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PhotoQt is a free and open source multiplatform, fast and simple, yet powerful and highly configurable image viewer


  • Full screen and windowed mode of the software is available;
  • Support of many image formats: Qt plugins (qt5-imageformats, kimageformats, libqpsd), popler (Adobe PDF), xcftools (GIMP), libarchive (ZIP, RAR, TAR, 7z), libraw (RAW), GraphicsMagick, GraphicsMagick+Ghostscript, DevIL;
  • Image editing functions: rotating, flipping, zooming images – no permanent changes;
  • Scaling images – permanent change;
  • Basic file management: renaming, deleting, moving, copying;
  • Upload images directly to;
  • Set-as-Wallpaper function;
  • Slideshow feature;
  • Show/hide metadata (you can choose which data to display);
  • Show/hide histogram;
  • Thumbnail Cache;
  • Integration with the system tray;
  • Command Line Options;
  • Highly Adjustable to your custom preference;
  • Touchscreen support;
  • Configuring keyboard and mouse shortcuts.

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The software PhotoQt is available for installation on Linux and Windows.

Installation methodOS
PPAUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian
RPMopenSUSE, Rosa Linux, Mageia, ALT Linux, Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and others
FlatpakUbuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Arch Linux, Fedora, CentOS, KDE Neon, openSUSE, elementary OS, Manjaro, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
AppImageUbuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, CentOS, elementaryOS, Linux Mint and others

*Ubuntu (GNOME), Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), Lubuntu (LXDE)

Install Software via PPA repository

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lumas/photoqt
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install photoqt

Install Software via RPM package

Install Software via Flatpak package

flatpak install flathub org.photoqt.PhotoQt

Install Software via AppImage package

Install Software via EXE package on Windows

Software Information

Language Interface:English, Russian, Deutsch, Spanish, French and others
Description version:1.7.1
Developer:Lukas Spies
Programming language:C++, Qt
License:GPL v2

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