Google Backup and Sync

Google Backup and Sync 3.36.6251

Backup and Sync is an app for Mac and PC that backs up files and photos safely in Google Drive and Google Photos, so they're no longer trapped on your computer and other devices.

Download options:
Windows/macOS
Freeware
1.1 MB
More votes needed

You probably keep your most important files and photos in different places—your computer, your phone, various SD cards, and that digital camera you use from time to time. It can be a challenge to keep all these things safe, backed up, and organized, so today we’re introducing Backup and Sync. It’s a simpler, speedier and more reliable way to protect the files and photos that mean the most to you. This new tool replaces the existing Google Photos desktop uploader and Drive for Mac/PC.

Backup and Sync is an app for Mac and PC that backs up files and photos safely in Google Drive and Google Photos, so they're no longer trapped on your computer and other devices. Just choose the folders you want to back up, and we’ll take care of the rest.

To download and install Backup and Sync in Windows:

  1. On your computer, click Download for PC.
  2. Read the Terms of Service and click Agree and download.
  3. After it’s downloaded, open installbackupandsync.exe.
  4. If you see a window asking if you want to allow the program to make changes on your computer, click Yes.
  5. If you’re asked to restart your computer, do it now.
  6. Start Backup and Sync.
  7. Sign in with your Google Account username and password.
  8. Choose your sync settings and click Next.

To download and install Backup and Sync in macOS:

  1. On your computer, click Download for Mac.
  2. Read the Terms of Service and click Agree and download.
  3. After it’s downloaded, open installbackupandsync.dmg.
  4. Move Backup and Sync to your Applications folder.
  5. Open Backup and Sync.
  6. If you see a warning that "Backup and Sync is an application downloaded from the Internet," click Open.
  7. Sign in with your Google Account username and password.
  8. Choose your sync settings and click Next.

Apps similar to Google Backup and Sync 3

  • 4.1
    12 votes
    Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Linux
  • 4.3
    12 votes
    Upload and view your photos from any device. Auto upload photos from your Mac or Windows computer, smartphone, camera, or storage cards.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Android/iOS
  • 4.5
    11 votes
    With Google Drive, you can store all your files in one place, so you can access them from anywhere and share them with others.
    • Freeware
    • Android