How To Install XnViewMP 0.76 On Ubuntu, Debian And Derivative Systems

As you may know, XnViewMP is a free application for managing digital images, having support for over 500 image formats and a feature for importing images from scanner.

The latest version available is XnViewMP 0.76, which brings the only fixes. From the changelog:

  • Can’t rename/delete video files
  • Crash on wmz file (x64 only)
  • Assign category during thumbnail creation
  • Fit & lock zoom
  • Delete doesn’t use filter
  • TIFF compression after rotation
  • Save preset
  • XMP update crash
  • Shift+select
  • Crop fixed ratio
  • Print & description field
  • Move Selection
  • Description in utf8
  • Crash in convert Black&White
  • Crash when changing to an empty folder
  • Crash when assigning category to PNG files
  • Crash when opening image file
  • Fullscreen problem
  • Crash when closing view

Installation instructions:

For Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x and Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, all you need to do is add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the xnviewmp package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install xnview

In order to install the software on Debian, SparkyLinux, Robolinux and other Debian derivative systems, you need to download the deb package from the project’s website and install it via command-line.

Install XnViewMP on 32 bit Debian and derivative systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget download.xnview.com/XnViewMP-linux.deb
$ sudo gdebi XnViewMP-linux.deb

Install XnViewMP on 64 bit Debian and derivative systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget download.xnview.com/XnViewMP-linux-x64.deb
$ sudo gdebi XnViewMP-linux-x64.deb

Optional, to remove XnViewMP, do:

$ sudo apt-get install xnview*

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