What are the best free photo administration tools?

asked by José Elías Moreno
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7 solutions
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    #1Google Photos

    Google Photos

    Google Photos is an application that lets users save, classify, edit, and sync all of their photos and videos using Google Drive and the rest of Google's services. Users can access their smartphone's contents on their PC and vice-versa. 

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Emma McDonald
    Written on October 24, 2017
    "Nice safe place to store all my photos. Keeps me from having to delete things or send them to numerous places. I can save them all in one place which is helpful. Its also by a highly trusted company so I dont need to worry much about security."
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    #2Dropbox Photos

    Dropbox Photos
    The famous storage cloud service has an excellent way to organize your photos. You only need a free account to start using it as a repository for all your digital images.
    Websites

    Free

    Sean Holmes
    Written on October 13, 2017
    "I don't like Dropbox all that much, since I use iCloud, but Dropbox Photos is surprisingly good. It's free and I can easily organize all my photos and share them with one click."
  3. 8

    #3Phototheca

    Phototheca
    A photo management program that allows you to view, search, structure and organize your digital photos. You can group photos in albums, events, live albums and smart albums rather than just simple folders. It offers you a plethora of editing tools to touch-up images, edit metadata, search photos, find duplicates and do much more.
    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Melissa Guzman
    Written on November 1, 2017
    "Phototheca is a good way to organize photos and be able to find them quickly. I have a lot of photos on my phone for work and when I want to delete them, it's easy to find out which have been uploaded to the cloud thanks to the simple categories I have set up."
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    #4Piccam

    Piccam
    With this app, you can store and lock down all of your pictures and videos in a safe, private and secure photo vault without ever worrying about space on your device. You can also create private or secret photo albums to share your memories only with select people.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Lidia Monroy
    Written on October 18, 2017
    "I used to get scared about if someone were to get a hold of my pics. But with Piccam that's not a worry anymore. What a great way to lock down your pics."
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    #5Google Drive

    Google Drive

    Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service created by Google. It allows you to have all your files within reach from any smartphone, tablet, computer, and other devices.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, Chrome

    Free

    Philip Keller
    Written on October 23, 2017
    "One of my favorite online services is Google Drive. It allows you to store and manage your files, especially to keep as a backup. However, it doesn't really manage your photos. For photo organization, Google Photos is the service to use."
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    #6Flickr

    Flickr

    Flickr is an online platform where you can upload, access, organize, edit, and share your photos from any device anywhere in the world. You can use its web services or its practical mobile app.

    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Steven Jones
    Written on October 14, 2017
    "I have many photos. I needed a photo administration tool. I tried .Flickr. Flickr had everything I needed in a photo program. I could upload and access the pics. The editing tool was pretty good too. I have everything I need to enjoy my pictures now."
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    #7Dropbox

    Dropbox

    Dropbox is a cloud-based file hosting service for personal or business use, available on computers and mobile devices. Easily store all your data in a safe and secure location that sync across all your devices or can be shared with friends or co-workers for collaborative work.

    Apps

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    Varies by plan

    Jeremy Stevens
    Written on October 17, 2017
    "Dropbox is great for handling files of any type. I've used it to upload and share photos with others. My family and friends can simply log-in to Dropbox, download the files in a batch, and then look them over. Sharing files has never been easier! I can't imagine what I would do without Dropbox, and I think that everyone should give it a try."

Summary

Best What are the best free photo administration tools
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Google PhotosApps 14 Free
2Dropbox PhotosWebsites 9 Free
3PhotothecaSoftware 8 Free
4PiccamApps 6 Free
5Google DriveApps 4 Free
6FlickrWebsites 4 Free
7DropboxApps 1 Free
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