latest version: 1.7.1
© 2011-2020 Lukas Spies


Here you can find the online manual, some information about bugs, and the roadmap about what's to come going forward.

Online Manual

Even though all features in PhotoQt are intended to be rather intuitive, sometimes it helps to have some more information about them.

Click here to open the manual.


No software is bug free. If you have found something that is not quite working right, please open an issue over at GitLab.


The roadmap gives a rough idea of what might be in store in future releases of PhotoQt. It shows those features that are already implemented for the next release, those that are likely planned for the next release, and those that are only an idea so far.

Add more transitioning effectsCompleted
Sort images by timestamp stored in EXIF metadataCompleted
Sort images by date it was last modifiedCompleted
Hide cursor (with short delay) when not in useCompleted
RAW images: Load preview image from EXIF metadata (much faster)Completed
Add video supportCompleted
Add support for AVIF file format (corresponding GitLab issue)Completed
Zoom to mouse position on screen (and not always to center of image)Planned for next release
Add more image icons to Windows version providing more info about the file type rightPlanned for next release
More thumbnails options (same height, image resolution label)Later release
Add Wallpaper support for WindowsLater release
Making image manipulations (rotation/flipping) permanentLater release
Support of trash (recycle bin) in WindowsLater release
Cropping imagesLater release
Black/White quick preview feasible? (particularly for large images)Later release
Importing images from camera into folder structureLater release
Make entries in the mainmenu adjustableLater release
Batch processing of images: rrwcLater release