Google Photos has confirmed that from June 2021, unlimited storage will no longer be free for users. However, there are a number of alternatives to Google Photos to save your videos and photos.
The Mountain View company’s photo storage service is one of the most used by users, and it even comes pre-installed on the vast majority of Android phones. A tool that automatically offers a cloud backup of the videos and photos that are saved in the phone’s gallery.
Starting June 1, 2021, Google Photos will start counting all new photos uploaded from then on toward the 15GB free limit — regardless of file quality. To get more space, you will have to pay a subscription to Google One. So, if you do not want to pay for extra storage, you can always go to these alternatives to Google Photos to store your photos and videos.
Alternatives To Google Photos:
1. Amazon Photos
Amazon Photos — Online shopping giant Amazon has its own unique alternative to Google Photos. It an exclusive service for Amazon Prime customers, which has an annual subscription price of Rs. 999. Amazon Photos offers unlimited and secure storage for photos and videos, respecting the resolution of these files. It also offers the ability to organize your photos and free up space on your mobile phone’s internal memory.
Apple’s cloud storage service, iCloud, is another interesting alternative, especially for those who own an iPhone. With just registering, iCloud offers 5 GB of free storage, although you can also expand the storage plan if you need more space or go for Apple One subscription.
Microsoft OneDrive is one of the most classic alternatives to Google Photos. Like Google Photos, it allows you to save all photos and videos in the cloud and offers the possibility of organizing and accessing them from any device. Available from the browser, Windows 10 and on Android and iOS devices, OneDrive offers a free basic plan with access to 5 GB, a monthly subscription of $1.99 with a limit of 100 GB, another subscription of $69.99 per month with access to 1 TB and a family plan of $99.99 per month and access to 6 TB of storage.
Dropbox is one of the most popular cloud storage services. It offers free space to save photos and videos in the cloud. Service available from any web browser, computer and Android and iOS device. The free version offers storage of up to 2 GB. Dropbox also has a monthly subscription of $9.99 that offers up to 2 TB of storage and a family subscription of $16.99 per month, with the possibility of sharing 2 TB.
Mega is another of the most popular cloud storage services, making it a good alternative to Google Photos. A service that offers up to 50 GB of free storage and the possibility of organizing and accessing photos at any time.
If you know any other alternatives to Google Photos, do feel free to comment below.