Google Drive is a cloud storage service from Google. Google Drive is the best cloud storage option. Google offers you 5GB of free storage space, which is pretty useful for storing photos, videos, and documents. You can upgrade your free 5 GB account to a paid monthly subscription plan for more storage space.
Google Drive offers 100GB space for $1.99/month and 30TB space for $299.99/month. Google drive allows you to manually download photos to a different location on your computer. The maximum download file size is 2 GB. If the file size is larger than 2 GB, you will see a message with a list of files that are not included in the zip file.
Here are the steps to download photos from Google Drive to your computer:
- Go to https://drive.google.com & sign in to your account.
- Click the checkbox(es) next to the photos that you wish to download.
- "Right click" the selected photos, select "Download" option. Your browser prompts you to save .zip file, click "Save" and specify a location to download. The downloaded zip file will contain the photos you selected.
- Click "Download" button.
Quick tip before you download photos from Google Drive to your computer:
Photos are precious memories and all of us never want to ever lose them to hard disk crashes or missing drives. PicBackMan Google Drive Uploader is the easiest and simplest way to keep your Google Drive photos safely backed up in one or more online accounts. Simply download PicBackMan (it's free!), register your account, connect to your Google Drive account and tell PicBackMan where to download/move your photos - PicBackMan does the rest, automatically. It bulk downloads all photos to your computer as well as allows you to move them to another online service of your choice. You don't have to ever touch it.