Photo Safe Android App Review

| February 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

If you are one who uses your mobile phone camera often, to click pictures of your dear ones, and prefers to save the photos in the mobile phone memory rather than downloading the same into your PC for safe keeping, perhaps you might need the Photo Safe Android app than anyone else. The Android Photo Safe app lets users keep their photos password protected so that none could hack into the folders and view/download the pics.

How Photo Safe Android app Works?

Photo Safe mobile application helps users keep their personal photos password protected and secure from peeping toms. Photo Safe does so by saving the photos in an encrypted format using highly secure blowfish encryption algorithm. Conversely, the saved pictures can be decrypted, and make it visible by providing the concerned pass code/password.

Existing photos can be imported to Photo Safe, to be stored into encrypted mobile vault. Further, pictures can be sorted into separate photo albums, which can then by password protected independently. Also, it is possible to hide individual photos from gallery. The password is supposed to be set during the initial setup of the app, which is then used to authenticate access to photo albums and to decrypt photos.


The user interface is clean and well laid out. Even a first time user won’t find any trouble in using Photo Safe mobile app or its many functionalities or navigating through the various menus.

Finally, the free version of the Android app offers only limited features, such as hiding 5 photos at the max. However, a $1 licensed version of Photo Safe throws open all features to the users. If you are an ardent photographer, perhaps you should also consider having a licensed Photo Safe version in your Android gadget.

Final Words

Photo Safe is an excellent security vault to have in your Android phones, especially if you tend to store lots of photos in your mobile phone memory. It is easy to use, and proves to be quite effective in guarding one’s photo privacy. Selective hiding option ensures that others could get to view only the pictures that you want them to see, and not simply every photo saved in your mobile phone. At $1, the Android app is not any costly either.

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