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IrfanView is a fast and FREE (for non-commercial use) image viewer for Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10.

(click here to read IrfanView EULA)

The program tries to be easy for beginners and at the same time powerful for professionals.

IrfanView was the first Windows image viewer worldwide with support for animated GIFs. One of the first image viewers worldwide with MultipageTIF support. The first image viewer worldwide with multiple ICO support.

Some of the IrfanView features:

  • 32 and 64 bit version
  • Many supported formats (click here for the list of formats)
  • Multiple language support
  • Thumbnails / preview
  • Drawing lines, circles, arrows, correcting the misalignment, etc.
  • Skins / designs for toolbar
  • Slideshow (save the slideshow as EXE / SCR or burn to CD)
  • Show EXIF ​​/ IPTC / comment during the slideshow
  • Support for Adobe Photoshop filters
  • Fast movement through the directory
  • Batch conversion (with image manipulation)
  • Edit multipage TIFs
  • File search
  • Multiple undo steps
  • Send pictures by email
  • Multimedia player
  • To press
  • Change color depth
  • Support for embedded color profiles from JPG / TIF
  • OCR plug-in
  • Scanner support (TWAIN)
  • Cut / crop images
  • Insert text / image (watermark)
  • Edit the IPTC data
  • Effects (sharpening, blurring, Adobe 8BF, Filter Factory, Filter Unlimited, etc.)
  • taking photos
  • Extract icons from EXE / DLL / ICLs
  • JPG lossless operations
  • Shell extension plug-in
  • Support for Unicode filenames
  • Lots of keyboard shortcuts
  • Lots of command line options
  • Lots of plugins
  • Only an EXE file, no DLLs, no shareware messages like "I Agree" or "Evaluation expired"
  • No independent registry changes!
  • and much much more

Click here to see a preview of IrfanView.

In the normal / English IrfanView version isALWAYS also a German version (menus / dialogs) included!
You can change the language in the menu:Options-> Change language.

If you only need the German help file:


IrfanView is a free image viewer for private users.

IrfanView is freeware for use in schools, universities, libraries, museums, in humanitarian organizations or fire brigades.
Companies and authorities need licenses for IrfanView.

If you use the program commercially, you must register and purchase it.
Commercial users can get information about prices / discounts / invoice by email.
(Price for ONE (single user) license: 10 EUR (net); discounts from 11 licenses)
(unlimited license, applies to all 32 and 64 bit versions)

I am constantly working on extensions and improvements to the program. The registration is a financial incentive for me to expand the functions and increase the program quality.

Suggestions, reactions and comments are welcome and will not be ignored.

If you like this program (as a home user / user / fan who would like to support the further development), you can register the software by sending / donating EUR 10 to me (via PayPal / credit card / invoice, see below).

Irfan Skiljan
P.O. Box 48
2700 Wiener Neustadt
& Austria

Info: You can also buy donations or licenses with PayPal or credit card.
Many Thanks!

With your registration you are entitled to support with questions about the software and subsequent versions of IrfanView. Your registration will be visible in the menu item "Help-> About".

If you have errors or problems with the software, please send me an email with a description of the error and / or the problem image / screenshot.


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