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Author Topic: IrfanView Version 4.25 released  (Read 5604 times)


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IrfanView Version 4.25 released
« on: June 18, 2009, 03:28 AM »
Note the OCR plugin:

IrfanView Version 4.25 ( - CURRENT VERSION - ) (Release date: 2009-06-16)
  • New capture option: Region capture (Thanks to grebulon)
          (as option in Capture dialog or hotkey: CTRL + PrintKey)
  • OCR Feature/PlugIn added (Options menu, Hotkey: F9, full image or selection)
          PlugIn download: http://rerecognition.../kadmos44/KADMOS.htm
  • New command line switches for /capture
          4 = use region capture, 5 = start in capture mode using dialog settings
  • New and re-arranged Properties dialogs
  • New Color Management options in Properties->Viewing (new LCMS PlugIn needed)
  • Burning PlugIn: can burn using Nero or Windows interface (WinXP or later)
  • Support for JLS format (JPEG-LS, PlugIn by KATO Kanryu)
  • Support for WBZ/WBC/WB1 formats (Webshots formats, PlugIn by V. Paramoshin)
  • New display option: Use Resample for zooming (Menu: View->Display options)
  • New fullscreen option: Use Resample for zooming (Properties->Fullscreen)
  • Option to save changes on exit in now also used for image/file change
  • New option in Batch-Scan dialog: Remember last scan counter
  • Previous "Search files" dialog results showed again on next search
  • Batch rename dialog: Last 15 rename patterns are saved
  • New Thumbnails sort options: Sort by image DPI
  • New placeholder: $p (image DPI)
  • New buttons/options in File-Replace dialog for multiple files
  • Resample bug with very special images fixed (TIF bug reported by Secunia, thanks!)
  • The option "View->Lock zoom" works now with all display options
  • Show PNG and TGA/DDS alpha color options merged (Properties->Viewing)
  • New command line option: /reloadonloop
          Reload input source used in /slideshow when list is finished
  • Command line, /convert: exit codes added: 0 = OK, 1 = load error, 2 = save error
  • Support for TIFs with 12 bits per channel
  • New option in Postscript PlugIn: Enable Antialiasing for better quality
  • New button in EXIF dialog: Show in GeoHack-Wiki (for GPS coordinates)
  • New help menu: Check homepage for updates
  • Browsing hotkey: CTRL + SHIFT + number (0-9), decrease file index by number
  • Several PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions


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Re: IrfanView Version 4.25 released
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2009, 04:40 AM »
IV keeps leadership :)

BTW It seems that after years of complaints, an author took few steps to change Options dialogue. it's not perfect yet but a lot better than before!


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IrfanView Version 4.30 released
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2011, 01:14 AM »
Version 4.30 (Release date: 2011-06-20)
Faster JPG loading! (Thanks to D. R. Commander for Turbo-JPG)
New Paste options: Paste on left/right/top/bottom (Edit->Paste Special)
(see also the new option: Properties->Editing->Fit clipboard image)
Changes in Open/Save dialogs (Recent folders box, View mode is remembered)
Menu "File->Recent directories" removed (MRUDs are now in the Open dialog)
New options in Canvas Size dialog
EXIF + IPTC PlugIns merged into Metadata-Plugin
New option in JPG IPTC/Comment dialogs: Allow placeholders
New option in JPG IPTC dialog: Batch editing (if started from Thumbnails)
New options in Capture dialog (send to Clipboard, Printer, new name patterns)
Option to show Alpha channel for TIF/PNG/TGA files (menu: Image->Show channel)
Option to show TIF alpha/transparency (for 32 bit RGBA images, Properties->Viewing)
Added basic support for EXIF saving from Digi-Cam RAW formats to JPG
The Effects dialog can be resized/maximized
AltaLux Effect/PlugIn added (Image->Effects menu, Thanks to Stefano Tommesani)
Option to set a tolerance value for "Auto crop borders" (Properties->Editing)
New Advanced-Batch dialog: Crop width/height can be negative (crop from end)
New option in batch rename dialog: Remember last rename counter
Support for MPO format (Multi Picture Object, first 2 images can be loaded)
Support for GLCD format (Formats PlugIn)
DEL key now allowed in slideshow mode: delete current file
New hotkeys: SHIFT + 1-3: Start external editor 1-3
New hotkey: SHIFT + "." (point): Toggle slideshow modes: random <-> automatic
Several PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions
Some minor bugs fixed (ALT+F4)


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Re: IrfanView Version 4.25 released
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2011, 12:40 PM »
Don't forget the plugins, which have also been updated.  :Thmbsup:


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Re: IrfanView Version 4.25 released
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2011, 07:28 PM »
I'm a fan of IrfanView, and found the following today that might be useful to some power-users (click on image to go to the webpage):