Chat, Share Photos and Videos Easily with this Open-source Golang Server Chat, Share Photos and Videos Easily with this Open-source Golang Server Community Server is an open-source project that aims to help people easily backup and share photos, videos, albums on their own server.

Focusing on performance, low footprint and ease of implementation and use. The application is not dependant on any other service if you use the default SQLite DB engine. Currently SQLite and MySQL are supported for metadata storage.

It also offers a mobile app for iOS and Android devices that you can download, reconfigure and publish to use as your own system.


  • Fast response times and low CPU and memory footprint
  • iOS and Android photo backup (using the app available on the AppStore and Google Play)
    • Supports either locally mounted disks or
    • S3-compatible Services - this allows different users to use their own S3 bucket on the same server
  • Push notifications for new Album photos, etc
  • Albums
    • Adding local server contributors and viewers
    • Sharing albums with anyone with a "secret" link
  • Chat with push notifications
  • Filtering photos by year, month, location, etc
  • Moments - automatically grouping photos by time and location
  • Reverse geocoding for all assets
  • Automatic video conversion to web-compatible H.264 format
  • Easy to install using Docker
  • Supports SQLite and MySQL


MIT License

Resources & Downloads

GitHub - circled-me/server: Photo, Chat and Sharing Community Server
Photo, Chat and Sharing Community Server. Contribute to circled-me/server development by creating an account on GitHub.
Self-hosted Community Server and App
Backup your photos, create albums and share with people using the app or with anyone else. Add your family and friends as contributors so they can add more content.

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