Shotwell Alternatives

    Shotwell is described as 'open source photo organizer designed for the GNOME desktop environment. Features Import photos from folders or from any digital camera supported by gPhoto' and is a well-known app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Shotwell for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is digiKam, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Shotwell are XnView MP (Free Personal), Adobe Lightroom (Paid), XnView (Free Personal) and qView (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 30, 2021

    1. 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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      Most users think digiKam is a great alternative to Shotwell.
    2. 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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      Most users think XnView MP is a great alternative to Shotwell.

    3. Create incredible photos anywhere with all-new Lightroom CC and 1 TB of cloud storage. Get powerful editing features on any device in a new, easy-to-use interface.
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    4. XnView is a utility for viewing and converting graphic files. XnView is provided as FREEWARE for private non-commercial or educational use (including non-profit organization).
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      XnView vs Shotwell opinions
      Some users think XnView is a great alternative to Shotwell, some don't.
      XnView does have a catalog and rating database like Shotwell to organize photos.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

      XnView does not have the organizational, tagging, and cataloging features of Shotwell.
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

    5. qView is a Qt-based image viewer designed to be practical and minimal.
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    6. 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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      Adobe Bridge vs Shotwell opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Bridge is professional-focused, Shotwell is consumer-focused. They are optimized for different use cases.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

    7. 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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    8. Eagle helps you manage pictures, screenshots, user interfaces and designs that make your lightbulb shine. If you are a designer, you will definitely love this!.
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    9. 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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    10. 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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