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

Updated: 09/29/2014

A 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
.  Please contact the individual app developers at the links below for support.

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File Transfer

Uploaders (your photos from you to SmugMug).

  • Lightroom Publish Service - Upload from Lightroom 3 and higher using the SmugMug Publish service that's already included in LR. Just sign in and drag and drop your photos to your galleries from within LR.
  • Aperture - Upload to SmugMug directly through Aperture as well as manage your images once they are there.
  • ShowItWeb Uploader - upload ShowItWeb slideshows and other media directly to SmugMug.
  • Adobe Photoshop Family - Elements 5/6, CS3 - how to upload
  • Jeffrey Friedl's Lightroom pluginThis plugin allows you to export images from Lightroom directly to your SmugMug account.
  • SmugMugExport - easy and very cool uploading direct from iPhoto!
  • Send To SmugMug - Excellent Windows-based upload tool.
  • Star Explorer - Excellent powerful and robust uploader, downloader and all-round helpful tool.
  • F-Spot - Personal photo management for the GNOME Desktop
  • SmugBrowser - Firefox Extension for uploading and managing your site.
  • SmugInForAperture - Aperture to SmugMug export plugin! There is a free and Pro(paid) version.
  • SmugInForiPhoto - upload from iPhoto to SmugMug
  • Komodo Drop - drag and drop application for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux
  • FotoFox - Firefox Extension for uploading to SmugMug.
  • ImageWell - The Handy Image Editor
  • FileUpload for SmugMug - PERL script for command line uploading
  • smugup - shell script for command line uploading
  • FireUploader - Firefox based uploader
  • SnugUp - Windows based uploader
  • Windows Live Photo Gallery- Plugin to directly upload or "Publish on SmugMug"
  • SmugMug uploader - Python based uploader scrip
  • SmugPup- a free dashboard widget for uploading to SmugMug built for Macs
  • Firefox Universal Uploader - Free Firefox Addon for Firefox 3.0 - 3.5.x. Downloads as well as uploads. Users running OSX 10.5.x have found that it works for them:Dgrin Thread.
  • 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.
  • Friendly.SmugMug - (Blog post is in Traditional Chinese. View it in Chrome for an automatic translation) Windows only. upload photos and instantly get the link to share with others.
  • Giraffe Upload - Automatic upload/automatic photo backup for Window
  • PicBackMan - Automatic photo backup for Window
  • QuickMug - Command line ruby gem for uploading images to your SmugMug account
  • SpanPlan - SpanPlan is an all-in-one business management program that photographers can use to manage all aspects of their business. With the SmugMug integration, you can complete all your administrative tasks and upload galleries all in one place.
  • SmugLinean open-source command-line tool for SmugMug written in python.
  • ExpojureExpojure helps you to organize and publish your photographs on social media sites like Facebook, Flickr, 500px and SmugMug so that your fans and followers will enjoy them and you can concentrate on creativity.

Downloaders (your photos from SmugMug back to you).

  • Download All directly from your SmugMug site - You can create a zip file of any SmugMug gallery that 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 file and also send to your clients to download. Zip files are good for 2 weeks before they need to be regenerated.
  • RapidFetcher - Downloader for Macs, Win or Linux! (Adobe Air app)
  • Desktop Shuffle - Automatically downloads new images from subscribed SmugMug galleries accessible by Everyone (public) and then sets them as your desktop image
  • smugget - shell script for command line downloading (Linux/Unix)
  • Star Explorer - Excellent powerful and robust uploader, downloader and all-round helpful tool.
  • Firefox Universal Uploader - Free Firefox Addon for Firefox 3.0 - 3.5.x. Downloads as well as uploads. Users running OSX 10.5.x have found that it works for them: Dgrin Thread
  • WinDownload - WinDownload is a Windows (.net), utility, with a friendly and efficient interface, that can be used to download all the 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.

Service Migration

  • SmuggLr - Official SmugMug Migration tool. Flickr, Yahoo!, Zenfolio, Phanfare, Picasa, Photobucket and Photoshelter to SmugMug migration tool. Keeps your folder structure, too!
  • 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!
  • Gallery Album to SmugMug - Convert Gallery 1.x or 2.x albums to SmugMug, complete with category/subcategory creation and captions.
  • PB2Smug - Migrate Galleries from PBase to SmugMug



  • Camera Awesome - Official SmugMug iPhone and iPad app. Shoot, share and upload photos and video directly to top social sites (including SmugMug) from the iPhone.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Camera Share- upload photos directly to SmugMug, Skitch and TwitPic and gives you the direct URL for the uploaded image. This URL can be copied to the clipboard and is then available to other iPhone applications like SMS, Mail, Skype, Colloquy and many more!
  • PhotoVerse - View Photography related news and specifically the SmugMug news blog through this iPhone and iPad app.
  • GeoTagr - Turns your iPhone into a GPS data logger with geotagging capabilities for images taken on your DSLR or other camera.
  • iSmug - Simply and easily browse all of 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 of the photos taken at your 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 of 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!
  • uSmug - A Sharegroup viewer on the iPad. It's made for your friends and family that you want to share your SmugMug galleries with.
  • Sync Photo - Copy select SmugMug galleries to your iOS device for offline viewing.


  • Official SmugMug Android App - Official SmugMug Android app.
  • Pixelpipe - Upload your Photos & Video to your SmugMug account directly from your Android powered device with Pixelpipe.
  • PicPush - Automatically share your pics and videos to SmugMug.

Windows Phone 7

  • Smug Photos - Smug Photos provides a quick and easy way to connect to your SmugMug account and download a copy for quick viewing when on the go.
  • MySmug - Browse your SmugMug site or upload to it.  Also download photos from SmugMug to your Windows Phone 7.


  • smBrowse - free app that lets SmugMug users show off their photos to their friends and/or clients on their Palm webOS phones. Use the flick gesture to move through your photos. Optionally login to your SmugMug account to show off your private galleries.


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




  • WP-SmugMug - integrates your SmugMug galleries into your Posts and Pages on your WordPress blog.
  • QuickSmug -easily embed QT videos into your WordPress blog.
  • SmugWP - Insert photos from SmugMug into your WordPress blog with Lightbox 2 support. Gallery ID confirm and redirect (think DigiProofs).
  • SmugPostr - WordPress plugin
  • SmugMug for Wordpress - Create, Manage, and Show Everyone (public) and Only Me (private) SmugMug galleries on Wordpress websites/blogs.
  • 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.

Windows Live Writer

  • SmugMug Gallery - This plugin allows you to add a gallery of thumbnail images in your blog.
  • SmugMug to Live Writer - Allows the user to select pictures from his SmugMug galleries and insert them into a blog using Windows Live Writer.
  • SmugMug4WriterWindows Live Writer plugin. Allows you to easily insert images into your blog posts.


  • Erly - A new social platform for organizing and sharing your personal content.
  • Social Folders - Upload, Download and transfer photos between Social accounts, including SmugMug. It's like Dropbox for Social.
  • Zerply - A professional network for the makers. Add your SmugMug works to your creative portfolio.


  • Publish to Facebook - Publish directly to Facebook through your SmugMug site.
  • Big SmugMug - embed your SmugMug galleries within Facebook.
  • Smugfoto - displays all your Everyone (public) galleries from SmugMug. The same hierarchical SmugMug structure is faithfully reproduced in Smugfoto to present your photos the way you intended them to be.
  • SmugMugTab - Display your Everyone (public) SmugMug galleries in a tab on Facebook without having to upload your photos to Facebook.
  • Photo Smuggler- Import photos to Facebook directly from any Everyone (public) SmugMug Gallery.

Post Production
  • ShootDotEdit - Send ShootDotEdit all your shots straight from the camera. Relax while a dedicated team of editors focused on your style begins to cull, edit, perfect and upload to SmugMug.
  • PicWash Photo-Retouch Service - PicWash is the online photo retouch service for your life photos. Our skilled graphic artists enhance your photos, making them ready to share with your online friends and family.
  • Phixr - Online photo editor 



  • Smugal - a simple and configurable gallery viewer in javascript.
  • SmugTools: Gallery Copier - Does just what it says.
  • Smuggly - a Windows screen saver that displays random SmugMug photos from a set of user configured categories, galleries, and user portfolios
  • Teramugs - a web application from that performs face detection and recognition on you smugmug photos to help you organize photos based on the individuals in your images.
  • Piclens - cool firefox browsing plugin for SmugMug
  • SmugMug Data Provider for Slide.Show - an open source Silverlight 1.0 control for publishing highly-customizable photo slideshows on the Web.
  • NitroDesk - Windows based program that lets you manage your online albums.
  • Slide.Show - Silverlight Image slideshow
  • Wally - Change your wallpaper to one from SmugMug or other services on Linux, OSX, and Win32 systems.
  • SmugRoom Tools - A set of web based utilities. See three bullet points below for details of each utility.
    • Gallery List - Lists galleries accessible by Everyone (public) or all galleries (Everyone [public], Anyone with the Link [unlisted], password protected – requires account owner login) in several different formats, including HTML, CSV and XML.
    • Hidden Image Utility - A tool for users that will list all hidden images in the account broken out by category, sub-category and gallery.
    • Image List URL Generator - A tool for users that will generate HTML links to images in a gallery.
  • SmugFoto - SmugFoto is a SmugMug gallery viewer for the Boxee Box.
  • 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.
  • GeoSmug - Add location data to photos in a SmugMug gallery with a GPX file.
  • Familiar - Privately share photos with your family & friends.  They also have iPhone, iPad and Android apps, so Familiar is also a very pretty way to view your SmugMug photos while mobile.
  • SmugMug Watcher - Chrome extension which notifies you when new photos are added to your favorite smugmug sites.


Scripts and Widgets

  • GreaseMonkey script for adding thumbs to StatCounter.
  • PHP script for uploading recent photo 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
  • ColdFusion - ColdFusion Wrapper, CFSmug
  • Clojure - Clojure API for SmugMug 1.2.2 API, trickyhappyface
  • Haskell - Daniel Patterson's Haskell wrapper, HSmugAPI
  • Java - Riyad Kalla's Java API
  • .NET - Evan Leventhal's .NET wrapper. PE2SmugMug
  • .NET - Adam N's .NET wrapper, SmugWrapper
  • Maria Ghiondea's C# Framework connects to the SmugMug API 1.2.2 using JSon and C# SmugMug Model in C#
  • PHP - Colin Seymour's PHP wrapper, phpSmug
  • Python - Python API wrapper for SmugMug SmugMug API
  • Python library for SmugMug API that supports Oauth and Google App Engine smugpy