Does SmugMug Backup RAW Files?

The answer of this question is "Yes". You can backup RAW files to SmugMug account using SmugVault. You need to add SmugVault to your SmugMug account. SmugVault supports all file types such as RAW, TIFF, PDF, PSD including videos, word and excel files. By using SmugMug, you can store your photos and video online very easily and safely. Smugmug backs up all photo & video files with Amazon Web Services, the gold standard in safe cloud storage. You can view many graphic file types in SmugMug. As you browse your SmugVault, you can view all your photos as well as list of filenames. After adding SmugVault to SmugMug account, follow the normal upload process to backup all your RAW files as well as .jpeg files. You need to upload .jpeg file first and then your RAW file with the same name.

Here are the steps to Backup RAW Files to SmugMug:

  1. Go to http://www.smugmug.com/ & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
  2. Add "SmugVault" to your SmugMug account.
  3. Click "Upload" button located at top left corner of the window.
  4. Select "To New Gallery" option.
  5. A "New Gallery" window opens-up.
  6. Enter gallery name, description, privacy level & click "Enter" button.
  7. The "Upload to" window opens-up.
  8. A "File upload" window opens up. Browse & select RAW file that you want to upload.
  9. Click "Open" button.
  10. You will see "Upload complete" message.
  11. If you want to upload more RAW files then click "Click to Browse" button.
  12. Click "Done" button.
  13. You RAW file will now be uploaded to SmugMug.

You can now install PicBackMan's SmugMug uploader for Mac from the website  and start backing up SmugMug Photos & videos.

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