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Backing up pictures and videos from an iphone?

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Backing up pictures and videos from an iphone?

I tried straight copying but some of the files appear sideways or upside down. They look fine on the phone. Is there a way to back them up as intended?
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I use Google Photos. Unlimited storage and easy to access. iCloud is just a mirror whereas Google Photos uploads and then you can delete them from the phone so you can take more shots. Access old pictures through app or computer any time. Pretty sure it maintains the orientation of the pictures too.
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xtreemboarder wrote:
Aug 13th, 2017 1:21 pm
I use Google Photos. Unlimited storage and easy to access. iCloud is just a mirror whereas Google Photos uploads and then you can delete them from the phone so you can take more shots. Access old pictures through app or computer any time. Pretty sure it maintains the orientation of the pictures too.
Is there a way to retain the orientation locally on my drive?
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vivibaby wrote:
Aug 13th, 2017 2:09 pm
Is there a way to retain the orientation locally on my drive?
Why don't you just load the picture into an editor and rotate it? Then save it in the proper orientation.
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Gee wrote:
Aug 13th, 2017 2:47 pm
Why don't you just load the picture into an editor and rotate it? Then save it in the proper orientation.
Cause I'd need to do it for thousands of files. I don't remember having to do this with my android.
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vivibaby wrote:
Aug 13th, 2017 7:04 pm
Cause I'd need to do it for thousands of files. I don't remember having to do this with my android.
I don't think there is a quick solution to the problem.
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Gee wrote:
Aug 13th, 2017 11:09 pm
I don't think there is a quick solution to the problem.
Darn, I guess I have to go back to android. :(
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Are you using any particular image viewer to view the photos on your computer? The image orientation should be in the jpeg property and most image viewers will read them and display the photo in the proper orientation.
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your stuck, because you forced to use apple's ways. no freedom to do what you want to do.
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BB88 wrote:
Aug 14th, 2017 2:06 pm
Are you using any particular image viewer to view the photos on your computer? The image orientation should be in the jpeg property and most image viewers will read them and display the photo in the proper orientation.
No I just browse using file manager. It shows my android photos properly.
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Google Photos will now automatically suggest rotation fixes for some photos.

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