Faststone Image Viewer has a nice array of features that include image viewing, management, comparison, red-eye removal, emailing, resizing, cropping and color adjustments.
Its innovative but intuitive full-screen mode provides quick access to EXIF information, thumbnail browser and major functionalities via hidden toolbars that pop up when your mouse touch the four edges of the screen.
Other features include a high quality magnifier and a musical slideshow with 150 transitional effects, as well as lossless JPEG transitions, drop shadow effects, image annotation, scanner support, histogram and much more.
It supports all major graphic formats (BMP, JPEG, JPEG 2000, animated GIF, PNG, PCX, TIFF, WMF, ICO and TGA) and popular digital camera RAW formats (CRW, CR2, FastStone Image Viewer is a fast, stable, user-friendly image browser, converter and editor. SRF and DNG).
What is new?
Improved the loading speed of JPEG images and embedded preview of RAW images. The improvement is noticeable for big images. The Smooth option is turned on by default for better image rendering.
· Added an option to the Settings (press F12) to specify the location (top or bottom) for displaying filename information in full screen.
· Enhanced Contact Sheet Builder.
· Other minor improvements.
Provided as freeware for private (non-commercial) or educational (including non-profit organization) use.