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What third-party uploaders, downloads, migration tools, and utilities are available?

Updated: 10/26/2015

Lots! This is a comprehensive list of third-party uploaders, downloaders, service migration tools, and other utilities.

These third-party apps come as is and were not developed by SmugMug, so we cannot guarantee their compatibility or functionality. Please contact the individual app developers at the links below for support.

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File Transfer


Your photos from you to SmugMug.

  • Lightroom Publish Service - One click uploading from Lightroom 3 and higher using the Official SmugMug Publish Service. Drag and drop your photos to your galleries from within LR to upload and easily update new edits in LR to replace already uploaded images on SmugMug.  Effortlessly sync client selected images on SmugMug back to LR with the click of a button.
  • Smug Syncback for Lightroom* - Syncs any photo titles and captions edited on SmugMug back into Lightroom.  *This is third party software which relies on the official SmugMug Publish Service above.
  • Aperture - Upload to SmugMug directly through Aperture as well as manage your images once they're there.
  • Adobe Photoshop Family - Elements 5/6, CS3 - How to upload.
  • ExpojureExpojure helps you organize and publish your photographs on social media sites like Facebook, Flickr, 500px, and SmugMug so your fans and followers will enjoy them and you can concentrate on creativity.
  • F-Spot - Personal photo management for the GNOME Desktop.
  • FileUpload for SmugMug - PERL script for command-line uploading.
  • FireUploader - Firefox-based uploader.
  • FotoFox - Firefox extension for uploading to SmugMug.
  • Giraffe Upload - Automatic upload/automatic photo backup for Windows.
  • ImageWell - The Handy Image Editor.
  • Jeffrey Friedl's Lightroom plugin - This plugin allows you to export images from Lightroom directly to your SmugMug account.
  • Komodo Drop - Drag-and-drop application for Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux.
  • PicBackMan - Automatic photo backup for Windows.
  • Poster - A simple uploader for SmugMug and other services. It requires Mac OS X 10.6 and can be purchased through the Mac App Store.
  • QuickMug - Command-line ruby gem for uploading images to your SmugMug account.
  • Send To SmugMug - Excellent Windows-based upload tool.
  • ShowItWeb Uploader - Upload ShowItWeb slideshows and other media directly to SmugMug.
  • SmugLine - An open-source command-line tool for SmugMug written in python.
  • SmugMug uploader - Python-based uploader script.
  • SmugPup- A free dashboard widget for uploading to SmugMug, built for Macs.
  • smugup - Shell script for command-line uploading.
  • Star Explorer - Excellent, powerful, and robust uploader, downloader, and all-round helpful tool.


Your photos from SmugMug back to you.

  • Download All directly from your SmugMug site - You can create a zip file of any SmugMug gallery you own directly through SmugMug. While logged in, go to the Gallery and click on Tools > This Gallery > Download All. You'll be sent an email with a link that you can use to download the generated zip file and also send to your clients to download. Zip files are good for 2 weeks before they need to be regenerated.
  • Desktop Shuffle - Automatically download new images from subscribed SmugMug galleries accessible by Everyone (Public) and then set them as your desktop image.
  • RapidFetcher - Downloader for Macs, Win, or Linux! (Adobe Air app.)
  • Star Explorer - Excellent, powerful, and robust uploader, downloader, and all-round helpful tool.
  • WinDownload - WinDownload is a Windows (.net) utility with a friendly and efficient interface that can be used to download all images from one or more SmugMug galleries to your PC's hard drive.


  • Mover - Transfer files between SmugMug, Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive, Box, Amazon S3, FTP/SFTP, WebDAV, and many more! Mover simplifies the process of transferring your images and video behind the scenes. Create schedules, perform incremental transfers, download your entire SmugMug account.


  • SmuggLr - Official SmugMug migration tool. Migrate from Flickr, Yahoo!, Zenfolio, Phanfare, Picasa, Photobucket, and Photoshelter to SmugMug with this tool. Keeps your folder structure, too!
    Gallery Album to SmugMug - Convert Gallery 1.x or 2.x albums to SmugMug, complete with category/subcategory creation and captions.
  • Migratr - Migrate your photos from popular sharing services. If SmuggLr won't do it, Migratr might. Currently supports transfers from the following services: 23HQ, AOL Pictures (import only),, Flickr, Menalto Gallery (self-hosted), Picasa Web, Phanfare, Photobucket, Zenfolio, Zooomr!



  • GeoTagr - Turns your iPhone into a GPS data logger with geotagging capabilities for images taken on your DSLR or other camera.
  • Go Studios - Branded iPhone app for your studio. Your own branded iPhone app for your clients to access their galleries on your SmugMug site. Includes blog and Twitter support along with a contact tab.
  • iSmug - Simply and easily browse all your SmugMug photos and videos with this app for the iPhone and iPad. Access Everyone (Public), Anyone with the Link (Unlisted), and Password-Protected Galleries.
  • Phototwine - Phototwine is a collaborative event photography app. Intertwine all the photos taken at an event with the app. Download the app for free, create your special event, and receive a unique code to share. Your guests download the app and enter your code into the join field of the app. Now, all the photos that you and your guests take with the app will be uploaded to an online gallery and displayed back to everyone's device in real time. Great for any event!
  • SmugView - SmugView is an application designed to give you a fast and efficient way to access your SmugMug pictures and videos. Includes image syncing for offline viewing.
  • Sync Photo - Copy select SmugMug galleries to your iOS device for offline viewing.
  • uSmug - A Sharegroup viewer on the iPad. It's made for friends and family who you want to share your SmugMug galleries with.


Windows Phone

  • MySmug - Browse your SmugMug site or upload to it. Also download photos from SmugMug to your Windows Phone 7.


  • BlackMug -  Quickly share photos from BlackBerry 10 to SmugMug.
  • SmugFolio - A fast offline viewer and uploader for SmugMug that will auto download your photos for offline viewing wherever you go.
  • Smug Sync - Keep your PlayBook up to date with your SmugMug photos with this app.  


  • Appreplica - Add your SmugMug galleries with full screen slideshows and real-time synchronization to your Wordpress powered or custom coded sites
  • SmugMug to Livejournal Posting Tool - Easy web-based posting of a single image and description to your LiveJournal.
  • SmugNDrag - Blog link generator.


  • QuickSmug - Easily embed QT videos into your WordPress blog.
  • SmugBuy - Easily insert SmugMug Buy links directly into your blog using shortcode with this plugin.
  • SmugMug Responsive Slider - Add your images as a responsive slider or thumbnails to your Wordpress blog.
  • SmugPostr - WordPress plugin.
  • SmugWP - Insert photos from SmugMug into your WordPress blog with Lightbox 2 support, Gallery ID confirm, and redirect (think DigiProofs).

Windows Live Writer

  • SmugMug Gallery - This plugin allows you to add a gallery of thumbnail images to your blog.
  • SmugMug4Writer - Windows Live Writer plugin. Allows you to easily insert images into your blog posts.
  • SmugMug to Live Writer - Allows the user to select pictures from his or her SmugMug galleries and insert them into a blog using Windows Live Writer.



  • Publish to Facebook - Publish directly to Facebook through your SmugMug site.
  • SmugMugTab - Display your Everyone (Public) SmugMug galleries in a tab on Facebook without having to upload your photos to Facebook.

Post Production

  • Phixr - Online photo editor.


  • Obra - Obra is a PowerShell drive for SmugMug. It provides a command-line interface with access to PowerShell cmdlets for programmatic use. It exposes albums as directories, media as files, and EXIF data as properties.
  • Slide.Show - Silverlight Image slideshow.
  • SmugMug Data Provider for Slide.Show - An open-source Silverlight 1.0 control for publishing highly customizable photo slideshows on the web.
  • SmugTools: Gallery Copier - Does just what it says.
  • Wally - Change your wallpaper to one from SmugMug or other services on Linux, OSX, and Win32 systems.

Scripts and Widgets

  • PHP script - Script for uploading recent photos to Flickr.
  • RandRenderer - Javascript widget for browsing SmugMug galleries from any webpage.
  • smug_screenshot - OSX shell script for screenshot uploading

Toolkits and Frameworks

  • Actionscript - Flex/AIR/Flash 9 Wrapper, as3smugmuglib.
  • Clojure - Clojure API for SmugMug 1.2.2 API, trickyhappyface.
  • ColdFusion - ColdFusion Wrapper, CFSmug.
  • Haskell - Daniel Patterson's Haskell wrapper, HSmugAPI.
  • Java - Riyad Kalla's Java API.
  • .NET - Adam N's .NET wrapper, SmugWrapper.
  • PHP - Colin Seymour's PHP wrapper, phpSmug (supports API 1.3.0).
  • PHP - DFM Smug Wrapper (supports API 2.0)
  • Python - Python API wrapper for SmugMug SmugMug API.
  • Python library for SmugMug API that supports Oauth and Google App Engine smugpy.