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How to Transfer Dropbox to Google Photos Safely and Easily?


Posted by @Ailsa

Nov 7, 2019 | 3 mins read



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Looking for a free way to transfer photos from Dropbox to Google Photos? In this post, the best free online cloud storage management software - MultCloud will help you move from Dropbox to Google Photos without downloading and uploading.

User Scenarios

A few years ago I got an iPhone. I used Dropbox to automatically backup my personal photos in iPhone. However, I don’t want to use Dropbox anymore because of the Google Photos will help me to do this job. Now I want to migrate all my photos from Dropbox to Google Photos, but I did not find an easy way. Anyone have some suggestions? Thanks a lot.

I have thousands of camera RAW image photos in Dropbox. My PC does not have these pictures and there is no enough space to download these files. Thus, is there any ways to transfer Dropbox photos to Google Photos without downloading and uploading? Or any reliable and trusted third party software could help me?

Dropbox VS Google Photos

Compared with these two cloud drives, Google Photos has more advantages than Dropbox. Google Photos provides free unlimited storage space for users while Dropbox only 2GB free storage space, which is up to 18GB by other ways to get extra space. Besides, the photos in Google Photos will be organized and labeled automatically, and allowed to search via some labels. In short, Google Photos provides unlimited storage space to meet the majority of people’s demands and costs the least. Thus, you might want to copy images from Dropbox to Google Photos.

How to Transfer Dropbox to Google Photos?

Usually, if you plan to move files from Dropbox to Google Photos, you have to download these files to your computer via Dropbox desktop app, then upload these files to Google Photos using Google Backup and Sync software. This task is a great waste of time and energy if you have lots of files to move. Do you have any better reliable way to backup Dropbox to Google Photos without downloading and uploading? Everything comes to him who waits. The best free online cloud storage management software – MultCloud will do you a favor.

Before you do, you could create a free MultCloud account and log in. then follow the instruction to transfer pictures from Dropbox to Google Photos easily.

Step 1.Add Clouds

On the main window of your MultCloud account, click Add Cloud Drives at the top left corner. Tick Dropbox and hit Next, Press Add Dropbox Account after input a Display Name. use the same way to add Google Photos.

Add Cloud Drives
Add Dropbox

Step 2. Transfer Dropbox to Google Photos with "Cloud Sync"

Click Cloud Sync at the top of page. Select Dropbox as the source, select Google Photos as the destination, click "Sync Now" and wait for the sync process to complete.

Sync Now
Sync Dropbox to Google Photos


  • Schedule: If you want to transfer files regularly, you could enable "Schedule" so MultCloud can run your task as scheduled.

  • Schedule
    Cloud Sync Schedule
  • Options: Currently, MultCloud supports One-way Sync and Two-way Sync. For One-way Sync it supports 8 sync modes including "Simple Sync", "Mirror Sync", "Move Sync", etc.

  • Options
    Cloud Sync Options
  • To enjoy faster transfer speed, you could upgrade your account to premium account so you will get 10 threads to transfer files at once.
  • As long as your task starts, you can close the page and even shut down your PC because MultCloud can run your task at the background.


Compared with downloading and uploading, MultCloud is more powerful and flexible to use. Apart from transferring Dropbox to Google Photos, you could sync OneDrive with Box, sync files between OneDrive and Dropbox, etc. MultCloud has the ability to transfer or sync files among more than 30 kinds of clouds, like Google Drive, G Suite, Dropbox, Dropbox for Business, Flickr, Google Photos, OneDrive,Box, Amazon S3, etc. You are allowed to manage files including open, upload, download, delete, rename, cut, copy and share, etc.

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Multcloud Key Features

  • Transfer files in clouds, FTP and WebDav for easily file management & information delivery.

  • Sync two clouds or directories in two clouds through two-way sync or one-way sync.

  • Combine multiple cloud storages into one and manage them like in Windows explorer.