The first thing we need to understand is that, RAW files are big as compared to JPEG. A RAW file can be anywhere from 10MB to 50MB or so. So, uploading & backing up a huge set of RAW files can take too long. In fact they might take extra long time. Plus the upload process is slow. If you are looking for an online backup solution to backup RAW files, following list might be of some help to you. Here we have listed five of the best online backup solutions to store & backup your RAW files. SmugMug: SmugMug is one of the renowned photo-sharing & editing service thatallow users to upload unlimited JPG, GIF, PNG files. However, it does not support RAWs, TIFFs, and PSDs but, you can still upload them via SmugVault. It is an added service to the SmugMug account. Google Drive : Google drive is one of the popular cloud services that allow you to have an offsite backup of RAW Files. Google Drive offers you 15 GB of storage space for free. Dropbox : Dropbox is another amazing cloud storage service that allows you to Backup RAW files. The Free account offers you 2GB space which is upgradable upto 16 GB (500 MB per referral). The Pro account plans starts at $9.99 / mo and offers you 100, 200 or 500 GB space. Skydrive : Skydrive is another service that offers you 7 GB of free cloud storage for your files that can be used to backup RAW files. The storage is upgradable to 200 GB for $100 (annual). Box : It offers you 5GB of storage space for free and if you are looking for more space then Box has some paid plans to offer. Their paid version starts from $9.99 per month for 25GB and goes as high as $19.99 / mo for 50GB.
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