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    Picasa Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Picasa for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. 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 nomacs. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Picasa and 14 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Picasa are Shotwell (Free, Open Source), TagSpaces (Freemium, Open Source), gThumb (Free, Open Source) and KPhotoAlbum (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 26, 2021
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    1. 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 Picasa opinions
      Most users think XnView MP is a great alternative to Picasa.
      Not even close to being a replacement for Picasa. The entire program is non-intuitive.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    2. 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.
      digiKam vs Picasa opinions
      Most users think digiKam is a great alternative to Picasa.
      elrostelperien Great photo and tag management tools. It's also apparently the only program, from the ones listed, that has facial recognition features (although not great in comparison to Picasa's).
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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    3. nomacs is a small, fast image viewer able to handle the most common image formats including RAW images. Additionally it is possible to synchronize multiple viewers. A synchronization of viewers running on the same computer or via LAN is possible.

      Discontinued

      The last release is from July 2020, and it seems the main developer is not working on it anymore. See: https://github.com/nomacs/nomacs/issues/612

      nomacs vs Picasa opinions
      Most users think nomacs is a great alternative to Picasa.
      yuriykaz Nomacs is an image and photo browser and viewer. It's fast, cross-platform, and open source.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    4. Shotwell is an open source photo organizer designed for the GNOME desktop environment.
      Shotwell vs Picasa opinions
      Most users think Shotwell is a great alternative to Picasa.
      Windowsfree sorting and editing abilities
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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    5. TagSpaces is an offline, open source, document manager with tagging support.


    6. gThumb is an image viewer and browser for the GNOME Desktop. It also includes an importer tool for transferring photos from cameras.
      Some users think gThumb is a great alternative to Picasa, some don't.
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      KPhotoAlbum is an application for tagging and managing a photo collection and making it searchable.
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      Personal photo management application for the GNOME desktop environment. F-Spot is based on MONO

      Discontinued

      The most recent version of F-Spot is 0.8.2, released December 19, 2010.

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      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.
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      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.

      Discontinued

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

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