Phototonic logo

Phototonic – free and open source software for viewing and organizing images with simple editing functions for Linux


View image:

  • Thumbnail view;
  • Fullscreen view;
  • SlideShow;
  • Viewing a random image;
  • Paste an image from the clipboard;
  • Copy an image to the clipboard;
  • Image zoom;

Image browser:

  • Load thumbnails and browse images recursively on a folder tree;
  • Supports several customized thumbnail layouts: classic, compact, rectangular;
  • Supports tagging images and filtering images by tags;
  • Bookmarks: sort, remove/add;
  • Sort by: name, date, size, type, and in reverse order;

Image editor:

  • Transformation: rotation, flipping, cropping, image mirroring and scaling;
  • Adjust image brightness, saturation, hue and contrast;
  • Keep transformations, zoom and colors while browsing multiple images;

  • Supported image formats: BMP, GIF, ICO, JPEG, MNG, PBM, PGM, PNG, PPM, SVG, SVGZ, TGA, TIFF, XBM, XPM;
  • Supports GIF animations;
  • Keyboard shortcuts and mouse behavior customization;
  • Open images with external applications;
  • Display image information and metadata;
  • Rotate images and thumbnails automatically according to Exif orientation tag;
  • Find and manage duplicate images;
  • You can configure the program interface.

Screenshots Software


The software Phototonic is available for installation on Linux.

Installation methodOS
PPAUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian
DebUbuntu* 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

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

Install Software via PPA repository

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install phototonic

Install Software via Deb package

Install Software via RPM package

Software Information

Language Interface:English, Russian, Deutsch, Spanish, French and others
Description version:2.1
Developer:Team Phototonic
Programming language:C++
License:GPL v3

If you like it, share it!

Notify of
0 Комментарий
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments