IrfanView is one of the best free image viewer and converter. It is simple, little, and fast. And does the job very well.
IrfanView free lets you view images of multiple file formats. It supports almost all the popular file formats available, such as bmp, jpeg, png, pdf, tif. It also supports many other lesser known file formats.
Here are some of the file formats supported by Free IrfanView:
ANI, AWD, CUR, B3D, DIB, BMP, CAM, CLP, CRW/CR2, CPT, DCX, DCM/ACR/IMA, DDS, IW44, DXF, DJVU, DWG, CGM, HPGL, SVG, EMF, ECW, PS, EPS, PDF, FITS, EXR, FSH, FPX, GIF, G3, HDP, HDR, EXE, ICL, ICO, DLL, IFF, ICS, SWF, LBM, FLV, TIF, TIFF, TGA, JP2, IMG, JPC, JPG, J2K, KDC, JPM, LWF, and LDF.
IrfanView also doubles up as multimedia player, and supports many audio/video file formats, such as: AIF, MED, AU, MP3, MID, RA, OGG, WAV, AVI, MOV, ASF, MP4, MPEG, MPG, WMV, and WMA.
Many of the above file formats are supported out of the box, and others are supported by commonly available plugins. This extensive file format compatibility makes IrfanView one of the best graphic viewer.
Apart from providing the image viewing capabilities, IrfanView is also a very good file converter. It is very easy to convert image files into multiple formats using IrfanView. It provides option of Batch Conversion as well, to convert multiple files together.
IrfanView Free also provides basic image editing capabilities, such as:
- Paint option – to draw lines, circles, arrows, straighten image etc.
- IPTC editing
- Change color depth
- Effects ( Blur, Sharpen, Filter Factory, Adobe 8BF, Filters Unlimited, etc.)
There are lots of pluging also available which increase the functionality of IrfanView even further. On top of that, IrfanView is completely free for non-commercial use. All these features really make IrfanView our preferred choice for image and graphic viewer. Download using links at the end.