Are you someone who loves taking lots of picture or videos of yourself or things but do not have enough storage in your phone? Then you have come to the right place. In today’s blog we are going to be talking about the best online photo and video storage platforms with the help of them you can save any of your photos or video online at any time and you wouldn’t have to worry that much about your phone storage.
Saving photos and videos online has its own advantages. You can securely save it in the cloud that you can access anytime either from the website or from any other device. There is no risk of losing your media. And lastly, you can clean up your device storage and make way for new media.
Now, let’s look at some of the best photos and video storage platforms. Here’s an overview:
Google one is storage for everything, not just your photos and videos but also for your Gmail and everything that you store in Google drive. It comes in different storage options which include 100GB, 200GB, 2TB, 10TB, and 30TB so you can choose according to your need. But keep in mind that they all required subscriptions.
The great thing about Google one is that you can also share your subscription with your family so, you wouldn’t be required to get an individual subscription. Not only that but once you get the subscription you will also get access to Google experts. And if you are an android user then you also get the advantage of back-up and restore.
It is one of the cheapest photo and video storage platforms out there in the market. With Digiboxx you can easily share your files with an email- id and mobile number. Digiboxx has a free account as well but it is free till 20 GB after that you will have to take up the subscription and it comes with monthly and yearly subscriptions.
Digiboxx offers On-demand, real-time editing and access with the help of which you can easily update digital assets on- the- move from your mobile or even your desktop. With the help of this, you can apply metadata smartly for easy search and it lets you upload multiple file formats and sizes.
This platform is the best storage backup option for ios users. It let its users upload any type of file easily and instantly across any web browser through iCloud’s website or device. It is a great tool for photographers who already using an Apple product. The other advantage of it is that it automatically backup your phone. It comes with app syncing functions.
On this platform, you can tag your photos with locations and name, and not only this but the photos can also be added by another iCloud user. You get it for free till 5 GB of storage but after that, you will have to get its subscription.
Microsoft one drive is easily accessible storage for anyone with a Microsoft account. It provides its users with free storage up to 5 GB and after that, you will have to pay if you want to get more storage. The best thing about it is that the premium users also get 30 days of versioning for file recovery (your previous file versions stay with the company for 30 days). Not only this but the premium users also get access to the whole office 365 suite.
Even though it is a Microsoft product it is also available for ios and android users.
Amazon Prime Photos
This storage platform is available only for Amazon prime members. It let users share and store unlimited photos and 5GB video for Prime Members, on your smartphone desktop, or tablet and it tags your photos and videos automatically. The best thing about is that you can even order photo cards, prints, and calendars with free shipping.
Amazon prime photos let its users invite up to 5 of their family and friends to receive unlimited storage for photos. You can also view photos on the Fire TV or echo show. Prime photos have introduced a new feature called Groups with the help of this feature you can share your photos with a larger group.
This is available for USA users only at this moment and is expected to launch in India very soon.
Mega storage service’s topmost priority is user privacy. It provides its user with zero-knowledge encryption for your files. With the Mega storage service, you will get 50 GB of storage for free although this temporary and comes with some conditions. By default, you will get 15 GB of free storage and additional 35 GB storage only for its new users which get expired after 30 days. It let its users download multiple files in the form of a zip file.
According to Mega, all its users get the same transfer speed there is no partiality between free users or its subscribers.
This storage service provides lifetime service with lifetime pricing. pCloud provides its user with full-service support for RAW files. It is one of the most simple storage platforms and it is very easy to use. With one time payment, you will get yourself 2TB of storage for a lifetime. You will also get the benefit of a download bandwidth of 2 TB for sharing photos and videos and uploading is unlimited.
If you are someone who does not like to get a lifetime subscription you can always opt-in for the annual subscription. It also saves your trash history for up to 30 days and you can also custom brand for your shared links.
Flickr is one of the best online photos and video storage platforms available on the market. Its clean and simple user interface makes it very easy to use. Flickr offers its users a great selection of tools like support for both downloading and viewing photos at various resolutions and extensive tagging features. With Flickr, you also get a stats engine that lets you know who is viewing your photos. It also comes with easy drag–and–drop system which lets its users organize the collection of images from you or any other photographers.
You will get unlimited storage if you upgrade to a Pro account.
Piwigo lets you sort your images into batches by location, name, or certain tags. It is a great online storage service platform if you are a photographer. Piwigo provides its own cloud-based storage. It provides unlimited storage but at a price. If you are someone who likes to edit from platforms such as lightroom, digikam, and Shotwell you can easily upload your edited files from these platforms to piwigo. Just like any other online storage platform you can easily manage viewing permissions for individuals, organizations, or groups and can also manage the privacy of your photos.
The metadata organization on this platform makes it easy for you to search and collating photos.
Degoo offers its users free 100 GB of storage and if you want more storage for free you can get it by referring people. But if you do not have anyone to refer this platform to you can their subscription for more storage. You can easily access degoo on mobile apps which are available both on android and ios. Degoo acts as a reliable cloud backup service.
To keep your files secure Degoo includes end-to-end encryption, and it also comes with two-factor authentication using your Google account. The paying subscribers of Degoo also get zero-knowledge encryption and some other features that are not for the free users.
Jiocloud offers its users 2 GB of free online storage if they log in with Gmail or Facebook id. But you will get 5 GB of free storage if you have an existing jio sim. With the help of jiocloud, you can easily sync all your data across all your phone and devices. Users do not have to worry even if they lost their contact from the main device, as the jiocloud will help you get it back.
To make it easy for you to access your folders in online storage jiocloud categorizes them according to their sizes. Jiocloud also comes with auto backup, which lets your files back up automatically.
So these are some of the best Online Photo and Video Storage Platforms. Let us know in the comment section which one you like the most and why? Do you want to make the switch from Google Photos? Also if you have any app in your mind that should be on the list then make sure to comment below. We’ll verify the same and add it to the list.
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