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Lychee is an open-source, free software program for self-hosted photo management. It can be installed on the user's own server or website. The software permits the uploading and management of photos and also makes sharing photos very easy.

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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on various public social media platforms and blogs. They can help you see what people think about Lychee and what they use it for.
  • Yet another "photo gallery/management" question
    Hi there! Check out lychee! Its simple, supports dropbox, and is really easy to setup. If your having problems, try our product easypanel. We got a template to get it setup for you, in a matter of seconds. If you have any questions, feel free to PM me or reply here. Source: 7 months ago
  • Need application to display large photo archive for public sharing
    Can check out options like lychee or various alternatives. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Google photos alternative
    PhotoPrism is a good option something you've mentioned above in your OP, along with NextCloud Photos (I've never used this). Piwigo, Lychee, and of course Synology Photos is pretty popular. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Selfhosted (docker, etc) site/blog/gallery for a painter?
    You might be able to repurpose a photo gallery like lychee or photoprism? Source: over 1 year ago
  • Simple media server with thumbs
    Https:// seems to be working well for me. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Safe user-friendly cloud storage?
    You could try something like Lychee. That is an open-source front end you can install to your own server. That gives you complete freedom on hosting so you can choose a server host that you are comfortable with and completely control access and security. You could even build it on your own home server/cluster and either put it on the internet or VPN to it when remote. Source: about 2 years ago
  • Photo hosting solution for old people ?
    Lychee is something I've seen touted about. Lychee — Self-hosted photo-management done right ( Source: over 2 years ago

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Lychee is completely open source, and anyone can modify it or use it as the foundation for a new project. To run Lychee, everything you need is a web-server with PHP 5.5 or later and a MySQL database. The official installation instructions are so simple that even complete beginners with very limited experience with self-hosting should be able to install Lychee in just a few minutes.

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