Tech & Work

IrfanView: The Right Tool for the Job?

Default IrfanView application window

By Paul Mah

Professional photographers and designers often need to preview large groups of image files quickly. Even IT professionals working in a non-creative environment occasionally need to perform basic edits to images or convert many images as a batch job. For jobs like these, the image viewing software bundled with Windows just doesn't cut it. Enter the IrfanView graphic viewer. Is it the Right Tool for the Job?

Read a concise summary of IrfanView's strengths and weaknesses.

This is what you see what you see when you start IrfanView for the first time.

Paul Mah is a writer and blogger who lives in Singapore, where he has worked for a number of years in various capacities within the IT industry. Paul enjoys tinkering with tech gadgets, smartphones, and networking devices.