Piwigo – manage your photo collection

Piwigo (originally named PhpWebGallery) is an open source photo gallery software for the web that comes with powerful features to publish and manage your collection of pictures. It is designed to be fast and flexible.

Piwigo can be installed on your own server.

It is built by an active community of users and developers. It is compatible with PHP 7.

Piwigo web API makes it easy for developers to perform actions from other applications: display thumbnails in a WordPress blog post, publish photo from Lightroom, synchronize a local folder with a Perl script… As simple as HTTP requests and JSON responses.

Features include:

  • Easy installation and upgrades.
  • Add photos with the web form, any FTP client or a desktop application such as digiKam, Lightroom, Shotwell, iPhoto, Aperture. iPhone/Android applications.
  • Distribute your photos among your own albums with no limit in depth. Each photo can belong to several albums.
  • Multiple sizes – each photo is available in 9 sizes.
  • Supports multiple formats – provide several versions of the same photo. For example a RAW file, a TIFF, a CMYK profile and a zip.
  • Tags to describe photos.
  • Themes and plugins – more than 350 extensions are available to customize and enhance the feature set.
  • Make your photos private and decide who can see each of them.
  • Visitors can post comments, give ratings, mark photos as favorite, perform searches and get notified of news by email or RSS feed.
  • Automatic slideshow.
  • Use of EXIF/IPTC metadata to fill photo properties such as title and tags.
  • Browse photos in a map with Google Maps and or OpenStreetMap plugins.
  • With the Fotorama plugin, or specific themes such as Bootstrap Darkroom, you can experience the full screen slideshow.
  • Web API to perform actions from other applications, such as display thumbnails in a WordPress blog with PiwigoPress.
  • Meaningful URLs including tag/category/photo names for Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
  • Predefined photo sets such as best rated, most seen, random or most recent.
  • Combine browsing methods.
  • Add HTML pages with Additional Pages plugin.
  • Advanced techniques to filter spam.
  • Automatically add a watermark on all photos, to protect photos against unwanted copy with the ability to repeat the watermark on several lines.
  • Good access control.
  • Search features.
  • Identify orphan photos.
  • Notifications.
  • Administrators can create users, groups, manage permissions and send notifications. Several administrators can work at the same time.
  • Multilingual – 54 languages supported.

Website: www.piwigo.org
Support: GitHub
Developer: Pierrick Le Gall and the Piwigo Team
License: GNU GPL v2

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