nomacs is a free, open source image viewer, which supports multiple platforms. You can use it for viewing all common image formats including RAW and psd images.
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Pro Highly customizable
Pro Detailed view of image metadata
Pro Lots of image adjustment tools
Pro Simple and pleasant look
No cramped toolbars or large icons; the UI is cohesive, minimal and keeps out of your way.
Starts very quickly and has a small memory footprint.
Pro You can work with hot keys that can be reassigned as you want them
Pro Frameless view
Pro Allows to cut (frame) images
It is important if you have to work with photos of documents and want to cut off the background on which you made photos.
Pro Flexible thumbnail views
Can display thumbnails in a strip or a zoomable grid as well, also has hotkey for both of these. Opening a folder is one of the main actions on the toolbar!
Has builds for Windows, Mac and Linux.
Pro Remembers last used folders
Often used folders (e.g., screenshots) can be quickly accessed.
Pro Batch image processing
Has tools for applying conversions etc. to many files at once.
Pro Can print to printer
Unlike most other image viewers.
Pro Supports new image formats out of the box
Such as WebP, AVIF, etc.
Pro Comparing two images
This feature is called Synchronization. With the synchronization it is possible that multiple viewers perform the same action (like panning, zooming, etc.). This feature is useful when comparing two images. See more here.
Con No support for JPEG-XL
Con Only partial support for HEIC
Apple's HEIC format is only partially supported. Nomacs can open individual images, but can't navigate among them.
Con Heavy compared to other Linux image viewers
Uses more memory and CPU than other lightweight image viewers. High CPU usage when starting.
Con Returns to default settings after update
Con Recent version has slowed down
The latest version (3.8) suddenly became very slow in Fedora 26. Slow to step from image to image; slow to open a directory; slow slow slow. Downgrading to the previous version (3.6) restored speed.