Shotwell Alternatives for Mac

    Shotwell is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is digiKam, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Shotwell and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Shotwell are XnView MP (Free Personal), Adobe Lightroom (Paid), Adobe Bridge (Free) and Piwigo (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 9, 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. 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
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      Bridge is professional-focused, Shotwell is consumer-focused. They are optimized for different use cases.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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    5. 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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    6. qView is a Qt-based image viewer designed to be practical and minimal.
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    7. Photos is a digital photograph manipulation application developed by Apple, intended to be less complex than its predecessor iPhoto .
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      Apple Photos vs Shotwell opinions
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      It's easy & free: no virus, no malware, no adware, no fremiumware, no subscription, just working.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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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. 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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    10. 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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