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
  • 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
June 21, 2017: The seventh beta of Rapid Photo Downloader 0.9 has been released, containing a minor bug fix and several updated translations. Read how to install it.
May 14, 2016: The first alpha release of Rapid Photo Downloader 0.9 has been released, 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. Read more about the new features and how to install it.