Self-Hosted Imgur Alternatives

    Imgur is not available as a self-hosted solution but there are some 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 seven of them are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to Imgur are Chevereto (Freemium, Open Source), Up1 (Free, Open Source), ArtVenue (Paid) and Synology Photo Station (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 1, 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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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • MySQL Community Edition
      • Self-Hosted
      • MariaDB
      • PHP
      Self-hosted image sharing software which allows to create your own image hosting website.
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    2. 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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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      ArtVenue is a PHP script lets you set up your own photography and image sharing community website. 100% source code is open, powered with Laravel Framework that means it has rock solid backbone and security its loaded with tons of features.
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      • 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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    3. PenguinUpload is a self-hostable web application that lets users upload and share files.
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      • 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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