IrfanView Portable

IrfanView Portable

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
5.0
out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.36
  • Total Downloads:
    69,817
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 01, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    4.15MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    61
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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There are tons of digital image editors out there to choose from, and picking the best one is often a matter of personal preference. IrfanView Portable is yet another contender in this arena, and while it didn't knock our socks off, it's definitely worth looking at. This program packs a surprising number of features into a relatively lightweight package.

The program's interface is fairly standard for this type of program, with menus and a toolbar across the top. Be prepared for some pretty cluttered screens if you start digging deeply into the menus; the slideshow dialog, for example, is a sea of check boxes, text boxes, radio buttons, and regular buttons. It's not hard to figure out if you take your time, but it can be overwhelming at first glance. IrfanView Portable has a lot of the basic image-editing features, including sharpening, color adjustment, red-eye reduction, cropping, rotating, resizing, and special effects. It also has some features you don't see every day, such as the ability to create panoramic images and highly customized slideshows. The program also supports batch conversion and renaming, allowing users to convert between 17 different file types. A built-in Help file is well-written and thorough. Overall, we were pleasantly surprised by IrfanView Portable; it's not going to replace Photoshop, but it's more comprehensive than we expected. The fact that it will fit on a USB drive makes it all the more attractive.

IrfanView Portable comes as a ZIP file, and it installs and uninstalls without issues.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Batch options to change images"

June 10, 2014  |  By jhonlogan

 |  Version: IrfanView Portable 4.36

Pros

Easy and full of interesting features.
Batch processes to convert images in many ways.

Cons

There are many features and sometimes you do not know what they do

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5 stars

"Absolutely outstanding FREE viewer/editor/organizer"

May 27, 2012  |  By BobHurt

 |  Version: IrfanView Portable 4.33

Pros

I love Irfanview and have used it for upwards of 15 years, since Irfan developed it in college. Compact, powerful, and fast, it shows pictures, videos, and even postscript files (with ghostscript installed) It has an excellent resize and edit functions, allowing you to annotate and print out images in a variety of formats. The batch rename/convert and thumbnail features are indispensable. It will do a slideshow of selected images. It will let you email images to a distribution list. And you can add any photoshop filters to texturize, color, or morph images. And it provides basic paint tools for editing. For the features, simplicity, and price Irfanview cannot be beat,

Cons

Irfan is not available in a native linux application. I wish I could invoke it from within my email client to scale and resize images I insert in messages, to minimize message size. Maybe it would be nice if it could interface with picasaweb, facebook, etc for fast uploading/editing of images there. I'll stay happy if it never does these things.

Summary

Irfanview would get four thumbs up from me if I had the thumbs. I highly recommend this program to people who want a fast, friendly, natural interface for viewing and manipulating their pictures.

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5 stars

"Program for viewing images, video and music files."

April 11, 2012  |  By NMTaurus4

 |  Version: IrfanView Portable 4.32

Pros

Free, easy to use, easy to install.

Cons

The undo feature only goes back one step, other than that can't think of anything.

Summary

A great program for image viewing. It also play video and music file.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher PortableApps
Publisher web site http://portableapps.com/
Release Date June 30, 2013
Date Added July 01, 2013
Version 4.36
Category
Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Photo Editors
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 4.15MB
File Name IrfanViewPortable_4.36.paf.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 69,817
Downloads Last Week 61
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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