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    iPhoto Alternatives

    iPhoto is described as 'makes managing your photos as easy as taking them. It helps you organize your photos so you can find them fast. Edit them so they look their best. And share them with your friends and family' and is a very popular Photo Manager in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to iPhoto for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPad and iPhone. Most alternatives are Photo Managers and Photo Sharing Apps. The best alternative is ImageGlass, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like iPhoto are Google Photos (Freemium), XnView MP (Free Personal), digiKam (Free, Open Source) and Adobe Lightroom (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 29, 2022
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    1. ImageGlass is a simple picture viewer with which you will be able to display your image collection in a very similar way to the one that Windows provides by default, but with some additional functions.


      The first installer available on the website, presented by the author, "ImageGlass Spider", is bundleware. From the privacy policy: "Also, the software shares available resources with the Spider's customers, to pass traffic through your device."

      The author is aware of the problem and indecisive on what action to take. Since less experienced users would fall for the "Spider" edition, be careful when downloading this software.

    2. Google Photos is a photograph and video sharing and storage service by Google. It allows the users to store and share images and videos using the 15 GB free storage space of their Google Account or a Google One subscription.

    3. XnViewMP is a free software to view, organise, convert graphics and photos files or to create slide show, contact sheet, HTML pages.
      XnView MP vs iPhoto opinions
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      It lacks a lot of features like: - face recognition - geo info being used for filtering - smart / virtual albums
      Negative comment about 1 month ago

    4. digiKam is an advanced digital photo management application which makes importing and organizing digital photos a "snap". The photos are organized in albums which can be sorted chronologically, by folder layout or by custom collections.
    5. Create incredible photos anywhere with all-new Lightroom CC and 1 TB of cloud storage. Get powerful editing features on any device in a new, easy-to-use interface.

    6. Shotwell is an open source photo organizer designed for the GNOME desktop environment.
    7. ACDSee is a complex, multi-purpose application that serves for viewing, organizing and editing digital photos. Furthermore, images can be shared on social websites or your own space on the developer’s website.
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      From high-precision light and color tools, to advanced clarity and dehaze settings, to the ability to create and save your own filters. Polarr is the ideal photo editor for bloggers, students, and photo professionals alike.
    8. gThumb is an image viewer and browser for the GNOME Desktop. It also includes an importer tool for transferring photos from cameras.
    9. Photos is a digital photograph manipulation application developed by Apple, intended to be less complex than its predecessor iPhoto .
      Apple Photos vs iPhoto opinions
      Some users think Apple Photos is a great alternative to iPhoto, some don't.
      The organization is of photos is horrible. Its as if Apple got super lazy and said just let the photos download and then let the user work to find a photo. Worst Ever, Please bring back iPhoto.
      Negative comment 21 days ago

      Created for snapchat users. Has goofy organization options that nobody was asking for...
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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