Alternatives to FastStone Image Viewer for all platforms with any license

  • IrfanView icon


    Fast and compact image viewer/converter trying to be simple for beginners and powerful for professionals. Many supported file formats...

    Free Personal Windows

    • IrfanView has no organizing options. It's a pure viewer. FastStone is an organizer which includes a viewer.
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  • XnView icon


    XnView is a utility for viewing and converting graphic files. XnView is provided as FREEWARE for private non-commercial or educational...

    Free Personal Windows

  • XnView MP icon

    XnView MP

    XnViewMP is a free software to view, organise, convert graphics and photos files or to create slide show, contact sheet, HTML pages. ...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

  • Photoscape icon


    Free, but very high quality photo editing software, that enables you to fix and enhance photos.

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • ACDSee icon


    ACDSee, ACDSee Pro and ACDSee Ultimate are image organizer, viewer, and RAW / image editor programs for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS...

    Commercial Mac Windows iPhone iPad

  • JPEGView icon


    JPEGView is a small and fast viewer/editor for JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF and TIFF images. On-the-fly image processing is provided - allowing...

    Open Source Windows

  • Preview icon


    Preview is a simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents. With a single click...

    Free Mac

    • It has less than 10% of what FastStone can do
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  • gThumb icon


    gThumb is an image viewer and browser for the GNOME Desktop. Features Image Viewer * View single images (including GIF...

    Open Source Linux GNOME

  • Geeqie Image Viewer icon

    Geeqie Image Viewer

    Geeqie is a lightweight Gtk+ based image viewer for Unix like operating systems. It was forked from GQview. The development is...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • Imagine icon


    Imagine is an Image & Animation Viewer for Windows with screen capture function. Features - View and save image/animation...

    Free Windows Windows Mobile

  • Zoner Photo Studio icon

    Zoner Photo Studio

    Zoner Photo Studio is a feature-rich image viewer and image organizer software. It also features many editing functions including 16...

    Freemium Windows Android Android Tablet

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    FastRawViewer is an extremely fast RAW image viewer that allows the user to see the real RAW-data and the real RAW histogram, and it...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • NexusImage icon


    NexusImage is a simple image viewer program. supported formats: JPEG, Bitmap, GIF, PNG, TIFF, ICO, WMF, EMF

    Free Windows

  • Image Eye icon

    Image Eye

    Simplistic Image Viewer with focus on speed of rendering and switching between images. A good complement when no editing capabilities...

    Free Windows

  • FastStone MaxView icon

    FastStone MaxView

    FastStone MaxView is a fast, compact and innovative image viewer that supports all major graphic formats. Its intuitive layout lets...

    Commercial Windows

  • Sequential icon

    Sequential Discontinued

    Sequential is an image viewer for Mac OS X. It was originally designed for opening a folder of images and displaying them in order. It...

    Open Source Mac

  • Imgseek icon

    Imgseek Discontinued

    imgSeek is a collection of free open source projects for searching a collection of images using visual similarity. The image you are...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • ImBatch icon


    ImBatch is a batch image processor with a nice graphical user interface. It will allow you to edit multiple image files at the click...

    Free Personal Windows

  • FCorp Imaging icon

    FCorp Imaging

    Imaging is a Collection of Image Related Tools (Image Viewer, Image Converter, Image Resizer, Image Optimizer, etc). Features : 1....

    Commercial Windows

  • Apowersoft Photo Viewer icon

    Apowersoft Photo Viewer

    With its friendly interface and powerful functions, Apowersoft Photo Viewer brings you the best experience in viewing images.Other...

    Free Windows

  • Free Opener icon

    Free Opener

    Free Opener allows users to view, edit and print many different types of files without having to download specialty software....

    Free Windows

  • Fragment image viewer icon

    Fragment image viewer

    Fragment is an image viewer with cool features like: Upload and Share, HUD User Interface, Peeking and Skimming, Animated GIFs, ...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Viu 2 icon

    Viu 2 Discontinued

    Viu 2 is a very small picture browsing/viewing software and it is totally free. Features: - Minimalistic design - File browser...

    Free Windows

  • Veneta Viewer icon

    Veneta Viewer

    Hardware accelerated image viewer and image sequence player. It supports a large variety of formats, including many camera RAW images.

    Open Source Windows

  • Universal Viewer icon

    Universal Viewer

    Universal Viewer is an advanced file viewer for wide range of formats. Supported file formats are: Images: all major graphics...

    Freemium Windows

  • Maverick Photo Viewer icon

    Maverick Photo Viewer

    Lightweight and fast photo/picture viewer for Windows. With customizable keyboard shortcuts & Windows shell integration.

    Free Windows

  • SharpShot icon


    SharpShot is a multi-platform picture editing software. It is meant for people who think Adobe Photoshop or...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Phototheca icon


    Photo management software that makes it easy to view, sort and organize thousands and thousands of your digital photos.

    Commercial Windows

  • Corel PhotoImpact icon

    Corel PhotoImpact

    PhotoImpact is packed with fun photo projects, easy one-click photo fixes and new digital art tools that make your creative projects...

    Commercial Windows

  • FreeVimager icon


    This is a Free & Fast Image Viewer and Editor for Windows. It can as well play avi video files, ordinary audio files and audio...

    Free Windows

  • Open Freely icon

    Open Freely

    Open Freely: the Easiest Way To Open ALL Files For FREE! Edit, Print & Save All Microsoft Office Files One Program To...

    Free Windows

  • CodedColor PhotoStudio icon

    CodedColor PhotoStudio

    CodedColor PhotoStudio by 1STEIN is a Windows photo viewer and editor to organize, edit, resize, reformat, correct, compare, sort...

    Freemium Windows

  • Microsoft Photos icon

    Microsoft Photos

    You can use the Photos app to view or edit photos and videos in your Pictures library and on OneDrive, and to import photos and...

    Free Windows Windows RT Windows Phone

  • Fullscreen Photo Viewer icon

    Fullscreen Photo Viewer Warning

    Fullscreen Photo Viewer is a program designed for high-quality viewing of high-resolution pictures on the computer screen. It renders...

    Free Windows

FastStone Image Viewer Comments

Working horse for daily graphic needs

Positive Comment by Chupzzz
about FastStone Image Viewer May 2016

Not ideal, but one of the best software for graphics. Really fast, lots of features, but still very simple.

What I don't like:

  • Outdated UI (don't looks like native app on Win 7 and later)
  • Bad RAW processing: speed, colors (not critical, enough for preview)

Not critical issues at all )


Best alternative to ACDSee for Windows. 1 Helpful

Positive Comment by fih10golts
about FastStone Image Viewer and ACDSee Feb 2015

And very fast start-up.



Comment by User9687753
about FastStone Image Viewer Nov 2014

Still no unicode support! :(


IMO best Image Viewer for windows

Positive Comment by zxsanny
about FastStone Image Viewer Jun 2013

I'm using FastSstone since 2008 year.. I think it's the best viewer, I've even donated to them $20


I use this to rezise or convert my images

Positive Comment by realnabarl
about FastStone Image Viewer Dec 2012

People may probably not noticed, pngs could keep their transparency when resized or color reduced by using this. This feature is not easy to be found for an image tool.


More like SlowStone -1 Helpful

Negative Comment by endolith
about FastStone Image Viewer May 2012

takes forever to load, and if you try to select a certain subset of images or show them in a specific order, it just completely ignores you and shows all the files in the directory in its own order instead.


This is my favorite image viewer. It has TONS of useful fea ...

Comment by gordita_de_lisoform
about FastStone Image Viewer Jun 2011

This is my favorite image viewer. It has TONS of useful features and I love the way they are arranged when viewing a picture in full screen.


I really like FastStone Image Viewer very much. The fullscr ...

Comment by konterkariert
about FastStone Image Viewer Jun 2011

I really like FastStone Image Viewer very much. The fullscreen options like the thumbnails when you move your mouse to the corners are great.


I think it is great. I use it all the time for resizing and ...

Comment by Marathongman
about FastStone Image Viewer Jun 2011

I think it is great. I use it all the time for resizing and adding borders. I like it so much I sent an email thanking them and when I get the money I am going to donate. It is the right thing to do for such an excellent piece of software


This IS the Best freeware Image viewer! I've looked all ov ...

Comment by BrianG
about FastStone Image Viewer Jun 2011

This IS the Best freeware Image viewer! I've looked all over for apps like this and I have yet to find one better!