Sync.com guarantees privacy above all else thanks to its unique zero-knowledge security protocols, while also offering plenty of space and user-friendliness, all at a reasonable price or even a free plan.
It allows you to make quick and easy backups, along with automatic synchronization of media files across a wide range of devices.
You can even share videos or photos with others by using the “sync” option through the multi-user access control feature.
Paying users also can set expiry dates, access permissions and use the remote wipe option to protect sensitive data should any of your devices get stolen or lost.
Why We Like it
Sync.com is our most preferred cloud storage option for photos and videos as it offers optimum security with end-to-end encryption.
On top of that it also has an easy-to-use interface for data backups, file sharing and syncing.
A unique feature with the Pro account is its ability to store media files in a so-called vault, which doesn’t get synced across all your devices.
SugarSync is quite similar to Sync.com in that it offers 5GB of free storage during the trial, though isn’t as secure as its competitor since it only encrypts files fater they have been sent to the cloud.
SugarSync’s main advantage lies in that users can sync any folder on their machine to be shared, which is great for people who want to use the service mainly for storing videos and photos.
SugarSync allows you to quickly sync your photos and videos, and has a great user interface. On top of that, it maintains the history of your file up to five versions.
SugarSync also allows you to mark files that you intend to store offline on your mobile devices and you can get your photos and videos uploaded automatically.
Why We Like it
SugarSync makes life easy thanks to its ability to synchronize videos and photos from any location to any other.
It also offers a lot of storage for a 30-day trial, giving you plenty of opportunity to decide whether it’s the right solution for you.
Like Dropbox, Google Drive has been around for quite some time and so brings a lot of reliability to the table, besides offering 15GB of free storage.
Users can upload pictures directly to Google Drive or do it through the “photos” tab, giving you plenty of flexibility. Sharing is also easy and you can set permissions for any and all files. Setting up syncing is a little trickier than some other services, but works well.
Another big plus is that videos can be played with Google’s built-in player without needing to download anything. The service also has the unique ability to add captions to videos, allowing users some limited editing capabilities without using an outside program.
We like Google Drive because it is extremely robust and flexible with regard to sharing, syncing and uploading your photos or videos.
We also like its great collaborative features, which is ideal for group file sharing.