Monday, September 26, 2016

How to Install PhotoQT Image Viewer on Ubuntu 16.04

   PhotoQT  is a simple, free and open-source image viewer that comes in very handy with its basic file management and image manipulation features. It allows you to rotate, flip and zoom images or delete, rename or move them. You can also check EXIF information and show images in a slide show.


  •     Based on Qt5/QML
  •     Support of many image formats (use of GraphicsMagick and Libraw)
  •     Rotating, flipping, zooming images - no permanent changes
  •     Scaling images - permanent change
  •     Basic File Management (Renaming, Deleting, Moving, Copying)
  •     Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts
  •     Set-as-Wallpaper function
  •     Slideshow feature
  •     Exif information
  •     Highly Adjustable to your custom preference
  •     Interface that doesn't get into your way
  •     Very fast and flexible
  •     Thumbnail Cache
  •     System Tray Usage
  •     Command Line Options
  •     Several translations available
  •     and much more...

PhotoQT Changelog
  •    Important updates to appdata.xml file for inclusion in software center

Installation instructions:

 Open up a terminal window (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run the following two lines of commands.

$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:lumas/photoqt

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install photoqt

Install via package if PPA is not up to date

32bit OS
$ wget -O photoqt_1.4.1-1_i386.deb

$ sudo dpkg -i photoqt_1.4.1-1_i386.deb

64bit OS
$ wget -O photoqt_1.4.1-1_amd64.deb

$ sudo dpkg -i photoqt_1.4.1-1_amd64.deb

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