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gThumb Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to gThumb for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is nomacs, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to gThumb and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to gThumb are XnView MP, digiKam, qView and Gwenview.

gThumb alternatives are mainly Image Viewers but may also be Photo Managers or Image Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of gThumb.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • GNOME

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  1. nomacs is a free, open source image viewer, which supports multiple platforms. You can use it for viewing all common image formats including RAW and psd images.

    ⚫︎ Lightweightnomacs consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Portablenomacs can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Dark Modenomacs supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/Extensionsnomacs can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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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.

    ⚫︎ PortableXnView MP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. digiKam is an advanced digital photo management application which makes importing and organizing digital photos a "snap". The photos are organized in albums which can be sorted chronologically, by folder layout or by custom collections.

    ⚫︎ Facial RecognitiondigiKam can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
    ⚫︎ File TaggingdigiKam can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
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    qView

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    qView is a Qt-based image viewer designed to be practical and minimal, available for Windows, macOS, and Linux

    ⚫︎ LightweightqView consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableqView can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Gwenview

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE

    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).

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  6. Qt5 image viewer with optional video support. Contribute to easymodo/qimgv development by creating an account on GitHub.

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    Shotwell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Shotwell is an open source photo organizer designed for the GNOME desktop environment.

    ⚫︎ File TaggingShotwell can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    ⚫︎ LightweightShotwell consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    PhotoQt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    PhotoQt is a simple, yet powerful and good looking image viewer, written in Qt, published as open-source, and completely free.

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    QuickViewer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    QuickViewer is a graphic image viewer for comfortable browsing of many images.

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    Discontinued

    The latest version (1.1.8) was released in December 2019.

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    Eye of GNOME

    • 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.

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