Piwigo review

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License: Freely Distributable
File size: 360K
Developer: Pierrick LE GALL
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Piwigo is an image gallery with a very simple installation interface and administration panel.

Piwigo features free or restricted access, user management, groups, access management for each category, multi-server support (to store your pictures on another Web site), user comments, HTML templates, virtual categories, and multilingual support.

Here are some key features of "Piwigo":
under GPL (General Public License)
automatic image imports through filesystem (a directory equals a category, simple and easy)
image import through upload
multiple (virtual) usage of images (one image multiple categories)
easy administration of images, comments, users, groups, categories
easy installation (unzip & install.php)
possibility to make thumbnails
special categories: new pictures, most seen, best rated, favorites, random, new categories, calendar
mail notification of the administrator if anything new is added (if this is wanted!)
(automatic) slideshow
multiple languages
multi storage server management
ability to make some categorie private and manage permissions per user
mysql database (mandatory)
handle any type of file, not only picture
manage EXIF and IPTC metadata
html templates
advanced search tool

web server enabling PHP scripts (such as Apache)
MySQL database

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