How to Upload Raw Files to Google Drive?

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Google drive is cloud storage service which allows you to upload photos, video, files and important documents to access them from anywhere on any device. It offers 15 GB of free storage space to all its users. Google Drive also allows you to upload Raw files. Raw files are big in size as compared to .JPEG and it takes more time to upload. So, it is better to convert your Raw file into .jpeg file format and upload it to Google Drive.

Do you know what file types are supported by Google Drive? You can upload .JPEG, .PNG, .GIF, .TIFF, .BMP files formats to your Google Drive account.

Here are the steps to Upload Photos to Google Drive:

  1. Go to https://drive.google.com & sign in to your account.
  2. Click "Create" button located on the left side.
  3. Select "Folder" option. Specify a folder name for your photo album. This is the folder where your photos will be uploaded.
  4. Click on the folder you created.
  5. Click "Upload" button located next to the create button to upload photos to folder.
  6. Select "File" option.
  7. A "File upload" window opens up. Browse & select photos which you want to upload.
  8. You have another option to upload the photos i.e "Drag-and-drop". Here you can simply drag your photos directly from your computer to a location in your 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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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!
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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.
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