FastStone Image Viewer is a lightweight and free application for image editing and it has strong powerfull features to be used as a primary image editor by users. The application has excellent tools such as filters, brushes, effects and extra customization effects. The application is very fast and user friendly with wide array of tools including editing, managing, viewing, comparing and other adjustments.
The basic features such as resizing, cropping and rotation options also exist in the program. The advanced features such as removal of red eyes, image flaws removal, watermarks, batches conversion, borders and other effects are available for better editing. The application is intuitive and innovative at the same time. The users can get quick access to thumbnail and other functionalities with hidden toolbars and pop up of mouse touches on the edges of screen. FastStone Image Viewer has wide support to major formats such as PNG, TIFF, TGA, ICO, JPEG, BMP, PCX, WMF, GIF and also other animated formats. The other features of application includes magnifier with high quality and slideshow features with more than 150 transition effects. The application also have shadow effects. Support of scanner, histogram and connotation of image in an efficient manner.
Full-Screen Option: The cursor rolling leads to full screen access of application to bring the program menu, navigation toolbar and attributes of files.
Wallpaper: The wallpaper can be set on the desktop tool for customization of position and size of wallpaper with decorative borders and backgrounds. The tool menu also allows the user to explore options of batch rename and conversion, changing timestamp and lossless rotation of JPEG images.
Creative options: The Create menu allows to enable Slideshow, multi-page file builder, image stripping options and other splitter options.
Helpful tutorials: The new users can download detailed tutorials from Help menu for understanding the accessibility and usability of application.
Wallpaper Thumbnails: The set wallpaper tool also displays the thumbnails from specified folder so that the user should not have to go back to the main page for trying different images.
FastStone Image Viewer is not a professional image editing software like Photoshop but it is a quick to launch application and fast to use to suit the needs of users every day.
FastStone Image Viewer has tremendous features with stable and user friendly browser, editor and converter. The wide array of tools allows the application to be used frequently by the users. The application also enable the options for editing, viewing, converting ad sharing the images. The options of color adjustments, size management, cropping and other features has led to the popularity of application in the field. Its easy access to the EXIF information and other functionalities through few touches make it more accessible to users. The special and customizable effects with enhanced support of all major graphic formats is outstanding in the application.
The recent version of FastStone Image Viewer fixed bugs and now, it can display file properties in the Batch Convert under Rename tool.