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The first Windows graphic viewer WORLDWIDE with Multiple (animated) GIF support.

License: FreewarePublisher: irfan skiljan

OS: Windows 7, Vista, 2003, XP, 2000, 2008, 98, Me, NT

Update: 2015-01-05 20:53:55Latest Version: 4.38

Change Logs

IrfanView 4.23
  • Added History list for Random slideshow ("No file repeat" removed)
  • New multipage images menu: Create Multipage PDF
  • Option to save changes on exit (Properties->Misc 1, default: OFF)
  • TIF loading bugs fixed (Thanks to j00ru//vx)
  • New command line option: /filelist=txtfile; Examples:

                          i_view32.exe /filelist=c:\mypics.txt
                          i_view32.exe /filelist=c:\mypics.txt /thumbs
                          i_view32.exe /filelist=c:\mypics.txt /convert=d:\*.jpg
                          => use files from mypics.txt as input for different operations

  • New Contact Sheet options: Set custom paper size and units
  • Options to set start parameters for external editors (see Help file/button)
  • External editor names are showed in the menu text
  • New Panorama dialog option: Add space between images
  • Browsing: if CTRL + number (0-9) pressed, the file index increases by number
  • New wallpaper menu: Stretched - proportional
  • New Slideshow dialog option: Remember last file index on exit
  • New option to show DDS alpha color (Properties->Misc. 1)
  • Support for WSQ format (Wavelet Scaler Quantization, PlugIn by Steven Venable)
  • New Thumbnail option: Use full file path for sorting (if subfolders loaded)
  • New thumbnails tree menu: Load subfolders
  • New hotkeys: SHIFT + arrows = Move selection rectangle
  • New hotkeys: SHIFT + N = Create new image; SHIFT + V = Add canvas;

                         CTRL + SHIFT + Y = Auto crop borders; CTRL + SHIFT + J = Lossless JPG crop;
                         SHIFT + O = Fit window to image; F11 = show/hide mouse in Fullscreen/Slideshow

  • Several PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions:

                         Download from: http://www.irfanview.com/plugins.htm

  • Some bugs fixed (SGI loading, crop selection)
  • Two small 4.22 fixes: Next toolbar button, PDF saving
IrfanView 4.00
  • Improved Vista compatibility
  • New display option: Center image in window (Menu: View->Display options)
  • Toolbar skin option added (Properties->Toolbar)

                                  More Toolbar skins are available on the IrfanView homepage.
                                   => Users can send new Toolbar skins by email, Thanks guys!

  • New Properties->Video option: Use DirectShow for playing (good for MJPG AVIs)
  • New advanced batch option: Auto adjust colors
  • "Enhance colors" can be now used on selections
  • New EXIF dialog button: Show in Google Earth (if GPS data available)
  • The EXIF dialog can stay displayed on screen
  • Thanks to Dmitri Poguliayev for the new Vista icon!
  • New Hotkey: CTRL + SHIFT + M = Show/edit JPG comment
  • Several PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions


  • Some bugs fixed (Start folder, RLE BMPs, ANI loading)
IrfanView 3.99
  • Option to Search files (File menu or Thumbnails, Hotkey: CTRL+F)
  • Support for PDF export (PlugIn)
  • New Thumnails option: Load file list from TXT
  • New zoom workwise: Centered zoom or based on old scroll position
  • Zooming and scrolling is now possible in slideshow mode
  • Many new effects added: Unsharp mask, Fish Eye etc.
  • New Flash Plugin for Flash 5 or later!
  • Option to transfer files by FTP (Thumbnails window, PlugIn)
  • Option to set the Start folder (Properties->Misc 2)
  • New image option: Auto adjust colors
  • New effect: Chromatic Aberration
  • Support for SIF format (Formats PlugIn)
  • Support for PVR format (DreamCast Texture, Formats PlugIn)
  • Support for AWD format (Artweaver Format, PlugIn)
  • Support for VTF format (Valve Texture Format, PlugIn)
  • WMF format check added, to avoid WMF vulnerability
  • New Thumbnails sort options: Sort by portrait/landscape
  • Fullscreen option: Use right mouse button for scrolling (Properties -> Misc 1)
  • Fullscreen option: Set display multiplier (for wide screen displays)
  • New placeholders for EXIF/IPTC: $E, $I => to load all EXIF/IPTC data
  • Command line change for /resample! (see i_options.txt for examples)
  • New command line options: /resize_long, /resize_short (see i_options.txt)
  • New command line option: /panorama=(direction,file1,...,fileN)
  • New command line options: /bright=value, /gamma=value
  • Command line switch for /info: /fullinfo (write EXIF, IPTC and Comment)
  • Updated CRW/CR2 PlugIn, please install newest Canon DLLs (see i_plugins.txt)
  • Option to show a warning on ESC thumbnails exit (Thumbnails options)
  • New options in dialog: Create custom selection
  • Support for MP4 format (Quicktime PlugIn)
  • At request of Luratech: JP2/JPM/LWF/LDF are not available in Batch mode
  • New Hotkey: SHIFT + P = Copy current filename to clipboard
  • Added YUV (4:2:0) format support to Formats PlugIn
  • Help file format changed to CHM (Compatible with Windows Vista)
  • Most PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions


  • Some minor bugs/features fixed/added (add-all button, ANI/CUR loading, batch text)

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