How much storage do I need to preserve my files?

How much storage do I need to preserve my files?

Wondering how much storage you need to get started on Here are some helpful hints for how many files you can store on with different amounts of storage.

1 Gigabyte
10 Gigabytes
100 Gigabytes
588 Compressed Photos
5,880 Compressed Photos
58,800 Compressed Photos
146 DSLR Photos
1,460 DSLR Photos
14,600 DSLR Photos
3.6 Minutes of 4k Video
36 Minutes of 4k Video
360 Minutes of 4k video
10,000 PDF Documents
100,000 PDF Documents
1,000,000 PDF Documents
12 Hours, 8 Minutes of MP3 Audio
121 Hours, 20 Minutes of MP3 Audio
1213 Hours, 33 Minutes of MP3 Audio

You can also check how much storage the files in a folder on your computer are taking up by looking at the Properties for the folder. This can help you estimate how much storage you need before you upload the folder to Permanent.

Still not sure how much storage you need? That's okay! You can purchase storage on as you need it, so start with 1 GB, or as much or as little as you would like, then purchase more when you run out of storage space. Learn more about how to check how much storage you have and how to add additional storage here.

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