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    LightGallery Alternatives

    LightGallery is described as 'A modern, electron and nodejs based image viewer for Mac, Windows and Linux' and is a Image Viewer in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to LightGallery 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 nomacs or ImageGlass. Other great apps like LightGallery are XnView (Free Personal), JPEGView (Free, Open Source), qView (Free, Open Source) and Preview (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 23, 2021
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    A modern, electron and nodejs based image viewer for Mac, Windows and Linux.
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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.
    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.

      Discontinued

      The last release is from July 2020, and it seems the main developer is not working on it anymore. See: https://github.com/nomacs/nomacs/issues/612



    3. ImageGlass is a 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.

      Bundleware

      The first installer available on the website, presented by the author, "ImageGlass Spider", is bundleware. From the privacy policy: "Also, the software shares available resources with the Spider's customers, to pass traffic through your device."

      The author is aware of the problem and indecisive on what action to take. Since less experienced users would fall for the "Spider" edition, be careful when downloading this software.

    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.

      Discontinued

      This project hasn't been updated since 2018 and has since been forked with numerous updates at https://github.com/sylikc/jpegview



    6. qView is a Qt-based image viewer designed to be practical and minimal.
    7. Preview is a simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents.
    8. 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).
    9. PhotoQt is a simple, yet powerful and good looking image viewer, written in Qt, published as open-source, and completely free.
    10. QuickViewer is a graphic image viewer for comfortable browsing of many images.

      Discontinued

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

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