How does Google Photos work?

How does Google Photos work?
(Image credit: Google/Future owns)

To keep your files protected and well-managed, exploring cloud storage is a savvy move to make – in both your professional and personal life.

Released in 2015, Google Photos is a leading, free cloud storage option worth considering if you want to keep your image and video files attractively organised, easily accessible from one place and reassuringly secure.

01. EXCLUSIVE: IDrive One-year 5TB plan: $69.50 $3.48
Get 95% off:

01. EXCLUSIVE: IDrive One-year 5TB plan: <a href="https://www.idrive.com/idrive/signup/el/techradar3tb?subtag=hawk-custom-tracking" data-link-merchant="idrive.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$69.50 $3.48
Get 95% off:
IDrive is our pick of the best cloud storage service, and we've got an unmissable deal. Creative Bloq readers can get a year's worth of 5TB, which would normally cost close to $70, for only $3.48. That's an amazing 95 per cent off.

02. pCloud:Lifetime subscription, or less than £4 a month
Low cost storage:

02. pCloud: <a href="https://www.pcloud.com/cloud-storage-pricing-plans.html?utm_source=techradar&utm_medium=article&utm_campaign=best-cloud-storage&subtag=hawk-custom-tracking" data-link-merchant="pcloud.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Lifetime subscription, or less than £4 a month
Low cost storage:
If you want a guaranteed low price over the long term, the pCloud offers just that. Plans start at just £3.59 a month, and you get an impressive 500GB of storage for all your files; or you can opt for the very reasonably priced lifetime subscription.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Liam Barker

Liam is a freelance content writer with two writing-based university degrees. He has accumulated knowledge on a variety of tech topics, including VPNs, antivirus products, cybersecurity, TV streaming, and popular apps.

He also contributes to an arts and culture online magazine called Now Then, based in Manchester, England. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and writing poetry.