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 release 3.24.2 (8 May 2017; 44 days ago (2017-05-08)[1]) [±]
Preview release 3.25.1 (26 April 2017; 56 days ago (2017-04-26)[2]) [±]
Repository git.gnome.org/browse/eog
Written in C (GTK+)
Operating system Linux, BSDs, OS X, Microsoft Windows
Type Image viewer
License GNU General Public License
Website wiki.gnome.org/Apps/EyeOfGnome

Eye of GNOME is the official image viewer for the GNOME desktop environment, where it is also known as Image Viewer. Unlike some other image viewers, Eye of GNOME will only display images. It does, however, provide basic effects for improved viewing, such as zooming, full-screen, rotation, and transparent image background control.

Eye of GNOME will eventually be replaced by a combination of Sushi and GNOME Photos.[3]

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.


eog doesn't support webp

See also[edit]


  1. ^ https://git.gnome.org/browse/epiphany/tag/?h=3.24.2
  2. ^ Müllner, Florian (27 April 2017). "GNOME 3.25.1". gnome-announce-list (Mailing list). Retrieved 2 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "GNOME Photos 3.8.0". 2013-04-15. 

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