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PhotoSync Will Transfer Your Pictures and Videos to Other Devices Over WiFi

If you have ever wanted to transfer files between devices of any kind, you have generally been restricted to a few options – wires, NFC, or the cloud. There are minor drawbacks to each, which makes neither choice completely ideal. That is where PhotoSync comes in.

Users can easily move their photos and videos over their wireless network with metadata intact, and you likely won’t be faced with the processing issues some cloud storage services have. 

Photos are transferred in full resolution, and there’s no “cloud” middleman here. Your media is sent over the local network to the device of your choosing.

If you are transferring between Android (or iOS) devices, you will need to have the PhotoSync app installed on both. If you are transferring to a computer, you will either need a supported web browser or the free Companion app installed.

PhotoSync is available for free now on Google Play, but there are in-app purchases available within the app to unlock more features.

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  • Sean Rowe

    Can I set it up to automatically sync my pictures to a specific folder on my Mac?

  • Chewy789

    SuperBeam. Done.

    • Fatty Bunter

      I could never get that to work. Failed for like 10 minutes between my Nexus 5 and my friend’s GS4

      • Chewy789

        Works great with my Moto X to my N7 and my Droid Razr.

  • JP

    This app is great on iOS. I wonder if they will expand the android version to include all file types because it really makes file transfers stupid simple.

  • PyroHoltz

    ES File Explorer to a file share on your network is pretty damn easy.

  • JSo

    I’ll try this out. It’s always nice to be able to quickly send some wallpapers I have on my phone to my tablet.

  • JRomeo

    Instead of transfering your photos and videos to other devices (and filling up other devices internal storage), How about you just use google’s auto backup feature? this gives you UNLIMITED cloud storage for all your standard-size photos, and videos less than 15 minutes long. that you can access across all your android/iPhone devices already…… this is a much better solution in my opinion.

    • tk

      Unlimited storage if you let them downsize the images. I personally want the original images backed up, but also use Google+ as a backup backup.

      • JRomeo

        2048px standard size is perfect for viewing on your screens. You can still move your cellphone pictures to your computer as another backup, this way the photos are unaltered.

    • Fresh360

      I agree Google+ is the best option the unlimited at Standard Size is great plus if you want Full size $1.99/month gets you 100GB or a Terabyte for $9.99.

    • Stay tuned for an article about just that.

      • This was a good segue, eh? 😉

    • Fatty Bunter

      What if I want to give a picture I just took to a friend immediately so I don’t forget later? I still see a reason for this. Although I’d rather have a native Google implementation.

      • JRomeo

        I presume you won’t be able to share that photo with your friend anyways, even if you use photosync. but if you’re using auto backup, you can share that photo easily from any device on Google+. and if that doesn’t work for you, then share it thru hangouts, and if that’s not working for you then you’ll just have to share it thru good old fashioned MMS or email.

        • Fatty Bunter

          All good ideas. Do you know which of those is able to share photos at full resolution? I assume Google+ does this?

          • JRomeo

            install the Hangouts app. and share the photo through there., the person you’re sending it to would need to have the hangouts app on their phone also. if they don’t then they’ll get the image when they login to Google+

      • Fresh360

        Google+ Events is also great when u want to share pics instantly with a group.

    • OF

      Is it encrypted? I’m iffy about uploading pics and vids to Google or anybody’s servers.

      • JRomeo

        100% of your auto-backup photos are private for your eyes only. Of course, if you take as many pictures as I do with your cellphone, you’re going to end up with thousands of photos…… which will take FOREVER to scroll through… the solution is to use Google’s online cloud photo album option to categorize them all into private albums inside Google+ Photos. the pictures stay organized in albums, and they stay private so nobody else can see them (unless you share the album).

        • OF

          Good to know! Thank you!