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Photo cloud storage , August 2018 review

Overview

Photo cloud storage is a subset of the larger file cloud storage ecosystem. While it's entirely possible to choose a file cloud storage option to store photos -- after all, photos are files -- there are certain dedicated features that can make or break a user's experience if they only plan to use their cloud storage for photos.

Whether you're looking for a cloud storage option that automatically uploads photos from your smartphone, a feature that generates thumbnails from your photos or the ability to keep multiple sizes of the same photo in cloud storage, up next we'll present the leading photo cloud storage providers classified into various segments to make the selection process easier. If you want to make a more data-driven decision on your own, toward the end there's a grid with all the photo cloud storage options and their features, which is used to create the following photo cloud storage segments.

Photo cloud storage feature table

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Provider.Plan Categories Price Storage limit File size limit Versioning & history Bandwidth limit Download limit Comments Remote wipe Share files Share folders Access tools Free trial Syncing / Automatic uploads
Provider.Plan Categories Price Storage limit File size limit Versioning & history Bandwidth limit Download limit Comments Remote wipe Share files Share folders Access tools Free trial Syncing / Automatic uploads
Dropbox Pro 2 3 4 5 1 paid $9.99/month or $99/yearly* [1]  1 TB* [1] [2]  Unlimited & 20 GB (Depending on access tool)* [1]  30 or 365 days (with add-on)*  [1] [2] [3]  200 GB/day*  [1]  Unlimited* [1]  Overall file or specific parts* [1] [2]  Delete files on stolen or unused device[1] [2]  With a link (pwd/expire support) or other dropbox.com users*   [1] [2]  With a link (pwd/expire support) or other dropbox.com users*   [1] [2] [3]  Standard browser (via dropbox.com) and native apps for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, Windows Phone & Kindle Fire[1] [2] [3]  No*  On desktop apps, mobile apps & also camera shots*  [1] [2] [3] 
Dropbox Business 1 2 3 4 5 paid $75/month or $750/yearly*  [1]  5 TB*  [1] [2]  Unlimited & 20 GB (Depending on access tool)* [1]  Unlimited* [1]  200 GB/day*  [1]  Unlimited* [1]  Overall file or specific parts* [1] [2]  Delete files on stolen or unused device[1] [2]  With a link (pwd/expire support) or other dropbox.com users*   [1] [2]  With a link (pwd/expire support) or other dropbox.com users*   [1] [2] [3]  Standard browser (via dropbox.com) and native apps for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, Windows Phone & Kindle Fire[1] [2] [3]  30 days*  With desktop apps & mobile apps* [1] 
Dropbox Basic 1 3 4 5 2 free Free[1]  2 GB* [1] [2]  Unlimited & 20 GB (Depending on access tool)* [1]  30 days* [1]  20 GB/day*  [1]  100,000/day* [1]  Overall file or specific parts* [1] [2]  No With a link or other dropbox.com users*  [1]  With a link or other dropbox.com users*  [1]  Standard browser (via dropbox.com) and native apps for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, Windows Phone & Kindle Fire[1] [2] [3]  On desktop apps, mobile apps & also camera shots*  [1] [2] [3] 
Flickr Free 1 2 3 4 free Free[1]  1 TB* [1] [2]  200 MB (Photos) & 1 GB (Videos)* [1]  No Unlimited* [1] [2]  Unlimited Overall file* [1]  With a link* [1] [2]  With an album, which is a collection of files* [1] [2]  Standard browser (via flickr.com) and native apps for Android and iOS[1]  Always free[1]  With email* [1] [2] 
Flickr Pro 1 2 3 4 paid $5.99/month* [1]  1 TB* [1] [2]  200 MB (Photos) & 1 GB (Videos)* [1]  No Unlimited* [1] [2]  Unlimited Overall file* [1]  With a link* [1] [2]  With an album, which is a collection of files* [1] [2]  Standard browser (via flickr.com) and native apps for Windows, Mac & Android and iOS* [1]  No*  With desktop apps, mobile apps & email[1] [2] 
Flickr Pro+ 1 2 3 4 paid $49.99/year* [1]  1 TB* [1] [2]  200 MB (Photos) & 1 GB (Videos)* [1]  No Unlimited* [1] [2]  Unlimited Overall file* [1]  With a link* [1] [2]  With an album, which is a collection of files* [1] [2]  Standard browser (via flickr.com) and native apps for Windows, Mac & Android and iOS* [1]  No*  With desktop apps, mobile apps & email[1] [2] 
Amazon Cloud Drive Prime photos 2 3 4 5 paid $10.99/month or $99/year* [1] [2]  Unlimited photos & 5 GB other files* [1] [2]  Unlimited & 2 GB (Depending on access tool)* [1]  No Unlimited non-commercial & 'normal' use* [1]  Unlimited non-commercial & 'normal' use* [1]  No With a link*  [1]  With an album, which is a collection of files* [1]  Standard browser (via amazon.com) and native apps for Windows, Mac & mobile Android and iOS[1]  30 days* [1] 
Amazon Cloud Drive storage 2 3 4 5 paid $11.99/year (100 GB), $59.99/year (1 TB) up to $599.99/year (10 TB) in 1 TB increments, $1199.80/year (20 TB), $1799.70/year (30 TB)[1] [2]  100 GB, 1 TB, 2 TB, 3 TB, 4 TB, 5 TB, 6 TB, 7 TB, 8 TB, 9 TB, 10 TB, 20 TB or 30 TB* [1] [2]  Unlimited & 2 GB (Depending on access tool)* [1]  No Unlimited non-commercial & 'normal' use* [1]  Unlimited non-commercial & 'normal' use* [1]  No With a link*  [1]  With an album, which is a collection of files* [1]  Standard browser (via amazon.com) and native apps for Windows, Mac & mobile Android and iOS[1]  90 days[1] 
Google Photos 1 3 4 2 free Free[1]  Unlimited or 15 GB*   [1] [2] [3]  75 MB or 100 megapixels (Photos) and 10 GB (Videos)[1]  Unlimited* [1]  750 MB/hour - 1250 MB/day (Download) | 300 MB/hour - 500 MB/day (Upload)*   [1]  Unlimited* [1]  Yes[1] [2]  With a link[1]  With a link[1]  Standard browser (via photos.google.com) and native apps for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS[1] 
Google Photos (Paid) 2 3 4 1 paid $1.99/month (100 GB), $9.99/month (1 TB), $99.99/month (10 TB), $199.99/month (20 TB), $299.99 (30 TB)[1]  Unlimited or 100 GB, 1 TB, 10 TB, 20 TB, 30 TB`*  [1] [2]  75 MB or 100 megapixels (Photos) and 10 GB (Videos)[1]  Unlimited* [1]  750 MB/hour - 1250 MB/day (Download) | 300 MB/hour - 500 MB/day (Upload)*   [1]  Unlimited* [1]  Yes[1] [2]  With a link[1]  With a link[1]  Standard browser (via photos.google.com) and native apps for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS[1]  No* 
Apple iCloud 1 5 2 3 4 free Free[1]  1000 photos per hour, 10000 photos per day, 25000 photos per month* [1]  Unlimited* [1] 
Apple iCloud (Paid) 2 5 1 3 4 paid $0.99/month (50 GB), $2.99/month (200 GB), $9.99/month (2 TB)[1]  1000 photos per hour, 10000 photos per day, 25000 photos per month* [1]  Unlimited* [1]  No*