Terminal image viewer with native support for iTerm and Kitty (by atanunq)

Viu Alternatives

Similar projects and alternatives to viu

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a better viu alternative or higher similarity.

viu reviews and mentions

Posts with mentions or reviews of viu. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-25.
  • Looking for simple rust programs to crash
    9 projects | | 25 Jul 2022
  • I wrote a compilation of CLI tools I've been using for 2+ years. One of my first blog posts!
    6 projects | | 18 Jul 2022
  • What plugins do you guys usually use to preview images/svgs?
    5 projects | | 20 Apr 2022
    fzf-lua with ueberzug or viu
  • File manager with image preview in the terminal?
    12 projects | | 20 Jan 2022
    I have used ranger for some years (within tmux running in sakura), but I am starting to switch my terminal from sakura to kitty. This seems to have all of the power of tmux within the terminal itself. And this means that image viewing programs like viu will work. Now in my rc.conf file I have:
  • Wezterm
    6 projects | | 12 Dec 2021
    > And what exactly is the use case for this?

    Terminal User Interfaces. There's technically no reason i can't check out an image in a folder when i'm browsing on an SSH session (yes i know i can rsync/scp && xdg-open but it's not exactly as fast to type as viu [0].

    > powerful, optimized, tested, reliable software that enables me to work with terminal and GUI functionality side by side

    If you have tested and reliable desktop environments to recommend, i'm all ears. All the ones i've tried over the years have their own quirks and memory leaks (yes, that includes GNOME and KDE).

    But as you said, both approaches are complementary. I'm glad notcurses exists and works via graceful degradation, so people with a modern terminal can get the best while others can still get a featureful ncurses-like experience.


  • YTFZF: How do I make the thumbnails less pixelated ?
    2 projects | | 16 Oct 2021
  • Awesome Rewrite It In Rust - A curated list of replacements for existing software written in Rust
    62 projects | | 27 May 2021
    sad CLI search and replace | Space Age seD tcount Count your code by tokens, types of syntax tree nodes, and patterns in the syntax tree. A tokei/scc/cloc alternative. nushell A new type of shell fclones Efficient Duplicate File Finder hunter The fastest file manager in the galaxy! teip Select partial standard input and replace with the result of another command efficiently cb Command line interface to manage clipboard semiuniq A uniq-like tool for removing nearby repeated lines in a file" dua-cli View disk space usage and delete unwanted data, fast. htmlq Like jq, but for HTML. pipecolor A terminal filter to colorize output crowbook Converts books written in Markdown to HTML, LaTeX/PDF and EPUB delta A viewer for git and diff output mdcat cat for markdown pueue Manage your shell commands. gitui Blazing 💥 fast terminal-ui for git written in rust 🦀 pipr A tool to interactively write shell pipelines. rename Rename your files using your favorite text editor bropages Highly readable supplement to man pages from Shows simple, concise examples for commands with syntax highlighting. html2md convert simple html documents into markdown bk Terminal Epub reader rs A safe Rust crate for working with the Wayland clipboard. viu Simple terminal image viewer written in Rust. alacritty A cross-platform, OpenGL terminal emulator. wezterm A GPU-accelerated cross-platform terminal emulator and multiplexer written by @wez and implemented in Rust
  • Image preview in tmux?
    2 projects | | 9 Jan 2021
    I use viu as image viewer in terminal
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