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Google Photos for iPhone

  • Free

  • In English
  • V 6.62
  • 4.3

    (22)
  • Security Status

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Let Google organize and enhance your photos automatically

Google Photos is a free multimedia app and Google's image gallery. It lets you make backups of all your photos to the cloud and organize your gallery automatically—as if by magic. It is designed to help people manage large photo libraries. This app allows you to manage your photos into albums and share them with other platform users.

Once you upload your photos and videos, the AI capabilities of Google Photos are activated. The app suggests improvements and recommendations enhance your media collection by analyzing your uploaded files. This app also comes with editing tools to make your photos look appealing.

Sci-fi searches

Google Photos replaces their previous Photo app that came installed with Google+. The original had many interesting features, but this update is a massive leap in quality. It's an image gallery that includes all the photos and videos taken with your phone and photos stored in the Google Cloud.

This tool differentiates itself from other gallery apps with its intelligence. It can automatically catalog your photos and group them according to when you took them, where you took them, and what appears in them. The search engine uses the latest image recognition technology, so you can use searches like table, food, or dog to get impressively accurate results.

From a creative point of view, this platform also lets you edit your pictures. Edit mode is not the most vital feature, however, as it offers very few filters or modification options. It can also create animated GIFs from your photos, collages, and stories.

A new amazing feature

The Magic Editor tool, which will be integrated into the app's gallery section, is a new feature to make editing photos easier. With the Magic Editor tool, you can make professional-grade edits to your images without needing expertise using a separate photo editing software. This particular function enhances the capabilities of the already-existing Photo Unblur and Magic Eraser features, allowing users to edit their subjects in even more ways.

By utilizing this feature, you can effortlessly reposition your subject by simply holding them down and moving them, with the app automatically readjusting the subject's position. Once you have repositioned your subject, this tool will generate new content to fill in any gaps that may have been created. It should be noted, however, that this particular feature is still in the development stage.

Smart but confusing

Google Photos is undoubtedly an excellent way to catalog your photos. Even if you have never organized your media, it will help you find what you are looking for in seconds. It integrates pictures from your device, Google Drive, and Picasa albums. It's easy to feel a bit puzzled by this at first, as you are assaulted by a barrage of pictures from each location. It can also be unclear where an image is being pulled from. This can be important to know because if you start unknowingly grabbing larger images from the cloud when not connected to Wi-Fi, you can run out of data fast.

Leaving aside the initial confusion, its interface looks nice and is simple to use, thanks to its material design philosophy.

Gallery of the future

Google Photos is another move by Google to get you more connected to the cloud. Many text and messaging services no longer store data on your device, and Google now wants you to make the same move with your photos. Moreover, it creates a bridge between your phone and the cloud. Also, thanks to its fascinating automated cataloging capabilities, it feels somewhat ahead of its time.

However, the problem with any future tech is that it may be a bit too advanced for non-technophiles, even serving to frustrate some users as it quietly drains their phone data. This could leave many unwilling to risk adopting Google Photos until where it is pulling its photos from becomes clearer.

PROS

  • Organize photos automatically
  • Image recognition
  • Many ways to view your pictures
  • With built-in editing tools

CONS

  • Some unexpected crashes
  • There is little control over the use of data

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Google Photos for iPhone

  • Free

  • In English
  • V 6.62
  • 4.3

    (22)
  • Security Status

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