In this section we are going to take a look at the free online backup services that support WebDAV. What is WebDAV? With WebDAV (Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning) your online stored files appears on your screen as a networkdrive in My Computer.
Free online backup services that support WebDAV
At this moment 15 free online backup services support WebDAV. Do you know more free online backup provider that supports WebDAV? Please let us know (free.online.backup.services at gmail.com) and we will mention this on this page, so that we can inform other visitors of our site.
|IDrive Sync||5 GB||dav.idrivesync.com|
|PowerFolder Free||5 GB||my.powerfolder.com/webdav|
|Safecopy Backup||3 GB||dav.safecopybackup.com|
|Storage Made Easy (US)||5 GB||webdav.storagemadeeasy.com|
|Storage Made Easy (EU)||5 GB||webdaveu.storagemadeeasy.com|
|Strato HiDrive Free||5 GB||https://webdav.hidrive.strato.com|
* More information how to work with WebDAV in combination with DriveHQ can be found on this page: Regular WebDAV Drive Mapping Solution.
SMEStorage offers the iOS app CloudDAV. With this app you can use WebDav for accessing files from multiple clouds in one WebDav view. This app cost you one time $ 5. CloudDav is adding WebDav access to any clouds added to a SMEStorage account, see a complete list here.
In case you are the owner of a iPhone, take a look at the free app WebDAV Client.
With the new service Otixo you can access online backup providers that supports WebDAV. You need to create a (free trial) account before you can use Otixo.
In case your online backup provider supports WebDAV, it is possible to use some free software and apps to use in combination with WebDAV. We give you some examples of good software that you can use in combination with WebDAV.
NetDrive is a wonderful piece of software. For home use it is completely free! Some features of NetDrive: you can transfer your data by by drag and drop files in windows explorer and it is possible to mount your online storage space as local drive on your computer. Other examples of free WebDAV software: BitKinex, Cyberduck and CarotDAV.
With GoodSync 9 you connect to all online backup services support WebDAV. The GoodSync software has been in the business for many years and is very stable. With this software you can also connect to Windows Live SkyDrive. GoodSync is available in a free version, but this version is very limited, so if you like the software you might consider to buy it for $29.95. By the way, you can download the GoodSync software and try it 30 days with full functionality.
Online Backup Services with paid plans including WebDAV
In case you need WebDAV to access your online files, you could consider to take a subscription to a online backup provider. There a lot of online backup services with paid plan including WebDAV, like FilesAnywhere. An overview of commercial online backup services that offer WebDAV will follow in the next coming weeks.