simgal is a simple gallery generator or photo album generator. It's a single Bourne shell script that uses the power of ImageMagick to create thumbnails and the preview images and jhead to get EXIF data and any JPEG comments.

The script began as a simple Bourne shell script, but the first released version used zsh arrays. Only a few days later I realized how to do it in Bourne shell, so we're back in POSIX land.


There is a git repository here:


Newest and most recommended version first:


You can see the output of simgal on some of my own photo albums.

Last updated: <2024-05-16 09:17:07 MEST>