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Download of the Day: IrfanView 4.30

One of the most popular viewers worldwide.

By Steve Dougherty from Jun 23, 2011 @ 6:48 CDT

Our Download of the Day today is IrfanView 4.30.

IrfanView is a very fast, small, compact and innovative Freeware (for non-commercial use) graphic viewer for Windows.

IrfanView features include:

• Many supported file formats

• Multi language support

• Thumbnail/preview option

• Slideshow (save slideshow as EXE/SCR or burn it to CD)

• Show EXIF/IPTC/Comment text in Slideshow/Fullscreen etc.

• Support for Adobe Photoshop Filters

• Drag & drop support

• Fast directory view (moving through directory)

• Batch conversion (with image processing)

• Multipage TIF editing

• Multimedia player

• Print option

• Change color depth

• And much more...


The latest version includes the following changes:

Changes in Version 4.30

- Faster JPG loading! (Thanks to D. R. Commander for Turbo-JPG)

- New Paste options: Paste on left/right/top/bottom (Edit->Paste Special) (see also the new option: Properties->Editing->Fit clipboard image)

- Changes in Open/Save dialogs (Recent folders box, View mode is remembered)

- Menu "File->Recent directories" removed (MRUDs are now in the Open dialog)

- New options in Canvas Size dialog

- EXIF + IPTC PlugIns merged into Metadata-Plugin

- New option in JPG IPTC/Comment dialogs: Allow placeholders

- New option in JPG IPTC dialog: Batch editing (if started from Thumbnails)

- New options in Capture dialog (send to Clipboard, Printer, new name patterns)

- Option to show Alpha channel for TIF/PNG/TGA files (menu: Image->Show channel)

- Option to show TIF alpha/transparency (for 32 bit RGBA images, Properties->Viewing)

- Added basic support for EXIF saving from Digi-Cam RAW formats to JPG

- The Effects dialog can be resized/maximized

- AltaLux Effect/PlugIn added (Image->Effects menu, Thanks to Stefano Tommesani)

- Option to set a tolerance value for "Auto crop borders" (Properties->Editing)

- New Advanced-Batch dialog: Crop width/height can be negative (crop from end)

- New option in batch rename dialog: Remember last rename counter

- Support for MPO format (Multi Picture Object, first 2 images can be loaded)

- Support for GLCD format (Formats PlugIn)

- DEL key now allowed in slideshow mode: delete current file

- New hotkeys: SHIFT + 1-3: Start external editor 1-3

- New hotkey: SHIFT + "." (point): Toggle slideshow modes: random automatic

- Some minor bugs fixed (ALT+F4)

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