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  • 4.0 stars

    "Wonderful!!!"

    October 31, 2012  |   By Osifo1

    Version: FastStone Image Viewer 4.6

    Pros

    easy to use
    I love the lighting effects
    being a Photoshop user it was very easy for me to understand the tools.
    but it cannot be compare to Photoshops cos it as is limit
    but with its capacity is ok.

    Cons

    none for now

    Summary

    I really love it
    but the author should try and make the frame mask adjustable
    it is ok with non-professional graphic editors

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Almost Deserves Five Stars"

    October 19, 2012  |   By RickDaton

    Version: FastStone Image Viewer 4.6

    Pros

    Very useful image viewer and editor.

    Cons

    Fails to open files that have certain non-English characters in their names (I have no idea why this hasn't been fixed yet).

    Can only open one image at a time (no multiple instances). This is especially irritating when you want to compare two images side-by-side.

    Sometimes, when opening an image file, the program will lag for several minutes.
    Judging by the amount of hard drive activity when this happens, I'm guessing the program is indexing other image files or generating thumbnails for other image files (even though I just wanted to open a single file and never asked the program to do anything else).

    Summary

    This will be an awesome program when its few flaws have been corrected.
    In the meantime, I'll have to make IrfanView my default image viewer.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "This is the best Image Viewer ever"

    September 24, 2012  |   By manciamusic

    Version: FastStone Image Viewer 4.6

    Pros

    Fast, intuitive , accurate and tons of helpful features for designers.
    especially for people in graphics business...
    Its a "MOST HAVE" tool...

    Cons

    No cons! its just perfect!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "FastStone Image Viewer, Impressive Program"

    September 23, 2012  |   By ranger207

    Version: FastStone Image Viewer 4.6

    Pros

    Lightweight, versatile and sophisticated when needed. I like the side by side window when editing, showing instant results as they're performed.

    Cons

    No Cons: Everything works good, no conflicts or attitude, but I am running XP which is more stable and compatible, than Vista or Sys7.

    Summary

    Recommended Photo Image Editor, with a very impressive list of capabilities, including a long list of digital camera RAW image formats.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Fast - Easy to Use Picture Viewer"

    September 15, 2012  |   By High Desert Charlie

    Version: FastStone Image Viewer 4.6

    Pros

    As a computer tech who sells a lot of computers I always like to include a User Friendly picture viewer on every computer I sell. FastStone Image Viewer has been my choice for this category for many years. It's easy to download, easy to use, and filled with functions that you would expect to pay for. But the best feature of all is that FastStone Image Viewer is FREE!!!

    Cons

    Like any picture viewer, it takes a little time learn the features built in to the program. FastStone does a good job with this by making it easy to learn. Some might call it intuitive. L for flip left, R for flip right, S for Slideshow. But to learn the full capabilities of the program, there is a small learning curve, and don't expect Photoshop results with the limited editing features.

    Summary

    All in all, this is the best photo viewing software out there. Especially considering it's free. It's a quick download and install, and once you've installed it, you need only click a picture file to open it. I'm not crazy about using the FastStone GUI file structure to view pictures, but it does provide one. I prefer to keep my pictures in folders where I know they are, and open them through my Windows file system (Library).

    You can quickly view pictures in most any format. Using the up arrow instantly zooms the photo to the original size. Plus and minus keys Zoom in or out. Slide show is quick and one key away. You can even do resizing, cropping, color adjustments, and other simple editing features with the right click interface. Want to find the Metadata for the picture? Just move your cursor to the right of the screen. Navigating through pictures is a breeze - just move your cursor to the top of the screen to move forward, back, or to a different folder using the built-in file tree. And this is just the beginning.

    The cool thing about this program is that you can download and install it and start using it right away. Bring up a picture and move your cursor around the screen to the Top, Bottom, Left, and Right edges and see hundreds of options.

    If you're looking for an easy to use, full featured picture viewer this one is truly a no brainer. Download it now and enjoy.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "The best I have seen for photo management!"

    September 11, 2012  |   By JoshESouthgate

    Version: FastStone Image Viewer 4.6

    Pros

    Lots of features
    Fast
    Easy
    Customizable
    Free

    Cons

    Could be more intuitive and user friendly. Some settings can't be customized how I want.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Uno de los mejores free"

    September 8, 2012  |   By fabzcom

    Version: FastStone Image Viewer 4.6

    Pros

    Tiene varias opciones

    Cons

    Necesitas de otros free

    Summary

    Prueba

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Does everything I need it to do"

    August 27, 2012  |   By DioBrando05

    Version: FastStone Image Viewer 4.6

    Pros

    Everything no complaints

    Cons

    None that I can see or think of

    Summary

    The best photo viewer/editor I every used

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  • 5.0 stars

    "dont look any further!!"

    August 19, 2012  |   By faulty56

    Version: FastStone Image Viewer 4.6

    Pros

    everything this program has more bells @ whistels than you can shake a stick at. for a free program there is no better. kudos to fast stone and thanks!!

    Cons

    NONE NONE!!

    Summary

    I USE NO OTHER IMAGE VIEWER TOO MANY GREAT THINGS TO EVEN EXPLAIN HERE GET THIS PROGRAM NOW!!!!! 5 STARS ALL THE WAY!!!!!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great I have used it for years and find it easy"

    August 18, 2012  |   By Gailartist

    Version: FastStone Image Viewer 4.6

    Pros

    it is free

    Cons

    noneI can't find any negatives

    Summary

    it is all that i need for my photos

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