Google says "High quality" mode in Photos is hopelessly ruining photos

For over 5 years, Google has been encouraging users to store their photos on Google Drive in High Quality compression.

("High quality").It allows you to upload unlimited photos to the cloud. Now, however, the company is trying to convince users to stop downloading images in "High quality" and download the sources. Google claims that compression can ruin your photos hopelessly.

The company's true motives may be that it wants to make more money.
MSPoweruser.The fact is that Google "after trillions of photos" began to limit the number of downloads on Google Drive. Users from June 1, 2021 will be asked to pay if they want to use more than 15 GB. And the High Quality mode suddenly became not good enough.

The company sent Google Photos to usersa letter in which she suggested switching from High Quality to Original Quality when uploading photos so as not to damage them. Google even accompanied the letter with an image demonstrating how the quality of images deteriorates in High Quality:

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