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 20 years. Always evolving!
Source code is available, editable, auditable and extendable thanks to plugins and themes.
I first used other open source galleries or main streams photos applications such as Picasa. I'm based in France and mainly use Piwigo to store and maintain my photo collection for friends and family usage and sharing. My library now hosts 40,000+ photos, all organized in a date based organization (2017, 2016, 2015, ...) with sub-albums for each year event. I moved to Piwigo in 2009 on my self... see more
Arnaud, Individual, France
I have been using Piwigo since 2013. Before I had a website based on Adobe-Flash and I wanted something new and more organised. As open-source platform (and free of charge) Piwigo had all the good cards. The options that really convinced me were: easy to use, quickly upload your new photos, create password protected private albums, the search options, display the photos metadata, give your own... see more
Jan Eijdenberg, Individual, The Netherlands
I've tried other platforms before and found myself limited by either being restricted to a single brand of computer/tablet/phone equipment, or by not being able to define myself the access rules. Then I found Piwigo. It is accessible on all platforms, so when I upload new pictures, I can tell my mom to have a look and although she is 94, she can use her tablet to immediately look at the new... see more
Christian Lempereur, Individual, Belgium
I am a photography enthusiast, sharing lots of free stock photos and photos from hiking trips in New Zealand. I have close to 3,500 images in my Piwigo photo gallery, and all is running very smooth. I discovered Piwigo in 2015. I needed to replace a discontinued photo gallery with something new and Piwigo ticked all the boxes for me. I never looked back - setup was fairly straightforward and... see more
Tomas Sobek, Individual, New Zealand