Summary

Summary of Gallery and Slideshow plugins We only looked at two plugins in any detail. All the others were rejected for some reason or another.

Plugin name and description Plugin links Version, total downloads, last update, tested
WordPress Gallery Plugin – NextGEN Gallery
The most popular WordPress gallery plugin and one of the most popular plugins of all time with over 28 million downloads.
3.3.6
29,629,981
June 24, 2020
5.4.0
Portfolio Slideshow
Build elegant slideshows in seconds.
1.13.0
424,880
March 12, 2019
5.1.0

The NextGEN gallery plugin appears to have the most Add-ons.