I don't like the idea that Google employees can view my private pictures. Is there a good app to encrypt and store all my photos in Dropbox or Google Drive?

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    If your concerned about your privacy then why you uploads photos to Dropbox or Google Drive, use iCloud to store photos else third party apps like SpiderOak(which encrypt files and upload to it's server) Feb 23, 2015 at 5:56
  • iCloud has the same problem - the employees at Apple can view my files. SpiderOak looks OK, but can I trust them to keep my precious data secure for the next 20 years? I trust Google more.
    – Mark
    Feb 26, 2015 at 4:16
  • take a look on my answer Feb 26, 2015 at 4:21

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Boxcryptor protects your files in the cloud no matter if you use Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, SugarSync, Box.net, or any other major cloud storage provider. It also supports all the clouds that use the WebDAV standard such as Cubby, Strato HiDrive, and ownCloud.

Boxcryptor have free/paid versions.It works on all major platforms including computers/mobiles, just see the download for more details

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    Hint: Boxcryptor is also available for Android, and all the other "major platforms" (even on your desktop computer, see the download page). So using this, you will "stay fine" even when using a different platform e.g. with your secondary device. Note however that if you need more than the "basic features", Boxcryptor has a yearly subscription fee of EUR 36/72.
    – Izzy
    Feb 23, 2015 at 7:38
  • @Izzy OP need the details regarding iPhone/iOS and din mentioned that he need a free/paid service, that's why I din detailed my asnwer Feb 23, 2015 at 8:12
  • I wasn't critisizing at all (even upvoted ;) – just thought the additional details might be useful also for other visitors.
    – Izzy
    Feb 23, 2015 at 8:17
  • @Izzy I know Brother :) Feb 23, 2015 at 8:18

In regards of security, Nordlocker is a good solution for file encryption with high privacy focus as well. It protects files with easy encryption process (drag and drop into the locker). Only you and people with password can access them.

It has a free option, which allows to encrypt up to 5gb of data for free. I started from this version three months ago and I sticked to it (now I pay less than 3 $ monthly). A straightforward interface makes it very easy to know how to setup and use it. Worth every penny.

Actually, I'm satisfied with the feature to keep files on my computer, however, application is compatible with any cloud storage provider.

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