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Self-Hosted Imgur Alternatives

Imgur is not available as a self-hosted solution but there are plenty of alternatives for power users and business that want to host a solution on-premise. The best Self-Hosted alternative is Pixelfed, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Imgur and 11 are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to Imgur are Chevereto, rimgo, Synology Photo Station and Up1.

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.
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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.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedPixelfed is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedPixelfed is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Support for ActivityPubPixelfed support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freePixelfed doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Chevereto

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • MySQL Community Edition
    • Self-Hosted
    • MariaDB
    • PHP

    Self-hosted image sharing software which allows to create your own image hosting website.

    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationChevereto supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ No TrackingChevereto will not track or use your personal data.
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  3. rimgo icon

    rimgo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Tor

    An alternative frontend for Imgur. Originally based on rimgu.

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    Synology Photo Station

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted

    Photo Station is an online photo album integrated with a blog for you to easily share photos, videos, and blog over the Internet.

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    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.

    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingUp1 supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    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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    Penguin Upload

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

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

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  7. IM.GE icon

    IM.GE

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    IM.GE - Host all your images for free and forever. You can upload all format of images with no size restriction and get the shareable links in different formats to post in forums, blogs or social media. For more, you can reach us at admin@im.ge.

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  8. Picsur icon

    Picsur

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Online
    • Linux

    I couldn't really find any open source project that allowed you to easily host images. So I decided to create one.

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    The main upload page
  9. 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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    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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