What is the best cloud storage option for private photo backup?

VS Vishnu October 28, 2012
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Which free cloud storage would be the best option to backup photographs not meant for sharing?

  1. AppDucate
    December 16, 2012 at 2:48 am

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  2. David
    November 15, 2012 at 9:36 pm

    Any backup company will do the trick. Just make sure you don't enable sharing options. Here is a guide I wrote that should help http://onlinebackupsearch.com/backup-basics/5-tips-for-protecting-digital-photos.html

  3. Tony Gonzaga
    November 12, 2012 at 2:19 am

    Microsoft's Skydrive gave me 25GB of free storage. I've been using it for years now.

  4. Ben
    November 5, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    Great private photo hosting:

    imgur
    mediafire
    skydrive
    opendrive.com
    liveshare by coolaris
    minus.com
    make a completely locked down facebook account with no friends / family!

  5. VS Vishnu
    November 1, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    Hi all...thanks for the replies....Dropbox seems to be the option which most of you prefer. :-)

  6. Naveen Kumar
    October 31, 2012 at 4:01 am

    use Dropbox best for it

  7. Tarek Ramadan
    October 30, 2012 at 11:06 pm

    dropbox of course

  8. Ian Chisnall
    October 30, 2012 at 12:39 pm

    Well : I found that dropbox (www.dropbox.com) is free, simple to use, and offers free 2gb storage space. One can obtain further free storage space by introducing new members or one can also subscribe to get even more storage space.

  9. BrettDaren
    October 30, 2012 at 10:29 am

    I will recommend you DropBox for private photo backup and any other online storage. DropBox is the best option. It provides real time sharing and most reliability of your online data. Along with free GB storage and excellent features including Drag-and-Drop Upload,Automated photo backup and others. Also SugarSync and JustCloud can be a better option for photo backup.

    Sources: http://www.cloudreviews.com/blog/best-cloud-storage-providers

  10. Vampie C.
    October 30, 2012 at 9:38 am

    All the suggested options are good.

    You just need to think how you want to put your pictures in it.

    Only from PC? Or from a Mac?
    Or also from your phone?
    Will you Never have to share a picture?
    From what devices do you want to see the pictures?

    Those are questions that can help you make a good decision of what service to use.

  11. Junil Maharjan
    October 30, 2012 at 7:56 am

    I'd go with dropbox

  12. Vishal Mishra
    October 29, 2012 at 5:16 pm

    dropbox and skydrive are really good for online storage. In skydrive you will get 7 gb free space.

  13. susendeep dutta
    October 29, 2012 at 11:46 am
  14. Gravity Dead
    October 29, 2012 at 11:42 am

    IMO - Skydrive if you have an older account (the 25GB one), it's the best :D

  15. Vipul Jain
    October 29, 2012 at 8:16 am

    Dropbox \m/
    You can even sync it directly to your phone to upload recently clicked pics automatically!
    Also unless you share, all files will be private!

    • Lisa Santika Onggrid
      October 29, 2012 at 10:47 am

      And you can use BoxCrypt if you're unsure of its security!

  16. Vasudevan M
    October 29, 2012 at 6:30 am

    I would recommend Dropbox and Google Drive.

    If the backup is very important, I would suggest you to keep the backup in more than one cloud service.Just to be on a safer side.

  17. Nikhil Chandak
    October 29, 2012 at 5:02 am

    Microsoft Skydrive in its upgraded version Outlook ...?

  18. Jim Chambers
    October 29, 2012 at 3:21 am

    Best sites are Dropbox, Skydrive and 4sync.

  19. Boni Oloff
    October 29, 2012 at 3:15 am

    Dropbox is a good choice for multipurpose cloud storage.

  20. Aniket Singh
    October 29, 2012 at 1:41 am

    6 best cloud storage:-
    1-Amazon Cloud Drive/Player
    2-Apple iCloud
    3-Dropbox
    4-Google Play and Google Docs
    5-Microsoft SkyDrive
    6-Ubuntu One

    • Boni Oloff
      October 29, 2012 at 3:24 am

      Wow, a great list,, I think you mean GoogleDrive.

  21. Ahmed Khalil
    October 28, 2012 at 10:53 pm

    i recommend Dropbox

    • Ahmed Khalil
      October 28, 2012 at 11:04 pm

      i do not like Mediafire but is is still an options my be it is good for you

  22. Erlis Dhima
    October 28, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    The best sites I recommend you are Mediafire & Dropbox
    Actually I use both of them! ^^
    I recommend you watch their video review about the options they have..

    • Lisa Santika Onggrid
      October 29, 2012 at 10:47 am

      Mediafire is more suited for sharing, I think, but I seconded Dropbox.

  23. Anonymous
    October 28, 2012 at 10:33 pm

    I'd use Dropbox with BoxCrypt. By doing that, even if they were compromized the encryption would still need to be broken in order to even view them while they are automatically decrypted for you in your mapped BoxCryptor drive so there is no additional work required on your end to use the images.

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