Fast and compact image viewer/converter trying to be simple for beginners and powerful for professionals. Many supported file formats and features. Features included: multi-language support, Thumbnail option, Painting, slideshow, toolbar skins, fast directory browsing, batch conversion/editing, multipage editing, alignment (rotation) of single pdf pages around a small corner (e.g., 2 °), scanning to pdf-Files, OCR_KADMOS plugin, file search, change color depth, scanning, cut/crop, IPTC edit, capturing, lossless JPG operations, effects, ICC support, EXE/SCR creating, many hotkeys, command line options and plugins.


Free for personal use

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Batch conversion Batch rename files Built-in editor EXIF Editing Extensible by Plugins/Extensions Image Combining Image Navigation Convert images to PDF Lossless Compression Photo effects Skinnable Add a feature


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Portable batch-conversion batch-file-renamer batch-renaming batch-resize bicubic built-in-editor exif-editing extensible gif-animation icon-from-exe image-combining image-converter image-editing image-navigation image-resize image-to-pdf image-viewer lanczos lossless-compression photo-effects rotate-image skinnable


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IrfanView was added by babyblue in Apr 2009 and the lastest update was made in Aug 2017. There is a history of all activites on IrfanView in our Activity Log. It's possible to update the information on IrfanView or report it as discontinued, duplicated or spam.

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3.8 out of 5 with 12 ratings

Even when it may have a somewhat unpleasant aesthetic (especially its icon), it is fast, light and versatile. This marvel is an essential part of the Freeware/OpenSource set of applications that I...

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It sucks as a viewer. It sucks as an image manager. It sucks as a converter. It sucks as an editor. It sucks for sharing. Its interface REALLY sucks. The built-in Windows photo viewer is superior to...

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