Piwigo shines when it comes to classifying thousands or even hundreds of thousands of photos.
Born in 2002, Piwigo has been supporting its users for more than 19 years. Always evolving!
Source code is available, editable, auditable and extendable thanks to plugins and themes.
I was having increasing problems with Gallery3 because the support and development was effectively discontinued. I was able to move my then 15,000 photos in dozens of albums and sub-albums to Piwigo with a relatively small amount of effort and I am so pleased I did. In particular, I was able to move all the captions which did not want to retype! Piwigo works well on a variety of web browsers,... see more
David Kerr, Individual, Australia
I've been using Piwigo for almost 4 years. After gathering our families photos, and figuring out there was not an easy way to sort them on just one computer, I knew there had to be an easier solution. We could have spent 10$/mo on some online storage to sort them (google photos), but with our videos, I would blow right through that. After trying a few other 'self hosted' options, I found... see more
Thomas Sweeney, Individual, Maryland, USA
I'd recommend this tool for those who want to create organisations' galleries or for individual purposes. I found Piwigo simple and useful. I've been using it for few years now. THe Piwigo Community is growing and it sounds very positively as well. Add-ons for more demanded users are in place. The platform is being developed and updated on regular basis. I've already made few galleries with... see more
Bogusław Swierczek, Organisation, Poland
I discovered Piwigo 3 years ago and, since the beginning, it was a pleasant surprise. I am using it for my private photos database on a Synology NAS, around 340 GB and 70.000 pics. Piwigo it works like a charm and it is very customizable. Due to NAS hardware limitations, I prefer to generate the thumbnails outside of Piwigo. Piwigo doesn't have a rival! Thank you, Piwigo Team!
Ştefan-Liviu Ene, Individual, Romania