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  • XnView icon

    XnView

    XnView is a utility for viewing and converting graphic files. XnView is provided as FREEWARE for private non-commercial or educational use (including non-profit organization). Image IPTC, EXIF metadata support, EXIF auto rotation...

    Free Personal Windows PortableApps.com

    • XnView does not have the organizational, tagging, and cataloging features of Shotwell. Guest • Nov 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    XnView MP

    XnViewMP is a free software to view, organise, convert graphics and photos files or to create slide show, contact sheet, HTML pages. Compared to the original XnView, notable features in XnView MP have been re-tweaked, enhanced and...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

  • Google Photos icon

    Google Photos

    Google Photos is the home for all of your photos and videos, searchable and organised by the people, places and things that matter.

    Free Mac Windows Android Web / Cloud iPhone Chrome OS ... Android Tablet iPad

    • Organization tools are very lackluster, comparatively. Google Photos is also a website, while Shotwell is a program. Buster_BlueJan 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom icon

    Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

    Adobe Photoshop Lightroom answers the digital photographer’s call for a workflow application that allows photographers to quickly work with raw format images. With Lightroom you can manage all of your photographs; showcase them in...

    Commercial Mac Windows Android Web / Cloud iPhone iPad

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    digiKam

    digiKam is an advanced digital photo management application for linux/KDE, which makes importing and organizing digital photos a "snap". The photos are organized in albums which can be sorted chronologically, by folder...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD KDE Qt

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    ACDSee

    ACDSee, ACDSee Pro and ACDSee Ultimate are image organizer, viewer, and RAW / image editor programs for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X, developed by ACD Systems International Inc.

    Commercial Mac Windows iPhone iPad

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    gThumb

    gThumb is an image viewer and browser for the GNOME Desktop. Features Image Viewer * View single images (including GIF animations). Supported image types are: BMP, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, ICO, XPM. * View EXIF data...

    Open Source Linux GNOME

  • Imagine icon

    Imagine

    Imagine is an Image & Animation Viewer for Windows with screen capture function. Features - View and save image/animation files with very fast speed - Support for numerous image/animation file formats: GIF, BMP, PNG, JPG...

    Free Windows Windows Mobile

  • Gwenview icon

    Gwenview

    Gwenview is an image viewer for KDE. It can load and save all image formats supported by KDE, but Gwenview can also browse GIMP files (*.xcf). Gwenview does not try to replace your favorite image editor, so it only features the most...

    Open Source Linux KDE

  • Hornil StylePix icon

    Hornil StylePix

    Hornil Stylepix, or simply StylePix, is a graphics editing program with a number of advanced features. StylePix is an acronym for Style Pictures. This means your pictures with nice style. If you have no experience, you can easily...

    Freemium Windows

  • Adobe Bridge icon

    Adobe Bridge

    Brige CC helps you organize personal and team assets, batch edit with ease, add watermarks and even set centralized color preferences — Bridge simplifies your workflow and keeps you organized.

    Free Mac Windows

  • F-Spot icon

    F-Spot

    Personal photo management application for the GNOME desktop environment. F-Spot is based on MONO F-Spot is a cross platform application for organizing thousands of photos. It shuns organizing in folders. instead, metadata is the...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued The most recent version of F-Spot is 0.8.2, released December 19, 2010.
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  • Free Opener icon

    Free Opener

    Free Opener allows users to view, edit and print many different types of files without having to download specialty software. Currently, the software supports over 80 different file formats including Microsoft Office Files (.doc...

    Free Windows

  • Apple Photos icon

    Apple Photos

    Photos is a digital photograph manipulation application developed by Apple, intended to be less complex than its predecessor iPhoto . Photos are organised by "moment", a combination of...

    Free Mac Web / Cloud iPhone iPad

  • Universal Viewer icon

    Universal Viewer

    Universal Viewer is an advanced file viewer for wide range of formats. Supported file formats are: Images: all major graphics formats: JPG BMP ICO GIF PNG WMF TIFF PSD..., over 40 formats. Also RAW images from 400+ cameras are...

    Freemium Windows

  • Image Eye icon

    Image Eye

    Simplistic Image Viewer with focus on speed of rendering and switching between images. A good complement when no editing capabilities are nessesary. Feature high-lights: * The only image viewer you need for viewing &...

    Free Windows

  • Corel AfterShot Pro icon

    Corel AfterShot Pro

    Corel AfterShot Pro is fast, flexible digital photography workflow software that combines powerful photo management, advanced non-destructive editing and complete RAW processing.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Capture One icon

    Capture One

    Capture One 8 is a leading raw converter and workflow software which enables photographers to reduce the time and effort required to deliver astounding ready-to-use images with excellent color and detail.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    FCorp Imaging

    Imaging is a Collection of Image Related Tools (Image Viewer, Image Converter, Image Resizer, Image Optimizer, etc). Features : 1. Color Picker 2. Duplicate Image Finder : find duplicate image 3. Google Image Link Generator :...

    Commercial Windows

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    Open Freely

    Open Freely: the Easiest Way To Open ALL Files For FREE! Edit, Print & Save All Microsoft Office Files One Program To Open Many File Types - Over 100 Types Supported Built For Windows. Windows 7, Vista, XP all...

    Free Windows

  • Apowersoft Photo Viewer icon

    Apowersoft Photo Viewer

    With its friendly interface and powerful functions, Apowersoft Photo Viewer brings you the best experience in viewing images.Other than popular formats like BMP, PNG, JPG, TIFF, PSD, CDR, RAW, etc.

    Free Windows

  • SharpShot icon

    SharpShot

    SharpShot is a multi-platform picture editing software. It is meant for people who think Adobe Photoshop or GIMP are too cumbersome for everyday picture editing, while other simpler software like...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Sparkbox icon

    Sparkbox

    Sparkbox helps you to manage images for your design, unlike iPhoto , It is designed to look after the images besides the picture or photograph you took. It is a neat and clean image library in your...

    Commercial Mac iPhone

  • Rapid Photo Downloader icon

    Rapid Photo Downloader

    Import your photos and videos efficiently and reliably! Rapid Photo Downloader is written by a photographer for professional and amateur photographers. Its goal is to be the best photo and video downloader for the Linux Desktop. Main...

    Open Source Linux

  • Corel PhotoImpact icon

    Corel PhotoImpact

    PhotoImpact is packed with fun photo projects, easy one-click photo fixes and new digital art tools that make your creative projects look their best. Quickly touch up your favorite pictures with innovative ExpressFix editing. Use...

    Commercial Windows

  • Phototheca icon

    Phototheca

    Photo management software that makes it easy to view, sort and organize thousands and thousands of your digital photos. .

    Commercial Windows

  • Digital Photo Professional icon

    Digital Photo Professional

    Canon's Digital Photo Professional (DPP) is a powerful, free software application designed for editing, organizing, and processing Canon RAW files. This software is easily integrated into an existing workflow with other editing...

    Free Mac Windows

  • PT Photo Editor icon

    PT Photo Editor

    PT Photo Editor is an efficient application designed to solve all common photo problems, bring your images to life and make them look their best. You can easily correct color cast and exposure problem, remove imperfections, and turn...

    Freemium Windows

  • GPicSync

    GPicSync automatically inserts location in your photos metadata so they can also be used with any 'geocode aware' application like Picasa/Google Earth, Flickr, loc.alize.us, etc. Features: - Automatically geocode your...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Pics.io

    Pics.io is a cloud-based service that enables photographers to work with no syncing hassles and storage issues. It stores everything valuable (photos, metadata, catalog) securely on the web allowing to work from anywhere, using any...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    DupDetector

    Dup Detector finds duplicate and near duplicate images by opening and reading image pixel data. The program is easy to use, just specify the path and start the scan. You can specify a match % that is required to consider the image a...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The official website of Prismatic Software is no longer available, but the program is now provided by Keronsoft.
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    Galapix

    Galapix is an image viewer that allows you to directly zoom into large collection of tens of thousand of images from tiny thumbnails down to the images original size fluently with very short load times and no loss of interactivity. It...

    Open Source Mac Linux

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.1, released in April 2014, can be still downloaded from Github.
  • Jetphoto icon

    Jetphoto

    JetPhoto Studio is a feature-rich and easy-to-use digital photography software. - Organizes photos in albums - Manage photos with the calendar and map - Geotag photos with GPS - Create Flash and Web galleries - Publish web...

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • BonAView icon

    BonAView

    BonAView is the most innovative digital photo management software which have no analogs in his class. It provides an ultimate image management and organization tools which helps you to categorize and rate your image files, and manage...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.9.0, released in September 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

Shotwell Comments

Fastest photo organizer around. A bit more editing options ...

Comment by EmasXP
about Shotwell Jun 2011

Fastest photo organizer around. A bit more editing options would be welcomed.

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Incredibly fast and light. Easy to use with minimal feature ...

Comment by scaife
about Shotwell Jun 2011

Incredibly fast and light. Easy to use with minimal features.

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