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. If you are like us, you would agree that photos are memories of our lifetime and memories are forever. So how do you assure that they stay with you all the time?
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      • Windows
      ExifPro is an application meant to display, manipulate and browse photographs. ExifPro can display images in different view modes. Selected images may be copied, resized, cropped and adjusted.
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    2. Photodali Photo Manager is powerful and flexible photo manager for Windows XP/Vista/7/8. Photodali allows you to organize and view your photo collection.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 0.7.2, released in April 2013, can be still downloded from the official website.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      PhotoInsight is a Windows desktop application to organize and find your photos, images and assets in no time. It can automatically detects new images on your computer and lets you find them through a powerful search engine.
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    3. TripUp is a privacy-focused photo backup and sharing app. • BACKUP: Backup all your photos in original quality with end-to-end encryption. • SHARING: Share encrypted photos privately with others via shared albums.
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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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    4. Mac like super fast photo viewer. Better than Apple's Preview app. My Farstone Image Viewer fix for the Mac!.

      Discontinued

      Website/app unavailable.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      What is it? - Self hosted wannabe Google Photos clone, with a slight focus on cool graphs - Django backend & React frontend. - In development. Features - Label some faces manually, and train a face classifier to label the rest. - View photos by people in them.

      Discontinued

      Ownphotos development has moved to LibrePhotos.

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    5. Screenie is a Mac app that lets you easily capture, share, and organize screenshots and even search the text inside your images. FEATURES - Change the location of where macOS saves your screenshots - Change the theme, number of columns and Screenie image panel height.
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      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      ente provides a simple way to back up your photos and videos, end-to-end encrypted. ente encrypts your photos and videos with your password before backing them up to the cloud, so only you can view them.
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