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Posted: Thu Oct 28, 2004 6:59 pm
by mutterer
I have just downloaded 3.95 from Major Geeks, but the IrfanView site seems to have been taken over, I get redirected to (whoever they are).

Does anybody know:

- what happened to

- can I use 3.91 plugins with 3.95?

Been using Irfan for about 5 years, seems a pity to change now.

Posted: Thu Oct 28, 2004 7:48 pm
by vtel57
I don't get any redirects. I go directly to Irfanview's webpage. I think you need to check your system for SPYWARE/VIRUSES. :shock:

Posted: Thu Oct 28, 2004 7:53 pm
by hornakapopolis
I'm getting the page, too.

Posted: Thu Oct 28, 2004 8:24 pm
by bigC
I get xeran, they are probably just having hosting problems. Xeran looks like a webhost.

Softpedia has a link to updated plug-ins, ... -1-2.shtml

The plug-ins are here,

Posted: Fri Oct 29, 2004 9:27 am
by Chandu9013
But i can go directly to their homepage i.e.

Posted: Fri Oct 29, 2004 12:20 pm
by hornakapopolis
Like bigC said, probably hosting problems.

Posted: Fri Oct 29, 2004 6:40 pm
by mutterer
Just after making the original post I got the plugins from Tucows.

Spybot and Ad-Adware both say I have no spyware, but I still get Xeran.

Not the end of the world, just curious.

Posted: Fri Oct 29, 2004 8:08 pm
by André
I got to the homepage using

Re: Irfanview

Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 4:16 am
by addonsfan
4.0 has been released. (love this program!)

Changelog since 3.95:
Version 4.00 (Release date: 2007-04-23)
- Improved Vista compatibility
- New display option: Center image in window (Menu: View->Display options)
- Toolbar skin option added (Properties->Toolbar)
More Toolbar skins are available on the IrfanView homepage.
=> Users can send new Toolbar skins by email, Thanks guys!
- New Properties->Video option: Use DirectShow for playing (good for MJPG AVIs)
- New advanced batch option: Auto adjust colors
- "Enhance colors" can be now used on selections
- New EXIF dialog button: Show in Google Earth (if GPS data is available)
- The EXIF dialog can stay displayed on screen
- Thanks to Dmitri Poguliayev for the new Vista icon!
- New Hotkey: CTRL + SHIFT + M = Show/edit JPG comment
- Several PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions:
Download from:
- Some bugs fixed (Start folder, RLE BMPs, ANI loading)

Version 3.99 (Release date: 2006-11-16)
- Option to Search files (File menu or Thumbnails, Hotkey: CTRL+F)
- Support for PDF export (PlugIn) (Thanks to ComSquare AG)
- New Thumbnails option: Load file list from TXT
- New zoom workwise: Centered zoom or based on old scroll position
- Zooming and scrolling is now possible in slideshow mode
- Many new effects added: Unsharp mask, Fish Eye etc. (Thanks to GENiEBEN)
- New Flash Plugin for Flash 5 or later! (Thanks to Remio)
- Option to transfer files by FTP (Thumbnails window, PlugIn)
- Option to set the Start folder (Properties->Misc 2)
- New image option: Auto adjust colors (Thanks to Andras Horvath,
- New effect: Chromatic Aberration (Thanks to Thomas Strauss)
- Support for SIF format (Formats PlugIn)
- Support for PVR format (DreamCast Texture, Formats PlugIn)
- Support for AWD format (Artweaver Format, PlugIn)
- Support for VTF format (Valve Texture Format, PlugIn)
- WMF format check added, to avoid WMF vulnerability (Thanks to Jakub Debski)
- New Thumbnails sort options: Sort by portrait/landscape
- Fullscreen option: Use right mouse button for scrolling (Properties -> Misc 1)
- Fullscreen option: Set display multiplier (for wide screen displays)
- New placeholders for EXIF/IPTC: $E, $I => to load all EXIF/IPTC data
- Command line change for /resample! (see i_options.txt for examples)
- New command line options: /resize_long, /resize_short (see i_options.txt)
- New command line option: /panorama=(direction,file1,...,fileN)
- New command line options: /bright=value, /gamma=value
- Command line switch for /info: /fullinfo (write EXIF, IPTC and Comment)
- Updated CRW/CR2 PlugIn, please install newest Canon DLLs (see i_plugins.txt)
- Option to show a warning on ESC thumbnails exit (Thumbnails options)
- New options in dialog: Create custom selection
- Support for MP4 format (Quicktime PlugIn)
- At request of Luratech: JP2/JPM/LWF/LDF are not available in Batch mode
- New Hotkey: SHIFT + P = Copy current filename to clipboard
- Added YUV (4:2:0) format support to Formats PlugIn
- Help file format changed to CHM (Compatible with Windows Vista)
- Several PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions:
Download from:
- Some minor bugs/features fixed/added (add-all button, ANI/CUR loading, batch text)

Version 3.98 (Release date: 2005-12-24)
- Option to support IrfanView by installing Google Toolbar and/or
Google Desktop Search (OPTIONAL !)
- New Thumbnail window option: Load thumbs from all subfolders
- Alpha blending effect added for slideshow/fullscreen (Properties->Fullscreen)
- New options for fullscreen/slideshow: Set text position/alignment
- PlugIn for AFPL Ghostscript: PS, EPS, PDF formats (see Properties->PlugIns)
- Support for CGM/SVG formats : CADImage.DLL (Shareware, see i_plugins.txt)
- Support for HDR format (Formats PlugIn, thanks Kevin)
- New option for DigiCam RAW formats: Load half size image (Properties->PlugIns)
- New effects added: Sepia, Raindrops, Fragment etc. (Thanks to GENiEBEN :-)
- Option to set the start corner for crop and text-layout in batch mode
- New placeholders for Date/Time: %Y, %m, %d (see help file for examples)
- New placeholders: $M (multipage index), $d (directory name)
- Most of normal placeholders can be used for "/convert=" too
- Option to hide main window in Thumbnails mode (Properties->Misc 1)
- New lossless JPG dialog option: Set DPI value
- Set loading options for Ghostscript, MrSID, JPM: Properties->PlugIns
- New JPG save option: Reset EXIF orientation tag
- New advanced slideshow dialog option: Play in window mode
- Command line option for EXE Slideshow: /monitor=X (start on monitor X)
- Command line option: /dpi works now for /scan, /scanhidden and /batchscan
- New special INI options to hide caption/menu bar permanently (see FAQs)
- Support for 3GP format (Quicktime PlugIn)
- New hotkeys: Red eye, Fullscreen text, Direct print, Lossless JPG (see help file)
- Several PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions:
Download from:
- Some minor bugs/features fixed/added (slideshow, print)

Version 3.97 (Release date: 2005-04-22)
- New 'Browse Subfolders' dialog, when folder end/begin reached (CTRL+B)
- New JPG Transformation dialog option: Apply EXIF date/time to new file
- Zooming for videos added
- Option to show EXIF data from TIF files
- Support for Adobe DNG format (Formats PlugIn, thanks to Dave Coffin)
- Support for FITS format (Flexible Image Transport System, Formats PlugIn)
- Support for PIC format (Softimage PICT, Formats PlugIn)
- Support for WAL format (Quake 2 textures, Formats PlugIn)
- Improved multiple monitor support
- Batch scanning and Acquire merged into one menu
- Some loading bugs fixed, thanks to Bruno Rohee
- New PlugIn: PNGOUT (Optimized PNG saving, thanks to Ken Silverman)
- Changed hotkeys: CTRL+Home, CTRL+End = load first/last file in directory
- New hotkeys for Fullscreen display options (keys: 1, 2, 3, 4)
- Number of MRUDs extended to 10
- Some menu/properties rearrangements (Fullscreen, View->Display options)
- Thanks to Michael Ofner for help file updates/fixes
- Most PlugIns are changed/updated, please install the newest versions:
Download from:
- Some minor bugs/features fixed/added