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IMGVVIEW(1) General Commands Manual IMGVVIEW(1)


imgvview - tool for viewing Pilot Image Viewer files, version 2.1.


imgvview [-h] [-v] [file]


imgvview(1) is a simple wrapper for another image viewer (xv(1), xli(1), and display(1) will work but anything that can read PGM and PBM files can be used by editting the script); the input file is converted to a temporary PGM or PBM file and the other viewer is launched with the temporary file.


Display a usage message and exit.
Display the version number and exit.


imgvinfo(1), imgvtopnm(1), pbmtoimgv(1), pgmtoimgv(1), ppmimgvquant(1), pbm(5), pgm(5).


Bug reports should be sent to Eric A. Howe (


Copyright (C) 1997,1998 Eric A. Howe <>.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

Sept 1997