Best qView Alternatives in 2021

    qView is described as 'Qt-based image viewer designed to be practical and minimal' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 50 alternatives to qView for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Xfce and Online / Web-based. 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 qView are XnView MP (Free Personal), digiKam (Free, Open Source), FastStone Image Viewer (Free Personal) and XnView (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Oct 20, 2021

    1. Very simple and fast image viewer. No support for IPTC metadata such as image tags/keywords.
    2. Geeqie is a lightweight Gtk+ based image viewer for Unix like operating systems. It was forked from GQview.
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    3. Universal Viewer is an advanced file viewer for wide range of formats. Supported file formats are: Images: all major graphics formats: JPG BMP ICO GIF PNG WMF TIFF PSD..., over 40 formats. Also RAW images from 400+ cameras are supported.
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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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    4. FastStone MaxView is a fast, compact and innovative image viewer that supports all major graphic formats. Its intuitive layout lets you view images in a variety of ways.
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    5. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      GPicView is a simple and fast image viewer with low memory usage. This little program is not aimed to be powerful or feature-rich. Its aimed to replace the default image viewer of current desktop systems.
    6. An image viewer and browser utility - primarily for Linux Mint. Pix is part of the X-Apps project, which aims at producing cross-distribution and cross-desktop software.
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    7. Simplistic Image Viewer with focus on speed of rendering and switching between images. A good complement when no editing capabilities are nessesary. Feature high-lights: * The only image viewer you need for viewing & browsing images.
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    8. FastPictureViewer is an award-winning image viewer for the Windows platform, specifically Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.
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