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Thumbsup generates HTML galleries for existing photos and videos.

What it does

What it doesn’t do


Albums are a central concept in Thumbsup. Albums are a virtual collection of photos and videos, regardless of where the files are on disk. When generating the gallery you can specify how albums are created, e.g.

A file can belong to zero, one or many albums.


Thumbsup uses a few tricks to generate galleries as quickly as possible:

Standing on the shoulder…

There is no need to re-invent the wheel when dealing with photo and video-processing. Thumbsup uses well known tools under the hood, like exiftool, graphicsmagick and ffmpeg. These tools each have more than 13 years of development and troubleshooting, and provide all the capabilities we need.

Fun fact: ImageMagick will soon be 30 years old!