I have to download and physically back up 300,000 iCloud Photos. Is there a easy way?

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  • rclone

    "rsync for cloud storage" - Google Drive, S3, Dropbox, Backblaze B2, One Drive, Swift, Hubic, Wasabi, Google Cloud Storage, Yandex Files

    You might have luck with the rclone crowd and while I didn't find icloud mentioned in storage systems, it appears you're not the first to want to retrieve your data. I wish you well in your journey

  • docker-icloudpd

    An Alpine Linux 3.16.1 container for the iCloud Photos Downloader command line utility

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • icloud_photos_downloader

    A command-line tool to download photos from iCloud

    If your comfortable with docker you could try something like this iCloud Photos downloader

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