Re: Fast image browser

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by ray, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. ray

    ray Guest

    On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 11:25:23 +0200, Alfred Molon wrote:

    > I gave a try to Faststone, which is advertised as a fast image viewer,
    > but in reality is painfully slow. To make an example, on a Centrino
    > 1.4GHz with 2GB RAM Faststone took over 11 seconds to open a 17MP image,
    > while Compupic took less than 2 seconds to open the same image.
    > Unfortunately Compupic doesn't distinguish between colour spaces and
    > assumes any image is sRGB.
    > Is there any fast image viewer capable of displaying sRGB and aRGB
    > images properly?


    gwenview has always worked well for me.
    ray, Jun 11, 2008
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  2. On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 23:15:30 +0200, Alfred Molon wrote:
    > In article <>, ray says...
    >
    >> gwenview has always worked well for me.

    >
    > But won't run under XP :-(


    Oh. <chuckle> Then, `kuickview` is not an option for you, either.

    Jonesy
    Allodoxaphobia, Jun 12, 2008
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  3. ray

    ray Guest

    On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 23:15:30 +0200, Alfred Molon wrote:

    > In article <>, ray says...
    >
    >> gwenview has always worked well for me.

    >
    > But won't run under XP :-(


    I seem to have missed that requirement in your original post! Perhaps it's
    time to explore dual booting Linux - or at least boot a Live CD.
    ray, Jun 12, 2008
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