Questions tagged [image-viewers]

This tag is for image viewing applications in general. If your question is about a specific image viewer, use the tag for that app, for example eog for Eye of Gnome

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SVG image appears blurry when set as background

I have an .svg image which I want to set as background. When I open it in the browser, it appears to be fairly high resolution. However, when I set it as background, the image appears blurred and very ...
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Slow Image Opening with xdg-open/ eog in Folder of many Files

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 and I have a folder with many .png and .json files (+100k in total, no sub-folder within the folder). When I tried to open one of its .png images with xdg-open abc.png or eog ...
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How do I correct the preview image aspect ratio in the desktop display?

See the included images. On Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, images shown on the desktop are horizontally stretched. I am using a 4k built-in screen scaled to 200% with no external monitors. On the desktop: In the ...
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Use `ffplay` to play images in a folder by file orders

ffplay is a tool to play images inside a folder without saving a video. See command options here But the problem is the filenames in my folder do not have a pattern, as they are sampled unevenly. Let'...
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How to run inkview in installed flatpak inkscape

I have installed the last version of Inkscape via flatpak in Xubuntu 16.04. and it runs smoothly. The problem is that I would like to use inkview as standard .svg viewer, but I do not find inkview in ...
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How can i know the resolution of an image and How can i change it?

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04 , and need to ensure that the image has a resolution of e.g. 300 pixels-per-inch I tried to use GIMP but couldn't change or know the exact resolution
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Is it possible to display a line diagram as a transparent clickthrough drawing overlay?

After dozens of pair programming session over zoom I have fallen in love with their annotation feature. My usecase is, we sketch the function we are implementing on the screen (flow chart, block ...
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Ristretto Image Viewer in XUbuntu does not open .CR2 images. Bug? or not supported? [duplicate]

Context: Image Viewer (the default viewer in Xubuntu) does not show images with extension .cr2 (the raw image of Canon version 2). If I try, the program opens but no images are displayed. And NO ...
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see images preview in terminal

I search for a program to list pictures graphically in my terminal. I found this related question but most of answers provide a solution to view the images in terminal which is not my case because I ...
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Images are too dark and saturated in Image Viewer

Colors are coming up too dark and saturated in Image Viewer and in Whatsdesk, but look good in Shotwell, in browsers and other applications. Here is the same image shown in Image Viewer and Shotwell ...
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Cannot open 90% of recently saved images

I very recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop and have been having this issue where I can't open most of the images I have saved. I get an error that says Unrecognized Image File Format (...
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Image viewer - How to view images that are in order in the folder as clicking next in the viewer?

Is there a way to view images in the image viewer in order that I see them in the folder. For example if I taken 20 pictures and they are uploaded to a folder in a certain order such as time taken or ...
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Cannot open images on the desktop on 19.10

Just installed 19.10. For some reason, a .jpg in a folder will open when double clicked, but will not open when double clicked on the desktop. right click > open also does not work on the desktop, ...
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Alternative to IrfanView

On Windows, I've been using IrfanView as my image viewer of choice for about 15 years. I use it for things like resizing, cropping, flipping and rotating images; converting between different formats; ...
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How to print multiple copies of an image on a single page - gui

I am looking for a GUI way to select one image file and print it multiple times on a single sheet of paper. This is basic functionality in other OS's, but my best shot for doing this in Ubuntu so far ...
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How to view media files recursively with subfolder in gthumb

If I click some folder or Catalog, I want to see all the photos and videos. So the media from the subfolder should be in my Browser View. Is this possible?
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Xubuntu 18.04 LTS Ristretto does not open image.ascii.pgm files

The default viewer for any image in Xubuntu is Ristretto Image Viewer. Using Xubuntu 16.04 LTS, it was possible to read image.ascii.pgm with Ristretto. With 18.04 the program opens but no images are ...
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Image Viewer with multiple selections on 18.04.1 LTS

In previous versions of Ubuntu I could select multiple images and view them in a single Image Viewer window. In 18.04.1 it seems that a separate window/task is created for each selected image. Is ...
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How to find `.desktop` file location for a particular application

EDIT: This is not a duplicate as this question is the reverse of what the other question is asking. Here we know what is the application and we want to find its .desktop file that can be located in ...
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Which image viewer from Ubuntu repositories supports image auto rotate based on EXIF?

I have used Fastone Image Viewer on MS Windows for long time. One of its great features was image auto-rotation based on EXIF attributes. So viewer rotates image to show it in correct orientation. ...
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How to install XnViewMP on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

Is there a way to install Image Viewer and converter XnViewMP (or Xnview and XnConverter) in Ubuntu 18.04? Other described ways ( 14.04, 16.04, 16.10 , 18.04 ) seem not to work for me. From How to ...
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View images and captions

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 (x86_64, kernel 4.15.0-50-generic). The default image viewer is EOG. In a directory I stored some images and a text file for each image, with the caption. Is it possible to ...
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How to view EXTREMELY large images?

I have a 1.8GB TIF image that I'm trying to open on my machine with Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I have 8GB of RAM and 2GB of swap space. However, I can't open the image on the stock Gnome Image Viewer (says "...
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Any software opening a png image in a way that trasparent parts show behind windows?

I need a software that could open a png file which has some transparent parts (alpha channel) in a way that transparent parts are really transparent in the software window (not checkered parts as it ...
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How to install XnViewMP in Ubuntu 18.04 and later

Is there a way to install Image viewer and converter XnViewMP (or Xnview and XnConverter) in Ubuntu 18.04 and later? Other described ways (14.04, 16.04, 16.10) seem not to work for me.
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An alternative for “eog” that I can use by “system(” “)” command? [closed]

I am using eog inside my c++ code for showing some images. But unfortunately it has borders when I use it on raspberrypi. I tried it by this command: system("eog --fullscreen --disable-gallery --...
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uninstall image viewer

In Ubuntu 17.04, image viewer suddenly does not want to display images anymore. It opens the file, but shows a blank screen, with black flickers when moving the mouse. All other programs are working ...
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Image viewer flip/rotate

The old "image viewer" had an obvious flip/rotate setting. It does not look like the new viewer 3.26.1 does. Its help menu says to use the edit setting, but I cannot find it.
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How can I show images and videos on Ubuntu Server?

I am using an ARM-based RaspberryPi-like board, and Ubuntu Server on it. I'd like to write a C++ program that can show some images and videos. I mean I can include some libraries above my program and ...
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Image viewer for renaming the current image

I have a set of images with the date printed on them and I was wondering if anyone knows about an image viewer with the possibility of renaming while looking at the image, to make it faster and to ...
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Looking for the con name of image viewer in Ubuntu 16.04 so I can replace it with my own icon [duplicate]

I am trying to replace the image viewer icon with my own. What's the name of image viewer icon in 16.04? From one popular icon theme, I see image viewer icon under 2 entries, namely: x-content-image-...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS does not display .jpg files

I have a series of .jpg files that do not show on Ubuntu Image Viewer or as thumbnails. These are perfectly ok on Windows 32 and 64 and on Mac OS. Strangely one very old .jpg file does display ...
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What applications can be used for viewing .exr files?

I tried installing gwenview but doesn't seem to work for me. Can anyone recommend their favorite application for viewing .exr, .png files and sequences?
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What programs support PAM image format?

I am interested to know what programs (particularly image viewers, editors and converters) support the PAM imageformat. So far I've tested 16 viewers (Eye of Gnome (eog), Eye of MATE (eom), Eyesight, ...
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Is there a way to open DICOM files?

I have done an RMI scan, and I wonder if it's possible to open DICOM files, to see it. Ubuntu recommended I install ImageJ, but that didn't decode it or whatever. A friend of mine opened it with ...
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error interpreting jpeg image file (not a jpeg file starts with 0x27 0x5f) it is only an error in the default image viewer in lubuntu 16.10

This happens every time I try opening an image from any ftp server and even though the image opens perfectly on Firefox or vlc media player or any other image viewer but whenever I open it in the ...
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GIF viewer for 16.04

I tried to view a GIF through image viewer. It says, not supported. What do I need to view GIFs in 16.04 ? Update : I used " Peek " to generate screen cast. Firefox too failed to open it. Seems like ...
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Color mismatch in image viewers

Here is same image open in Chrome, feh, and Ubuntu's default image viewer (http://www.flatdesigncolors.com/assets/colors.png). Can someone explain what is happening here, how can I know which ...
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Is there an image and video viewer like on smart phones in Ubuntu?

I would like to present images and videos from one folder in Ubuntu just the way one is familiar with from smart phones/tablets. Perfect would be if the The GNOME image viewer would be able to ...
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Quick way to cycle through EPS files to view [duplicate]

Community, I have many (+3000) eps files that I only need to look at quickly. I like how ImageViewer works with other non-eps files. Is there anything similar that works for eps files? Thank you.
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How to Install XnView in Ubuntu 16.04?

I download the .deb 64 bit image in their homepage, untar and install. Launching the app by the icon is unsuccessful and also in terminal /opt/XnView/XnView: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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How Open Specific Part of .png Figure in Ubuntu's Terminal?

Situation: start browsing of the figures at width 1:960 and height full in Terminal Motivation: Ubuntu's default image viewer opens the figure at full width and full height, making the browsing of ...
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eog Image Viewer does not show filename

ubuntu 16.04 Image Viewer ( eog ) does not show file name. While looking around for a way to show file name I see screen shots on INTERNET that show file name at top of Viewer screen as well as in ...
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How to use inotify to auto refresh a png file when the png file changed

I am trying to visualize some data, and my program outputs a png file. Each time when I modify my program, the output png file changes. So I hope to have an image viewer that can automatically reload ...
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How to move the view of a zoomed picture with arrow keys?

I use Image Viewer. Whenever I want to move the view on a zoomed picture, it takes me to the next picture and that is so annoying for me. Is there any hotkey or some setting that I am unaware of? Is ...
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How to copy file contents from mirage

I'm using the KDE spin of Fedora and dolphin won't drag/drop to chrome. I really want this for getting images to google docs/imgur. I also need a proper image browser (the open-file dialogue doesn't ...
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How does Image Viewer know to autorotate pictures?

I have two files, which were once identical, but one was rotated using Windows Photo Viewer on Windows. Let's call them the raw image and the rotated image. The logical representation of this image is ...
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What viewer supports multiple different formats? [closed]

I am currently trying to make a Linux distro, that will primarily be used to recover, backup, restore, scan Mac/Windows/Linux machines. When I recover data, it's hard to tell if the images(and or ...
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PNG images are viewed by Firefox

General problem start with seting default application for viewing png files as a Shotwell. If your default image viewer is Shotwell Viewer, your PNG files will be opened with Mozilla Firefox. Why is ...
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Image viewer that shows transparent as white or different color, not as checkered

I have made a number of graphical mockups in SVG, and then exported them to PNG. They all have transparent background, because that makes sense in my case. However, it isn't easy to browse through ...