Lightweight image viewer Viewnior ” which reached number 5 on our 12 top applications of 2009 ” has gained a host of new features in its first update in 9 months.


Released today, version 1.1 of the app adds many long-requested functions including:

  • Full Drag’n’Drop support lets you you drag images in and out of the app
  • Ability to toggle window auto-resize after opening image
  • Window state ‘remembered’ between launches
  • Add "Last Used Mode" zoom option
  • Options to start in Slideshow mode
  • Gnome 3.0 ready

These join an already swish set of selling points: –

  • Fullscreen & Slideshow views
  • Rotate, flip, crop, save and delete images
  • Animation .gif support
  • Browse ‘only selected’ images
  • Navigation window
  • Set image as wallpaper
  • Simple interface
  • Configurable mouse actions
  • Light and responsive


The latest stable release of Viewnior is available for Lucid and Maverick users through its official PPA @ ppa:xsisqox/ppa.

To add to your computer run the following two commands in a terminal: –

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xsisqox/ppa

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install viewnior

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