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Google Photos excludes video type from unlimited space; see what to do | Productivity

Google Photos has begun to exclude some video formats that are incompatible with the platform?s unlimited space. This is the case for VOB and RAW formats, for example, which are now discounted from the users' storage plan. The change took effect on December 6 and only affects shipments after that date. Remember that the Google service offers unlimited storage space for photos and videos with reduced quality.

Those interested in downloading or deleting files that conflict with the software must perform the procedure on the PC. Available on Android and iPhone (iOS) phones, Google Photos supports videos in .mpg, .mod, .mmv, .tod, .wmv, .asf, .avi, .divx, .mov, .m4v, .3gp format, .3g2, .mp4, .m2t, .m2ts, .mts, and .mkv. Check, in the following tutorial, how to check the videos incompatible with the application and download or remove the items.

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Step 1. Access the Google Photos settings. To do this, open the application menu and click on "Settings";

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Access Google Photos settings Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Then, locate the item "Incompatible videos" and click "View";

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View incompatible videos on the Google Photos app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. Google Photos will display a list of files that may take up space on your account, if they were uploaded after December 6th. Use the buttons on the right of each file to download or delete the video from your photo library;

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Manage incompatible videos on Google Photos Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 4. If the user has multiple incompatible files, use the checkbox to the left of the file name to check multiple items at once. Now, use the buttons in the upper right corner of the page to perform mass actions.

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Managing incompatible videos Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

After downloading incompatible videos to the computer, the user can convert them to a supported format and resubmit to Google Photos. That way, the video will remain saved in the cloud without taking up space on your Google account.

Ready. Take advantage of the tips to check for incompatible videos with Google Photos and free up space on your account.

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