Open Source Flickr Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Flickr is PixelFed, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Flickr and 15 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Flickr are Piwigo (Free, Open Source), PhotoPrism (Free, Open Source), Stingle Photos (Freemium, Open Source) and LibrePhotos (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 30, 2021

    1. Pixelfed is an image sharing platform with focus on Privacy, Safety and Security, an ethical alternative to centralized platforms like Instagram. Federated, Ad-Free, No algorithms, No 3rd party analytics or tracking. Can run on your own server.
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      PixelFed vs Flickr opinions
      Most users think PixelFed is a great alternative to Flickr.
      The concept behind PixelFed is essentially a clone of Instagram, one photo at a time, rather than the more flexible and feature-rich design of Flickr.
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    2. Piwigo is a photo gallery software for the web that comes with powerful features to publish and manage your collection of pictures.
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    3. PhotoPrism® is a privately hosted app for browsing, organizing and sharing your personal photo collection. It makes use of the latest technologies to automatically tag and find pictures without getting in your way.
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    4. Stingle Photos is a secure photo/video encryption and backup application that provides strong security, privacy, encryption and safely saves your media on cloud storage keeping you safe from data breaches and leaks.
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    5. LibrePhotos is a fork of Ownphotos. It's a self-hosted Google Photos clone, with a slight focus on cool graphs. Django backend & React frontend.
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    6. Recall is an open-source and decentralized alternative to Google Photos built on top of Blockstack. Photos are stored encrypted with the user's private key and therefore not accessible to anyone else.
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      Recall Photos vs Flickr opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Flickr is designed for photo sharing, Recall Photos is designed for private storage. Fundamentally different.
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    7. Up1.ca is the simplest file hosting application you'll find on the internet. You just have to drag-in the file you want to share and the application will handle it.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed since August 2017. Last version, 1.0, released in February 2016, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      Veuwer is a open source image host that supports albums and filesizes up to 10 MB per image and publishes transparency reports.

      Discontinued

      Veuwer has been absorbed by SLiMG: https://voat.co/v/Slimg/comments/1090403

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Picfed is an image sharing platform, an ethical alternative to centralized platforms like Instagram. Federated, Ad-Free, No algorithms, No 3rd party analytics or tracking.
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