Irfan View

History of changes

You can download old IrfanView versions from these sites:
Oldapps.com or Oldversion.com 

There were numerous changes, here are only the more important things.

Version 4.50 ( - CURRENT VERSION - )

(Release date: 2017-10-10)

  • IrfanView and many PlugIns ported to Unicode!
    The INI file will be converted to Unicode if you call the "Properties" dialog
  • IrfanView will NOT run on Win9x anymore
  • Support for iPhone PNG files (Formats PlugIn, thanks to Jongware)
  • Move selection with: CTRL or SHIFT + right mouse button (Y or X axis only)
  • New option in Extract Pages/Frames dialog: Set page/frame range
  • Some fixes in the Print dialog
  • New text pattern: $m = show number of megapixels
  • New Thumbnails sort menu: Sort by Megapixels
  • Adjust print preview image to color/bw printer settings
  • Wallpaper save format changed to PNG (Win8 and later)
  • New zooming method: Mouse wheel alone, if "Browsing->View other files" disabled
  • New command line option: /hotfolder="folder"
    => start Hotfolder option with a specific folder
  • ANI format moved to FORMATS PlugIn
  • JP2 PlugIn loading bug fixed (Talos Advisory TALOS-2017-0310)
  • FPX/RLE/DJVU/ANI/SVG PlugIn loading bugs fixed (thanks to Lin Wang)
  • Tools PlugIn EXE-loading problem fixed (thanks to Cody Sixteen and Lin Wang)
  • Several PlugIns fixed or ported to unicode, please install the newest versions:
    http://www.irfanview.com/plugins.htm


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