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Eye of GNOME – GNOME image viewer

Eye of Gnome is an image viewer and cataloging program. It is intended to be a fast and functional image viewer.

It can deal with large images, and zoom and scroll with constant memory usage. Its goals are simplicity and standards compliance.

Eye of Gnome supports the reading of exif information stored in images by digital cameras.

Eye of Gnome is the default image viewer for the GNOME Desktop.

Features include:

  • Zooming.
  • Fullscreen.
  • Rotation.
  • Transparent image background control.
  • Photo collection view with thumbnails.
  • Supports the following file formats:
    • ANI – Animation.
    • BMP – Windows Bitmap.
    • Graphics Interchange Format (GIF).
    • ICO – Windows Icon.
    • JPEG – Joint Photographic Experts Group.
    • PCX – PC Paintbrush.
    • Portable Network Graphics (PNG).
    • PNM – Portable Anymap from the PPM Toolkit.
    • RAS – Sun Raster.
    • Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG).
    • TGA – Targa.
    • Tagged Image File Format (TIFF).
    • Wireless Application Protocol Bitmap Format (WBMP).
    • X BitMap (XBM).
    • X PixMap (XPM).

Support: Mailing List
Developer: Lucas Rocha, Felix Riemann, Claudio Saavedra, Tim Gerla, Philip Van Hoof, Paolo Borelli, Jens Finke, Federico Mena Quintero, Arik Devens, Michael Meeks, Martin Baulig
License: GNU General Public License v2.0


Eye of Gnome is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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