Irfan Skiljan - ( Non-Commercial Freeware)
IrfanView is a great choice to view photos with a simple, efficient and lightweight tool.
Irfanview is a free program designed for photo management. It is mainly intended for beginners in the field, but has all the tools it takes to do the work of a professional.
IrfanView can quickly visualize a multitude of graphics, video and audio formats. It allows, among other things, open the following file formats: JPEG, Jpeg 2000, PhotoCD, GIF, ANI, CUR, TIF, ICO, ICL, EXE, DLL, SWF, WAV, ASF, MOV, BMP, DIB, RLE, GIF, PNG, JPG, PCX, DCX a viewer, Multipage PCX, TGA, RAS, CUR, ANI, PSD, AVI, MPEG, MID, RMI, AIF, AU, SND, WMF, EMF, IFF, PBM, PGM, PPM, EPS, LWF , CLP, CAM, G3, PSP, ICL, Video CD, SFW, Icons in EXE / DLL, PCD, and more.
Functions like slideshow, scan, e-mail, printing and automated conversion are available. IrfanView is compatible with the effects of Photoshop Filter Factory. The program also allows reading EXIF / IPTC data.
User can add a variety of plugins (to play MP3s, shockwave).
With this application it is possible to draw, modify or tag pictures. Creating a slideshow is also facilitated. Simply select the photos you want to show in the desired order of appearance, and once that is done, it remains to be saved in the format. Exe or .Scr. It is even possible to burn it to a CD.
- New Options menu/feature: Export image tiles (split image)
- New Options menu: Hotfolder (Watch folder and show new images)
- New view modes in Thumbnails window: Tiles, Details and List mode
- New feature: (new) "IrfanView Shell Extension" available on PlugIns website (= adds Context menu with some IrfanView operations to Windows Explorer)
- New options in the "Adobe 8BF filters" dialog (Thanks to Frank/jazzman)
- Improved speed in the LCMS (Color Management) PlugIn
- Added support for old formats like: Amiga, Atari, C64, ZX Spectrum etc.
- New Print dialog features: Borderless print, Negative positions, better preview
- New command line option: /makecopy, a flag for /convert => if destination file exists, save new file as copy: (1), (2), (3) etc.
- Option to add max. 10 external editors (for advanced users): Properties->Misc
- Option to Drag&Drop current file to other programs: SHIFT + left mouse + drag
- New Print dialog option: Always use default printer at dialog start
- New hotkey: CTRL + SHIFT + N = Negative image (all channels)
- Better support for high resolution screens (high DPI)
- Several PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions