mcomix3 - Man Page

GTK Comic Book Viewer


mcomix3 [OPTION...] [PATH...]


MComix3 is a user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books (both Western comics and manga) and supports a variety of container formats (including CBR, CBZ, CB7, CBT, LHA and PDF).


-h,  --help

Display the help text and exit.

-s,  --slideshow

Start the application in slideshow mode.

-l,  --library

Show the library on startup.

-v,  --version

Show the version number and exit.

Viewing modes

-f,  --fullscreen

Start the application in fullscreen mode.

-m,  --manga

Start the application in manga mode.

-d,  --double-page

Start the application in double page mode.

Zoom modes

-b, --zoom-best

Start the application with zoom set to best fit mode.

-w, --zoom-width

Start the application with zoom set to fit width.

-h, --zoom-height

Start the application with zoom set to fit height.

The zoom modes are mutually exclusive, and if more than one is specified, the first will be used.



The path to one or more files or directories to be opened.



Python 3.3 or later

PyGObject 3.24 or later, with GTK+ 3 3.22 or later.

PIL (Python Imaging Library) 1.1.5 or later. Alternatively, Pillow (a fork of PIL) can be used.

Distribute or Setuptools. Distribute supersedes Setuptools on most distributions.


Please report any bugs to the MComix3 bug tracker at


The MComix3 home page is


January 2016