GImageView Alternatives

    GImageView is described as 'yet another image viewer which solves hopless situation under displaying a lot of images. It provides not only viewing image function but also managing image files function which looks like expolore of MS-Windows or tabbed web browser' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to GImageView for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Xfce and KDE. The best alternative is nomacs, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GImageView are XnView MP (Free Personal), qView (Free, Open Source), gThumb (Free, Open Source) and Gwenview (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 5, 2021

    1. nomacs is a small, fast image viewer able to handle the most common image formats including RAW images. Additionally it is possible to synchronize multiple viewers. A synchronization of viewers running on the same computer or via LAN is possible.
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    2. XnViewMP is a free software to view, organise, convert graphics and photos files or to create slide show, contact sheet, HTML pages.
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    3. qView is a Qt-based image viewer designed to be practical and minimal.
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    4. gThumb is an image viewer and browser for the GNOME Desktop. Features Image Viewer * View single images (including GIF animations). Supported image types are: BMP, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, ICO, XPM. * View EXIF data attached to JPEG images.
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    5. Gwenview is an image viewer for KDE. It can load and save all image formats supported by KDE, but Gwenview can also browse GIMP files (*.xcf).


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Eye of GNOME is the official image viewer for the GNOME Desktop environment. With it, you can view single image files, as well as large image collections. The Eye of GNOME supports a variety of image file formats.
    6. Very simple and fast image viewer. No support for IPTC metadata such as image tags/keywords.
    7. Geeqie is a lightweight Gtk+ based image viewer for Unix like operating systems. It was forked from GQview.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Basic Photo Viewer is a free image viewing app for Windows 10 with an optional Pro upgrade, offering a minimalist fullscreen photo viewing experience, with customization and export features.
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    8. Xee is an streamlined and convenient image viewer and browser. It is similar to macOS's Preview.app, but lets you easily browse the entire contents of folders and archives, move and copy image files quickly, and supports many more image formats.
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