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Posted by Amit Gupta On September - 7 - 2014

Here are 3 Best Free Alternatives to FastStone Image Viewer.

FastStone Image Viewer is a free, stable, and user friendly image browser, converter and editor. This freeware offers a wide variety of features e.g. image viewing, comparison, red eye removal, resizing images, cropping, retouching, and color adjustment etc. It provides quick access to its key functions, EXIF information and thumbnail browser through its full screen mode. Some other useful feature offered by this freeware are: magnifier, slide shows with multiple transitional effects, lossless JPG transitions, drop shadow effects, image annotation, support for scanners, and histogram etc. FastStone Image Viewer works with a wide variety of image formats e.g. CR2, CRW, TGA, ICO, WMF, PSD, PCX, PNG, GIF, BMP, JPEG, ORF, SRF, SR2, RW2, and DNG.Here are free alternatives to FastStone Image Viewer that provide some of the similar features.

IrfanView

IrfanView is the best free alternative to FastStone Image Viewer. IrfanView is a handy and free image editor and viewer software for your computer. It supports a wide variety of image formats e.g. JPG, JPEG, GIF, BMP, ICO, WMF, TIFF and PNG etc. IrfanView also lets you convert images into multiple formats quickly. The key features of IrfanView are : batch image conversion, print option, change color depth, support for embedded color profiles in JPG/TIF, cut and crop feature, batch scan support, iptc editing, offers a variety of effects (filters, blur, sharpen, Adobe 8bf and filter factory), lossless JPG rotation, plug-in for shell extension, Unicode support, various hotkeys, many command line options, plug-ins support etc. IrfanView is a suitable replacement for FastStone Image Viewer.

IrfanView interface

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Works With: Windows        

XnView

XnView is another good free alternative to FastStone Image Viewer. XnView is a free and handy image viewer and converter software for your computer. XnView supports a wide variety of image file formats e.g. EXIF metadata, IPTC, TIFF, camera RAW, JPEG 2000, MPEG, AVI, GIF, BMP, JPEG, PNG and TARGA. You can easily view the contents of image folders by using XnView. XnView offers various useful features e.g. corrects Red eye, crop, and convert JPEG lossless images, make contact sheets and HTML pages, batch image file conversion, batch renaming, slideshows with transitions effects, screen capture, WIA and Twain (support for scanners and digital cameras), and image comparison etc. XnView is a good replacement for FastStone Image Viewer.

XnView interface

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Works With: Windows        

Zoner Photo Studio

Zoner Photo Studio is a good replacement for FastStone Image Viewer. Zoner Photo Studio is a free and useful application for publishing, archiving, viewing, sharing, editing and managing digital pictures. This freeware performs tasks e.g. editing, viewing and managing  of digital pictures through its three tabs: Viewer, Editor and Manager. These tabs are present on its main screen. With the help of “Viewer” tab, you can sort, change or see all the pictures in this free application. With the quick help offered by the “Editor” tab you can apply various filters and tools to modify images. It lets you edit, retouch, batch process, convert, retouch and remove defects from the images easily. So, through this way it can improve the images. With the help of “Manager” tab, you can discover and sorts all the images on your computer. You can make, store and keep a track of the information provides by the pictures. Zoner Photo Studio supports many types of image file formats e.g. GIF, JPEG, BMP, PNG and JPG. Zoner Photo Studio is a useful alternative for FastStone Image Viewer.

Zoner Photo Studio interface

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Works With: Windows        

You can also check out alternatives to some other popular software : Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security, Daemons Ultra 2 and Adobe Photoshop CC 2014.


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