory, you could tick this option.)
- Overwrite if source newer. (This option will overwrite the old date of the files on target directory to save the new date of the files.)
- Overwrite if different size. (The source file will overwrite the file in the target directory, no matter which one is larger or smaller.)
- Overwrite if different size or source newer. (The target files will be overwrite when the time or size is different.)
- Always overwrite. (The target files always be overwritten.)
- Rename. (The target files always be renamed.)
Tick "Delete all source files after transfer is complete" if you want to clear transferred files in source drive after migration completes.
Tick "Keep file modification date (Supports Dropbox, Google Drive, G Suite)" helps you keep the file modification date after transferring files to Dropbox, Google Drive and G Suit. But it only supports in Dropbox, Google Drive and G Suite at present.
The "Automatically rename the files with special characters and generate a script file" option, if files in the source cloud drive have special character in filename that is not allowed in the target cloud drive, the files will be renamed automatically during the transfer process and a log.html file will be created in the root directory on target cloud drive.
You could enable "Email Notification" so you will know whether the task is complete or not. In unattended operations, a notification can be emailed containing the result of the task.
You could also filter files with certain file format during migration by configure "Filter". If you want to filter some specific type of files on source directory, you can enable this option to include or exclude files of a particular type.
Specify the files that you need to ignore/exclude. For example, enter a file extension mp4, then add it