Does Google Drive Backup RAW Files?

The answer of this question is "Yes". You can backup RAW files to your Google Drive account. It allows you to backup photos, videos, files, important documents, spreadsheets and much more to access them from anywhere. RAW file needs more space and time to upload. The size of the RAW file is more than normal .jpeg file. Most of the cloud storage services suggest to convert RAW file into .jpeg file type while uploading. Google Drive offers 5 GB of free storage space to all its users. You can upgrade your free 5 GB account to a paid monthly subscription plan for more storage space. It offers 100 GB space for $1.99/month, 1 TB space for $9.99/month, 10 TB space for $99.99/month, 20 TB space for $199.99 and 30 TB space for $299.99/month. Google Drive's 1TB $9.99/month plan represent a great way to backup RAW files.

Following are the steps to Backup Raw Files to Google Drive:

  1. Go to https://drive.google.com & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
  2. Click "Create" button located on the left side.
  3. Select "Folder" option. Specify a folder name for your RAW file. This is the folder where your Raw files will be uploaded.
  4. Click on the folder you created.
  5. Click "Upload" button located next to the create button to upload RAW file to folder.
  6. Select "File" option.
  7. A "File upload" window opens up. Select the RAW file which you want to upload.
  8. This is how you can backup RAW file to Google Drive.

You can install PicBackMan's Google Drive uploader for Mac from the website and start backing up photos and videos.

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