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Open Source XnView Alternatives

The best open source alternative to XnView is nomacs. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to XnView and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to XnView are ImageGlass, JPEGView, qView and qimgv.

XnView alternatives are mainly Image Viewers but may also be Photo Managers or Image Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of XnView.
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  1. nomacs is a free, open source image viewer, which supports multiple platforms. You can use it for viewing all common image formats including RAW and psd images.

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    Almost everyone thinks nomacs is a great alternative to XnView.
  2. 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.

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    Almost everyone thinks ImageGlass is a great alternative to XnView.


  3. 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

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    qView

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    qView is a Qt-based image viewer designed to be practical and minimal, available for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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  5. Qt5 image viewer with optional video support. Contribute to easymodo/qimgv development by creating an account on GitHub.

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    Shotwell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Shotwell is an open source photo organizer designed for the GNOME desktop environment.

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    Gwenview

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE

    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).

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  8. 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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    PhotoQt

    • 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.

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    QuickViewer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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