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Lightweight image browser and viewer.

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Lyn Description

Lyn is a lightweight and fast image browser and viewer designed for photographers, graphic artists and Web designers. Featuring an extremely versatile and aesthetically pleasing interface, it delivers an easy-to-use geotagging technology and a complete solution for sharing your photographs.

Lyn natively supports all popular image formats like JPEG, TIFF, JPEG 2000, PNG, PPM, TGA, RAW, HDR, OpenEXR, animated GIF, and any other image format supported by OS X. It also integrates a movie player to watch camera recordings.

The new editing inspector gives you everything to turn your shots into great photos. Adjust exposure, color temperature, brightness, and contrast or reveal image details with highlight and shadow adjustments. You can experiment and convert your color photos to black and white, try a classic sepia tone, or add a vignette.


  • Progressive display, on single- or multiple-monitor configurations, of images of virtually any size.
  • Multi-threading to take advantage of multicore CPUs.
  • Display color-corrected images and soft-proofing function.
  • Compatible with High Dynamic-Range images like TIFF float as well as Radiance and OpenEXR.
  • Common metadata parser: EXIF, Camera's makernote, GPS, GeoTIFF, IPCT.
  • Image navigation with Apple Remote Control or Magic Trackpad.
  • User-switchable thumbnails cache.
  • Filtering by tags and metadata.
  • Fullscreen and slideshow with music.
  • Full IPTC editing with user-defined presets.
  • Batch operations: convert and rename.
  • User-defined places.
  • Non-destructive editing.
  • Editing inspector with filters and effects: temperature and tint, exposure, brightness, contrast, highlight, and shadow. Black and white, sepia tone, and vignette.
  • Easily browse your iPhoto, Aperture, and Lightroom libraries!
  • Facebook, Flickr, Dropbox, SmugMug, 500px, and Picasa Web Albums sharing!
  • Maps layout: geotag your photographs and edit locations with a simple drag and drop.
  • Integrated QuickTime video player

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What's New in Lyn 1.6

Note: Now requires OS X 10.7.4 or later running on a 64-bit Intel processor.
Lyn is now a 64-bit only application and requires Mac OS X Lion
New engine for external libraries with support for Photos
Added sorting by tags and keywords
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Lyn Requirements

Operating Systems:

Mac OS X

System Requirements:

  • OS X 10.7.4 or later

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