Degoo is a Swedish cloud picture storage platform that places emphasis on end-to-end encryption and reasonably priced storage. Whereas it affords 100 gigabytes (GB) of free storage to anybody, its “Final” tier prices simply $10 a month for 10 terabytes of cloud capability with entry from cell apps or any browser.
Whereas it will not be a family identify, Degoo has existed in its present for a number of years. Based in 2012 by the present management crew, Degoo has quietly crept its approach to over 100 million customers. What’s extra, the service is accessible throughout platforms and could be discovered on Google Play, the Apple App Retailer, The Samsung Galaxy Retailer, and even the Huawei AppGallery.
All pictures uploaded to Degoo retain authentic high quality and there’s no restrict to a file’s dimension.
Degoo breaks its service into three tiers. As talked about, 100GB of storage is free and comes with entry from three complete gadgets. Customers can stand up to 500GB of further storage by recommending pals to the platform, although it will take an enormous effort to achieve the cap as every advice is just value 5GB. As talked about, Degoo places vital emphasis on its end-to-end encryption, which it has known as “military-grade” AES-256. There are a number of catches with the free model, because it requires customers to be lively a minimum of as soon as each 90 days to maintain the info readily available. Degoo additionally will do primary storage replication of pictures on this tier, which implies it shops a number of copies of every file inside one knowledge heart. The platform additionally has adverts within the free model.
Its mid-tier, which Degoo calls Professional, removes adverts and ups cloud storage to 500 GB and prices $3 monthly for entry from as much as 10 gadgets. The utmost referral bonus storage jumps to a terabyte and every referral is value 10GB. Professional additionally shops information for so long as a membership is lively as an alternative of requiring account exercise, and the storage replication is enhanced: a number of copies of every file are scrambled, break up into “chunks,” and saved throughout a number of knowledge facilities and suppliers. Moreover, Professional customers get entry to what Degoo calls “zero-knowledge encryption.” Which means information could be encrypted with a password that’s solely recognized to the person and a storage supplier can’t decrypt them even when they’re required to take action by legislation.
Degoo’s highest tier, Final, jumps storage capability considerably to 10 terabytes (TB) and ups entry to these information to an infinite variety of gadgets. The referral system is identical as Professional, as is the state of file storage and enhanced encryption. Nonetheless, along with including a ton extra storage, Degoo’s Final tier provides a remaining perk that it calls “picture storage maximizer.” This device permits a person to retailer as much as 5 instances extra pictures on their machine by robotically importing the unique decision file to the cloud and concurrently lowering the standard of the picture on the cellphone.
So far as file administration goes, Degoo permits customers to arrange pictures and movies and share them with pals or household, however doesn’t seem to have significantly strong sensible organizational instruments or the power to look based mostly on a photograph’s content material. Degoo seems to be restricted to displaying primary filters for pictures, paperwork, and music information. That mentioned, it does promise that it’ll present “the perfect moments of your life” utilizing AI by its “reminiscences” system, although it’s unclear if this may be personalized in any method.
Degoo’s 10TB of storage capability is at the moment the identical worth as Google lists for simply two terabytes for its Google One service. Whereas Google does have much more sensible options which might be powered by AI, like search, if a photographer is simply all in favour of low-cost and safe, encrypted backup, Degoo could also be a extra interesting providing.
Degoo makes numerous guarantees about how protected it retains knowledge and its pricing is fairly engaging, although experiences from different publications state that the corporate has a spotty historical past with responding to buyer inquiries and bug experiences.
All of Degoo’s storage choices and pricing could be seen on its web site.