From Axel Rietschin Software Developments
FastPictureViewer was designed to speed up the workflow of professional photographers and imaging professionals with full color management, industry-standard rating functions, RGB histogram and EXIF windows, instant magnifier.
The purpose of this page is to highlight FastPictureViewer Professional's major features and benefits, from an photography enthusiast point of view.
Modern "prosumer" cameras and the newest point & shoot compact cameras have resolutions rivaling those of professional DSLR's. The obvious benefits of increased resolution is more freedom for cropping and printing in large size, but the unwelcome consequence is that images are becoming heavier and heavier with each new generation of cameras. Not only the required storage space grows rapidly, but the images are becoming so big that most image viewers and picture organizers quickly becomes overloaded.
Simplicity is a feature
It today's world of increased complexity, the FastPictureViewer team took a refreshing approach when designing the product: less is more. The result is the simplest, most un-cluttered user interface of any program in its class. The program excels at it's primary function - speedy image viewing - but does not even attempt to go beyond the basics: editing,
File format compatibility update (issues with DNG and NEF files created with PC software like DxO or CNX were fixed or worked around).