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Top 10 Photo Storage and Sharing Sites of 2019

Nowadays, we use smartphones and cameras to take much more photos than ever before. In order to store and share photos in good quality, you need some photo storage apps to save them. There are tons of websites or open sources to help us to upload photos and share links or explicit photos.

What are the best photo storage and sharing sites for you in 2019? The article will explain and compare the most popular online photo storage sites and services, you can choose one of them as your preference. Of course, you can share with us your moments with more detail.

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1. Photobucket

Photobucket is one of the most popular online photo storage sites. It is a social rich platform with plenty of ways to share photos with specific friends and social networks. Just learn more detail about the different plans of photo storage app as below.

Free Plan: The free plan of Photobucket starts with the free 2GB plan. You can also get 8GB of free storage if you download the mobile photo storage app.

Paid Plan: And paid plan range from 99 cents per month with ad-free, 2GB option, all the way up to 500GB storage limit for 40 USD per month or 400 USD per year.


2. OneDrive

OneDrive is the photo storage option of Microsoft. If you are using Windows 8 or Windows 10, you can find the photo storage app is built into the operation systems. When you have an account of Microsoft, you can find the different plans of One Driver.

Free Plan: Microsoft made an announcement offer unlimited cloud photo storage to Office 365 subscribers. And now you can get 5GB of free storage in 2016 if you have a Microsoft account.

Paid Plan: As for the paid plan, you can enjoy a 2USD per month for 50GB paid plan instead of its earlier offerings. It will also no longer let you earn free storage.


3. Dropbox

Dropbox provides reliable and easy to use photo storage service. Except for photos, you can also upload any kind of files to Dropbox website. The service automatically and quickly syncs your files across all of your devices, so you can access everything, everywhere.

Free Plan: Dropbox provides 2GB free photo storage initially, and you can earn 500MB for inviting one friend you refer to Dropbox who actually signs up for the service, up to 16GB total, or 32 referrals.

Paid Plan: Dropbox only offers only one paid plan for the photo storage service. You can get a 9.99USD with1TB for one month or a 99.99 USD for a whole year.


4. Flickr

In order to get the largest photo storage space for free, you can use Flickr as the solution. There is a limitation for 200MB size for each photo or 1GB (3 minutes) for each video you upload to Flickr site. What is more, you can also upload and download images in full original resolution.

Free Plan: You can get a whopping 1TB of free photo storage, which is enough for 500,000 photos.

Paid Plan: Flickr offers two paid plans, one plan to remove the ads and the other offers 1TB more storage. The Ad free plan provides 5.99USD for one month or 50USD for one year. As for the more storage plan of the photo storage app, you can have 2TB with 499USD for one year.


5. Google Photos

Google Photos is my favorite photo storage plan. Compared to the other online photo storage services, you can enjoy not only the unlimited storage for photos and videos, but also multiple photo editing features of Google Photos. Here are the features you can learn about the photo storage app.

Free Plan: Just as the previous mentioned, you can enjoy a completely free photo storage space with a Google account. But if the plan will compress photos larger than 16 megapixels.

Paid Plan: With a Google account, you get 15GB of space for free, and you can pay for extra storage, either 1.99USD per month for 100GB or 9.99USD per month for 1TB.

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6. iCloud

Just as the One Driver store photos plan of Windows, iCloud photo library is the cloud based photo storage service of Apple. You can access the service through the Photos app on iOS, Mac or online, where you can view and organize your photos.

Free Plan: For most of the iDevices users, it is familiar with the 5GB free storage. It should be much less than the other photo storage sites or photo storage apps.

Paid Plan: iCloud provides monthly subscription for different photo storage services with 0.99USD for 50GB, 2.99USD for 200GB, 9.99USD for 1TB and 19.99USD for 2TB.

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7. Amazon Prime Photos

Amazon Prime Photos is a powerful photo storage app lets you connect your library to third-party apps to order prints, edit the photos or create photo gifts. The photo storage online service is part of Amazon’s cloud storage service Cloud Drive. Learn more detail about the plans of Amazon photo storage service.

Free Plan: The photo storage online service provides unlimited photo storage and 5GB for video with Prime subscription. If you need to upload video files, there is a restriction with 2GB for each video file.

Paid Plan: Once you need to get the paid plan without any photo storage limitation, you can use the 3 months trial first. And then you can enjoy 12USD per year without subscription.

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8. ThisLife

If you are not familiar with photo storage app ThisLife, you should know its manufacturer, the famous photo printing service Shutterfly. You can import and upload photos to ThisLife, and then organize them into albums (called Stories), cropped or shared.

Free Plan: The photo storage program provides unlimited uploads for as many images as you want at no cost. But it is impossible to upload video to ThisLife with free plan.

Paid Plan: In order to upload video to ThisLife as well, you need to subscribe some annual subscription with 60GB for 20USD/year, 30GB for $50/year, unlimited videos for $140/year.


9. SmugMug

SmugMug is professional photo storage and sharing site. This picture sharing service also offers photo editing, printing and even the ability to sell photos online. SmugMug can also help boost the visibility of your work. And here are the different photo storage plans of SmugMug.

Paid Plan: Actually unlimited uploads come standard for every SmugMug plan along with all the tools you need to create a beautiful photo site, share easily, and order personalized prints and gifts.

Basic plan has a 3.34USD month subscription charge, Power plan with a 5USD/month charge, Portfolio plan with a 12.5USD/month charge and Business plan with a 25USD/month charge.


10. Box

Box is a professional photo storage app comes with lots of excellent features for business, including collaboration and file privacy control. What is more, you can also connect to Salesforce and NetSuite, so that you can easily save documents to Box. And then you can get more detail to learn more detail as below.

Free Plan: Compared to other photos storage app, you have a 10GB free storage restriction for all the photos as well as 250MB file size restriction for free plan of Box.

Paid Plan: There are three types of photo storage plans. The personal Pro paid plan with 15USD per month. The business plans have 6USD per month for Starter and 17USD per month for Business and custom Enterprise plan.


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Peter Wood
Peter Wood
Peter Wood, a senior editor, focus on photography design and editing software and devices.