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Re: IrfanView

Postby chouette » Feb Fri 22, 2019 4:19 am

So guys, what else can this marvelous program do?
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Re: IrfanView

Postby Jazzy » Feb Fri 22, 2019 10:58 am

There are batch modes... very good to rename but I would not use it to reduce weight of jpg file as most of them do not have the same specs.
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Re: IrfanView

Postby tmscrapbook » Feb Fri 22, 2019 12:42 pm

Is there a MAC version?
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Re: IrfanView

Postby ctaulbee » Feb Fri 22, 2019 2:26 pm

tmscrapbook wrote:Is there a MAC version?


Not that I know of.

XnView (has a Multi-Platform Application for Windows/Mac OS X/Linux) it will do the same thing and it's freeware (donation supported).

https://www.xnview.com/en/xnviewmp/
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Re: IrfanView

Postby Wrench » Feb Fri 22, 2019 4:22 pm

Is there a batch mode
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Re: IrfanView

Postby ctaulbee » Feb Fri 22, 2019 4:23 pm

Wrench wrote:Is there a batch mode


Jazzy wrote:There are batch modes...


:-?  :-?  :-?
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Re: IrfanView

Postby chouette » Feb Fri 22, 2019 6:12 pm

ctaulbee wrote:
tmscrapbook wrote:Is there a MAC version?


ACDsee (has a mac version) will do the same thing but it's not free.


That's the price to pay for owning a Mac. ;)
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Re: IrfanView

Postby chouette » Feb Fri 22, 2019 6:16 pm

Jazzy wrote:There are batch modes.


Alright, so there are batch modes, which I have no clue what this means. What else does it do that I won't understand? lol
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Re: IrfanView

Postby ctaulbee » Feb Fri 22, 2019 6:22 pm

IrfanView is a favorite Freeware Program of millions of users.

As the name indicates, it is an image viewer, not a photo-editor (is not a Photoshop substitute by any means), but the program can do some simple common tasks like batch-renaming or resizing of files.

It's uses will be very limited for the average user, especially anyone who can use Photoshop, except for like making saved files smaller.
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Re: IrfanView

Postby chouette » Feb Fri 22, 2019 6:33 pm

Ah ok, then I'll use it for making saved files smaller as it does a really good job at doing this. What I like about it, is that it's simple to do with very few steps.
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