On Wed, 30 Sep 2015 01:37:37 -0400 Neal Weissman <nweis...@gmail.com> wrote:

> i just installed gimp 2.8.
> i downloaded a book in .gz which when unzipped yields 517 sequential .jp2
> files (each sequential file of course yielding a page of the book). How can
> I use gimp to open these .jp2 files sequentially?

If you just want to read the book, use an image viewer.

For example, most Linux systems have qiv, which will let you page through the 
images with space and (oddly) backspace to go forward and back. Luckily, 
backspace doesn't delete the image :-)

If you're not using a GNU/Linux™ system (which seems likely from your mention 
of Irfanview) and are using a Microsoft Windows system, say, search for a 
jpeg2000 viewer for Windows.


Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
Pictures from old books: http://fromoldbooks.org/
The barefoot typographer
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