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PhotoPrism: Browse Your Life in Pictures

PhotoPrism® is an AI-powered app for browsing, organizing & sharing your photo collection. It makes use of the latest technologies to tag and find pictures automatically without getting in your way. You can run it at home, on a private server, or in the cloud.


Feature Overview

  • Browse all your photos and videos without worrying about RAW conversion, duplicates or video formats
  • Easily find specific pictures using powerful search filters
  • Privacy-friendly: No data is ever sent to Google, Amazon, Facebook, or Apple unless you explicitly upload files to one of their services 🔐
  • Recognizes the Faces of your family and friends
  • Automatic Classification of pictures based on their content and location
  • Play Live Photos by hovering over them in Albums and search results
  • Since the User Interface is a Progressive Web App, it provides a native app-like experience, and you can conveniently install it on the home screen of all major operating systems and mobile devices
  • Includes 4 high-resolution World Maps to bring back the memories of your favorite trips
  • Metadata is extracted and merged from Exif, XMP, and other sources such as Google Photos
  • Many more image properties like Colors, Chroma, and Quality can be searched as well
  • Use PhotoSync to securely backup iOS and Android phones in the background
  • WebDAV clients such as Microsoft's Windows Explorer and Apple's Finder can Connect directly to PhotoPrism, allowing you to open, edit, and delete files from your computer as if they were local


Step-by-step installation instructions for our self-hosted community edition can be found in Getting Started. All you need is a Web browser and Docker to run the server. It is available for Mac, Linux, and Windows. PhotoPrism also runs on DigitalOcean, Raspberry Pi, FreeBSD, and many NAS devices.