Stingle Photos

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About this app

Stingle Photos is a secure, open-source photo, video cloud storage and backup application that is safe, ad-free and easy to use. It provides strong encryption and privacy to keep you safe from data breaches and leaks. Easily sync and backup and share your photos and videos on our secure cloud storage.

Why use Stingle Photos safe cloud storage app?

Successor of wildly popular SafeCamera application, Stingle Photos is an open-source, secure, end-to-end encrypted media backup application with the state-of-the-art security technologies that ensure your privacy.

* We put our users first by prioritizing your privacy
* All your photos & videos are secured with end-to-end encryption
* Unlike other companies, we only store the bare minimum of metadata on our servers: your email, registration date, payment plan, number of active devices, number and size of encrypted files
* We don’t collect big data or track our users in any way
* No need to fear for your data privacy - ONLY you can have access to your photos & videos

Key features

* Full on the fly encryption of video support: recording and playback
* Fingerprint and face id support for fast unlocking
* Ability to take photos & videos without entering a password or providing a fingerprint.
* Backup and sync functionality. All your photos & videos are backed up in the background to the cloud and synced to other devices using the same account
* Albums for better library organization
* Secure sharing. You can share photos and videos with friends and family with strong end-to-end encryption.
* As anonymous as possible. Registration just takes an email and password to start using the app
* Stingle Photos is 100% free and open-source. It includes 1GB free cloud storage space. You only pay if you need more cloud storage. No ads or third-party libraries like that can track you.
* We as a provider can’t see anything in your account. If the servers ever get hacked or law enforcement agencies request access to your data, they won’t get anything valuable.

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Updated on
Dec 30, 2021

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111 reviews
August 30, 2021
I truly like the app. I appreciate the privacy it provides. It is attractive and intuitive to use. However, it is a bit slow at uploading, even with fast wifi. Regular photos are no problem, but videos are horridly slow. However, I don't want videos to be uploaded anyway. I hope that stingle will provide an option to disable videos from uploading automatically. I just want photos to upload.
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Mike Marshall
December 21, 2021
Buggy as heck. I clicked into settings and can't get back out. Where are these files being saved locally? Can't access the files directly and then move them to another computer easily for photo editing. Storage isn't expensive and that seems to be what they're selling. Edit: The dev response makes me believe that this is simply not what I am looking for in a photo app. I want encrypted photos that won't be backed up to a cloud that I can take and decrypt elsewhere.
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Stingle Inc.
December 20, 2021
Files imported to Stingle Photos are immediately end-to-end encrypted and stored in the local storage. There is no point of moving them manually to computer as they are encrypted and you won’t be able to edit them as photos. We will have a desktop app soon so you can see your library on a computer too.
August 15, 2021
I use Stingle as a supplement to Amazon Photos for photos that are sensitive. I am completely getting away from Google photos. The app works flawlessly for me and I'm extremely happy with the functionality. I like how it gives me the option to delete photos from my device after I upload them to the Stingle cloud. Stingle does not have AI that will locate photos via keywords like Google photos, but it's probably a good thing. More storage in the free plan would be nice improvement.
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What's new

* New Stingle Camera module that will ensure smooth operation on most devices. Take photos and videos with Stingle Camera to immediately secure them.
* New option in Security settings to disable password prompt on app launch.
* Change email functionality. Now you can change your email in Account Settings.
* File info dialog. Now you can view file info for every photo or video. You can find it in the context menu.
* Spanish translation (thanks to Hessel)
* Other minor bugfixes