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Is there an image viewer that takes images on STDIN?

I'm looking for an image viewer that takes data on stdin and can be run like: cat image.png | imageviewer
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Command line SVG and image file viewer in Linux?

Is there any command line (pipe-able) graph viewer for SVG and JPG/PNG image files? Especially that, the graph/image files are output thru pipe line, rather than plain files, so there must be option ...
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White color is not white in Windows Picture Viewer

Recently bought new monitor. And connected it with HDMI. No new monitor extends my laptops in-built monitor. There is 1 problem with white color (all other colors are awesome) This is how Windows 7 ...
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What software works well for viewing massive TIFF images on Windows 7?

Today I saw an article about a half-gig, 24000 square-pixel high-res composite image of the moon. (This is a much smaller version of the image) I find astronomy interesting, so I thought I'd ...
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Read-only image viewer for kids? [closed]

I'd like to allow my kids to look through our digital archive of home photos and videos without the possibility of them deleting or changing anything. Any suggestions for either software that does ...
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How to compare multiple photos quickly

Usually, I take always 2-4 photos in a row instead of one - then try to pick the best one. But once the differences are very small, it's hard to tell which photo is better by simple looping using ...
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Viewer for huge images under linux (>100 MP color images)

I have a lot of 50-100 MP colour images that I would like to view on linux. For example, 10000x17000 size is typical, but most image viewers will fail with out-of-memory. The file format is png or ...
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Show slideshow with pictures and videos [closed]

I'm mostly a Linux guy but I don't think the software I'm looking for is available in Linux so I ask this presumable easy question for those of you that knows Windows. The thing I want to do is to ...
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Small program to get detailed information on images

I'm looking for a small program that will show be a LOT of detailed information about media files, specifically images. For example, I'd like to know if a .BMP file is Windows or OS/2, Compressed, ...
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XnView How to change file read-in format?

I have a "raw file" (not unprocessed image data, but raw heightmap data from a game's map editor saved as Photoshop RAW) and it looks like XnView might be able to open it. It sees the properties as ...
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How to quickly view huge PNG images in OS X?

I need to view and zoom into selected parts of PNG images around 10,000x10,000px, ~10MB. When I open these images with Preview, it takes over a minute to load and then is very slow to show the image ...
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Read-only image viewers for photography clients with starring or rating

The Best image viewers for windows can crop, rotate, convert, sharpen, etc. the images. Here I would like suggestions for read-only viewers. I am a photographer and would run this on a laptop for ...
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How do I open visio diagrams without a copy of visio loaded locally?

I have two systems I use on a regular basis. I use one for presentations and the other I use to do my work. I have Visio on my main system but I do not have it on my other system I am using for the ...
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Alternatives to Windows 7 image viewer without pixellated zoom

Default Image Viewer for Windows 7 doesn't do any smoothing when the image is zoomed. I hear that's the case with Windows 8's image viewer too. In Windows XP there was a different image viewer which ...
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Viewing Photoshop images with layers

One of my friends likes to use layers in Photoshop to create interactive images. By interactive I mean turning on and off layers to get at different content. For example he has a map of a twenty ...
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Is there a Linux image viewer that will show the desktop through transparent images?

I'd like to load a transparent png and have all parts that are transparent show the desktop or underlying windows- is there a Linux image viewer that does this? I'm using Ubuntu and Gnome. I'm not ...
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Is there a codec to preview Panasonic rw2 files in Windows Explorer for a 64-bit version of Windows?

Have you been able to find a Panasonic .rw2 image file codec to view rw2 images in explorer? (Before you answer, make sure it's for 64 bit :+>)
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How do we view images slideshow in fullscreen?

I have a couple of images in a folder and I would like to easily browse through them at my own pace in Fullscreen. Now I'm using Windows Photo Gallery but when i "play slide show" it keeps moving to ...
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How to display a picture and print pixel coordinates when I click?

When using ImageMagick or similar command line tools it can be useful to know coordinates of some points in the image. How to display an image (with panning and zooming) and print coordinates of ...
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PNG/BMP images become blurred on zoom

I recently installed a Debian Jessie desktop and when opening PNG/BMP images it all becomes blurred on zoom (in or out). With the image at 100%, everything looks sharp as expected. This happens both ...
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How to continuously view images in FastStone Image Viewer?

I'd like to have a possibility to continuously view images in FastStone Image Viewer. Be able to choose a top level folder as a "root" and see all images in all subfolders in "flat cut". The same ...
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1answer
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Fastest light-weight image viewer over forwarded x11 session (linux)

I have a slow network connection over which I'm forwarding x11 over ssh. I want to view images on the remote host (Ubuntu) quickly and efficiently. I'm looking for an image viewer that will take ...
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What software can be used for interactive viewing of huge images (JPG &PNG) on Windows?

By interactive, I mean the software should provide capability to pan/zoom parts of the images just like how Google Maps are displayed. I have some very large images (with resolution more than ...
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Linux: image viewer with transparent window?

I would like to display a fully opaque image (e.g. PNG RGB8) on the desktop in an image viewer - but such that I can set the window (showing the image) to be, say, 50% transparent (so I could see ...
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Image viewer without large window borders [closed]

I am looking for an image viewer software without very large window borders. I don't need any type of toolbar, just a simple image viewer. It would also be fine if there is no top bar to close, ...
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Unable to locate image viewers that integrate geotag information into the viewing experience

I'm kind of surprised this is not easy, so I might be looking for the wrong thing. I have a folder full of images that all have GPS location data embedded in them. I'd like to find an image viewer ...
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Getting FastStone Image Viewer open files with non-latin names

I'm using Win7 Professional (German distribution). For images viewing, FastStone Image Viewer is my first choice. The program works fine unless images with non-latin filenames (e.g., Cyrillic, etc.) ...
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XnView how to skip video files when browsing photos

When clicking next in XnView, it will open image or video (.avi) as long as it support the format. Is there any way to browse photos only and skip video files?
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Is it possible to restore the session of an image viewer? [closed]

I have large images of a scanned manuscript which contain a lot of small and unclear text. Every time I open those images using any image viewer, I spend a few minutes to find the point where I ...
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Command-line option to compare 2 images in FastStone Image Viewer

I find FastStone Image Viewer a useful freeware to compare 2 images side by side, by selecting the images (by holding down Ctrl and clicking) in its Browser view, then pressing P. Is there a ...
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scriptable image viewer for Windows

What are some image viewers on Windows that can be scripted? For example, the user opens a folder in the image viewer and he/she wants to mark some images in the folder for deletion. The user may ...
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How to view images on FTP?

Looking for a Windows 7 program or service to see my images on my FTP (small preview). With the possibility of removing not needed images.
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What is the best way to view and rotate images from a camera on a mac? [closed]

I need a good image viewer and image rotator for a mac. What is the best light weight tool for this?
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How to browse photos and videos on PC grouped by date and gps coordinates or location, just like iPhone's camera roll?

On iPhone, when I browse pictures taken with camera, I see them grouped by GPS coordinates or location, and by date if "bursts" of shots are detected within an interval when there is no gps or ...
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Why image is blurrier in Windows than in Linux (Ubuntu)?

While viewing an image on Facebook using Google Chrome, I was very surprised to notice (indeed, I noticed it while viewing it) that it better (sharper) on Linux than on Windows, which you can see ...
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Passing a file list to Ristretto image viewer?

I have a bunch of images I want to look at, but the list is quite long. I'm running into the limits of the terminal. Is there a way I can pass a file list to ristretto and it loads images mentioned ...
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Strange behaviour of image preview in Windows user's %TEMP% folder

This is something asked on a certain application's mailing list and it got me curious. Say there are several images (any format, JPEG, PNG etc) in a folder. The default image preview application is ...
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Is there a software which will let me save an album view of graphic files?

The short version: Is there any desktop application which will load hundreds of images and show them in a simple grid, let me filter them, and save the view in a common format? I think something ...
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“group by” feature from windows explorer in

Windows Explorer has this feature to organize files in a folder into groups, each having it's own header, very convenient. Is there a Linux file or image explorer with a similar feature?
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What program can open TIFF G4 fax file?

I have an old Panasonic fax connected to an old 'fax server'. The fax system produces .tiff files that I just can't open using many viewer; they would simply show a page filled with horizontal lines. ...
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Image viewer that can browse archives [closed]

Do you know any image viewer that is able to show images within archives? So far I've been using xnview, which is quite buggy. But the problem is that it doesn't support archives :(
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How to view “.snag” files?

Is there any possible way to have ".snag" file (images created by the program "SnagIt" from the company "TechSmith") appear as viewable PC file images, particularly in Windows 7?
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What is the best image viewer for mac which allows me to navigate through images in the current folder using keyboard? [closed]

What is the best fast image viewer for mac which allows me to navigate through images in the current folder using keyboard? So, basically I open one image and then using e.g. arrow keys navigate ...