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Setting up a Free, Self Hosted, Photo Storage Alternative

I am amazed at how good this free and open-source photo solution is. A software called Immich, developed by an electrical/software engineer, who wanted no-limits, private, free alternative to storing photos after starting a family.

Hey, I also started a family not that long ago and all of the sudden, I started taking TONS of photos. Fortunately for me, Alex has already created this amazing solution and open-sourced it, so that the whole community gets to use this!

The landing page feels very familiar.

Immich in Docker Desktop

Facial Recognition - Amazing!

Facial Recognition in Immich

Editing Meta Data.

Meta Data in Immich

Location Map

Geo location in Immich

I've yet to create Albums because I just got started, but there's support for Albums, multiple users, and mobile apps are available for you and your family to automatically back up your images and videos. I am amazed!

Please checkout my Immich Documentation to quickly get it installed on your server!