When you work inside Pics.io app you can upload new files, add revisions, create collections and do many other things with your digital assets. To keep the same structure inside the working folder in your Google Drive/S3 bucket automatic sync from Pics.io to the connected storage is performed by the system. 

The changes made in your collections and digital assets are automatically pushed to the working folder or S3 bucket.

All metadata from standardized EXIF/IPTC fields and individual custom fields is safely stored within your original files located on the cloud storage. The title of your asset, its description, all kinds of marks such as color, star rating, flags, and other information from your custom fields you may have entered in Pics.io - all this information will remain available even after you download your asset and work with it outside Pics.io, e.g. in Lightroom or in a similar service.

The revisions you upload are attached to your assets, so the latest revision will be automatically appear in the working folder in your Google Drive.

NB! Version control is currently unavailable for Amazon S3 storage.

If you delete some assets inside Pics.io, these files are not really deleted. Pics.io simply moves them to the trash folder of your storage, from where you can easily restore them if necessary. Read more about deleting files from Pics.io.

Still, it is necessary to perform manual sync from your storage to Pics.io for all the changes made in your Google Drive account/Amazon S3 bucket to be displayed in your Pics.io library. Depending on your billing plan, it's possible to take advantage of auto-sync feature if you're using Google Drive as a storage option. In case you want the updates made in Google Drive to appear in your Pics.io account right now or if you're using Amazon storage, manual sync is required. 

Check more details about automatic synchronization from Google Drive to Pics.io. 

In case any issues appear during synchronizing your Pics.io library with your current storage, please make sure there are no add-ons or plugins (like Adblock or uBlock) installed to your browser. If the problem still persists, please contact us via chat or at support@pics.io with more details for further investigation of the issue. 

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