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.
After using many so called photography specific web hosts over the years, I could never find one with software that worked how I wanted it, always how they wanted it. Then I chanced on Piwigo one day, and created our family website of 4,000 photos. Next I created my own Piwigo website, with my 50 years of photographs in mind. What a joy! Piwigo is the three 'P's - Powerful, a Pleasure to use, and... see more
Richard Histon, Individual, United Kingdom
We use Piwigo as a media sharing platform for the family, and it's a great alternative to messing with Facebook or Instagram. It's far more flexible, private, and - the not to be taken lightly - you have control and ownership of your stuff! Installation is easy, and the documentation is solid for most aspects, including plugins. I can't say enough about the platform and the work of the Piwigo... see more
Kade, Individual, USA
Over the past years I have switched between Zenphoto, Wordpress and Piwigo. After using these other systems for a while, I always returned to Piwigo. Here is why: when it comes to speed - especially with a large amount of images - Piwigo feels like the fastest system. Piwigo has an active development and a very active and friendly community. Updating to the most recent version is very easy... see more
Ralf Kerkhoff, Individual, Germany
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