The fastest photo and video organizer on Windows - for FREE.

Diffractor screenshot

Diffractor is designed to manage a collection of photos and videos. It indexes your files to allow duplicate detection, fast search and collection presence.


PC used to centralize and manage collection.

Synchronize files to a NAS or network drive.


Import, structure and remove duplicate files.

Publish to family, friends and clients from the NAS.

Diffractor can:

View everything

View photos, play videos or audio files without changing apps. Supports most formats including RAW photos. No extra codecs needed.

Find anything

Search for any metadata attributes. Use the sidebar for an overview by date, location or file type. XMP, IPC, EXIF, ID3 and most other metadata standards supported.

Compare and sort

Compare photos and videos side-by-side. Highlight the best items with ratings, tags and flags. Prune the bad ones.

Edit and fix

Add or fix metadata like ratings, tags and locations. Simple photo edits: Resize, rotate, crop and adjust colour.

Never miss a file

Diffractor knows when files are present in your collection. Useful when you find an old memory card and want to know if you have those files or not.


Automatically synchronize your file collection to a NAS or network drive. Synchronization can be bidirectional - allowing you to collaborate and sync other people's changes.

Organize clothes

Diffractor makes it easy to have a regular routine for keeping organized.

Just like folding laundry. Don't leave your clothes in the basket.

Diffractor started small but is now used by thousands of people!

english german

Diffractor supports
English, German, Spanish and Italian

Diffractor can be used for free. If you find it useful, please help the project by donating.