One of the key features of Google Photos was the free, unlimited photo and video uploads and backups in a compressed format. Google has now announced that this feature will be going away on June 1, 2021.

Starting June 1, any files uploaded to Google Photos will be counted towards the 15GB default storage that you get with every new Google account. If you have a Google One subscription, then it will be counted towards that.

Previously, only images uploaded in the uncompressed ‘Original’ quality preset would be counted towards your storage space, while images uploaded in the…

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