The fastest photo and video organizer for Windows.

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Updated: 2021-6-15

Get Organized

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Diffractor makes it easy to have a regular routine for organizing your photo and video collection.

Like folding laundry. Do not leave your clothes in the basket.

Organize clothes
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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.
Screenshot find Screenshot compare

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.
Screenshot edit Screenshot presence

Manage your collection.

Diffractor builds an index for searching and duplicate detection. It knows when files are present in your collection. Useful when you find an old memory card.


Hi – I am Zac. I take a lot of photos and videos.

To be organized - I believe everyone needs a regular workflow to review, grade and prune photos or videos. That is what professional photographers do.

I wrote Diffractor to make it easy. This is my workflow.


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


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