100% free and open source picture viewer
Fast Picture Viewer for Windows with compact UI, that can be hidden.
Features image effects, galleries, EXIF, image optimization and more.
The application will automatically adjusts itself to your screen.
Clean, free, fast. No bloated UI. No annoying pop-ups.
Why use PicView
Uses a built-in preloader to instantly switch to next image.
Compact and neatly organized UI, that can be completely hidden
View pictures inside archives such as ZIP, RAR, 7z, etc (requires 7-Zip or WinRAR to be installed).
Adapts to Screen
The application will automatically fit itself to best fit on your screen
Want to just show the image with no UI?
Toggle the UI by pressing Alt + Z. Hold shift down to drag window.
The hover buttons and the colored window border can be turned on/off in the settings window.You can chose a dark or a white theme and choose your favorite accent color.
Press T to toggle background for images with transparent background
Shader effects/Image filters
Choose between 27 different shader effects
Quickly view images with effects applied to them
Effect will be kept when changing images, allowing you to quickly ascertain how each image would look with a certain filter applied.
Effects can be saved on your machine. Effects will also be applied on copying image and setting it as wallpaper.
Fullscreen & Horizontal Gallery
View all files in the current folder as a thumbnail gallery, where you can quickly scroll to the desired image.
Press G to open or close the horizontal gallery
Features smooth and beautiful animations that will adapt to your screen.
The fullscreen gallery is another way to view your images. If you close the application in fullscreen gallery mode, PicView will remember it the next time you open an image with it.
Press X to toggle scroll function with auto scroll (built with manga/comics in mind)
Drag & drop and pasting from clipholder supports files, folders, URLs and archives
Sort files by:
file extension and
Loop through files in folder
Stay on top of other windows
Open file in external application
Cut, copy, send file to recycle bin or delete permanently
Show file in folder
View file properties
Rename or move files by pressing F2 or right clicking the title bar
Photoshop & Apple
Comic Book & archives *
*requires 7-Zip or WinRAR installed
PicView also supports reading and converting to and from Base64-image format.
PicView has been translated into the following languages: