# Introduction

🦄 Chevereto V4 users

Check the updated documentation at 👋🏾 Welcome to Chevereto! (opens new window).

# What is Chevereto?

Chevereto is a self-hosted multi-user, full-featured image hosting solution. It enables user to create and host image sharing websites like imgur or Flickr.

# Use

Chevereto on its core provides an image hosting service that you can configure to use it in different contexts. It is a turnkey system with many applications, including:

  • Image host/sharing service
  • Image-based sharing communities
  • Image-driven portfolios
  • Photography showcase
  • Asset image storage

The point of Chevereto is that it handles very large image collections and is optimized for network usage. Chevereto has been designed to provide image hosting and sharing at large scale.

# Origin

Chevereto began in 2007 as a self-hosted alternative to ImageShack. It started as one-click image hosting service and here we are.

You can learn about at releases.chevereto.com (opens new window)