Google Photos ends free unlimited storage, but I will keep on using it
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And while all of your photos uploaded before June 1st will remain unaffected by these changes (they do not count in the 15 GB cap), some people were disappointed that a fun and free service changes the terms and may require heavier users to pay in the future. And after all, who wants another subscription, right? Especially if you’re already paying for an iCloud or other cloud-based service.
And while for people who are already paying for another cloud storage, it makes sense to just start uploading your photos there and not pay double, then I’m here to tell you that if you are not already paying for cloud storage, bad press , which Google Photos gets, can be misleading and you should think twice before transferring your photos away from Google Photos and to other services.
# 1: Google Photos is faster and more convenient than rivals
# 2: Google Photos makes sharing photos much easier than other services
# 3: “High quality” compression in Google Photos is excellent
# 4: 15 GB of free storage is still a lot more than others
# 5: Search