Description:

A Simple And Fast Image Viewer With Low Memory Usage This little program is not aimed to be powerful or feature-rich.
It\'s aimed to replace the default image viewer of current desktop systems.
Fast-startup, low memory usage, and simple user interface make it a good choice for default viewer.

Features:
* Extremely lightweight and fast with low memory usage
* Very suitable for default image viewer of desktop system
* Simple and intuitive interface
* Minimal lib dependency: Only pure GTK+ is used
* Desktop independent: Doesn\'t require any specific desktop environment
* Open source, licensed under GNU GPL

The program is inspired by the defualt image viewer of Windows xp and another GTK+ 2 image viewer - gimmage. Although looked quite similar to gimmage, GPicView has much lower memory usage and doesn\'t require libraries other than gtk+ 2. Even libstdc++ was not used.

FAQ:
To make GPicView your default image viewer, open the preference dialog, and click the \"Make GPicView the default viewer for images\" button, and it\'ll be done automatically.
NOTE: xdg-utils is needed here. It\'s a tool released by Portland project of Freedesktop.org. Most modern Linux distros have this tool installed by default.
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