Open Source XnView Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to XnView is nomacs, which is both free and Open Source. 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 (Free, Open Source), JPEGView (Free, Open Source), qView (Free, Open Source) and Shotwell (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 13, 2021

    1. 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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    2. Very simple and fast image viewer. No support for IPTC metadata such as image tags/keywords.


    3. Geeqie is a lightweight Gtk+ based image viewer for Unix like operating systems. It was forked from GQview.
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    4. Phatch is an user friendly, cross-platform Photo Batch Processor and Exif Renamer with a nice graphical user interface. Phatch handles all popular image formats and can duplicate (sub)folder hierarchies.

      Discontinued

      Last code commit in 2010, latest release from 2014.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      The Ristretto Image Viewer is an application that can be used to view, and scroll through images. It can be used to run a slideshow of images, open images with other applications like an image-editor or configure an image as the desktop wallpaper.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      feh is an X11 image viewer aimed mostly at console users. Unlike most other viewers, it does not have a fancy GUI, but simply displays images. It is controlled via commandline arguments and configurable key/mouse actions.
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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.
    5. A lightweight image viewer with basic image processing.
    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. KPhotoAlbum is an application for tagging and managing a photo collection and making it searchable.
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