Improve your photographic workflow

Import your photos and videos efficiently and reliably
Rapid Photo Downloader for Linux is written by a photographer for professional and amateur photographers. Its goal is to be the best photo and video downloader for the Linux Desktop. It is free software, released under the GNU GPL license.

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Main features
  • Select which photos and videos
    you want to download
  • Preview photos and videos
    before and after you download them
  • Download videos
    as well as photos
  • Download in parallel
    from multiple devices
  • Rename your photos and videos
    with meaningful names you specify
Latest News
May 1, 2016: The first alpha release of Rapid Photo Downloader 0.9 is immanent, featuring the biggest change to the code since the program was first launched in 2007. Every aspect of the user interface has been heavily revised and modernized, and significant new features have been added. Moreover it can finally download from every camera supported by gphoto2, including smartphones. You can follow changes to the code at Launchpad.
October 22, 2015: Version 0.4.11 has been released, fixing a critical bug for users with systems that use the Pillow library version 3.0 or higher. Moreover, Brazilian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, German, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese and Swedish translations have been updated. Read the release notes for more details.