#1 SmugMug Uploader for Photos & Videos

Mambo helps you automatically upload photos and videos to your SmugMug accounts from your Windows and Mac computers. It’s free and endorsed by users in 130+ countries.

Jim Griffin

It's AWESOME!! I have tens of thousands of pictures...& they are now successfully uploaded to SmugMug.

SmugMug Uploader for Photos & Videos

SmugMug uploader imagined for every need

We’ve designed Mambo to cater to all the SmugMug photo upload needs you may face. Mambo is available for Windows as well Mac.


Mambo helps you bulk upload unlimited photos and videos to your SmugMug accounts.


Mambo monitors new photos & videos to automatically upload them to SmugMug.

De-dupe Photos.

Mambo keep track of your uploaded photos & ensure no dupes are uploaded.

Structure Intact.

Mambo replicates the folder structure from your PC to your SmugMug account.

Privacy Protected.

All photos and videos uploaded to SmugMug by Mambo are always marked as Private.

Sub-folders too.

Mambo automatically picks up all sub-folders & automated the uploads to SmugMug.

Better than SmugMug’s own uploader

Yes, Mambo is better and faster than SmugMug’s own uploader as endorsed by users worldwide.

Users in 130+ countries trust Mambo

Millions of precious memories have been backed up & kept safe with Mambo.


Photos Backedup


Videos Backedup

Frequently asked questions

What is Mambo?

Mambo is the fastest and easiest way for you to bulk upload and backup your photos & videos to your SmugMug account. With Mambo, you simply choose all the folders on your computer where your photos are, authenticate your SmugMug account and sit back & relax as Mambo backs up all your current photos & videos - and new ones as they arrive - automatically.

Why should I use Mambo?

Mambo is more user-friendly tool in compare to other available SmugMug uploader tools - it can uploads thousends of photos without any intervention of user. It takes care of duplicate files too prior to upload.

Can Mambo SmugMug Uploader replicate the folder structure?

Yes, Mambo SmugMug Uploader supports SmugMug's 5 level folder hierarchy. A Folder can hold either galleries or up to five layers of nested folders inside it. This results in a total of 7 layers of organization i.e. TOP FOLDER > Folder > Folder > Folder > Folder > Folder > Gallery. Currently, there is no way to upload a directory structure, but with Mambo, you can actually replicate your folder structure.

How do I connect my SmugMug account?

Authenticating your SmugMug account in the Mambo is a 10-second process - simple click the connect to SmugMug button and you are taken to the SmugMug page where you allow and authenticate Mambo to backup to your account.

How do I choose photos & videos to upload to SmugMug?

To backup photos and videos to SmugMug, you can choose one or more folders with the Choose Folder button. Mambo bulk uploads all the photos and videos from the connected folders as well as their sub-folders. When you create new folders with photos, you can connect them also - Mambo keeps scanning all connected folders for new photos and videos and automatically backs them up.

Can I set auto-upload time interval?

Yes, SmugMug uploader allows you to set a time interval to auto-upload photos to your SmugMug account. You can change this from the Mambo SmugMug Uploader app interface. This feature is limited to Windows version only.

Do Mac and Windows have the same Mambo login? Can I use my single subscription for both Mac and Windows?

Yes, the same login is applicable to Mambo SmugMug Uploader for Windows as well as to SmugMug Uploader for Mac. Yes, Mambo subscription is valid for both Mac and Windows versions. In fact, you can use same login details on different Mambo instances.

Will I have to connect & upload from a folder every time new photos are added or changed?

Mambo SmugMug Uploader is automatic - it checks for new photos in all connected folders and sub-folders every 30 mins and automatically starts the upload so you don’t have to do anything. You have the ability to change this time interval setting in Windows version from the 'Settings' tab.

Does Mambo cause duplicates?

No. On the contrary, Mambo prevents duplicate photos from being uploaded and keeps your SmugMug account clean.

I am a bit worried sharing my SmugMug account information with Mambo.

Mambo SmugMug uploader uses OAuth method to authorize your SmugMug account and OAuth is the prescribed way to authenticate any third party software without sharing your credentials.

What about my privacy? Do you keep my SmugMug photos on your servers?

We are fully committed to privacy. Mambo SmugMug Uploader doesn’t keep or store any of your photos or videos on our servers, at all - in fact, the photos are directly uploaded from your computer to your online account without touching the Mambo servers.

Is Mambo resource hungry? Can I work on my computer while SmugMug upload is going on?

Mambo SmugMug Uploader is designed to consume very little resources on your computer so it can run in the background and you can continue to work on whatever you need.

Will Mambo SmugMug Uploader rename folders at SmugMug if I do so on my system?

If you change or rename the photo folder after you have uploaded them to SmugMug, Mambo SmugMug uploader will not change anything on your SmugMug. They remain as it is. However, if you rename folders before uploading them to SmugMug, Mambo will create the same folder on SmugMug as you associate.

What will happen if I delete or rename some of the folders on SmugMug?

Mambo SmugMug Uploader will not make any changes to the folders on your system. If you delete or rename some of the folders/albums on SmugMug, the folders on your PC remain as it is.

Can I change the default SmugMug privacy setting from Private to Family and Friends?

Photos uploaded by Mambo SmugMug Uploader are all private. As of now, if you wish to change these settings from private to friends and family, you’ll have to log in to your SmugMug web account and make desired changes. You can't-do so while you upload them.

Can I set destination album for upload?

Yes, you can do that with Mambo SmugMug Uploader. Within the application interface, you are given an option to select an existing album where you want to upload to.

Does Mambo upload folders and sub-folders automatically?

Yes, Mambo SmugMug Uploader automatically picks up all nested folders automaticalyy.

How can I contact the customer support team?

We make every effort to respond as quickly as possible, and most queries are answered within 24 hours. For any question or help on Mambo SmugMug Uploader, you can email us at [email protected].