Who does not like taking pictures and saving them. Ever since camera smartphones have come into our lives, we capture every small and big memory of our life in the picture through the camera. However, storing every picture on the device is a difficult task. Especially when your phone’s storage is very low. If you want to keep every picture in your phone without losing storage, then you need some photo apps that can store your photos in the cloud that are also absolutely free.
There are many photo apps for Android and iPhone users, which provide cloud storage process. But not every app on Play Store or App Store is easy to use and neither do you get much free storage facility. For your convenience, we have prepared a list of 5 such apps, which you can easily install and use on your device and can save your photos in the instant cloud.
Google Photos is a very popular way to save photos online. This app gives you backup of unlimited photos up to 16 megapixel resolution, that is also absolutely free. Users using Android and iOS can easily access the web directly through photos.google.com. Apart from photos, you can use Google Photo App to save videos with unlimited 1080 pixel resolution. Google Photos recently received an update, after which the app added manual face tagging and private messaging features.
If for some reason you do not want to use Google Photos app to save your photos, then Dropbox is the option for you. In this app you get features like camera upload and screenshot backup. Dropbox cloud storage is available on Android and iOS platforms, apart from this you can also use it online through dropbox.com. In this app you get 2 GB free storage. Users can choose plans with cloud storage up to 3 TB. Dropbox claims that the app supports more than 35 image file types. There is a photo tab next to it, with which you can search the content of your choice.
For those who are iPhone or iPad users, Apple Photos is the best option. Apple Photo provides you up to 5 GB of cloud storage through iCloud, in which you can store photos and videos. Apart from this, you can also use iCloud Photos feature in your iPhone. For this, you have to go to Settings and go to Photo. After that Apple will automatically save your photos and videos to your cloud storage. Apart from this, there are also paid iCloud plans, in which you are provided with storage up to 2 TB. There is no separate app for Apple Photos for Android users. But they can access their iCloud account by visiting icloud.com on their device.
For some reason you cannot use Google Photos, Dropbox and iCloud to store your photos or videos, Microsoft OneDrive is created for you. Microsoft gives you up to 5 GB of free One Drive cloud storage, though it is only for first-time signing-in users. Apart from this, if you have an Office 365 account, then you can also increase your storage by 1 TB by connecting to it. OneDrive comes with the camera backup feature, so it automatically uploads photos and videos to your account.
The last app that you can include in your list is ‘Box’. This app gives you cloud storage of up to 10 GB with 250 MB per file limit. You can easily upload your favorite photos using the Box app. This app also allows full screen preview of 200 file types. Apart from this, many files available on the box account can be shared through a link.
app, it is quite convenient to store photos online by getting cloud storage access. However, there are many types of risks with such storage, such as being hacked. Hackers can easily view and download stored photos and videos by hacking your cloud account. For this it is necessary that you put necessary security on your account.