|added Mon May 24 2004 at 12:59 AM
|Okay, first of all, as you all know, I'm most certainly not a professional software reviewer. Usually I either use it (if I can make it work) or don't (if it totally sucks). But I was playing around with IrfanView today, and I figured I'd talk about it a bit. Unfortunately, I seem to be becoming an all-mac website. I know for a fact that the two people that leave the most comments on my site both use a mac for most of their surfing. Even my host uses a mac. I, on the other hand, am dirt poor. Anyway, I digress beyond the fact that there's only a PC version.
IrfanView is a picture viewer and a *lot* more. I got it because I lost my install disk for the piece of trash "Micro$oft Picture It! Publishing" that I previously used for most of my image manipulation. Now, I'm not going to claim that it will be stealing any customers from PhotoShop, but IrfanView doesn't cost $650. In fact, it's *free* (and legal). On to some of my observations:
There's more to read. Read the extended entry.