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That is correct. We are 100% SaaS (software-as-a-service), and provide our service direct from our cloud. No app downloads or installations are required.

When you sign-in to our service using the Sign-in with Google mechanism, Google shares with us your basic profile information. This includes:

  • Your email address
  • Your full name
  • Your profile picture

If you signup for our service, we will store this basic profile information as part of your account information.

The Sign-In process does not grant us any access to your data. These accesses are managed separately, and Google verifies your explicit consent for any such access.

During the sign-up process, you will be asked to grant us read-only access to your Google Photos Library contents. This access is persistent, and enables us to on a daily bases backup your new library contents.

If you restore content, you will be additionally asked to grent us access to append content into your Google Photos Library. We will at no point have access to modify or delete any of your existing library contents, as the append rights do not allow us to modify existing content.

You can at any time revoke our access rights from your Google account settings. Note that if you do so, you will disable our services ability to perform its function. If you wish to cancel and/or delete your subscription, you should rather do so from our service console.

We download and store the best possible version of all of your library contents.

Photos are downloaded in the same resolution and quality as stored in your Google Photos Library. Google removes certain information from your photos as we download them, for example the location (GPS coordinates).

Videos are downloaded in the highest resolution available. This is typically the same resolution as your original video content, but the video format may not be the original. The quality of the videos we download is comparable to that of the original.

We are working with Google to lift these minor limitations in our ability to download the exact copies of your library contents.

Google Photos shares your Google Account storage.

To see your total Google Account storage usage across different Google services, go to

As of June 1, 2021, any new photos or videos you store in Google Photos will count toward your Google Account storage. Any photos and videos you've stored using High Res (now named Storage Saver) or Express quality before June 1, 2021 does not count toward your Google Account storage.

This means that storage consumed by photos or videos stored prior to June 1, 2021 and stored in High res or Express quality are not included in Google Account storage usage report.