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Photoview Alternatives

Photoview is described as 'simple and user-friendly photo gallery that can easily be installed on personal servers. It's made for photographers and aims to provide an easy and fast way to navigate directories, with thousands of high resolution photos' and is a Photo Manager in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Photoview for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Google Photos, which is free. Other great apps like Photoview are digiKam, PhotoPrism, Simple Gallery and Piwigo.

Photoview alternatives are mainly Photo Managers but may also be Photo Sharing Apps or Image Hosting Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Photoview.
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  1. Google Photos icon

    Google Photos

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    116 alternatives to Google Photos 

    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.

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    1.  Facial RecognitionGoogle Photos can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Selective SynchronizationGoogle Photos allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
    4.  Automatic BackupGoogle Photos will automatically back up your data periodically.
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    digiKam

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • KDE
    • Qt
    78 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.

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    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.
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    PhotoPrism

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • DigitalOcean
    • Self-Hosted
    • FreeBSD
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Docker
    97 alternatives to PhotoPrism 

    PhotoPrism® is an AI-Powered Photos App for the Decentralized Web. It makes use of the latest technologies to tag and find pictures automatically without getting in your way. You can run it at home, on a private server, or in the cloud.

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    1.  Facial RecognitionPhotoPrism can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
    2.  Privacy focusedPhotoPrism is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in PhotoPrism without registration.
    4.  DecentralizedPhotoPrism is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    Enjoy browsing your photo collection with our intuitive Progressive Web App — whether it’s on a phone, tablet, or desktop computer.
    The app includes four high-resolution world maps to bring back the memories of your favorite trips. Our privacy-preserving backend services provide worldwide location information to enrich your pictures with details such as state, city, and category.
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    Simple Gallery

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    47 alternatives to Simple Gallery 

    Simple Gallery is a highly customizable offline gallery. Organize & edit your photos, recover deleted files with the recycle bin, protect & hide files and view a huge variety of different photo & video formats including RAW, SVG and much more.

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    1.  Ad-freeSimple Gallery doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  LightweightSimple Gallery consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Dark ModeSimple Gallery supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Piwigo

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    102 alternatives to Piwigo 

    Manage your photo collection with Piwigo Piwigo is open source photo gallery software for the web. Designed for organisations, teams and individuals.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Piwigo.
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    Shotwell

    • Linux
    84 alternatives to Shotwell 

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

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    1.  File TaggingShotwell can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    2.  Facial RecognitionShotwell can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
    3.  LightweightShotwell consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Privacy focusedShotwell is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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      ente

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • F-Droid
      101 alternatives to ente 

      Ente is a simple app to automatically backup and organize your photos and videos.

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      1.  Privacy focusedente is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
      2.  End-to-End Encryptionente has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
      3.  Ad-freeente doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
      4.  Shared Foldersente supports shared folders that can be used to store, search, and access files with multiple people.
      5.  No Trackingente will not track you or use your personal data.
      6.  Two-factor Authenticationente supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
      7.  AES-256 Encryptionente has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
      8.  Encrypted Backupente uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
      9.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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      ACDSee Photo Studio

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      153 alternatives to ACDSee Photo Studio 

      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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      1.  Facial RecognitionACDSee Photo Studio can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
      2.  Support for 4KACDSee Photo Studio supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
      3.  Batch EditingACDSee Photo Studio allows you to select multiple items (tasks, files, images etc) and edit their properties all at once.
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    • Apple Photos icon

      Apple Photos

      • Mac
      • Online
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      80 alternatives to Apple Photos 

      Photos is a digital photograph manipulation application developed by Apple, intended to be less complex than its predecessor iPhoto .

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      1.  Facial RecognitionApple Photos can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
      2.  Non Destructive EditingApple Photos allows you to make changes to a file without overwriting the original data, which remains available in case you want to revert to it.
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      Lychee

      • MySQL Community Edition
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      • Cloudron
      29 alternatives to Lychee 

      Lychee is a free photo-management tool, which runs on your server or web-space. Installing is a matter of seconds. Upload, manage and share photos like from a native application. Lychee comes with everything you need and all your photos are stored securely.

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