IrfanView is a fast and simple image viewer and editor that supports all major graphics formats, including BMP, DIB, JPEG, GIF, animated GIF, WEBP, PNG, PCX, multipage TIFF, and TGA. In addition, it features drag-and-drop support, directory viewing, TWAIN support, slide shows, batch conversion, and modifications, such as color depth, crop, blur, and sharpen.
- Fast and compact ( just 6 MB )
- Freeware for non-commercial use
- Supports Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 and 11
- 32 and 64 bit version
- Multi language support
- Unicode support
- Designed to be simple but powerful
For added functionality you can also download Irfanview plugins.
What does IrfanView do?
IrfanView is a free image viewer, converter and editor. You can use it to open all kinds of image files and edit them. It's quite easy to use and has a straightforward interface.
Yes, you can edit photos with IrfanView and it works especially well for simple tasks like resizing, converting, or optimizing.
Why do I need an image viewer?
Image viewers are lightweight applications without the excess baggage of fully featured photo editors, so the focus is on speed and on support for a wider array of formats. A proper image viewer like IrfanView can save you time because they are snap to use.
What image file formats does IrfanView support?
IrfanView supports all these file formats: ANI, CUR, AWD, B3D, BMP, DIB, CAM, CLP, CPT, CRW, CR2, CR3, DCM, ACR, IMA, DDS, DJVU, IW44, DPX, CIN, DXF, DXF, DWG, HPGL, CGM, SVG, ECW, EMF, EPS, PS, PDF, AI, EXR, FITS, FLIF, FPX, G3, GIF, HDR, HDP, JXR, WDP, HEIC, AVIF, ICL, EXE, DLL, ICO, ICS, IFF, LBM, IMG, JP2, JPC, J2K, JPG, JPEG, JLS, JPM, JXL, Mac PICT, QTIF, MNG, JNG, MrSID, SID, ARW, CR3, CR2, CRW, DCR, DNG, ERF, KDC, MRW, NEF, NRW, MOS, ORF, PEF, RAF, RAW, RW2, RWL, SRF, SRW, X3F, PBM, PCD, PCX, DCX, PDF, PDN, PGM, PNG, PPM, PSD, PSP, PVR, QOI, RAS, SUN, RAW, YUV, RLE, SFF, SGI, RGB, SFW, SIF, SWF, FLV, SVG, TGA, TIF, TIFF, TTF, TXT, WAD, WAL, WBC, WBZ, WBMP, WebP, WMF, WSQ, XBM, XCF, and XPM file formats. Some may require plug-ins.
What video and audio file formats does IrfanView support?
IrfanView supports AIF, AU, SND, MED, MID, MP3, OGG, RA, WAV, ASF, AVI, MKV, M4V, M2T, MTS, TS, M2TS, M2V, MOV, MP4, WEBM, MOV, MP4, MPG, MPEG, WMA, and WMV. Some may require plug-ins.
With IrfanView you can:
- View Images
- Scan and Print
- Create Slideshow
- Batch Processing
- And many more
- New PDF PlugIn (thanks to Pdfium guys)
- Option to save slideshow as MP4 video (Thanks to Shao Voon Wong)
- New options menu: Append current image to PDF (Options-Multipage images)
- New options menu: Edit multipage PDF (Options-Multipage images)
- New "Adobe 8BF filters" PlugIn (also for 64-bit 8BF, thanks to Sinisa Petric)
- New in Advanced Batch dialog: All effects (Effects Browser dialog) can be used
- New in Properties-Extensions dialog: Load only minimal (browsing) extensions
- The selection rectangle can be resized on corners (with CTRL = proportional)
- Change for "Paste into Selection": you can move/resize the selection
- rectangle/image; click to apply selection image to main image
- New option in "Compare images" dialog: Show difference image
- New effect in Image-Effects menu: Skew/Shear image
- New hotkey: CTRL + SHIFT + G: Start Google Maps with GPS of the loaded file
- New command line option: /fs_exit
- if started in fullscreen mode; ESC closes fullscreen and IrfanView
- Old/obsolete JPG options disabled: "Load as grayscale" and "Save as grayscale" (easy to forget; can be re-enabled using new INI flags)
- Removed very old PlugIn: FiltersUnlimited
- Several PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions
- Several PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions here.
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