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    Best ImageGlass Alternatives

    ImageGlass is described as 'simple picture viewer with which you will be able to display your image collection in a very similar way to the one that Windows provides by default, but with some additional functions' and is a very popular Image Viewer in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 50 alternatives to ImageGlass for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Xfce and Android. The best alternative is IrfanView. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try nomacs or JPEGView. Other great apps like ImageGlass are FastStone Image Viewer (Free Personal), XnView (Free Personal), qView (Free, Open Source) and HoneyView (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 21, 2022
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
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    1. Fast and compact image viewer/converter trying to be simple for beginners and powerful for professionals. Many supported file formats and features.
      Most users think IrfanView is a great alternative to ImageGlass.
    2. 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.


      The last release is from July 2020, and it seems the main developer is not working on it anymore. See:

    3. 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.
      FastStone Image Viewer vs ImageGlass opinions
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      cannot hide title bar, cannot hide menu bar, cannot hide tool bar, cannot hide status bar.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

    4. XnView is a utility for viewing and converting graphic files. XnView is provided as FREEWARE for private non-commercial or educational use (including non-profit organization).
    5. JPEGView is a lean, fast and highly configurable viewer/editor for JPEG, BMP, PNG, WEBP, TGA, GIF and TIFF images with a minimal GUI.


      This project hasn't been updated since 2018 and has since been forked with numerous updates at

    6. qView is a Qt-based image viewer designed to be practical and minimal.
      qView vs ImageGlass opinions
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      Open source, cross platform and minimalist.
      Positive comment 8 months ago

    7. HoneyView is a fast image viewer that supports archived image files for comics/manga/photos. Its design is light and the interface skin can be changed. You can set HoneyView as your default image viewer and also add a shell context menu.
    8. Preview is a simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents.
    9. 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).
    10. gThumb is an image viewer and browser for the GNOME Desktop. It also includes an importer tool for transferring photos from cameras.
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