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Flickr Remote Organizer (Frogr) is a small open source application for the GNOME desktop that allows users to manage their accounts in the Flickr image hosting website. It supports all the basic Flickr features, including uploading pictures, adding descriptions, setting tags and managing sets and groups pools.

Frogr intends to be a complete GNOME application to remotely manage a Flickr account from the desktop.

Frogr is written in C and uses flicksoup, a libsoup-based library to communicate with the server through the publicly available flickr REST API.

 Frogr 0.11

Free to download



Mario Sanchez Prada


System Requirements
glib 2.22 or higher
gtk+ 2.16 or higher
libxml 2.6.8 or higher
libsoup 2.26 or higher
libexif 0.6.14 or higher
Flickr account

Mailing List, GNOME GIT source code repository

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • Allow to upload pictures and videos to flickr, specifying details such as title, description, tags, visibility, content type, safety level and whether the to "show up on global search results", both individually or to several elements at once
  • Allow uploading pictures and videos located in remote machines, through typically supported protocols (SAMBA, SSH, FTP...)
  • Allow loading/saving the work session from/to 'project' files
  • Allow sorting pictures and videos by title, size and date taken, besides the default order ("as loaded")
  • Allow adding tags to elements, opposite to just set them through the 'details' dialog
  • Allow setting specific licenses and geolocation information for pictures right from the desktop
  • Allow specifying sets and group pools for the elements to be added to after the upload process
  • Allow to create sets right from frogr, opposite to just adding elements to already existing ones
  • Allow specifying a list of pictures and/or videos to be loaded from command line
  • Import tags from picture's metainformation if present when loading
  • Open pictures and videos from frogr in the default image viewer, both from the details dialog and the main view
  • Auto-completion in 'tags' entries, based in tags already present for the active account
  • Registered as image mime types handler, so it's possible to load stuff on it from other applications (e.g. nautilus or eog)
  • Support for drag'n'drop to load elements right from other apps
  • Support for handling multiple Flickr accounts
  • Support for internationalization (i18n) messages
  • Support for specifying HTTP proxies manually
  • Support for using the GNOME general proxy settings.
  • Support for the new OAuth-based authentication system. Previous versions of frogr using the old system will be seamlessly updated.
  • Integrated with GNOME
  • Manual translated into Czech, German, English, Spanish, French, Russian, and Slovenian
  • Translated to Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, French, Galician, Italian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Chinese

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