Alternatives to Pictus for all platforms with any license

  • JPEGView icon


    JPEGView is a small and fast viewer/editor for JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF and TIFF images. On-the-fly image processing is provided - allowing...

    Open Source Windows

  • SageThumbs icon


    SageThumbs is a powerful shell extension allowing to preview enormous amount of image formats directly in Windows Explorer by using...

    Open Source Windows Windows Explorer

  • SVG Explorer Extension

    Extension module for Windows Explorer to render SVG thumbnails, so that you can have an overview of your SVG files.

    Open Source Windows Windows Explorer

  • XnShell icon


    XnShell is a free File Explorer extension that installs a number of image-related tools in the right-click context menu...

    Free Windows Windows Explorer

  • PicaView icon

    PicaView Discontinued

    PicaView is the simple, no-hassle image viewing solution. This is an add-on for viewing images in File Explorer that lets you...

    Free Windows Windows Explorer

  • ThumbView icon


    ThumbView enables image thumbnails and tooltips in Microsoft Windows XP Explorer (does not work on Windows 7) for filetypes that are...

    Open Source Windows Windows Explorer

  • Instant ThumbView

    Instant ThumbView is a tiny image viewer that displays image thumbnails in a tooltip window, when mouse pointer is hovered over an...

    Commercial Windows Windows Explorer

  • FirmTools ShellExtension icon

    FirmTools ShellExtension Discontinued

    FirmTools ShellExtension is a real handy freebie for Windows users. Install this tool and it will add three new options to your...

    Free Windows Windows Explorer

  • CoolTweak icon


    Resize, add watermarks and share your pictures with a single click. CoolTweak is a nice tool that expands the use of right-click...

    Free Windows

  • MysticThumbs icon


    MysticThumbs generates thumbnails of many image types not natively supported by Windows. It does this transparently and in the...

    Commercial Windows Windows Explorer

  • Context Viewer icon

    Context Viewer Discontinued

    Context Viewer is an explorer extension in the form of a Control Panel applet that lets you preview image files and text in the right...

    Free Windows Windows Explorer

  • FastPreview icon


    FastPreview was created in need of a usable PicaView replacement which was discontinued at the time. It is now a pretty handy...

    Free Windows Windows Explorer

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  • MenuViewer

    This shell extensions will show you a thumbnail of an image file, as well as its dimensions, when you right click on a filename inside...

    Free Windows

  • AhaView icon


    AhaView is a handy picture viewer and converter. It allows you to browse, view, organize and convert your digital images.

    Commercial Windows

Pictus Comments

Lightweight alternative to WinXP Viewer

Positive Comment by markdesudesumarkov
about Pictus Aug 2016

If you need something like WinXP Picture Viewer with gif support, this program is real good! Besides you can customize hotkeys and some other stuff.