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Maintained by berrange
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Virt Viewer

Virt Viewer provides a graphical viewer for the guest OS display. At this time is supports guest OS using the VNC or SPICE protocols. Further protocols may be supported in the future as user demand dictates. The viewer can connect directly to both local and remotely hosted guest OS, optionally using SSL/TLS encryption.

Virt Viewer is the GTK3 application. Virt Viewer 3.0 was the last release that supported GTK2.

Virt Viewer uses the GTK-VNC (>= 0.4.0) widget to provide a display of the VNC protocol, which is available from

Virt Viewer uses the SPICE-GTK (>= 0.35) widget to provide a display of the SPICE protocol, which is available from:

Use of either SPICE-GTK or GTK-VNC can be disabled at time of configure, with --without-gtk-vnc or --without-spice-gtk respectively.

Virt Viewer uses libvirt to lookup information about the guest OS display. This is available from

Further information about the Virt Viewer application can be found on the Virt Manager website:

Feedback should be directed to the mailing list at