Eye of GNOME

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Image Viewer
Eog logo.svg
Eye of GNOME 3.16
Eye of GNOME 3.16
Developer(s)The GNOME Project
Stable release3.32.2[1] (8 May 2019; 11 days ago (2019-05-08)) [±]
Preview release3.33.1[2] (25 April 2019; 24 days ago (2019-04-25)) [±]
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Written inC (GTK)
Operating systemunix-like, macOS
TypeImage viewer
LicenseGNU General Public License

Eye of GNOME is the official image viewer for the GNOME desktop environment, where it is also known as Image Viewer. Eye of GNOME provides basic effects for improved viewing, such as zooming, full-screen, rotation, and transparent image background control.

gThumb is another GNOME image viewer with organizing and image editing functions.

File formats[edit]

Eye of GNOME supports the following file formats:

Eye of GNOME also supports the viewing of the Exif/XMP metadata associated with an image.


Eye of GNOME doesn't support WebP, DirectDraw Surface (.dds) or JPEG 2000.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Kitouni, Abderrahim (8 May 2019). "GNOME 3.32.2 released!". GNOME Mail Services (Mailing list). Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  2. ^ Jardón, Javier (25 April 2019). "GNOME 3.33.1 RELEASED". GNOME Mail Services (Mailing list). Retrieved 28 April 2019.

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