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Is there an image viewer for Windows that auto-refreshes the image when it is modified?

The single most important feature I am looking for is that the image viewer auto-refreshes the image (while you are viewing it) when it changes on the disk. I have tried: Irfanview FastStone Image ...
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Image/Photo Viewer for Windows

I am looking for an alternative to Windows Photo Viewer that is able to view png, jpg, and gif. Windows Photo Viewer only supports static gif. Must haves: Lightweight; Loads fast. Avoids fancy ...
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Open-source image organiser with face recognition (alternative to Picasa) with OSX/Linux support

I'm looking for free (ideally open-source) image viewer and organiser which has the following features: Full screen preview of images with basic zoom in/out abilities. Image thumbnail grid view of ...
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Display half-transparent “ghost” image over other windows

When working with various software more or less related to graphics editing - be it map makers, CAD, 3D modellers or such, I often need to redraw certain contents of some image I have as a bitmap. It ...
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Simple Photo Management Android Application

I am looking for an android photo management application that does the following: Ability to store text or tags associated with that photo file (not text on the photo) Sorting by date / tags Simple ...
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Simple image editor - with simple image browser

I would like to find a program that allows drawing of simple shapes (rectangles, arrows, dots, text, ... - like MSPaint does) on images, but with an image browser included (allowing to pass from one ...
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DjVu reader for Mac

I am looking for a fast, convenient and reliable DjVu reader application for OS X. Requirements: responsive continuous scrolling must be standalone (not browser plugin) retina support I.e. ...
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Program to view images using different sort orders

On my Windows XP laptop I normally use Windows Photo Viewer to view images. On Windows 7 the program is crap cause it doesn't animate GIF images so I'm looking for a better program for that. ...
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Local photo tagging application that will do face recognition

I am looking for a photo management application that will run on Windows 7 and 10. Previously I used Google's Picasa application. It was useful. Then life happened, I got way behind and apparently ...
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Google Picasa Photo Viewer alternative

For many years I've been installing Picasa on my computers only so that I can use its photo viewer. I like its UI very much (I have no interest in photo organisation and cloud storages). But Picasa ...
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An open source Java picture viewing/tagging program?

I am looking for a program that: Shows pictures in a given folder, with thumbnails, with an action to see full-screen. Allows to add tags to pictures and manage tags. (tags are like "vacations" or "...
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Software for viewing and comparing photo side-by-side

Since sometime I clicked the shutter for multiple times when I am taking a picture, so to hope my hands didn't shake in one of them. I am looking for software that can view multiple JPEG images (about ...
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Looking for an image viewer program that supports vertical scrolling

Is there something that will let open a folder of images (.jpg) and scroll through them vertically? I.E. by using the up/down arrow keys, in an effect similar to if they were loaded into a PDF or ...
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Image Viewer for multiple images side-by-side

I have a recent need/want to view multiple images (e.g. up to 30) side-by at different magnifications, crops, etc. --- For my Windows computer. I remember back in MS Office 97-XP, there was a ...
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Software to help organize thousands of scanned documents (JPG/JPEG/PDF)

I am seeking recommendations for software to help organize thousands of scanned documents. Most are saved as JPG (JPEG) images, although some are saved as PDF files. It is okay if your ...
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Standalone image slideshow player application for Windows?

I'm about to burn a disc of photos, a lot of them. I'd like to provide a standalone executable on a disk that when launched would play a full-screen random slideshow of all the images on the disc. ...
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An image viewer like Picasa Picture Viewer

I used to use Picasa's Picture Viewer (which is bundled with the main Picasa app, but works separately from it). It worked great. Now I moved to a new Windows 10 laptop and when I attempted to ...
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Self-hosted spherical (360-degree) image viewer?

I'm taking 360-degree pictures. I want to share them. I don't want people viewing them to install any apps / any software. Just mine webserver running ___ and me sharing a private link. I've found ...
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Fast picture viewer for Windows

Is there any free alternative to fastpictureviewer? I need a picture viewer that is fast (in best case hw-accelerated) with these features: fast browsing through many (some thousand) large (80MP) ...
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Viewer for BigTIFF images larger than 20 Gigabytes

Does anyone know a viewer for huge BigTIFF images larger than 20 Gb? I have enough RAM and speed capacity for it, but I can't find a viewer that supports this size of BigTIFF images. I'm using Windows ...
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Image viewing software

I need an image viewing software that can help me work with a slideshow of tons of pictures. By that I mean that I can jump forward and backwards by 1 picture, 10 pictures, 100 pictures … Is there ...
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PNG viewer that displays alpha channel as transparent

I'm looking for a PNG viewer for Windows that is transparent for the transparent parts of the picture - that is, we can then see the other windows below. It should be something like this: ...
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Fast PDF Viewer Software that take advantage of multi-core processors and caching

Opening a scanned PDF book with lot of embedded JPG pictures with original Adobe Acrobat is something slow even if loading poor quality jpg embedded pictures and a SSD 500-1500 MB/s fast. Generally a ...
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SVG viewer for a quick browse through many SVG files

I have folders containing a large amount of SVG images. A quick look up is not an option when using software like Adobe Illustrator. What I am looking for is a tool for simply viewing the files.
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png image viewer that shows tEXt metadata

I am looking for a simple image viewer for PNGs that also displays the metadata encoded within the image (png tEXt chunks). It needs to: support most PNG image types (but MUST support viewing 16bit ...
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Looking for and Android cbz file reader with infinite scrolling

I am looking for an app (FLOSS preferred) that will display .cbz files with "infinite scrolling" - i.e. similar to what some book reader/pdf apps will do where you aren't going "page by page" but can ...
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Free image viewer on windows with zero data collecting policy

The old Windows photo viewer (which I'm fan of it) doesn't always work on my computer (windows 10). It opens some files, but for some others it shows the following error. Windows Photo Viewer can't ...
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Open several pictures and display them in a tiled fashion

I am looking for a program that: can open at once up to 4 (more is better) images into one screen, e.g. in a tiled fashion. All opened image must be entirely visible. E.g. (with 4 images): If ...
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Tiff Viewer for Chrome

I do a lot of work with TIFF files. They're great for archiving images but they can be a pain to work with. Most image formats open directly in a browser window but TIFF files do not. Usually I have ...
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Image viewer on Windows 10 that is similar to Geeqie

I was originally on Ubuntu 16.04 and recently switching to Windows 10. One of the problems I have is I cannot find a geeqie image viewer alternative. The main feature I need is When my mouse hovers ...
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Android Image Viewer for Webp and Animated GIFs

Is there an Android application that can view webp and animated GIFs? It would be a plus if it could open .cbz files, or other archive formats, as I like to compress images on my phone. There are ...
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Framework to quickly generate an Android app that just shows a big image (zoomable, scrollable)

Let's say I have hand-drawn a cute map of my neighbourhood's park, and I want Android users to have it on their smartphone for offline use. I could tell them to download the file at a URL, but it ...
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Image viewer for Android which can show big images in full resolution

So the base question is in the title. I know one application which can show big images in full resolution — QuickPic https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.alensw.PicFolder — but it's ...
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x11 file manager with photo preview

I organise photos in filesystem directories. I want the ability to preview one photo in a big frame and to preview many photos in grids. I want basic filesystem copy rename move delete operations for ...
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Image viewer that lets you freeze rows and columns?

I'm doing genealogical research and looking at scanned graphics of old censuses. It is tabulated data, much like a large Excel spreadsheet. If I were actually using Excel, I could freeze header rows ...
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image viewer (on-demand from gallery) for presentations

I need to do slideshows with a projector, used FastStone for it, now looking for a similar app on Linux or OS X. The audience should not see the gallery and you messing around with it, only one image ...
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Free/libre, accessible, lightweight JavaScript gallery which uses existing HTML5 markup

I have a simple collection of images with (optional) captions in HTML5. Each image could look like: <figure> <img src="foobar.png" alt="Alternative text for Foobar"> <figcaption>...
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free tiff viewer for Windows

I'm looking for free tiff viewer for Windows. I see many of them in Internet, dot sure what to choose. Just very simple to see tiff files. And which doesn't install any additional (ad) software.
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Android app that only displays the pictures within a particular folder

I sometimes need to show my artwork to people I just met. Pictures of my artwork are in a specific folder /sdcard/portfolio on my Android phone. However, launching the stock Gallery app would show ...
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Fast and lightweight photo viewer

Since the Microsoft Windows 10 Photo App has issues displaying images and that re-occurs every 2 to 3 days, I'm looking for an alternative. The software must display images move forward and backward ...
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Map of pictures on my computer, by EXIF geolocation

My camera has a GPS sensor, so most of my pictures have a latitude/longitude in their EXIF. I know I took pictures at a particular location, but I don't remember when and I have so many folders and ...
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Desktop app to browse and copy images with minimal amount of clicks

I have folder A with several gigabytes worth of wallpapers. I want to see every one and copy the ones I like to folder B with minimal number of clicks. What I do right now is have 2 explorer windows ...
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Linux pictures browser that hilights those with an EXIF location

I want a Linux program that fits these requirements: ✅ Shows differently pictures that contain GPS latitude/longitude in their EXIF. ✅ Thumbnail-centric: Shows a thumbnail of each picture in a folder....
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Image viewer showing one thumb per folder for Windows

I need an image viewer capable of showing thumbs for folders, but showing only the thumb of the first image in each folder, not thumbs with a mix of images in those folders, like the Windows Explorer ...
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Javascript to preview links

I would like to display a preview for http links that users could enter in my website. Depending on the format/provider: links for youtube and vimeo would display the vignette of the videos audio ...
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FOSS Image viewer for Linux with easy rename capability

I'm looking for an image viewer for Linux/Unix desktop environments - no need for it to be fancy or anything - but with a particular feature: As I view an image, I should be able to rename it. Somehow,...
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Automatically displaying images/PDF on a screen

Is there some sort of application that displays specific files like PDF and/or images from a specified folder onto a screen? I have software that automatically drops images and PDF or client's orders ...
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HEIF/HEIC viewer to quickly browse HEIF/HEIC files in a folder

I am looking for an HEIF/HEIC viewer for Microsoft Windows 7 that can quickly browse HEIF/HEIC files in a folder (like Windows Photo Viewer does for JPG files). Any license and price is fine. I ...
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Photo Viewer that allows me to mark photos for further review

I took a lot a photos and want to pick the best one. To do that I would like a free software that runs on Windows 10 that shows me an image and allows me to mark the image for further review via a ...
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Image and information database/management software

We have a huge variety (~1000) of products of one product line. Each one is different and has it's own unique properties. These include visual ones. Instead of Excel or a folder with all images, we ...