How Can I Backup My Photos?

 

The key to backing up your photos is to have it stored on multiple locations. The cheapest and simplest way to do so is to keep external storage devices depending on the amount of data you want to back up. For instance an avid photographer might have tons of photos to back up as compared to the one who click once in blue moon.

External hard drives are one widely used storage options to backup photos. They are cheaper in the long run as compared to buying the storage space online. Digital photographs today have become an important part of our lives. We value them so much that we can do anything to protect them from any kind of Damage. Some time back there was a news that a Flickr user had 5 years of photos deleted. He had 4000+ photographs and worst part was that it was irreversible. At this point the question “how to backup photos” becomes the utmost concern.

There are various available options to have safe photo backup. Ideally taking a photo backup at two stages i.e. before processing and after processing is a good practice to follow. We can’t deny the fact that taking a photo backup is a time and effort consuming task. The risk of accidental loss, device malfunction or corruption is still high in both these cases.

To overcome these hazards many photographers use photo backup tools. These are very useful while processing large data. Uploading images and taking a photo backup becomes dead easy with the use of such Photo backup software. All you need to do is install the software. Create dedicated folders and sync them with your online accounts. The moment this software detects any new photo in the folder it backs it up and also upload it on the synched online account.

PicBackMan is one such easy-to-use backup software that will help you to backup photos quickly and effectively. It has many advanced options and preferences that allow you to perform backups much easier than manually.

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Kip Roof testimonial Kip Roofgoogle photos flickr
PicBackMan does exactly what it's supposed to. It's quick and efficient. It runs unobtrusively in the background and has done an excellent job of uploading more than 300GB of photos to 2 different services. After having lost a lot of personal memories to a hard drive crash, it's nice to know that my photos are safe in 2 different places.
Julia Alyea Farella testimonialJulia Alyea Farella smugmug
LOVE this program! Works better than ANY other program out there that I have found to upload thousands of pictures WITH SUB-FOLDERS to SmugMug! Thank you so much for what you do! :) #happycustomer
Pausing Motion testimonialPausingMotionsmugmug
I pointed PicBackMan at a directory structure, and next time I looked - all the photos had uploaded! Pretty cool. I use SmugMug and while I really like it, the process of creating directories in is pretty laborious when you need to make 80+ at a time. This was a breeze. Thank you!
Gavin Whitham testimonialGavin Whithamflickr
PicBackMan was really easy to setup and has been running for 3 days now backing up all my locally saved photos to Flickr. My photos are really valuable to me so it's great to be able to have them easily backed up to a secure location.
 Jim Griffin testimonialJim Griffinsmugmug
It's AWESOME!! I have tens of thousands of pictures...and they are now successfully uploaded to SmugMug, where they are safely backed up, and I can edit and organize them. If you are hesitating about using PicBackMan, hesitate no longer...try it...and you'll be glad you did!!
Robert testimonialRobertonedrive
I started with the basic plan, went to premium and now on their platinum plan and it's more than worth the price for me. PicBackMan has saved me many tedious hours of effort moving many files between my various cloud and photo site services and my local computers.
Pausing Motion testimonialVladdropbox
I am very satisfied and surprised at the same time with Pic BackMan. The service is very good and useful. I used it to transfer my photos from Dropbox to my Flickr accound. I highly recomment it.
Dave testimonialDavesmugmug
PicBackMan was an answer to many a prayer. How can I get this MASSIVE collection of photos onto a service that cripples uploading? PicBackMan. I uploaded approximately 85,000 photos in less than a month. It would have taken me close to a year to get all of those photos where they needed to go. Nothing short of brilliant.
Dary Merckens testimonialDary Merckensgoogle-drive
I have thousands of family photos and it's always been such a pain to upload them to various cloud services for offline storage. Well not anymore! PicBackMan makes backing everything up a complete breeze. I don't know how I ever lived without it!
Glen Martineau testimonialGlen Martineauflickr
I was poking around the Internet looking for an easy tool to help me consolidate 15 years of my pictures from Google Photos and Flickr etc - this tool was very easy to use and was painless to setup.
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World's #1 Photo/Video Uploader

World's #1 Free Photo/Video Uploader

PicBackMan has everything you've ever wanted to backup your photos or migrate/transfer from one account to another. No feature left behind!

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Trusted by users in 125+ countries.
  • Maintain Folder StructureMaintain Folder StructureUpload to your online accounts & keep your folder structure as you have it.
  • Sub-folder SupportFolders & their sub-folders are automatically picked up.
  • Smart De-dupeDe-dupes photos before uploading so you don’t have duplicate copies.
  • AutomaticPicBackMan monitors & automatically uploads from connected folders.
  • PrivacyPrivacyAll uploaded photos & videos are always marked as private by default.
  • RAW FilesComes with support for RAW files for uploads as well as transfers.

“Your pictures are scattered. PicBackMan helps you bring order to your digital memories.”

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One Uploader for All Services

PicBackMan is the only tool you will need to backup to one or more of the top online photo and video services.

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Trusted by users in 125+ countries.
Google Photos

Google Photos

Flickr

Flickr

SmugMug

SmugMug

Dropbox

Dropbox

Google Drive

Google Drive

Box

Box

pCloud

pCloud

OneDrive

OneDrive

Amazon S3

Amazon S3

youtube

Youtube

instagram

Instagram