Google Photos for pc and mac

Google Photos for Pc

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What's Cool about Google Photos on PC

Google Photos is a photo and video storage app that offers free unlimited storage for high-quality photos and videos. It allows users to easily organize, edit, and share their photos and videos with others. The app also offers advanced features such as visual search, automatic albums, and smart sharing suggestions.

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- Free up space on your phone by backing up photos and videos to the cloud

- Visual search allows you to search for photos by people, places, and things without tagging them

- Smart sharing suggestions make it easy to share photos with friends and family

- Automatically created movies, collages, GIFs, and more from your photos

- Advanced editing tools to transform photos with a tap

- Smart automatic albums that tell better stories without the work

- Live albums that automatically add photos of selected people and pets as you take them

- Shared libraries that grant trusted people access to all of your photos

- Rediscover feature that shows collages of photos taken on the same day in previous years

- Google Lens integration that allows you to identify text and objects in your photos

- Chromecast and Airplay support to view photos and videos on your TV

- Free storage of 15 GB for every Google account

- Option to upgrade storage for Original Quality photos and videos, Google Drive, and Gmail with Google One subscriptions

- Face grouping feature (not available in all countries)

- Google Photos does not run GPS in the background unless optional features are turned on.


- Confusing for technical users who need to take and store specific types of photos

- Not ideal for technical photographs showing processes and assemblies

- Limited facial recognition capabilities

- Uploading process can be problematic and crash

- Not clear if original quality is being stored

- Sorting photos can be time-consuming without proper facial recognition technology


- User-friendly interface

- Easily accessible app for storing and organizing photos

- Recognition and mini albums for each person

- Ability to create and share custom albums

- Linked to Gmail for easy access to photos and videos from anywhere

- Automatically rotates some photos

- Adequate storage for basic needs

- Good for casual users who want to post photos on social media

Download and install Google Photos on your computer

Hurray! Seems an app like google photos is available for Windows! Download below:

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Or follow the guide below to use on PC:

Select Windows version:

  1. Windows 7-10
  2. Windows 11

Learn how to install and use the Google Photos app on your PC or Mac in 4 simple steps below:

  1. Download an Android emulator for PC and Mac:
    Get either Bluestacks or the Nox App >> . We recommend Bluestacks because you can easily find solutions online if you run into problems while using it. Download Bluestacks Pc or Mac software Here >> .

  2. Install the emulator on your PC or Mac:
    On your computer, goto the Downloads folder » click to install Bluestacks.exe or Nox.exe » Accept the License Agreements » Follow the on-screen prompts to complete installation.

  3. Using Google Photos on PC [Windows 7/ 8/8.1/ 10/ 11]:
    • Open the Emulator app you installed » goto its search bar and search "Google Photos"
    • The search will reveal the Google Photos app icon. Open, then click "Install".
    • Once Google Photos is downloaded inside the emulator, locate/click the "All apps" icon to access a page containing all your installed applications including Google Photos.
    • Now enjoy Google Photos on PC.

  4. Using Google Photos on Mac OS:
    Install Google Photos on your Mac using the same steps for Windows OS above.

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How to download and install Google Photos on Windows 11

To use Google Photos mobile app on Windows 11, install the Amazon Appstore. This enables you browse and install android apps from a curated catalog. Here's how:

  1. Check device compatibility
    • RAM: 8GB (minimum), 16GB (recommended)
    • Storage: SSD
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 8th Gen, AMD Ryzen 3000 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 8c (minimum)
    • Processor architecture: x64 or ARM64

  2. Check if there's a native Google Photos Windows app ». If none, proceed to next step.

  3. Install the Amazon-Appstore ».
    • Click on "Get" to begin installation. It also automatically installs Windows Subsystem for Android.
    • After installation, Goto Windows Start Menu or Apps list » Open the Amazon Appstore » Login (with Amazon account)

  4. Install Google Photos on Windows 11:
    • After login, search "Google Photos" in search bar. On the results page, open and install Google Photos.
    • After installing, Goto Start menu » Recommended section » Google Photos. OR Goto Start menu » "All apps".

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Top Pcmac Reviews

  • Stores my photos as long as they are not 4K

    By Auric Nova (Pcmac user)

    It’s a bit confusing but what they are storing for me is pretty adequate for my needs. It would be nice to know I was storing the original quality but I don’t need another monthly bill besides the app Drive. It’s awesome the way they rotate some of the photos for you or give you that option. I wish they would do more in terms of the facial recognition so that you can correctly date some of your photographs were the dates were stripped in the uploading process which for me was a bit of a hellish experience because it crashed while uploading. I got past all that and everything I own is in my the app library I just don’t have them sorted properly. I’m hoping this will be done automatically in the future using the facial recognition technology otherwise I have to spend years fixing my library. Another suggestion would be if they would show you your duplicates which are close to exact duplicates so that you can delete them on your own. Sometimes it appears to be refusing duplicates but it’s hard to tell exactly what the app is doing behind the scenes occasionally I’ll see a duplicate missing other times I find odd photos in my trash. It would be nice to know exactly what’s happening with them folders. Those are all my suggestions and why I don’t have five stars I appreciate the free storage in the meantime hoping I won’t have to go with higher quality photos in the future.
  • Google Photos is the only way to go!

    By Angel8606 (Pcmac user)

    It’s the only way to go, if ya ask me! I know, ya ain’t asking, right? Okay, well that’s just fine, because I’m just-a-tellin! What I’m telling is that I love this App, because of so many things I won’t be able to list em all! Totally impossible! But I can share a few reasons why I love it so much! One is because of the option of assistant! When you choose this it gives you an option to save or dismiss the Apps, altered & filtered or maybe, brightened & cropped, or maybe, actually I can keep going but you get the Jist of what I’m sayin, right? You won’t believe the things assistant can do to your pics to make them look better or make them look like a work of art! You just won’t believe your eyes, or that you even took the pic in the first place once you see what all it can and will do! Lol woo-wee! I love this so much! Don’t waste your time with any other App out there claiming to do this or that! This one doesn’t have to claim anything, just open it up and Vola! Lol Art, Beauty, Imagination & I can keep going..... you already know! I’m going to stop here and let you see for yourself! The App speaks for itself! Plus I’ve spoken way to much as it is! Jeesh! Lol Y’all will have a blast and enjoy! I know y’all will! Lol Chow!
  • 10/10 Recommend!

    By EIA101 (Pcmac user)

    i got this app as a way to store photos and make albums, and it has not let me down. i can finally clear up space on my phone for other things while having all my photos in an easily accessible app. it’s very user-friendly. i love how it has gave recognition and makes mini albums for each person! also, you can make your own albums and share them by simply copying a link. this app is linked to your gmail so you can access pictures and videos anywhere you’re signed in! another benefit is with imessage. you can easily attach photos that are not on your device just by clicking the this app icon and selecting your images. another amazing feature is that the app recognizes pictures with a lot of writing. when syncing your camera roll to this app, the app takes the pictures with writing/typing (like a report for school, old notes, etc.) and gives you an option to clear them from your phone, as you probably don’t need them anymore and they’re classified as junk. this app is an amazing app. it gives you options to create new albums, prints, movies, collages, and animations. this app is a must-have!
  • Ok for folks that take social photos

    By 16/50 (Pcmac user)

    First, most of my computers are Apple, and I take a lot of photos with my iPhone. This the app app/ system is ok for users that want to take snapshots to post on social media. As an Engineer and technical craftsman, I can’t discern if there is any way to use it for these purposes. My requirements are for technical photographs showing processes and assemblies mainly to send to publishers (and to publish on-line) illustrations for engineering uses. From what I can determine, is’s not too good for that, although I have never purchased a “For Dummies” book and learned the full capabilities of this app. However, I vastly prefer it over the Apple Photo program that takes control of all content, holds them hostage, and deletes them if you don’t want to play by their rules and pay their fees. I actually purchased a Windows-10 laptop for my phone and camera downloads rather than struggle trying to convert and download my pictures to something a user completely “Apple” can use. I do store my social photos ( family, weddings, and vacations, etc.) on this app, simply because they separate them by date and the app doesn’t mess with them further. And, you can download photos to a thumb drive and take them to a corner drugstore photo printer and gets prints for Granny, something impossible with anything Apple.

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