It's a freeware fast image-viewer tool that has a built-in image editor and converter as well. In addition to these, there are several other software available too that offer certain other functions and features. Just like some options we talked about above, IrfanView is free for private use or educational purposes. Step Two: Set Windows Photo Viewer as Your Default Image Viewer To associate an image file with Photo Viewer, right-click any type of image file—for example, a. When you open the application, it lists all the folders and images. You can always leave it available and just associate your image files with a different app.
You can use this software to view detailed information about the image. Most have you return to original size before browsing further. It takes a long time to load the subfolders and if you have large drives with lots of them, it frequently crashes after a while. IrfanView also provides a multi language user interface. You can press Enter key on your keyboard to see any image in fullscreen mode, and if you need, with just one click, you can start a slideshow.
Sure, Google Picasa recently, but the photo viewer app is still polished enough for most people. Use space for pause, use enter for full screen mode. Perhaps the most important feature anyone could require from a viewer is that it should be reasonably fast when loading and displaying images. But with Windows 10, Microsoft decided to replace default Windows Photo Viewer with their new Photos App. Simplicity and speed are also key features in a very nice program called. On the box which pops up, select the option More Apps and you will see Windows Photo Viewer in the list.
But its features can surely compensate that. You can customize it a bit by closing some panels, dragging their borders, changing thumbnail positions, etc. After installing the current version of IrfanView, which is 4. By default, it offers a plugin for your browser and tries to change the default search provider and the browser's home page to Amazon. I tried their Burning Studio then, and while it's good, I found it bulky. If you installed Windows 10 from scratch This is trickier, because while Windows Photo Viewer is still technically available, it's not easy to find.
You also have to make it your default photo viewer on Windows 10. Though it is quite old and others seem to do the job better, it has managed to prevail overwhelmingly, both online and in digicams. Quite a lot of settings can be tweaked to fit your preferences, including background colors, mouse buttons' behavior, etc. Microsoft launched Windows 10 with various new updates and an interesting user-interface. Unlike Windows Photos, this tool is very fast.
Alternative to Windows Photo Viewer Imagine has support to show images together in a slideshow as like Windows Photo Viewer. IrfanView is a photo viewing and editing software that probably all of the advanced users are aware of. Plus it does not have the large top and bottom control panels giving you more picture real estate on your screen. It supports a large number of image formats and comes with all the basic editing tools. With support for more than 500 image formats, it also features basic editing tools such as rotation, resize, crop etc. In addition, it's very lightweight and portable.
It also has plugins, screenshot capture and converter tools and many other options you definitely will find useful. Alternative to Windows Photo Viewer XnView supports almost all types of image formats. Step 3: On the right-side, scroll down to see Photo Viewer section. It is a Paid app but you can download a free trial on your Windows 10 Pc for using it for a specified time with limited features. Nomacs is pretty simple, and light. Thanks to everyone who let me know about them. Though they are not better than the above mentioned ones in my opinion.
Thanks for wasting my time though Windows Registry Editor Version 5. Photo Commander Free was already featured in my article years ago but I had to remove it because at Ashampoo they have the odd policy of discontinuing their free offers periodically and wait for some time before giving them away again. Anyway, the developers insist mainly on the ability to visualize all the metadata embedded in pictures, which is undoubtedly another way of viewing them. The first time you open the program it presents you with the settings, which are quite a lot and let you customize such aspects as window transparency, background color, mouse behavior, zoom options, thumbnail size and position, toolbars, slideshow, etc. It helps you to capture your screen, create animations.