Amazon introduced a new online storage service called Amazon Cloud Drive. This service gives you 5GB of free online storage space. Here you can store documents, music, pictures, videos and many other files. You can upload or download files from your Cloud Drive account through web browser. File upload size is limited to 2 GB per file. Amazon Cloud Drive is completely an online storage, you can upload files and download through the web browser using your Amazon.com account.
As you have 5GB of free storage and single file maximum size is 2GB, this service is very useful to back up your big files, many other similar services limited the file size to 100MB, 300MB like that. Amazon Cloud Drive is cheaper than Amazon S3, but Cloud Drive is purely storage service, so you cannot use it like Amazon S3.
The songs or albums you have purchased from Amazon MP3 store can be directly stored in Cloud Drive. All your backed up songs or albums can be downloaded at any time. Even you can listen this songs from any where on your web browser through Amazon Cloud Player or in Cloud Player for Android. But Cloud Player and Amazon music store is only available for US residents only. Amazon Cloud Drive is available world wide.
Cloud Drive offers paid storage up to 1000GB, the plans are billed annually. Plans and Pricing is shown in the image below.
Get 20GB Cloud Drive Storage free for one year
If you purchase an album from Amazon MP3 store, you will get 20GB of Cloud Drive storage free of charge for one year from the date of your purchase. You can claim this offer with less than 1$, Because you can find many albums which costs less than 1$ in Amazon MP3 store, purchase and grab this offer, remember this is only for the next one year, after that you will be charged 20$/year for 20GB if you want to keep it.
Need more details? Go to Cloud Drive page at Amazon.