Store arbitrary data on Flickr
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Store arbitrary data with your 1TB Flickr cloud drive by encoding any file as a PNG. This is mostly a proof of concept right now. Don't do anything beyond tinkering with it yet.

Under the hood, flickr-store is powered by png-encode. Be sure to check it out and contribute there as well.


$ gem install flickr-store


First, you will need to register a Flickr application through their dev site. Once that is done, you can login by running:


Once you complete authentication, you can now use flickr-store:

flickr-store put [file]
flickr-store get [file or photo ID] [output path]
flickr-store list


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request