wanted: lightweight image viewer / editor?

Liviu Andronic landronimirc at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 12:42:30 CET 2014

On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 12:23 PM, Kristian Rink <kawazu428 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Folks;
> I am looking for a gtk+ based image browsing / viewing / editing application
> that meets the following needs:
> - Simple image editing - basically I just need scaling and rotation;
> - quickly adding EXIF keywords to image files (CTRL+T or something like
> that);
> - Browsing of all images in folders, with the option to do batch-editing on
> some (tagging, rotation, scaling, ...).
> So far I am using gthumb and this does most of what I want, yet in recent
> versions (3.3.x), gthumb has at least worsened by not respecting my gtk
> theme settings anymore (and, thus, being too dark for everyday use). So I am
> searching for a replacement. Ristretto is nice but lacks editing features.
> eog seems to mostly suck. Shotwell is too heavy for my tastes... Any other
> options I should consider? What are you using for that, at the moment?
I like Mirage for a no-nonsense image viewer and lightweight editor:


> TIA and all the best,
> Kristian
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