NeonView is a simple, minimalist and lightweight image viewer for the Linux platform, written in C and GTK, completely free and open-source. The goal of NeonView is to stay lightweight while also providing ease of use and only the necessary features a basic image viewer should have.
NeonView supports a bunch of image formats, and it will remember settings like fit to window images between sessions or lock fit to window for the current session. Basic manipulation functions like zooming or rotating are also available.

The latest version is NeonView 0.8.2, released on February 22, 2014. See the announcement or have a look at the changelog to see what's new in this release, or download it.
  • support for a lot of image formats, including JPG, PNG, SVG, GIF or TGA
  • clean and simple interface
  • show/hide toolbar, status bar, left and right panels
  • zoom in/zoom out
  • rotate left/right, flip image
  • easy to use keyboard bindings
  • few configuration options for several usability features
  • remember fit to window over sessions
  • manual configuration via $HOME/.neonview/neonview.cfg
The latest version is NeonView 0.8.2, released on February 22, 2014. To compile NeonView, uncompress the source tarball and issue make && sudo make install inside the directory. You will need GTK+ 3 development libraries, gcc and make (sudo apt-get install libgtk-3-dev build-essential).
Bugs and Feature Requests
To submit bugs or feature requests send me an email at or leave a comment here.

If you want to help, you are encouraged to package NeonView for any distribution out there. Please provide a link to the packages so I can include a link and installation instructions in the Download section.
By Craciun Dan on February 22, 2014 | Updated: February 22, 2014 | v0.2.0 r1
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