Image Viewers

  arnie30 06:46 12 Nov 06

Can anyone advise me on a good image viewer (pref free)which allows me to do simple edditting and batch conversions ie renaming etc..
I have used acdsee in the past and was happy with it however I would prefer to try one of the many free ones out there but unsure as to which one to choose.

  Simsy 06:58 12 Nov 06

to beat Irfanview click here

It's only weakness is that you can't do much in the way of selecting things... It's a rectangle or nothing!

WHen it comes to batch converting it can't be beaten... you can convert almost any aspect, name,size, image type etc.

A lot of folk will recommend Picassa, from Google. I didn't get on with it myself, but you shouldn't read anything negative into that!

Also, another one cropped up on this forum recently, and I tried it, but I can't remember it's name!... It was something like "Faststone"

(For what it's worth, I'm a fan of ACDSee as well , and use that for viewing, Irfanview for batch converting, and PaintShopPro for "proper" editing.)

Good luck,



  Simsy 07:00 12 Nov 06

and it is called "faststone"

click here



  €dstowe 07:05 12 Nov 06

I agree with Simsy.

Have a look at the FastStone viewer - I prefer it to Picassa now.

For editing, Irfanview is the one if you don't want to pay out money.

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