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Awesome Open Source Photography

A list of awesome free open source software & libraries for photography. Also tools for video.

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Last Update: June 26, 2022, 10:10 p.m.

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General

A fully non-destructive photo retouching program providing a complete layer-based workflow including RAW image development.

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1y 4m
GPL-3.0

Camera Firmware Mods

Autoexec hack is a copilation of hacks for GoPro Cameras, like a GHDK (GoPro Hack Developer Kit).

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4y 33d
n/a

Compilation of autoexec scripts and mods for Xiaomi Yi camera

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2y 5m
n/a

Libraries

The libgphoto2 camera access and control library.

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7m
LGPL-2.1

Canon

openFrameworks addon for the Canon EDSK

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15
10y 7m
n/a

Canon SDK for Java

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1y 8m
n/a

GoPro

API for controlling GoPro Hero 3 Camera from Node.js

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9y 39d
n/a

GoPro Hero 4 - Python API

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5y 45d
MIT

A Python library for controlling GoPro cameras over http.

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5y 4m
Apache-2.0

a lightweight c# library to access and control GoPro HERO Action cameras

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6y 54d
MIT

Sony

Python module for Sony Camera Remote API

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8y 6m
n/a

Utilities

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1y 10m
GPL-3.0

Control your Canon or Nikon DSLR camera from your Android device through USB

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117
2y 9m
Apache-2.0

DSLR camera remote control open source software

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207
7m
n/a

Analogue photography

RAW image developers

HDR Specific Software

Panorama Stitching

Photo Organizers

Browse your memories without any interruptions with this photo and video gallery

2.06K
551
7m
GPL-3.0

LeafPic is a fluid, material-designed alternative gallery, it also is ad-free and open source under GPLv3 license. It doesn't miss any of the main features of a stock gallery, and we also have plans to add more useful features.

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1.39K
1y 4m
GPL-3.0

Manage local photos on Android: gallery, geotag with photomap, privacy, tags, find, sort, view, copy, send, ... .

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54
10m
GPL-3.0

EXIF Editors

Image metadata library and tools

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218
6m
GPL-2.0

Photo Downloaders

Camera Tetherers

Monitor Color Correction

360ยฐ Images

An opensource 360ยฐ media viewer written in JavaScript using Electron and Marzipano

2
0
5m
GPL-3.0

Alternative Image Viewers

Useful GIMP Mods or Scripts

Communities

Resources

General tools

Compositing software

Open-source compositing software. Node-graph based. Similar in functionalities to Adobe After Effects and Nuke by The Foundry.

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3y 9m
n/a

ButtleOFX is an open source compositing software.

87
20
4y 11m
n/a

cross-platform (Qt), open-source (GPLv3) video editor

5.38K
644
7m
GPL-3.0

Video Libraries

Tuttle OFX is a library to connect and batch operations with OpenFx plugins. It comes with a set of plugins that allows you to batch process on movies and file sequences.

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61
1y 10m
n/a

Video stabilization library

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1y 21d
n/a

A large collection of free and portable video plugins

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66
8m
GPL-2.0