• Navigation
  • open search





Editors' Review

IDrive is a universal online backup tool that lets you sync your files across Windows, OS X, iOS, and Android devices.


Storage: 1TB is a lot of storage, perfect for computer backup.

Familiar interface: IDrive's main shell looks like a modern antivirus program or utility app. Tabs run along the left column, and a main window lets you interact with your saved backups or schedule new ones.

Sharing: IDrive enables you to send files via email. It opens up a Web app where you can browse shared directories, from which you can then directly download files. It's a common approach that's similar to many other file-sharing services.

Multiplatform: IDrive has a consistent experience across Windows and Mac clients, making it easy to jump between operating systems and keep your files.


Ease of use: IDrive has a lot of power set features but still doesn't match the ease of use of similar apps, like Dropbox. Though it's definitely not as complex as more advanced backup applications, like Acronis, IDrive does require exploration if you want to take full advantage of features like syncing.

Offset guides: Certain elements seem out of place and unpolished, such as uncentered descriptions and the occasional visual help description that doesn't point where it should.

Sync: The app offers unclear direction on how to add syncing on multiple devices. There are no breadcrumbs or links to the App Store.

Bottom Line

IDrive provides ample storage for most common needs. It may not be the prettiest or most flashy storage option on the block, but IDrive's multiplatform compatibility and generous storage space outweigh the minor design quirks.

read more +


Latest Stories
'Brainchild' producer Jerry Kolber shares his favorite apps

'Brainchild' producer Jerry Kolber shares his favorite apps

The veteran producer and brainchild behind the new Netflix kids' science series says that salvation...

Read more
The best alternatives to OneNote for capturing all your dazzling ideas

The best alternatives to OneNote for capturing all your dazzling ideas

OneNote is flexible and much liked. But if it doesn't work exactly like you want, you have plenty of...

Read more
How to use the Google Backup and Sync desktop app like a pro

How to use the Google Backup and Sync desktop app like a pro

Google Drive is more than an app or a website -- you can also install it on your PC.

Read more
User Reviews

Update Your Review

Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

show reviews

Full Specifications


Publisher IDrive Inc.
Publisher web site
Release Date July 10, 2015
Date Added July 10, 2015


Category Internet Software
Subcategory Online Storage & Data Backup

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 19.97MB
File Name IDriveWinSetup.exe


Total Downloads 13,222
Downloads Last Week 2


License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
Report a problem