GLiv is described as 'OpenGL image viewer. Image loading is done via Gdk-pixbuf bundled with GTK+-2.6, rendering with OpenGL, and the graphical user interface uses GTK+ with GtkGLExt' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to GLiv for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Xfce and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is IrfanView. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try JPEGView or qView. Other great apps like GLiv are XnView MP (Free Personal), FastStone Image Viewer (Free Personal), XnView (Free Personal) and Preview (Free).
FastStone Image Viewer is a fast, stable, user-friendly image browser, converter and editor. It has a nice array of features that include image viewing, management, comparison, red-eye removal, emailing, resizing, cropping and color adjustments.
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.