As computers are often used to store thousands of digital photos, almost every has need for some form of image viewer. Windows includes a fairly basic tool, but if you’re looking to do more than view a single image at a time you’re going to need to turn to a third party tool. One such program is Cornice Portable which is inspired by the famous ACDSee but is available as a portable app.

The program can be used to view images by browsing through the contents of folder, but built in zip support means that there is no need to extract images that have been backed up or stored in compressed files for other reasons. For speedy use, there is extensive support for keyboard shortcuts and you’re likely to find that this offers a faster means of navigating through your images than using the mouse.

If you’re using the app to browse through images you have captured with your digital camera, Exif information support means that you can find out everything you could possibly want to know about individual images When browsing through you photos the handy slideshow mode is also useful as it enables you to work through your images automatically without the need to manually click through each one.

There is support for a wide range of image formats, and you should find that Cornice is capable of handling almost any image you may throw at it. It is important to remember that this is only an image viewer so there are no editing options, but you are able to rotate images as necessary as well as zooming in and out.


Simple yet effective, this portable app provides a great way to view your images.