IrfanView is a lightweight and fast image viewer for Windows. Here are some settings to make it more useful.
Auto-jump to next file after deleting current one
By default, IrfanView will not jump to next image if you delete current one. To
enable this, click
Options --> Properties/Settings... --> File Handling.
delete section, check the following box:
Jump to the next file after deleting/moving
Fit image to window size when viewing
When we are viewing images in a directory, it is annoying that window size
changes as image sizes vary. To keep the window size and fit the image to
window, go to
View --> Display options (window mode) and choose
Fit images to window.
Do not exit program when pressing ESC
By default, Irfanview will exit immediately if we press the ESC key when we are
viewing an image, which is really annoying. To disable this behavior, go to
Options --> Properties/Settings, in the popup window, click
Start / Exit options. In the
Exit options section, check the box
Warning on ESC program exit. Do not forget to click
OK button to save your settings.
Skip txt files when viewing files in a directory
By default, ifranview will also show text files, which is annoying. Here is how
to disable this behavior. Go to
Options -> Properties/Settings -> Extentions:
- Check the boxes for the file extensions that we want irfanview to open
- Select the option “Load only associated types while moving through directory”.
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