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Is there any way to see webp foto from thunar with XFCE DE? There was a similar question, but it was about nautilus. Then to get webp thumbs a tumbler (the Xfce thumbnailing service) must support, and there nothing. Then for open pictures a some viewer must know webp.

I experienced a ristretto, gpicview, viewnior and they all say something like: error of interpretation of the image file format jpeg

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Here are the Linux image-viewers, that display webp images:

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    any of these are as lightweight and user friendly as eog ? imagemagick's one (display) is not as user friendly as eog, vwebp is not user friendly at all :> – Aquarius Power Mar 19 '19 at 23:39
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    gThumb is more user-friendly than display and vwebp, but is probably "heavier" than eog, because it does have a few more features than eog. – Robert Fleming Mar 21 '19 at 19:37
  • in no way it is heavier to me at least xD, gThumb's up (pun intened) is excellent!!! thx vm!!! xD, it should be default than eog for sure :) – Aquarius Power Mar 24 '19 at 1:22
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XNViewMP can view WebP files. Though Tumbler has yet to implement WebP, so the files won't be able to be viewed as thumbnails within Thunar.

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    It’s need to be mentioned that XNViewMP is non-free. – Dmitry Alexandrov Mar 15 '16 at 13:04
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In 16.04

display 'vid:*.webp'

Since 16.04 imagemagick does support webp, although it apparently delegates decoding to webp, so webp is needed:

sudo apt-get install webp
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If you are looking for GUI applications, consider GIMP or ImageMagick.

If you have installed the webp package, you could use vwebp file.webp to view the image, and dwebp file.webp -o file.png to convert it to a png file.

See https://developers.google.com/speed/webp/docs/using for details.

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Developed by Google, WebP is a new image format that provides lossless and lossy compression for images on the web.

You can download a WebP viewer, and other utilities from Google Developers

  • Precompiled WebP utilities and library for **Linux**, Windows and Mac OS X. from the same site. So its downloadable for Linux. – Mitch Nov 1 '14 at 13:33
  • Yes, I've seen it, and even set the system libwebp, but the problem is how to do to make things work together lib->thumb->viewer I can not understand. /if possible, then sign for gyide – Александр Филёв Nov 1 '14 at 13:40
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gThumb also opens/edits webp files. It has some nice must have quick editing tools.

sudo apt-get install gthumb

Version 3.4.3 I know supports webp

  • Sorry Jeff, but this is a repeat of the answer above; unless you add - starting with which version gThumb supports webp ? – Александр Филёв Oct 22 '19 at 20:42
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    Your right it is, but I wanted to tell people because gthumb is awesome. I added the version you requested. Thanks for commenting. – Jeff Luyet Oct 25 '19 at 18:53

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