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    Shotwell Alternatives for Windows

    Shotwell is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is XnView MP. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try digiKam or darktable. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Shotwell and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Shotwell are Adobe Lightroom (Paid), PhotoPrism (Freemium, Open Source), XnView (Free Personal) and RawTherapee (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 28, 2022
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    Shotwell is an open source photo organizer designed for the GNOME desktop environment.
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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.
      Most users think XnView MP is a great alternative to Shotwell.
    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.
      Most users think digiKam is a great alternative to Shotwell.

    3. darktable is a virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers: it manages your digital negatives in a database and lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable. it also enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.
    4. 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.
    5. PhotoPrism® is an AI-powered app for browsing, organizing & sharing your photo collection. 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.

    6. 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).
      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 almost 5 years ago

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

    7. RawTherapee is a free RAW converter and digital photo processing software. All changes can be applied and batch processed at a convenient time.
    8. qView is a Qt-based image viewer designed to be practical and minimal.
    9. 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!.
    10. 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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