New Update IrfanView - Image Viewer

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Homepage: IrfanView - Official Homepage - One of the Most Popular Viewers Worldwide


IrfanView is a fast, compact and innovative FREEWARE (for non-commercial use) graphic viewer for Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 and 11.

It is designed to be simple for beginners and powerful for professionals.

IrfanView seeks to create unique, new and interesting features, 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 IrfanView features:​

  • 32 and 64 bit version
  • Many supported file formats (click here the list of formats)
  • Multi language support
  • Unicode support
  • Dark mode support
  • Thumbnail/preview option
  • Paint option - to draw lines, circles, arrows, straighten image etc.
  • Toolbar skins option
  • Lossless JPG rotation, crop and EXIF date change (also in batch mode)
  • Slideshow (save slideshow as MP4 video, or as EXE/SCR or burn it to CD/DVD)
  • Show EXIF/IPTC/Comment text in Slideshow/Fullscreen etc.
  • Support for Adobe Photoshop Filters
  • Fast directory view (moving through directory)
  • Batch conversion (with advanced image processing of all files)
  • Multipage TIF editing
  • File search
  • Multiple undo steps
  • Email option
  • Multimedia player
  • Print option
  • Support for embedded color profiles in JPG/TIF files
  • Change color depth
  • Scan (batch scan) support
  • Cut/crop
  • Add overlay text/image (watermark)
  • IPTC editing
  • Effects (Sharpen, Blur, Adobe 8BF, Filter Factory, Filters Unlimited, etc.)
  • Screen Capturing
  • Extract icons from EXE/DLL/ICLs
  • Shell Extension PlugIn
  • Many hotkeys
  • Option to change menu hotkeys (right mouse click on menu)
  • Many command line options
  • Many PlugIns
  • Only one EXE-File, no DLLs, no Shareware messages like "I Agree" or "Evaluation expired"
  • No registry changes without user action/permission!
  • and much much more
Click here to see several screenshots of IrfanView.



IrfanView 4.60 is the first release of the image viewer in 2022. The release comes with new features, including a new image comparison option. The last version, IrfanView 4.59, was released in December 2021.

IrfanView is a popular image viewer for Windows. Users like the rich functionality of the program and its extensibility through plugins. The image viewer supports all popular and many obscure image formats out of the box, is quick to load and fast when it is used, and supports a large number of features related to the viewing of images on Windows devices.

IrfanView 4.60 is the first release of 2022. The new version introduces several new features in the image viewer. Users find an option to compare two images under File > Compare Images.

IrfanView displays two images side by side in the compare interface. An existing image is displayed as one of the two images, others need to be loaded. You may then change the size of the comparison window, the display style of the images, and use the mouse to scroll and zoom both images at the same time.

irfanview compare images


It is a handy option to compare two images quickly using the image viewer.

Users of the program get a new option when saving JPEG images. The save preview window supports zooming and scrolling of the preview image now in the new version. It may be used to check the output image before saving it.

IrfanView 4.60 supports the hotkey Alt-Shift-B. It is a session-only hotkey that toggles between thin and normal interface borders.
Here is the full changelog for the new IrfanView version:
  • JPG save preview dialog: Options to zoom/scroll the preview image
  • New option in File menu: Compare current image with another image
  • Option for Favorite menus (Edit menu); Right mouse click on menu item
  • Options menu to "Create new EXIF data" in JPGs without EXIF
  • New browsing options for mouse wheel (Properties->Browsing)
  • Support for QOI format (Formats PlugIn, reading and saving)
  • Improved DDS loading (BC7 compression, thanks to Richard Geldreich)
  • TIF loading fixed (Thanks to Aslan Gurtsiev, CVE-2021-46064)
  • New hotkey: ALT + SHIFT + B: Show thin or normal border (current session only)
Several PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions:
 
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IrfanView Version 4.65​

(Release date: 2023-12-09)
  • Option for Dark mode: Properties->Viewing (works best with Windows 10/11)
    (thanks to Richard Yu, Stephen Eckels, adzm)
  • New option in Insert Text dialog: Text rotation (90 deg for vertical text)
  • New in Slideshow dialog: Option to set different time for each file
    (new button: "Change time" for selected files)
  • "Paste into Selection": Second paste (CTRL+V) will also apply the image
  • New Hotkey after "Paste into selection":
    SHIFT + Click within selection: Apply pasted image and keep selection
  • New Edit menu: Apply image effects to inverted selection (non-selected area)
  • New option in Properties->Editing: Set custom filename for pasted image
  • Option to read XMP data in the IPTC dialog (thanks to Lee Thomason)
  • New Histogram effects in Effects Browser dialog (thanks to Richard Heurtley)
  • Improved support for tabs in text in Insert Text dialog (CTRL + Tab)
  • New PlugIn for AVIF format
  • The Replace File dialog shows preview of both images
  • The Fine Rotation dialog can be resized
  • New in Fine Rotation dialog: draw a straight line to rotate
  • The Histogram dialog can be resized (Local dark mode using right button)
  • Slideshow/Automatic mode will suspend system sleep while running
  • Command line: "/append" will append all pages from the input file (if "/page" option is not used)
  • SVG PlugIn loading bugs fixed (thanks to nerty_nerty)
  • JP2 PlugIn loading bug fixed (CVE-2023-26974, thanks to overXsky)
  • Several PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions:
    IrfanView PlugIns
Source: History of IrfanView Changes/Versions

Download: IrfanView 64-bit version
 

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Version 4.67​

Release date: 2024-04-05
  • Smaller fixes (Insert Text, Paste warning, Hex viewer, Auto adjust colors)
  • Separate overwrite option for Save/Save-As menus (Properties->File Handling)
  • The Insert Text dialog will remember the last screen position
  • New OCR PlugIn: requires Tesseract OCR (Properties->PlugIns)
    See "i_plugins.txt" for infos Home · UB-Mannheim/tesseract Wiki · GitHub
  • Support for PNG comment (Image->Info dialog or $C placeholder; reading only)
  • SFF PlugIn loading bugs fixed (thanks to Mateusz "LeftarCode" Lewczak)
  • EXR PlugIn loading bugs fixed (thanks to Minji Kim and Jaehun of WHS WWW Team)
  • PSP/Formats PlugIn loading bug fixed (thanks to wangmy)
  • Loading issues in several PlugIns fixed (thanks to Trend Micro)
    Fixed PlugIns: Formats, DPX/CIN, WSQ, MrSID, AWD
  • PSP/Formats PlugIn loading bug fixed (thanks to wangmy)
  • PSP/Formats PlugIn loading bug fixed (thanks to wangmy)
  • Download newest PlugIns version from:
    IrfanView PlugIns
Source: History of IrfanView Changes/Versions

Download: IrfanView 64-bit version
 

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