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Google Photos Alternatives for iPad

There are many alternatives to Google Photos for iPad if you are looking for a replacement. The best iPad alternative is Nextcloud, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Google Photos and many of them are available for iPad so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPad alternatives to Google Photos are Microsoft OneDrive, Piwigo, Seafile and Apple Photos.

Google Photos alternatives are mainly Photo Managers but may also be Photo Sharing Apps or File Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Google Photos.
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  1. You should have full control over your data. We help you achieve that: a safe home for all your data. Secure, under your control and developed in an open, transparent and trustworthy way. We are Nextcloud.

    Simple and powerful file sync & share
    Nextcloud vs Google Photos opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Nextcloud is a great alternative to Google Photos.
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    Nextcloud has a photos function that competes with Google Photos and can offer the following functionality that Google Photos has:

    • Automatic syncing from your phone
    • Albums (including sharing via link)
    • Tagging
    • Showing your photos on a map
    • Still in early development: Face recognition
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    da_

    It can even handle raw photos, if the appropriate app is installed.

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    Crowfather

    More of an alternative to Google Drive then of Google Photos. Its a lot like One Drive where it store photos and has a way to show photos but does not have all the the photos features that Google Photos has.

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    BarnMTB

    With Nextcloud, you have to install and maintain the service/server yourself or pay a 3rd party host to do it for you. This requires some technical knowledge, willingness, and some investment upfront. Nextcloud is not "register an account & go", unlike Google Photos.

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    Not really a photo management app.

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    lastzero

    Just like Google Drive, Nextcloud is not a real alternative to Google Photos.

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    Nextxloud is great for file sharing and syncing but the photo management functionality is pretty limited. Its more a Google Drive alternative than a Google Photos one.

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    OneDrive (formerly known as SkyDrive) delivers a satisfactory online file storage and sharing solution in a free and easy to use service. It has a design that is both attractive and functional.

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    Pietrosmus

    It is good to store and manage cloud files, but it isn't made for pictures.

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    BarnMTB

    While OneDrive now has some rudimentary Photos feature, it is not enough to be a Google Photos alternative. Photos features are half-baked. For example, did you know you can search by objects in the photo in OneDrive? While it's not as good, it can do that. But the feature isn't promoted anywhere. Shows how much they care.

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    Piwigo

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    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted

    Piwigo is a photo gallery software for the web that comes with powerful features to publish and manage your collection of pictures.

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    Almost everyone thinks Piwigo is a great alternative to Google Photos.
    Crowfather

    Piwigo is good but its really for photos only. Video support requires the complex process of adding and configuring a special plugin. It also lacks object tagging and image recognition.

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    Piwigo has come a long way since I first tried it. It’s great alternative method of storing photos in a cloud. It it is open source and can be self hosted. However, if you are not capable of managing your own LAMP stack, it appears you can get a hosted service at piwigo.com

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  4. Seafile is a professional open source cloud storage platform for organizations. It has complete file syncing and sharing features, reliable file storage and advanced privacy protection feature.

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  5. Photos is a digital photograph manipulation application developed by Apple, intended to be less complex than its predecessor iPhoto .

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    Apple Photos vs Google Photos opinions
    Most users think Apple Photos is a great alternative to Google Photos.
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    Automatically tags faces, places, and objects to make them searchable. Also backs everything up to iCloud.

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    Crowfather

    It's the closest replacement to Google Photos as it exists right now (paid) but not a replacement for the free Google Photos. You have to pay for storage on Apple Photos the same as you have to pay for storage on Google Photos

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    Similar functionality, but higher price.

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    elrostelperien

    It's free, as quick as Google Photos, and also has great facial recognition. The editing capabilities are richer, and it has good raw support. Google Photos is fully online and slightly better or faster in many aspects overall, though.

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  6. ACDSee is a complex, multi-purpose application that serves for viewing, organizing and editing digital photos. Furthermore, images can be shared on social websites or your own space on the developer’s website.

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  7. Ente is a simple app to automatically backup and organize your photos and videos.

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    ente vs Google Photos opinions
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    Pietrosmus

    I prefer ente to google photos as it provides end-to-end encryption to your photos, meaning you are the only able to see them, not even ente can decrypt them. The application is open source and ente's infrastructure whitepaper is publicly available. It has a smooth good-looking and simple app interface (android/ios/web), the prices are reasonable and the support is litterally just so fast. Recommended, as they also offer one year with 1GB of free trial.

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    ShoeBox

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    • Kindle Fire

    Shoebox is your personal photo collection with unlimited free photo backup for all your devices. Automatically backup your photos to keep your memories safe, secure and private.

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    Shoebox is Shutting Down on May 22nd 2019, as shown on it's website.

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    Most users think ShoeBox is a great alternative to Google Photos.
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    Synology Photo Station

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    • Self-Hosted

    Photo Station is an online photo album integrated with a blog for you to easily share photos, videos, and blog over the Internet.

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    Synology Moments

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted

    Gather all your photos and videos in one private place and organize them in an entirely new way.

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