10 + Useful Free and Open Source PHP Image Galleries!!!

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Php open source galleries are very much needed these days because they are packed with many features that cannot be found in many other open source cms are offering. While I was on hunt for some plugins I stumbleupon on some awesome php image galleries that I thought I should share with my readers so they can get benefit from them as well. Below you can find a list of free open source php image galleries that you can use on your website.


Zenphoto is a CMS its self while giving you power to manage your media gallery with all the options you have in mind.


2- TinyWebGallery

Tiney WebGallery is a free photo album/ Gallery that is very user friendly from install to handling built in php but it does not require any database. Tiny WebGallery uses XML files as database and have all the feature that one need to run a Image gallery.


3- ThePhig

ThePhig is awesome as it makes it very easy for the user to manage and upload the images he want to display in his gallery. This php Script is very cool on the handling part and have many features.


4- OpenFoto

OpenFoto open source photo gallery script is a lightweight script written in php, css and xhtml. This handy script does not require a database behind it.

5- Coppermine

If you are looking for fully featured web picture gallery script which is written in PHP and uses GD or Image Magic as image library along with MySQL as backend handler than Coppermine is the best script you can find. User friendly and packed with lots of features.


6- Gallery

Another open source project that was built to allow users to make a photo sharing web application solution.


7- PhpWebGallery

PhpWebGallery changed its name in 2009 to Piwigo. Piwigo is jam packed with powerfull features to manage and publish you pictures on the web.


8- Plogger

Plogger is called as next generation in open-source photo gallery solutions. When it comes to features and configuration Plogger is the best in the market. It’s admin panel is the most powerful compared to other scripts. Base language is PHP and uses Mysql as backend handler. You won’t be able to find this type of jammed packed photo gallery system for free.


9- Gallarific

Gallarific an open source php photo Gallery script that allows you to organize, collect and share your photo/multimedia files on the web. Gallarific can be fully customized to your need, easy configuration/installation.


10- phpAlbum

With phpAlbum.net you only need a web space to display your Photo Album/Gallery. No database is required, the installation takes just few clicks and you will be ready to upload and display your photo/images to the world.


11- Simple Picture Gallery Maker

Simple Picture Gallery Maker (SPGM) is another PHP script that will allow you to display your picture galleries on the web. Features that highlights this script are ability to create slideshows, sub-galleries, and highlighting the newly added photos.

Simple Picture Gallery Maker

12- MG2

Minigal built with Minimalistic approach. Especially developed for Photographers in mind and this handy script is jammed packed with many useful features that are needed in modern photo galleries. Minigal’s design allows you to efficiently display your work to the world.


13- DAlbum

DAlbum a free PHP photo album script. Features of this small and easy to install script are the ability to make slide shows, support for Video, Image commenting, and PDF files support.



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  3. Sammie

    December 6, 2012 at 7:56 pm

    Wow, this post is pleasant, my sister is analyzing these things, so I am
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  4. Mengis VanMuhr

    November 26, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    I like this one much better: Single File PHP Gallery: http://sye.dk/sfpg/

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