Transfer Dropbox Data to Google Drive

I need to migrate a client from Dropbox to Google Drive and am looking for a utility to do a cloud to cloud sync. I've looked at a dozen or so apps that do what I'm looking for, but choosing one seems like a crapshoot. They all seem to have some type of limitation, either low data caps, bandwidth throttling, lack of technical support. I'm hoping someone can recommend an app or service you've actually used or have confidence in. It doesn't have to be free.

This is to move approximately 700 GB of data and would be a one-time sync. Dependability, speed, trustworthiness, and support are the key things I'm looking for. Any suggestions are appreciated.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
This is to move approximately 700 GB of data and would be a one-time sync

One time makes this easy to comprehend. Get a 1 TB USB Hard drive (inexpensive and reusable). Copy the Dropbox data to the USB hard drive. Time but no limitations. Now copy it back to Google.
Andrew LeniartIT Consultant & Freelance JournalistCommented:
A client of mine had a very similar need about a year or so ago (only about ~150 GB of data though) and needed to transfer from Dropbox Business to OneDrive. He ended up settling on a service called MultCloud. I helped him through the process at the time and it was quite easy. I just had a look to double check and see that MultCloud also supports Dropbox to Google Drive transfers as well.

He only kept his account for a month because once his data was transferred, he cancelled his dropbox service because the job was done. Transferring by downloading to a local drive and uploading again wasn't an option due to the lousy upload speeds we have here in Australia.

Speed of transfer was pretty good and you can sync one way or both. Not the cheapest solution around, but support was quite good. Looking at their Pricing Page it looks like your cheapest option would be a Yearly Unlimited Data Traffic account for $119.90 to transfer all of your data in one swoop, unless you wanted to purchase a monthly plan and stagger the amount of data transferred each month so as not to exceed your monthly limit. Was quite a good service from the limited use I experienced with it.

Hope that's helpful.

Regards, Andrew
CTSLAAuthor Commented:
Thank  you for the response, John. That won't work well for us because the last time we did something similar, it took days just to upload to Dropbox, the computer was tied up during that time, plus it severely degraded internet service at client site during the upload. That's the main reason I'm looking for a cloud to cloud sync, so it won't use up bandwidth or the PC at client location.
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CTSLAAuthor Commented:
Andrew, Multicloud was one of the services I looked at, but I did not recognize that the yearly plan was unlimited and could be cancelled after a month. Thanks for pointing that out. Initially I was leaning toward cloudhq.net and using the same method. I'll wait and see if any more suggestions come in and, if not, I'll choose between one of those two. The fact that you actually used the service  and were happy with it is good info.
Andrew LeniartIT Consultant & Freelance JournalistCommented:
No worries CTSLA. I've never used cloudhq.net so can't comment on how well that may work, but I can say that it was a very simple process with MultCloud. We just connected both Dropbox and OneDrive and then started the sync. Worked very well and no issues or support was needed.

Good luck.

Regards, Andrew
abbas abdullaCommented:
Hi,

There is an application called ifttt (If this then that) you can use it to sync between Dropbox and G drive.
Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
I found the best way is to use the sync client for each product.  

The only caveat is you need to be on Dropbox business or pro. If you don't have it, it may be worth purchasing for a month. I think there is a free trial too.  The new Google Drive client is also a sync client.  

The sync client's allow you to view files as if they are local but they are in the cloud.  I recently moved about 150 gigs this way by dragging and dropping.  It does take a while because there is encryption taking place.  There were a few files that did not make it and there was a log. The files didn't make it were odd ball files that were either already damaged or tiny text files I think came from a Mac OS drive.

That was my one time solution.
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