VJPEG is described as 'I realized I was spending a lot of time waiting for JPEGs to open, and the default viewer on my system wasnt really hot with large files. I take a lot of digital camera pictures, and viewing a few megapixels in a web browser is ugly' and is a Image Viewer in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to VJPEG for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, PortableApps.com and Electron / Atom Shell. The best alternative is FastStone Image Viewer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try JPEGView or gThumb. Other great apps like VJPEG are XnView (Free Personal), qimgv (Free, Open Source), QuickViewer (Free, Open Source) and Geeqie Image Viewer (Free, Open Source).
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.
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.
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.