AlternativeTo Logo

iPhoto Alternatives for Linux

iPhoto is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is XnView MP. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try digiKam or gThumb. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to iPhoto and 13 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to iPhoto are Shotwell, Tonfotos, Geeqie Image Viewer and Corel AfterShot Pro.

iPhoto alternatives are mainly Image Viewers but may also be Photo Managers or Image Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of iPhoto.
This page was last updated
iPhoto iconiPhoto
  161

iPhoto makes managing your photos as easy as taking them. It helps you organize your photos so you can find them fast. Edit...

Learn more about iPhoto

  1. XnView MP icon

    XnView MP

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    125 alternatives to XnView MP 

    XnViewMP is a free software to view, organise, convert graphics and photos files or to create slide show, contact sheet, HTML pages.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Batch EditingXnView MP allows you to select multiple items (tasks, files, images etc) and edit their properties all at once.
    2.  PortableXnView MP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Batch Rename FilesXnView MP supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
    Screenshot
    Screenshot
    Screenshot
    XnView MP vs iPhoto opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    Guest

    It lacks a lot of features like:

    • face recognition
    • geo info being used for filtering
    • smart / virtual albums
    Negative comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.   
    0
  2. digiKam icon

    digiKam

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • KDE
    • Qt
    79 alternatives to digiKam 

    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.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Facial RecognitiondigiKam can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
    2.  File TaggingdigiKam can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    Screenshot
    Screenshot


  3. gThumb icon

    gThumb

    • Linux
    • GNOME
    107 alternatives to gThumb 

    gThumb is an image viewer and browser for the GNOME Desktop. It also includes an importer tool for transferring photos from cameras.

    Adjust Colors
  4. Shotwell icon

    Shotwell

    • Linux
    85 alternatives to Shotwell 

    Shotwell is an open source photo organizer designed for the GNOME desktop environment.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  File TaggingShotwell can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    2.  LightweightShotwell consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Privacy focusedShotwell is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Ad-freeShotwell doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Facial RecognitionShotwell can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
      Screenshot
      Screenshot
    • Tonfotos icon

      Tonfotos

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      14 alternatives to Tonfotos 

      Tonfotos simplifies browsing of large photo collection by grouping shots by events, dates, people, locations and so on. Quickly find what you need regardless where files are stored - on your computer, external drives or NAS.

       Suggest and vote on features
      Features
      1.  Facial RecognitionTonfotos can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
      Screenshot
      Screenshot


    • Geeqie Image Viewer icon

      Geeqie Image Viewer

      • Linux
      • Xfce
      • BSD
      • Mac
      85 alternatives to Geeqie Image Viewer 

      Geeqie is a free open software image viewer and organiser program for Linux, FreeBSD and other Unix-like operating systems.

       Suggest and vote on features
      Features
      Sidebar with histogram, exif and keywords
    • Corel AfterShot Pro icon

      Corel AfterShot Pro

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      55 alternatives to Corel AfterShot Pro 

      Corel AfterShot Pro is fast, flexible digital photography workflow software that combines powerful photo management, advanced non-destructive editing and complete RAW processing.

       Suggest and vote on features
      Features
      1.  Non Destructive EditingCorel AfterShot Pro allows you to make changes to a file without overwriting the original data, which remains available in case you want to revert to it.
      Screenshot
      Screenshot
    • Imgseek icon

      Imgseek

      • Windows
      • Linux
      17 alternatives to Imgseek 

      imgSeek is a collection of free open source projects for searching a collection of images using visual similarity. The image you are looking for can be expressed either as a rough painted sketch or as another image you supply.

       Suggest and vote on features
      Features
      1.  Reverse Image SearchDiscover content that is related to a specific sample image.
      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.8.5, released in March 2006, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

      After drawing on the left widget that simple red rectangle with black windows, a pale blue sky and the gray asphalt, the software returns these 10 best matches from your collection of thousands of images.
    • Galapix icon

      Galapix

      • Mac
      • Linux
      39 alternatives to Galapix 

      Galapix is an image viewer that allows you to directly zoom into large collection of tens of thousand of images from tiny thumbnails down to the images original size fluently with very short load times and no loss of interactivity.

       Galapix has no features, suggest some!
      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.1, released in April 2014, can be still downloaded from Github.

      Screenshot
    • GPicSync

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      25 alternatives to GPicSync 

      GPicSync automatically inserts location in your photos metadata so they can also be used with any 'geocode aware' application like Picasa/Google Earth, Flickr, loc.alize.us, etc.

       Suggest and vote on features
      Features
      1.  GeotaggingGPicSync can add geographical metadata details to an image, file or data.
      Screenshot
    Showing 10 of 13 alternatives
    AlternativeTo