From Irfan Skiljan
IrfanView is a very fast, small, compact and innovative FREEWARE (for non-commercial use) graphic viewer.
It is trying to be simple for beginners and powerful for professionals.
IrfanView is trying to create new and/or interesting features in its own way, unlike some other graphic viewers, whose whole "creativity" is based on feature cloning, stealing of ideas and whole dialogs from ACDSee and/or IrfanView! (for example: XnView has been stealing/cloning features and whole dialogs from IrfanView, for 10+ years).
IrfanView was the first Windows graphic viewer WORLDWIDE with Multiple (animated) GIF support.
One of the first graphic viewers WORLDWIDE with Multipage TIF support.
The first graphic viewer WORLDWIDE with Multiple ICO support.
Some features of IrfanView:
* Many supported file formats
* Multi language support
* Thumbnail/preview option
* Paint option - to draw lines, circles, arrows, straighten image etc.
* Toolbar skins option
* Slideshow (save slideshow as EXE/SCR or burn it to CD)
* Show EXIF/IPTC/Comment text in Slideshow/Fullscreen etc.
* Support for Adobe Photoshop Filters
* Fast directory view (moving through directory)
* Batch conversion (with image processing)
* Multipage TIF editing
* File search
#Updated/improved TIF loader
#Save dialog: if you write file extension, the right file type is selected
#New edit menu: Crop visible window area (incl. zoom)
#The internal selection code has been changed (to fix some rounding errors)
#New capture option: Object capture (with auto scroll, if possible)
#New button in Batch progress dialog: Return to batch (use same files again)
#New JPG save dialog option: Keep XMP data (from original JPG file)
#New command line option: /effect=(effect-nr,value1,value2) - Apply effect from Effects-Browser dialog, Example: Apply Blur of 30 i_view32.exe c:image.jpg /effect=(1,30,0)
#New option in Print dialog: Auto rotate (based on image dimensions)
#New HTML dialog option: Create thumbs without frame/border
#PSD loading bug/crash fixed (PSD bug reported by Secunia, thanks!)
#Support for BLP format (BLP-2, Formats PlugIn)
#Fixed problem in "Create multipage PDF" dialog
#Batch conversion of multipage images to multipage PDF is now possible
(Advanced options work on the first page only)
#New image menu: Add border/frame (Thanks to Balazs from 530.hu)
#New edit menu: Create maximized current custom selection (using dialog values)
#New edit menus: Create maximized selection (for some standard ratios)
#Bigger "Browse for folder" dialog
#New option in Properties->Browsing: Beep on folder loop (or screenshot save)
#New option for external editors: Send all filenames in one call (Properties->Misc)
#New option in Postscript PlugIn/Dialog: Set custom Ghostscript DLL location
#Another Blur effect added (Total variation method, thanks to Daniel Marks)
#New option in Properties->Extensions->Icons: Leave current icon (for XP only)
#Hotkey CTRL + A can be used to select and unselect whole image (toggle)
#New fullscreen hotkey: CTRL + SHIFT + W: Stretch images over all monitors (toggle)
#Hotkey: CTRL + right mouse drag: scroll image even if Conext menu option activated
#Change in CTRL + Print key action: minimize IrfanView window before capturing
#New HTML template variables: #IMAGE_PATH#, #IMAGE_BASENAME#,
#IMAGE_EXT# and #SELF_LINK# (see help file, HTML Export page)
Skin change problem on Linux/Wine fixed
#Some "Multipage images" menus moved from View to Options menu
#The hidden mouse in fullscreen/slideshow mode will be showed on mouse move
#New command line option: /random, can be used only with /wall
=> set random wallpapers, see "i_options.txt" for examples
#New feature for administrators: "DefaultLang" for INI file (set default language)
#New Lossless JPG Dialog option: Perfect (error on non-perfect JPG images/sizes)
#New hotkey: SHIFT + Mouse-Wheel: scroll image horizontally
#New hotkeys: "=" for zoom in; CTRL + G = image->grayscale
#Several PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions