FastStone Image Viewer is a fast, stable, user-friendly image browser, converter and editor. It has a nice array of features that include image viewing, management, comparison, red-eye removal, e-mailing, resizing, cropping and color adjustments. Its innovative but intuitive full-screen mode provides quick access to EXIF information, thumbnail browser and major functionalities via hidden toolbars that pop up when your mouse touch the four edges of the screen. Other features include a high quality magnifier and a musical slideshow with 150+ transitional effects, as well as lossless JPEG transitions, drop shadow effects, image annotation, scanner support, histogram... It supports all major graphic formats including BMP, JPEG, JPEG 2000, GIF, PNG, PCX, TIFF, WMF, ICO and TGA.
What's new in this version:
<li>1) Improved loading speed of JPEG images <li>2) Added support for ZIP-compressed TIFF images <li>3) Added "Caption" option to the "Design and Print" tool. Now you can print properties such as file name, date/time, dimension below the images <li>4) Added "File name" option to the "Image Strip Builder" tool <li>5) Improved print quality of text in the "Contact Sheet Builder" tool <li>6) Other minor improvements and bug fixes