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Old 07-01-2003, 09:28 PM   #1
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Alternatives to Irfanview

What Linux alternative of Irfanview do you recommend?
Old 07-01-2003, 09:46 PM   #2
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I'd think of ImageMagick or xv, I think there's
also some tool bundled with KDE that has similar
features to irfanview :)

Old 07-01-2003, 09:50 PM   #3
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I like Eye-Of-Gnome. It comes w/ Gnome, but works fine in KDE. Execute it with the "eog" command.

If you need every-file support, GIMP is the best, though slow loading.
Old 07-02-2003, 11:51 AM   #4
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I use XnView. It isn't pretty (it's a Motif app) but it gets the job done better than anything else I've come across. Programs like eog are good but they're usefulness is hampered by only being able to handle one image at a time with no browser like IrfanView, ACDSee and the like.
Old 07-02-2003, 11:59 AM   #5
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Gqview is really close.
Old 07-05-2003, 12:29 PM   #6
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Originally posted by Allen614
Gqview is really close.
Gqview is open source, but it's a bit slower and it support reallly few image types. Imho unfortunatly there isn't yet a gpl image viewer as good as irfan view or xnview.
Old 08-16-2003, 11:01 AM   #7
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gtksee is a pretty good clone of acdsee, but I've been looking for an irfanview clone myself. I've been looking for something that has the slideshow capabilities of irfanview. File formats in linux are mostly handled by whatever image libraries you've got installed, so getting support for more file formats usually requires just installing more libraries (though the application you're using has to have been coded for these libraries!)


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