Allo vs. MEGA

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Allo
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Allo is a remote workspace made for asynchronous communication and remote teams. With interactive and visual spaces, teams are able to collaborate around, strategy, design, proposals, initiatives, and processes. This is done with Allo's interactive spaces. Allo includes: Creating interactive documents consisting of images, graphics, diagrams, text, and video Previewing documents and PDF's Previewing Microsoft Office documents Editing Google Suite…
$12
per month per user
MEGA
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Launched in 2013, MEGA is a zero-knowledge cloud storage provider that delivers user-controlled end-to-end encryption, with an emphasis on easy accessibility.N/A
Pricing
AlloMEGA
Editions & Modules
Team
$12
per month
Enterprise
Custom
No answers on this topic
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AlloMEGA
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsDiscounts for annual subscriptions , as well as startups and educational institutions.
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Features
AlloMEGA
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Allo
8.0
3 Ratings
2% above category average
MEGA
-
Ratings
Task Management7.93 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Access8.73 Ratings00 Ratings
Search7.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Visual planning tools8.33 Ratings00 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
Allo
7.0
3 Ratings
14% below category average
MEGA
-
Ratings
Chat7.43 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications6.73 Ratings00 Ratings
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
Allo
8.0
3 Ratings
1% below category average
MEGA
8.7
1 Ratings
3% above category average
Video files8.33 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Audio files8.73 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Document collaboration8.73 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Advanced security features7.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Google Drive7.33 Ratings00 Ratings
Device sync8.02 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Versioning00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Access control00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
File search00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Cloud Storage Security & Administration
Comparison of Cloud Storage Security & Administration features of Product A and Product B
Allo
-
Ratings
MEGA
8.7
1 Ratings
1% above category average
User and role management00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
File organization00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Device management00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Cloud Storage Platform
Comparison of Cloud Storage Platform features of Product A and Product B
Allo
-
Ratings
MEGA
9.7
1 Ratings
13% above category average
Performance00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Reliability00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Storage Reports00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
AlloMEGA
Likelihood to Recommend
8.7
(3 ratings)
9.0
(4 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(1 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
AlloMEGA
Likelihood to Recommend
Allo
Allo is ideal for brainstorming, designing, and presenting information in a remote company. With its easy-to-use tools and modern, minimalistic, and non-intrusive interface these kinds of tasks can be done in Allo beautifully. However, it was difficult for us to have a detailed project schedule (with automatic reminders for tasks and subtasks). To sum up, Allo is a perfect digital paper canvas but currently, it lacks automation features.
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MEGA - The Privacy Company
MEGA is great for storing and syncing files across devices. It has a great web interface, as well as a sync tool for desktop and a mobile app that works very well on iPhone. (I have not used the Android version of the app.) I like the overall usability, as well as some of the features like the QR code and contact list functionality. I like the file versioning and file management features as well. What works less well for me is collaboration with other users, and file sharing among users. I have not been able to find a way to view all files shared with me from other users in the same view as my own files. In fact, when files are shared with me, the only way I have been able to locate them is through Notifications, which is sub-par. I would much prefer to see all shared folders alongside my files, without having to make a copy of the shared folder, thus losing the ability to sync with another user's changes, as well as using up my storage space.
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Pros
Allo
  • The user interface is very user friendly
  • The features provided allow for a wide variety of ways for teams to collaborate on projects together.
  • customer support is incredibly responsive and fast to address any questions or concerns.
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MEGA - The Privacy Company
  • Mega is very easy to use
  • Mega has a solid referral program unlike others
  • Mega is very secure
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Cons
Allo
  • more views for projects
  • more templates
  • task management options inside a canvas (deadlines, recurring etc)
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MEGA - The Privacy Company
  • Sometimes the download rate drops by a lot, so the downloads take much longer.
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Usability
Allo
No answers on this topic
MEGA - The Privacy Company
Clean, contemporary UI that is heavily polished and works great. You can tell they did a lot of user testing with this, and have a top notch UI design team that really cares about the customer. A highly user-friendly service across platforms and form factors, I found their web, desktop and mobile apps to all be impeccably designed and consistent.
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Support Rating
Allo
Support is quick to respond and assist with any issue or question
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MEGA - The Privacy Company
While I have never contacted customer support, there is a large user community that has posted solutions on third party websites to a number of common questions like how to share files, and how to access files that have been shared with you. When I received a 40 GB shared file, I was not able to find how to access it until I searched on Google to find a solution, which was easy to find. The large user community helps with support tremendously.
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Alternatives Considered
Allo
Miro is a direct competitor for Allo. It has more features and integrations but Allo appeals much more to us because of the easy-to-navigate and elegant interface, as well as speed. Infinity is an all-in-one project management app. It's ideal for detailed project management and keeping tracts of tasks (and other. items) but Allo is much better for designing and brainstorming.
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MEGA - The Privacy Company
The two apps Google Drive and MEGA provided free cloud storage but Google Drive grants just 15 GB not more as free to try, At that time MEGA granted us 50 GB at the beginning of use, which gave us a chance to use it with high capacity.
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Return on Investment
Allo
  • helps improve and maintain productivity
  • The windows app keeps the cpu very busy so can slow other application
  • team collaboration has been improved since using this program
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MEGA - The Privacy Company
  • Positive ROI
  • Easy to implement
  • Substantial additional free storage with referral program
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