Install latest/candidate of viu-image-viewer

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viu-image-viewer is only available on the unstable candidate channel. It could break and change often.

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A simple terminal image and GIF viewer with iTerm or Kitty

A small command-line application to view images from the terminal written in Rust. It is basically the front-end of [viuer](

It uses either [iTerm]( or [Kitty]( graphics protocol, if supported. If not, lower half blocks (â–„ or \u2584) are displayed instead.

Details for viu-image-viewer

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Last updated
  • 25 February 2021 - latest/candidate
  • 25 February 2021 - latest/candidate

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