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
  • 1Generates meaningful, user configurable file and folder names
  • 2Downloads photos and videos from multiple devices simultaneously
  • 3Backs up photos and videos as they are downloaded
  • 4Is carefully optimized to download and back up at high speed
  • 5Easy to configure and use
  • 6Runs under Gnome, KDE, Unity and other Linux desktops
  • 7Fully or partially translated into many languages
  • 8Program configuration and use is fully documented
  • Filter, sort and choose
    which photos and videos to download
  • Use the Timeline
    to identify shots taken at different periods
  • Integrated
    with the Linux desktop
Latest News
December 24, 2020: Version 0.9.26 is released, containing fixes and translation updates. Read more about how to install it. All users are encourage to upgrade to it.
November 2, 2018: Added a writeup on Rapid Photo Downloader's unique timeline feature.
July 3, 2017: Added a writeup of how Rapid Photo Downloader works under the hood.