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imv is a free and open-source simple image viewer for X11/Wayland. It can used for providing a desktop background for tiling window managers like i3.


USE flags

USE flags for media-gfx/imv Minimal image viewer designed for tiling window manager users

X Add support for X11
freeimage Use media-libs/freeimage for additional image support
gif Add GIF image support
heif Enable support for ISO/IEC 23008-12:2017 HEIF/HEIC image format
icu Enable ICU (Internationalization Components for Unicode) support, using dev-libs/icu
jpeg Add JPEG image support
jpegxl Add JPEG XL image support
png Add support for libpng (PNG images)
svg Add support for SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)
test Enable dependencies and/or preparations necessary to run tests (usually controlled by FEATURES=test but can be toggled independently)
tiff Add support for the TIFF image format
wayland Enable dev-libs/wayland backend


Install media-gfx/imv:

root #emerge --ask media-gfx/imv

See also

  • Feh — an open-source image viewer that is mainly aimed at command-line users.