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Open Source Imgur Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Imgur is Pixelfed. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Imgur and nine of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Imgur are Up1, Penguin Upload, Veuwer and rimgu.

Imgur alternatives are mainly Image Hosting Services but may also be Photo Sharing Apps or Social Networks. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Imgur.
This page was last updated Jun 6, 2022
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  1. Pixelfed is an image sharing platform with focus on Privacy, Safety and Security, an ethical alternative to centralized platforms like Instagram.

  2. Up1

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    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.



  3. Penguin Upload

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    PenguinUpload is a self-hostable web application that lets users upload and share files.

  4. Veuwer

    • 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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  5. rimgu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    It's read-only and works without browser JavaScript. Images and albums can be viewed without wasting resources and anyonymity from downloading and running tracking scripts. No sign-up nags.

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  6. Arcane Photos

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Arcane Photos is a private and secure Photo storage service. All the photos will be safe and secure on a blockchain-based storage + Open Source.

  7. imgin (proxy)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    A minimalist read-only Imgur proxy insipired by software like Invidious, Nitter, and Bibliogram. This service does not use the official Imgur API because I reject the notion that normal HTTP GET isn't a valid way to access a public website.

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  8. imgs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Store images on your own server. imgs provides direct access to files without compressing, databases and unexpected file deletion. Minimal system requirements: If a web server is available, imgs can be run as well.

  9. Imguru

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Command-line tool that uploads one of more images to imgur.com. Supports all image formats supported by Mac OS X and will resize and convert to JPEG before uploading.

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