IrfanView for Windows

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  • Irfan Skiljan
  • free_for_home
  • 27.03.2012

IrfanView is a light, plain, and feature packed application used for viewing, converting and editing of images. Free for personal use, it also works with media files and offers many possibilities.


IrfanView is a speedy image viewer and converter that enables you to view and edit images, and even deal with media content. This app is totally free for any private and non-commercial usage. Although compact and simple, IrfanView is packed with a great many features.

  • Support of many file types.
  • A lot of plugins, command-line parameters, and hot keys.
  • The ability to create slideshows and screensavers for your desktop.
  • Fast directory view.
  • Scan and print function.
  • Support of batch processing.
  • Thumbnail Preview function.
  • Email option.
  • File search function.
  • Different painting tools such as Color-picker function, Paintbrush, Erasing, Lines, Circles and Rectangles, etc.
  • Skins option.
  • Display EXIF/IPTC/Comment text in Slideshow/Fullscreen, etc.
  • Reading Adobe Photoshop Filters.
  • Multipage TIFF processing.
  • Multimedia player.
  • Support for embedded color profiles in JPG/TIF.
  • IPTC editing.
  • Creating screenshots.
  • The possibility to cut and crop images.
  • Watermark image function.
  • Unicode support.
  • Adding special effects (Sharpen, Blur, Adobe 8BF, Filter Factory, Filters Unlimited, etc.).
  • Red Eye Reduction.
  • Creating panoramas, changing color modes with ease.
  • Extract icons from EXE/DLL/ICLs.
  • Creating Web pages from the images.
  • Lossless JPG rotation.

In addition to the above functions IrfanView has many other useful features.

The interface of the application is easy-to-use and simple. This program will be clear for beginners and full-function for power users. It isn’t difficult to install this tool with the default settings available. Once installed, you can customize the toolbar as you wish. Choose desired skin in the Select toolbar skin window, show or hide the buttons in the Show/hide toolbar buttons window, etc.

The latest IrfanView’s version has a basic drawing palette that can be opened by pressing F12. It also offers bug fixes, new batch functions, much faster rotation for 1 BPP images, support for Jpeg-XR format, plugin updates, etc.  It is absolutely free to get this version from our site. Just click the corresponding link on this page to download it.

Author Roman Softobase.

IrfanView 4.33
Version for: Windows XP, Vista, 7
1.5 Mb

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