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ZoRa Photo Director

Welcome to the ZoRa Photo Director
ZoRa Photo Director is a powerful digital asset management system for photographers


ZoRa Photo Director can manage large sets of digital images and videos. It helps you organizing photos by queries over image, EXIF and IPTC properties, to find images by similarity, to geotag and geoname images, and much more...

ZoRa Photo Director comes free of charge and can be used without any restrictions. The source code is published on Github.

Latest News

May 26, 2021
ZoRa Photo Director v3.7.0 released

Better support for WebP images;

Direct mail facility without using the platforms email client; 

Filter for exporting user preferences;

Various improvements to the user interface;

Bug fixes

November 13, 2019

ZoRa Photo Director v3.6.0 released

Optional personal webserver;

Faster image selection; More flexible caption and hover templates; Hover for watched folders; Faster access to location and contact information

December 8, 2018

ZoRa Photo Director v3.5.0 released

Tethered shooting (Windows only);

Support for MTP- or PTP-enabled devices; Import of attached voice notes;

Comparing images using the internal image viewer; Editing of unknown lens related EXIF fields



Acquire images and movies from digital and analog sources
Import RAW images (DCRAW/RawTherapee) and convert to DNG
Manage relationships between images
Extract and edit EXIF and IPTC data
Extract face data from camera, Google Picasa, Microsoft Photo, and Adobe Lightroom
Geotag/geoname images using camera data, GPX or NMEA files or manual pinpointing
Record and play voice notes
Import foreign catalogs (Lightroom, Bibble)


Define collections based on query expressions
Enjoy automatic timeline, location tree, color coding, and creation of custom collections
Define albums and Bookmarks
Split, merge, and migrate catalogs
Edit and manage keywords
Categorize images using artificial intelligence
Create reports
Optional peer-to-peer and multi-catalog support
Customizable user interface


Search for keywords, proximity, or time span
Search for visual and semantic similarity
Search for dublettes, series, or orphans
Search for any text in EXIF or IPTC data
Find by persons, timeline, directory tree, category tree, location tree, or albums
Map view with selectable map engines


Export as image, PDF, or HTML
Export to folder, FTP, e-mail, Flickr, SmugMug, or Google Earth
Design slideshows, exhibitions, or web galleries
Generate 3D walk-through virtual exhibitions
Generate reports
Integrate external viewers and editors
Show images on small devices via integrated webserver