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Is there a way to upload pictures to Street View from the PC instead of using the Street View app? 1 Recommended Answer 10 Replies 30 Upvotes
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I was trying to upload some pictures to Street View, but the app crashed and aborted the upload.
Now I have to start all over again, and the upload process takes "forever".
Is there a way to upload from a PC so that I don't have to tie up my phone for hours at the time?

I appreciate the opportunity to upload "on the go", but when I'm in a remote area without any internet access, and taking hundreds of pictures, I would like the possibility to have a computer based solution.
That way I can start the upload before I go to bed, and hopefully it will be finished by the time I get up. :)
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Hi Roy Baardsen, in the official page of SV products https://www.google.com/streetview/contacts-tools/products/ you can find some software you can use to publish your VT using Desktop.
I'm currently publishing gothru.co, but there are many others.
Some are free for a trial publish of some panoramic photos, some require a payment plan.
Your choice.
Last edited 4/8/19
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Thanks for a prompt reply. :)
I was hoping for an offline solution, but I guess these are better than nothing.
On a side note, I think Google should provide some software solution free of charge. After all, we are putting in a great deal of free labour for them.
A simple FTP-kind of thing would suffice. (At least when you have geo-tagged images.)
I know that the app is free, but as I said, it's not very convenient when you have lots of pictures, and I plan on covering an entire small town on the countryside in Africa next year. They don't have any useful internet connection out there.
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Hi Roy, as SVT photographer since 2013 I can tell you that we have a free solution provided by Google, since 2016, when they decided to develop SV API instead and open to third party development.
I can tell you, after 3 years, that these new tools are powerful and more useful than the Google original tool.
Let me know if I can help you in some other way.
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Do you have a link to the original Google tool?
To upload pictures, I don't need all the "bells and whistles" of the more complex programs. (Not to mention the monthly fees)
When I have taken the pictures, all I do is geo-tag them and then they'r ready for upload.
(My Street View-rig: Mobile phone, "madv mini" 360 cam, selfie stick, phone holder, bluetooth remote trigger and 1m USB extension cable.  :)
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Hi All 

I just go into my account google maps and load them from there NP I firstly make albums of the photos I have taken and Area Example (lime park)   when you go into your contribute section on Google maps they should appear on the left all the different places just high lite the photos you want to post and that's it including 360%
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