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Tools used specifically for uploading to and editing/managing/using Wikimedia Commons, the collaborative media repository run by the Wikimedia Foundation.

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Map of Wikimedia Commons pictures

Context While doing tourism, I use the Wikimedia Commons app to send pictures of monuments to Commons (a repository of free media). Most minor monuments are not on Commons, but the Eiffel Tower has ...
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Scan my disk for geolocalized pictures close to a Wikidata item without an image

Context Many Wikipedia articles lack a picture, for instance most articles about Congolese towns or schools do not have a picture. So when I travel to out-of-the-beaten-path places I always take ...
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Download set of random pictures from Wikimedia Commons

For machine learning purposes, I need 10,000 random photographs from Wikimedia Commons. I have found Imker to download all files within a category, but nothing for random pictures. Requirements: ...
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Software to easily create Wikivoyage banners

Wikivoyage volunteers need to create banners to place at the top of each article. Thousands of banners like this one: Here is the process for each locality in the world: Example of locality: New ...
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Reliable Wikimedia Commons uploader

When uploading pictures to Wikimedia Commons, I usually use the online Upload Wizard, but it has several problems: You have to select files using your browser's file selection dialog, which is very ...
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Android app to upload a video to Wikimedia Commons (after re-encoding it if necessary)

Wikimedia Commons only accepts videos in the WebM and Theora formats, which is not the format most smartphones store videos in. This means that re-encoding videos is necessary before uploading. Also, ...
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Online JavaScript page to convert decimal latitude/longitude to Wikimedia Commons format

I often have to take coordinates like 26.6801, 128.0135 and convert them to this template: {{Location|26|40|48.3600|N|128|0|48.6000|E}} ... to copy-paste to Wikimedia Commons. While some online ...
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Browse Wikimedia Commons images by date

I want to find pictures of China taken in the 1930~1940 in the Wikimedia Commons gallery. Is there an app that would allow me to do that? For instance I would select a date range (like 1930~1940), ...