image viewers

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The irony of not having an icon.

BeCyIconGrabber is a small utility to view icons and cursors of any sizes that are contained in EXE, DLL, ICL, OCX, CPL, SRC, ICO and CUR files. The icons/cursors can be saved either individually as an icon, cursor, bitmap, png file or collectively within resource libraries.

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(on Wikipedia)

A straightforward and lightweight image viewer.

My current image viewer of choice.

  • 2018-01-21 - I recently switched back to Geeqie because I need in-place renaming, and easy deletion. The file similarity feature also might come in handy.
  • 2016-12-03 - I switched back to GPicView because I didn't like the list of dependencies.
  • 2015-05-10 - They are looking for a docs guy.
  • (date not recorded) - This replaced my use of GPicView.

  • Their sourceforge page claims that Gitorious has their development, but it does not.

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An image viewer is essential to any contemporary computer, and it's something that's taken for granted.

It's a really simple concept, and one which is apparently impossible for most programmers to get right. If you're one of those image viewer programmers, drop by so I can slap you upside the head. Do you think you're users want to launch your program to view one image and have your program stop to build 10,000 icons in that directory?

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