I’m looking for a solution for syncing all photos on a macOS laptop (raw & jpeg) to Google Photos.
Currently my client is using Google Backup and Sync, but the GUI is clunky, has few options, can’t be scheduled, uses too much resources, etc.
I’d like to have a CLI option to solve all those problems, and rclone seems like a good fit, if it could pull it off.
Is anything like this in the works? This would be huge.
I currently (probably like most) sync my google drive and google photos to Wasabi (encrypted) and to a local drive on a raspberry pi, so I am all covered... except of course now the Photos -> Drive link is going to be severed.
Thanks for picking this up Nick. Rclone is awesome! Use it for syncing, copying, disk usage, listings etc, it's the SwissArmy Tool for my file management and replication
Do you have any idea why it would be reducing the bit depth in my images? Reducing them from 32 to 24. I have my google photos set to keep original quality. If I download the same image directly from google photos website it keeps the same size and bit depth that it was uploaded at. But when I rclone sync to a folder, all the images are 24 bit.
That is all the API rclone gets. If you check the limitations section you'll see it mangles videos, I didn't realise it mangled photos in that way. Maybe you could find a corresponding google issue about it and I'll put it in the docs?