This is a quick CDisplay feature list - a lot of people seem to use CDisplay without realising it's full capabilities. If you know the feature's there you can go looking for it!
  • Loads pages in formats: GIFs, JPEGs, PNGs & BMPs.
  • Loads as individual files or as archive formats: RAR, ZIP, CBZ & CBR.
  • Displays info files: TXT & NFO (with customisable layout).
  • Loads via: double clicking on CBZ & CBR; drag & drop, load dialog (with first page preview).
    Also: load next comic and load previous comic (in directory layout).
  • Will resume reading from last shutdown point.
  • Colour balance; yellow reduction; gamma correction.
  • Full screen or windowed mode.
  • Many screen fitting options: screen, width, height; screen, width, height if oversize; height specification in pixels.
  • Reduces size of cursor for minimal annoyance when reading (customisable).
  • Allows screen rotation for reading in portrait mode.
  • Two page mode for reading in 'comic format'.
  • Page scrolling using: cursor keys; mouse drag; mouse wheel.
  • Page forward using: page up/down keys; mouse clicks; mouse wheel.
  • Intelligent forward paging (space key to read whole comic).
  • Massively customisable mouse options allowing most common operations to be performed using the mouse.
  • Manga mode for Japanese style page layout.
  • Go to page using: thumbnail page; page number slider; key in page number.
  • Customisable page buffering for fast page drawing.
  • Save page - to file or to clipboard.
  • Magnifying glass.
  • Integrated help (not that anyone uses it).
[written by dvd8n in CDisplay forums]

Application Details:

Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.5.13

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What works

-loads most of the comics -menus ok -bookmarks ok -generally usable

What does not

-minimize doesn't work, crashes program -some conics don't load (happened with some .cbz files) -under gnome load screen appears behind main screen, need to use alt+tab, under KDE it's ok -slow switching from fullscreen to windowed mode -load screen doesn't show correct comics cover aspect ratio -fonts too small in help menu


What was not tested

-colour balance options -yellow reduction options

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 26 20121.5.13Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 06 20081.0.1Yes Yes BronzeEric M. 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 22 20081.0.0Yes Yes SilverVictor Quijano 
ShowUbuntu 5.10 "Breezy" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 21 20060.9.7.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

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HowTo / Notes


When I initially installed it and tried to open files it said that it could not find the dlls necessary to access zip&rar archives (although they were clearly in the folder). I later on installed sidenet, and fiddled around with winecfg (no changing of the stuff in the Libraries tab) such as assigning drives and such. When I tried again, everything worked perfectly, (I also have wine set as win98).


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