Utiful Photo Organizer 4+

Made for neat freaks

Pavel Atanassov

    • 3.2 • 289 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases


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Utiful is the first photo organizer for neat freaks. Unlike the standard Photos app, Utiful allows you to actually move (not just copy!) photos out of the camera roll and sort them by category in separate folders. It helps you to get more organized with your photos, find things fast when you need them and keep your camera roll tidy. It’s easy, fast and reliable.

Not everyone is a neat freak, and many people may not even want that title. However, if your camera roll is messy and you have to scroll for ages to find what you need, then you could profit from a photo organizer that’s made for some of the tidiest people around. Especially if you keep not only personal photos but also work photos, lots of screenshots and use your camera to capture things like bills, recipes, product instructions and the like, it is best to opt for a reliable photo organizer that’s also easy and fast.

+ Lets you move (not just copy!) photos to folders
+ Works also straight from the standard Photos app
+ Lets you sync your folders to all your iOS devices
+ On the App Store since 2015, regularly updated
+ Has a Customer Service team that answers all requests fast

1. Open Utiful, tap "Add Photos", select photos from the camera roll and tap "Move".
2. Or, while in the Photos app, select photos, tap Share and choose "Save to Utiful".

+ NEAK FREAKS use it to clean up their camera roll and keep everything in organized folders and subfolders in Utiful.
+ SELF-EMPLOYED organize in Utiful their business and work related photos separately from their personal photos.
+ BUSY, ORGANIZED PEOPLE keep in Utiful their reference pictures like bills, recipes, product labels, screenshots etc.
+ CREATIVE PEOPLE save in Utiful photos of their creations, art, products, idea collections, scrapbooking kits etc.
+ PRIVACY AWARE PEOPLE move to Utiful their private photos that shouldn't pop up in their standard Photos app.

+ Move photos from the camera roll to Utiful folders
+ File to Utiful folders straight from the Photos app
+ Create subfolders to organize by subcategory
+ Take & file photos in 1 step with the folder camera
+ Add a caption and notes
+ Copy text from photos
+ Sync your Utiful folders to all your iOS devices
+ Protect your Utiful folders with a passcode lock (Touch ID and Face ID supported)
+ Slideshow
+ Import/export photo folders from/to computer, cloud storage, external hard drives, also wirelessly via AirDrop

+ All photo, video, GIF, and RAW formats supported
+ Original image quality & metadata are preserved

+ Share pictures directly to your Instagram Story
+ Share to Facebook, Instagram & any other app
+ Access Utiful from Messages, Mail, WhatsApp

+ Integrated in your iCloud & iTunes device backups
+ Online-backup option with the Utiful Cloud Library

+ Dark mode support
+ Drag and Drop support for iPad
+ VoiceOver support for blind and low vision users

Access all support options with the Settings button:
+ Direct contact to the Customer Service team
+ Tutorial Videos
+ User's Manual
+ Ask questions in the Utiful Users Group

If you are a first-time subscriber, you get a free trial period, which will automatically renew to a paid annual subscription at the end of the free trial period unless you cancel your subscription or turn off auto-renew in your Apple ID Account Settings. You can turn off auto-renew at least 24 hours before your billing period ends. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. You can manage and cancel subscriptions in your Apple ID Account Settings.

Terms of Use: https://www.utifulapp.com/terms.html
Privacy Policy: https://www.utifulapp.com/privacy.html

What’s New

Version 7.6.4

+ Fixes a bug due to which cropping and rotating certain pictures didn’t work.

Ratings and Reviews

3.2 out of 5
289 Ratings

289 Ratings

Scoobsmom ,

From Happy to Sad to Happy

Update: I’ve received wonderful feedback and support from management of the app and am quite happy with the app. Who knows what I did or why it happened but I am impressed with the fast response and follow up to ensure everything works! 🥰

I am devastated. I spent three + hours yesterday uploading purchased graphics from my iMac to my iPad Pro to Utiful. I organized all my folders and synched all my idevices. I verified that everything was where it was supposed to be. Today I looked for some of the new graphics and all the work I did yesterday has disappeared. All I have are empty folders. I am new to this app and have found it easy to use and was so hopeful that this would be a dream come true to organizing my thousands of graphics I use for fun creations. 😰🥺

Developer Response ,

Dear Scoobsmom, thank you for your 3-stars rating and for reporting this issue! You have reported it also in the Utiful iOS Users Group and it has been actively handled there by our CEO. If you need any further support, do not hesitate to contact us also directly via Settings > Feedback, we're here for you! The Utiful Support Team

rh6194 ,

What a great idea!!!

Ever use your phones camera to capture images of things that weren’t really “PHOTOS”? Classroom or meeting whiteboards? Info from posters or other ads? A quick shot of a business card? Or maybe it’s the name and number of a potential new “date” jotted down on a cocktail napkin? (Yeah...I’ve been there too - don’t judge!) You name it. Our phone cameras are great tools for capturing information quickly and accurately. But who wants all that STUFF in your camera roll with all of your pictures? Maybe it’s the photographer in me, but that really drove me crazy. Not anymore though. Utiful is a really cool app that lets me store and organize these images in a folder structure that I create so they are easily located when I need to refer to them....but they are OUT OF MY CAMERA ROLL when I want to view my photo library!!! Two problems are immediately solved - the images are organized and easy to locate AND, my camera roll is once again a place for my photographs - not all the other STUFF I may shoot. It works great on iPad and iPhone. Seamlessly backs up and syncs in the cloud! I’m not one to write a lot of reviews, but I stumbled over this almost by accident one day while searching for something else in the App Store. I’d never heard of it - and likely you haven’t either. But it works extremely well and I could not be happier that I found it! I simply can not recommend this fantastic little app strongly enough! A true “diamond in the rough”!

Developer Response ,

Dear rh6194, thank you SO MUCH for this AWESOME feedback! You got standing ovations from our team!! It is feedback like yours that motivates us the most to keep up the good work and try harder! If you happen to have any improvement suggestions, please don't hesitate to share them with us anytime through Settings > Feedback -- we're here for you and our backlog is driven by user feedback! Kind regards, The Utiful Support Team

Roguewarer ,

Indispensable! Photo Manager Magnificence.

I had been DESPERATE for a solution to my insane (5000+) pictures on my devices. I’m a professional handyman & take tons of client-related work images. But I’m a photographer & person, too! lol I simply couldn’t manage the god-forsaken Camera Roll, which — for whatever reason — can categorize, but won’t remove images from the internal timeline. Enter Utiful. <roaring applause!> I use this app nearly Every. Single. Day!! And it keeps improving with every update. It’s NOT “perfect” (yet), and yes, it’s a bit pricey. BUTBUTBUT!!! It’s stable & reliable and the ONLY intelligent photo manager I’ve tried (omg...and I’ve tried a TON of them) that works intuitively and like iPhoto SHOULD. I still have ALL. of my photos, but now, instead of shots of my ceiling fan install intermixed with shots of my dog, I can not only CATEGORIZE/& SUB-CATEGORIZE photos, but also REMOVE them entirely from the Camera Roll. Kudos & thanks, Pavel! You hit this outta the park. I’m forever grateful! This is a brilliant app. Highly recommended!

Developer Response ,

Dear Roguewarer, thank you SO much for your amazing feedback and for the 5-stars rating! As you say, our app is not yet perfect but we keep improving it day after day, with the same passion from day one on! We believe that photo organization can be easy and we want to make this possible for our users! If you happen to have improvement suggestions, do not hesitate to share them with us through Settings - Feedback, we'll be glad to take them onto our backlog! Kind regards, The Utiful Support Team

App Privacy

The developer, Pavel Atanassov, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Location
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    Some in‑app purchases, including subscriptions, may be shareable with your family group when Family Sharing is enabled.

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