Below you will find some resources to help you get started with preserving your own legacy and saving your own photos. These are resources I use myself and that I trust.
Mylio believes even the smallest warm memories are valuable, worth preserving, and can help bring us closer together. With nearly a decade of development, Mylio Photos serves as a secure and easy-to-use digital hub that’s at the center of your family memories archive. Easily bring together a lifetime of photos, videos, and important documents in one organized library you can access on all your devices (iOS, Android, Windows, macOS) all the time—even offline.
Projector is a video streaming service that allows users to watch their own home movies & videos on a TV, just like watching a movie on Netflix.
Accounts include their secure & private cloud-based vault where media is stored. Uploaded content can be managed through the easy-to-use interface, allowing you to create a simple Media Hub for your family. Projector also includes optional Viewer Accounts for easy sharing.
Bringing families together is what the Remento app is all about. It’s a set of tools to capture and organize every word and every nuance of family stories. It’s a support system for guiding conversations and asking questions. But it’s also an experience: an opportunity to create more meaningful memories. Download it on the App Store or by scanning the QR code on their website.
Collectionaire is a cloud-based hub that organizes large collections of photos, videos, and other digital memories into a beautiful and lasting legacy archive built around a family tree. Collectionaire does not replace your preferred photo and video cloud site(s). Instead, it acts as a partner app that links users to media stored in one or more sites.
GoodOnes is a new photo app that helps users develop a healthy habit of curating photos from their cluttered camera rolls. It is the perfect tool to offer clients to help them save time with the sorting process. As a result this is also great for you as you can be more efficient in your work and make sure clients stay on track.The app is available to download at the app store here
Permanent is the only mission-driven nonprofit dedicated to providing affordable, long-term storage and preservation solutions for the general public. They offer a cloud storage platform and an ever growing toolbox of archive features, allowing you to build low-cost, high-value archives and secure your digital legacies for generations to come. In 2023 they launched the Legacy Planning feature, which allows Permanent users to name a legacy contact and archive steward(s) and pass on their digital legacy. Their one-time fee model means no monthly subscriptions or hidden fees for file storage and access to those files will never expire.
Photopia ICT makes powerful video slideshow software for Windows and Mac computers that allows consumers and professionals to do more with their digital content. Photopia Director and Creator allow users to turn their photos, videos and music into compelling stories and shareable memories that can be shared online or output to DVD, Blu-Ray or various video formats. Download a free trial at https://photopia.nl/free-trial/
Archival Methods is a leading supplier of archival storage and presentation solutions. They offer boxes, binders, portfolios, plastic photo pages and sleeves, folders and envelopes, and matting and framing supplies. Easy-to-use storage kits specifically designed for prints, slides, negatives, newspapers, documents, objects, and textiles provide all the supplies you need for the safe, long-term storage of photos and heirlooms.
Swipe your favorite photos into the app and receive 30 quality 4x4” prints in an eco-friendly keepsake story box delivered to your door. Add an album, journal, or acrylic frame. Need to skip a month? No problem, boxes stay open until you’ve filled them. No contracts. Cancel anytime.
FOREVER is the complete, permanent, memory-keeping and sharing platform, serving thousands. FOREVER is the only platform that enables you to save, organize, and share all your memories (photos, videos, documents, audio files, and stories) today, tomorrow, and for generations beyond.
Artifcts is where ‘stuff' and stories meet, because otherwise stuff is just stuff. Their web and mobile app make it easy to capture the meaning of any object (photos too!) in a private collection, freeing you to decide what’s next: share, store, preserve, insure, sell, donate? It’s up to you! End the chaos of sifting through email, cloud, social media, photo apps and more for key moments. It’s all here – taggable, searchable, shareable, and downloadable! Your stories. Your Artifcts.
Nixplay digital photo frames help people to share life’s important moments with their loved ones.
With Nixplay, you can instantly display your photos anywhere in the world and also invite family and friends to share your playlists and add their own photos and videos to your Nixplay. The easy to use web and mobile apps mean that updating your content is quick and easy.Nixplay is the only digital photo frame to be certified private and secure by The Photo Managers organization.