Windows 10: IrfanView 64 Solved

  1.    14 Jun 2017 #1

    IrfanView 64


    I am presently using IrfanView 64 for viewing various files. I have had to download a couple of plugins lately and was just wondering, since I have been using this for many years, if maybe Microsofts own viewer is not just as good now or maybe better?
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  2. FerchogtX's Avatar
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       14 Jun 2017 #2

    Well... The Photos app is not that bad, and the latest version is fairly decent...
    You can always give it a try, I have irfanview still, but I only use it for screen capture.
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  3.    17 Jun 2017 #3

    IrfanView is a venerable long standing software that has been in development for 21 years. It has plenty of supporters. I guess it's down to what you personally like to use.
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  4. TairikuOkami's Avatar
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       17 Jun 2017 #4

    Dakota37 said: View Post
    If maybe Microsofts own viewer is not just as good now or maybe better?
    No. MS apps are good enough, they offer basics and that is it. They will never be better than anything else.

    swarfega said: View Post
    IrfanView is a venerable long standing software that has been in development for 21 years. It has plenty of supporters.
    I guess that is the reason, why they do not bother updating its interface or webpage, they do not have to.
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  5.    17 Jun 2017 #5

    Indeed it hasnt changed much, some people like that though, its familiar.
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  6. TairikuOkami's Avatar
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       17 Jun 2017 #6

    I guess it is an acquired taste, but I like, that it offers 64-bit version. I might give it a try, though I never liked it.
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  7. FerchogtX's Avatar
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       17 Jun 2017 #7

    Personally, 64 Bit is awesome, opens big files in no time (depending on your hardware, that is)
    I forgot to mention I also use it to batch process files, it's awesome for that too.
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  8.    18 Jun 2017 #8

    The photos app is quite good but I also use ACDSee Free which has quite good features for scaling and transitioning between full screen photos.
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