Microsoft Photos Alternatives for Mac

    Microsoft Photos is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is XnView MP. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try qView or Adobe Bridge. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Microsoft Photos and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Microsoft Photos are Preview (Free), ACDSee Photo Studio (Paid), Apple Photos (Free) and gThumb (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 14, 2021

    1. XnViewMP is a free software to view, organise, convert graphics and photos files or to create slide show, contact sheet, HTML pages.
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    2. qView is a Qt-based image viewer designed to be practical and minimal.
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      qView vs Microsoft Photos opinions
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      it is more simplistic, faster in loading images and doesn't come with stuff like video editor like windows photos does. it is also open source and therefore it's perfect.
      Positive comment 12 months ago


    3. Bridge CC gives you centralized access to all the files and assets you need for your creative projects. Organize personal and team assets, batch edit with ease, add watermarks, set centralized color preferences, and even upload your photos to Adobe Stock.
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    4. Preview is a simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents.
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    5. 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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    6. Photos is a digital photograph manipulation application developed by Apple, intended to be less complex than its predecessor iPhoto .
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    7. gThumb is an image viewer and browser for the GNOME Desktop. Features Image Viewer * View single images (including GIF animations). Supported image types are: BMP, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, ICO, XPM. * View EXIF data attached to JPEG images.
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    8. Xee is an streamlined and convenient image viewer and browser. It is similar to macOS's, but lets you easily browse the entire contents of folders and archives, move and copy image files quickly, and supports many more image formats.
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    9. A pro tool for photographers Make sure your photo database is safe and efficiently managed. Uncompromising performance Engineered from the ground up for blazing fast speed, FotoStation functions seamlessly whether you’re processing 500 photos or 5 million.
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      Core Features • Modern: LightGallery uses HTML, CSS, and JavaScript with Chromium and Node.js to build the app. • Cross-platform: LightGallery works across operating systems. You can use it on OS X, Windows, or Linux.


      Last update : 31 May 2016.

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