Photobucket or Imageshack ?

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  1. ~*Nat*~

    ~*Nat*~ Registered Member

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    Hi all !

    Which of these Free services would you recommend for storing & sharing your images (photos, etc...).

    Which is more reliable and is more generous ?

    I've been using imageshack for uploading pics from my computer. But I'd like to get most images off of the pc and store them on a good (free) hostsite.

    Sooo...which is better in Your opinion ?


    Thank's. ;)
     
  2. eyes-open

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    Hi Nat :)

    No opinion - but here's a link to a comparison page that appears to be regularly updated. Image Shack & Photobucket are at the top of the list when filtered by popularity:-

    Free Image Hosting

    Note the first 3 highlighted in white are sponsors - so they appear at the top regardless of the filter used.
     
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    Great!! Good to know photobucket is on top along with imageshack. :)

    I really like photobucket. I just don't like the fact you have to log in every so often, or else your account AND pics will be deleted after 3 months I think. *Yikes!*

    What if I have to be in a hospital...what if my hands to type are disabled....what if......................................:eek: :eek:


    OK. :)

    Thanks Andy ! :)

    Let's see if someone else posts their favorite soon.
     
  4. Trooper

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    I use both and I used to feel that ImageShack was better. But lately, they have had some problems I have noticed (as well as others) with image quality after uploading pics.

    Photobucket is not bad in my opinion. I would maybe suggest uploading a few pics to both and see what you like better as far as ease of use and image quality.

    At this point however, gun to my head, I would have to go with Photobucket.

    Good luck Nat and Cheers. :)
     
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    Trooper ~ Thanx bunches !!! :)

    I think I'm convinced I like photobucket best :p ;)


    Cheers !! :)

    P.S. Please remove that gun by your head now...it makes me nervous...:ninja:
     
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    the best thing would be to have alook around and see what you think. but there are lots of things Flickr can do with your pictures. here's one thing i know about, there are many more things too. if you just let the page load and don't touch anything it will go through the gallery be it self.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/gamehack/sets/1506658/show/
     
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    imageshack.. my first choice. photobucket is nice but requires login and is more like flickr.
     
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    Imageshack and Photobuket are both good. I've got 64 pages of images at imageshack.
    I think imageshack is a little quicker. I do notice that every file at photobucket must have a different name, or it won't let you upload, whereas imageshack autogenerates a new filename each time.....so I can upload as many pics as I want all called 'capture' for example.
    Hey Nat, why do you want to do this? To save space? How about just burning to cd/dvd or storing permanently on a usb stick?
     
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    Yahoo Photo............

    (pause for shock)


    OK I was kidding. I like ImageShack for storing and sharing pictures.
     
  11. Trooper

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    Sorry Nat. I have removed the gun. I just added it for shock value. ;)
     
  12. WSFuser

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    i prefer imageshack because it doesnt require registration/login and it can resize pictures to certain resolutions (i dont know about photobucket). also, if u use firefox, u may want to look into the imagebot extension.
     
  13. ~*Nat*~

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    Yes..I agree..both seem to have good qualities.
    I noticed tho....when I registered with imageshack..I have to LOG in THROUGH
    my EMAIL !! Is this normal ? ~ Or am I doing something wrong o_O

    It's kind of totally complicated having to save the email fromthe registration..and everytime finding that particular mail to log on thro there.


    Yes, to save space, etc....

    I know I NEED to burn to cd....but I'm too lazy. :oops:
     
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    If one doesn't require registration...how can you save your images on their hostsite, WSFuser ?
     
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    it saves them anyway.. you have to remember the address though :oops: , and it does have a registration for this case, but it's not required.
     
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    Oki...I am not logged in. I clicked on MY IMAGES and this comes up:


    http://reg.imageshack.us/content.php?page=register


    So...does that mean I have to keep searching for that registered email to log in ??
     
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    Yep...on that page it says:


    :doubt:
     
  18. Trooper

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    Yes you need to click on your activation e-mail link to upload images to your account.
     
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    Everytime ? Well OK. Thank You, Trooper ! :)
     
  20. Trooper

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    Depends on how you have your cookies setup. If you allow cookies than no. If you clear out your cache and/or cookies then yes. :)
     
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