Install Shotwell on Nintendo Switch
Organize, edit, and publish your photos.
To run: Menu -> Graphics -> Shotwell
To run in a terminal: shotwell
Fortunately, Shotwell is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Shotwell.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu, which is currently version 5.1.0 Ubuntu Bionic.
Shotwell will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Shotwell.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Creative Arts category.
Now scroll down to find Shotwell in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Shotwell for you!
Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at https://pi-apps.io