«Google Photos» (Google Photos) - a new service from Google that is designed to store, organize, display your photos and videos. There are special mobile applications for iOS and Android, and the web-based interface that works directly in the browser. This article is devoted to a web service, and mobile clients about we talk sometime in the next time.
1. Download files
If you need to download files from the desktop to the Google Photos cloud, you can use a special program on this link you will find on this page (Windows and Mac OS X). In addition, it is possible to upload photos and videos manually. Just look for in the file manager folder and drag it to the page service. Download will start automatically, and on its course you will have to inform the tooltip in the lower left corner.
2. Unlimited storage for photos
All holders of the vast photo archive will appreciate the fact that they got finally a handy photo hosting with unlimited space for storing files. It's enough to Google Photos settings to enable saving of files in high quality. You are permitted to store an unlimited number of photos and videos taken with your phone or camera with a resolution up to 16 megapixels. This is sufficient for most narrow-minded goals, including printing photos.
3. definition of duplicates
If among the downloaded photos will be duplicates, then Google Photos automatically detects them and leave only one instance. At the same smart service algorithms able to detect identical images not only by analyzing EXIF, but was captured by comparing objects.
4. smart search
This feature is a feature-killer Google Photos, which, in general, is not surprising given its origins. All of your photos go through a multi-stage analysis system that automatically detects objects depicted on them and assigns them based on tags. This system works well as being able to even recognize many of the places where the photos were taken. Thus, you can type, for example, in the search bar "2013 Carpathian berries" and see exactly those photos that match this search.
5. Selection of files
The Google web interface Photos work the same allocation rules as in most file managers. To select multiple images simply click on the first and then the last, but while holding the Shift key. And if you need to select the image randomly, then click on them while holding the Ctrl key.
Another unique feature of Google Photos, analogues of which we have not seen in any photohosting. It lies in the fact that the service automatically creates of your pictures a variety of animations, collages, panoramas and movies. By programmers Google's algorithms are so skillfully select the appropriate photo, and then treat them that inevitably begin to think about the prospects of computer intelligence. "Assistant" To demonstrate this, the digital creativity of the results there is a special section where you can view and save their favorite work.
7. Built-in editor
If you do not like any photo, you can easily fix it in the built-in editor. You can manually play with the sliders for brightness, contrast and color, but I recommend clicking on the button automatic correction, because, as we have previously found, silicon brains of Google Photos very monolingual. Additionally, you can apply to your photos any fancy effects, and crop or rotate the image.
8. Deleting files
Please note that if you delete files from Google Photos enabled at startup and sync, they both will be removed from all of your devices on which the client is installed this service. However, they are removed immediately, but the pre-fall into the basket, where you can if you want them easy to repair. Files are located in the basket for 60 days and then finally deleted.
9. content types
If you want to quickly browse through the files of a certain type only, then you need to click on the search bar, and then run through the page to the bottom. Here you will find thematic sections that are based on the analysis of the content of your images as well as such topics as the "Video", "Creativity" (collages, panoramas, animations), "the Google Drive" (the files stored in this service) and so Further. The amount and composition of these tiles may vary depending on the contents of your photo archive.
You can at any time to share photos from Google Photos on social networks or simply sending any way you want. To do this, select one or multiple images, and then click on the card sharing button on the top toolbar. Likewise, you can send your friends a link to an album.
As you can see, on the set of innovative features and ease of use from Google Photos is simply no competition. Add to that the full free and unlimited storage for files, and opt for this service is evident.
And you have already uploaded their photos in Google Photos?