Coppermine is an easily set-up, fast, feature-rich photo gallery script with mySQL database, user management, private galleries, automatic thumbnail creation, ecard feature and a template system for easy customization to match the rest of a site.
- Arrangement of pictures in categories and albums
- Picture information stored in database
- Full multimedia support
- Creation of thumbnails and intermediate size pics
- User management (private galleries, groups)
- Integration of user management (bridging) with various third-party applications (like SMF, phpBB, Invisionboard, vbulletin)
- Caption, title, description and user defined fields for each picture (searchable)
- Multi-lingual interface with automatic detection of language preferences
- Template system for visual integration into existing site
- EXIF/IPTC support
Coppermine simply the best open source image gallery on the net. Tried to use four or five other galleries but none of them stands near the Coppermine.
this sucks everyone should be able to use this or ask for help if they need to and i been in the fourm too no one helps if you dont know what your doing but other would like to run a web too
Can't even access their English website at coppermine-gallery.net . Extremely slow, pages don't load completely. Can't even register for forum. I would love to try Coppermine Photo Gallery but not without access to their forum and tutorials. I'm not having problems with any other sites and there is nothing on Google about it. Can anyone help? I've tried it in Firefox and IE8. Their German site opens just fine.
First of all I must point out that I respect the hard work of the developers. Second, I cannot recommend Coppermine. I decided to use it as an alternative to Gallery (https://sourceforge.net/projects/gallery/) because I was looking for something more simple and faster to install. BUT: even though the installation of Coppermine is very easy and fast, its look and feel is very disappointing. The interface isn't very intuitive and hard to use especially for unexperienced users respectively visitors. Considering the level of knowledge of most of my friends and family members, this piece of software would cause lots of frustration, I am sure of that. Therefore, unless you don't have any real reason to ignore Gallery, you should give it a try first. I recommend to start with the minimum installation version and add desired modules lateron. It's extremely easy to do this, and I am more than expressed. Finally, I hope that my review helps others to make a decision, reviews like "+", "cool" etc. should be _deleted_ as they are quite useless for new users. Comments are welcome: email@example.com
Version Upgrade Sucks. Now Even bbcode in Image Description disabled.