Ristretto Alternatives

    Ristretto is described as 'The Ristretto Image Viewer is an application that can be used to view, and scroll through images' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Ristretto 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 Ristretto are XnView (Free Personal), JPEGView (Free, Open Source), Preview (Free) and gThumb (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 6, 2021

    1. Fast and compact image viewer/converter trying to be simple for beginners and powerful for professionals. Many supported file formats and features.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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).
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    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.
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    6. Preview is a simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents.
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    7. 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.
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      • 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. Photo comes with a variety of features. Most features you would expect from a image viewer should be there.
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    8. Very simple and fast image viewer. No support for IPTC metadata such as image tags/keywords.
      Viewnior vs Ristretto opinions
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      Don't like the side panel on Ristretto that gets confused when I delete images from the folder. Viewnior doesn't have that so moving things around in the folder has no effect.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

    9. QuickViewer is a graphic image viewer for comfortable browsing of many images. This software performs reading of image data in advance. And drawing the imported image data on the screen with OpenGL. You can browse images with much smoother response than ever before.
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