Free Alternatives to Google Photos You Can Try


15GB Free Storage with Unlimited Photo Backup – Google Photos is without a doubt a great cloud storage service, but it’s not free anymore. All photos and videos uploaded after June 1, 2021 will now count towards your 15 GB free storage quota, and once you have used up your free storage space, you will have to make a choice: either purchase a Google One subscription, or switch to another cloud storage service.

If you’ve uploaded a ton of photos and videos to Google Photos, it’s definitely worth buying a Google One subscription because you get 15GB of free storage and much more affordable plans compared to other storage services in popular cloud. like iCloud or Microsoft OneDrive which only offer 5 GB of free storage.

Google Photos vs iCloud vs OneDrive monthly storage plans

The basic Google One subscription costs Rs. 130 per month for 100GB of storage, the 200GB storage plan is priced at Rs. 210, and the high-end 2TB storage plan is worth Rs. 650. While iCloud provides 50 GB of storage at Rs. 75, 200 GB of storage at Rs. 219 and finally, 2 TB of storage at Rs. 749. Microsoft OneDrive, on the other hand, charges Rs. 140 per month for 100 GB of storage.

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So if you are looking for the most generous cloud storage service then Google Photos continues to be a fantastic deal. But, if you want a cloud backup service that offers better free storage space, here are some of the best options for you.


The first best alternative to Google Photos is Degoo. It offers a three-tier subscription plan: 100 GB of free storage, the Pro tier which provides 500 GB of storage, and the Ultimate tier which offers 10 TB of storage. You can easily upload your photos and videos and get extra free storage space by watching sponsored ads or even inviting friends to the app.

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TeraBox or Dubox

TeraBox, formerly Dubox, is the second best alternative to Google Photos. You can download your hundreds of files, folders, photos and videos, and forget to run out of your free storage, as it offers 1TB or 1000GB of free storage which should be enough for most users. The only downside is that while you can enable automatic photo backup for free, you need a premium subscription to automatically backup videos.

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Black And White Photos

Amazon Photos is another great option, but it’s not available in India and is expected to launch soon. This is the best option for Amazon Prime members as they get unlimited free photo storage with 5GB of free video storage.

Let us know in the comments section below which is your favorite cloud storage service.

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