Versatile graphic viewer and editor with lots of plugins
IrfanView is a free graphic viewer, predefined mainly for non-commercial use, and is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10, and 11. It allows you to view, print, and convert various graphic file formats, as well as handle multiple files at once.
The app has a built-in image editor with many functions, making it very useful for regular users and professionals. IrfanView was the first Windows graphic viewer to support multiple animated GIFs, multipage TIFs, and ICO files.
IrfanView is a very versatile tool that can be used for simple image viewing to advanced editing. Some of its features include:
The interface is simple but bit outdated and cluttered, with many buttons and menus.
The app supports Unicode, which allows it to display text in any language.
You can view images with mini previews of each picture using the thumbnail option.
The Toolbar Skins option will enable you to customize the toolbar according to your preferences.
The Paint Option will allow you to paint your image using various tools and effects.
You can rotate your JPEG images with lossless quality. You can also change the EXIF data of your image files automatically to match the current date and time.
The Adobe Photoshop Filters allow you to apply effects like blur and sharpen, color reduction, grayscale conversion, edge detection, embossing, and other effects.
You can use the app to create a video slideshow and save it as an MP4 file or burn it to CD or DVD.
IrfanView allows you to batch-convert your images with many advanced options. The application can be used as a simple image viewer or as an advanced tool for professional image processing.
The app supports TWAIN-compatible scanners to import your scanned images into IrfanView easily.
Using the built-in image editor, you can cut out or crop part of an image, flip or rotate individual frames of multipage files, and add text comments or logos to images.
The app allows you to capture screenshots of the whole desktop, active window, selected region, or any part of the visible screen.
You can extract icons from Windows executables, dynamic link libraries, and Icon Library files.
IrfanView can open any image file that Windows can open. This includes formats like BMP, CAM, CLP, DJVU, EMF, FPX, EXE, DLL, ICO, JPG, DNG, PNG, RAW, SIF, TTF, TIF, MID, AVI, and many more.
The app also has plugins for viewing other file types, extensions, and formats.
IrfanView is a lightweight and powerful image editing and viewing tool. The app has all the basic features you need for editing images, but it also includes more advanced tools. You can open almost any image format, and plugins are available for even more designs.
- Simple to use
- Image editing
- For beginners and pros
- Lots of formats support
- Batch editing
- Image editor
- Outdated interface