Open Source Photobucket Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Photobucket is PixelFed, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Photobucket and 13 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Photobucket are Piwigo (Free, Open Source), PhotoPrism (Free, Open Source), LibrePhotos (Free, Open Source) and Recall Photos (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 30, 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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    2. Piwigo is a photo gallery software for the web that comes with powerful features to publish and manage your collection of pictures.
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      Piwigo vs Photobucket opinions
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      It is a self hosting service which requires not only your own server and a heap of stuff, but also considerably more technical knowledge than Photobucket, or any other picture hosting service.
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    3. PhotoPrism® is a privately hosted app for browsing, organizing and sharing your personal photo collection. It makes use of the latest technologies to automatically tag and find pictures without getting in your way.
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    4. LibrePhotos is a fork of Ownphotos. It's a self-hosted Google Photos clone, with a slight focus on cool graphs. Django backend & React frontend.
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    5. Recall is an open-source and decentralized alternative to Google Photos built on top of Blockstack. Photos are stored encrypted with the user's private key and therefore not accessible to anyone else.
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    6. KPhotoAlbum is an application for tagging and managing a photo collection and making it searchable.
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    7. 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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    8. PenguinUpload is a self-hostable web application that lets users upload and share files.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      Veuwer is a open source image host that supports albums and filesizes up to 10 MB per image and publishes transparency reports.

      Discontinued

      Veuwer has been absorbed by SLiMG: https://voat.co/v/Slimg/comments/1090403

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Arcane Photos is a private and secure Photo storage service. All the photos will be safe and secure on a blockchain-based storage + Open Source. • GDPR compliant. Decentralized and private. • Fully encrypted. No server-side processing • 10GB free storage.
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