XnView Classic: Best Photo Viewer, Image Resizer & Batch Converter for Windows.

XnView is compatible with Windows 7 and Windows 10.
Version 2.49.5

XnView is an efficient image viewer, browser and converter for Windows.
This software is really simple to use and totally free for personal use. It supports more than 500 image formats! No Adware, No Spyware. Download for Windows


Photo Viewer

With XnView you can browse, organize, and view your images in numerous ways:

  • Thumbnail View
  • FullScreen View
  • FilmStrip View
  • SlideShow with FX
  • Images Compare
  • etc...

Photo Editor

XnView allows you to process your images with an arsenal of editing tools:

  • Resize, Rotate, Crop
  • Lossless Rotate & Crop (jpeg)
  • Adjust Brightness, Contrast, ...
  • Auto Levels, Auto Contrast
  • Modify Colors depth & palette
  • Apply filters & Effects


In addition to exporting to more than 70 Formats XnView lets you create:

  • SlideShows
  • Web Pages
  • Contact Sheets
  • Video Thumbnails Gallery
  • File Listings
  • Strip of Images

Unrivaled Compatibility

XnView lets you read about 500 formats (including Multipage and animated still formats APNG, TIFF, GIF, ICO,etc..). Some formats may require Plug-ins
XnView also provides a convenient Screen Capture module and Windows ™ TWAIN & WIA interface to capture images.

And Much More ...

Some other notable features of XnView are:

  • Metadata support & Editing (IPTC)
  • JPEG lossless Transforms
  • Duplicate File Finder
  • Batch Processing
  • Batch Rename
  • Print Module

If you intend to use XnView in a company, you must purchase a license.

N° of licensesPrice per license
129.00 €
2-9 26.00 €
10-1922.00 €
20-4919.00 €
50-9910.50 €
100-4996.50 €
500-9994.20 €
More than 10003.90 €
Purchase license @Kolor.com

Download XnView 2.49.5 for Windows:

Donate XnView is provided as FREEWARE (NO Adware, NO Spyware) for private or educational use (including non-profit organizations).
If you enjoy using XnView, Don't hesitate to help the developer with a small donation.


The minimal version includes:
Languages: English, French, German.
Plugins: None
Addons: None

XnView Min. Setup XnView Min. Zip


The Standard version includes:
Languages: All languages.
Plugins: jpeg2000.
Addons: photomasque, paint, xmp.

XnView Std. Setup XnView Std. Zip


The extended version includes:
Languages: All languages.
Plugins & Addons: All
Extras: NConvert, ShellEx, Media Detector.

XnView Ext. Setup XnView Ext. Zip

You may want to check out all the Addons also available for XnView.

SHA-256 checksums:
XnView-win.exe: 80F252912FF68A32C67703D3C2EAD3A9C7AA7EFE85C80DDBB55811DF9C6A01D4
XnView-win.zip: 2D5B6BD223D33FA3EE92515FC4EC29E7F115329A184A66C3008455B15A90C646
XnView-win-full.exe: 5C10FCA07965EA957ECC9A17AD2B748328B3971A709DF20412A93F5E19FB58D7
XnView-win-full.zip: E0C58A0E25D08361BB0571F399F4DAD6A88A0E860E83C46EDAAAFB2A6176F931
XnView-win-small.exe: D87494B5DF1EAC50EC62CAC6D73DB1CCF16C7B2CFF05199D6EEA26B68D5E9DBC
XnView-win-small.zip: 9591E28B8EF62ECEDD3443586E5FC9E820D48516AC2BCDBB697A8C37A58284DC

I/O Plugins

To install, unzip the file to the Plugins directory below the XnView directory.

Download All I/O Plug-ins Setup Download All I/O Plug-ins ZIP

HEIF HEIF (lesen)
FLIF FLIF (lesen/schreiben)
BPG BPG (lesen/schreiben)
SPL... SPL, PRN, PCL, HPGL, PLT NT EMF Spool, PCL5 and HP-Gl/2, PCL6(XP) & ZjStream file format (read)
OpenRasterOpenRaster format (read)
WebPWebP format (read/write)
Paint.netPaint.net format (read)
AWDAWD format (read)
BMFBMF format (read)
DjVuAT&Ts DjVu format (read)
ECWErmapper format (read)
OpenEXROpenEXR format (read)
ERIERIchan format (read)
FIFIterated Systems format (read)
FPXFlashPix format (read/write)
Jbig"Joint Bi-level Image experts Group" format (read/write)
Jbig 2JBIG 2 format (read)
SFFStructured Fax format (read)
WICJ Wavelet Image Codec format (read/write)
LWFLurawave format (read/write) (Can only save images up to 4096x4096 pixels)
LDFLuraDocument format (read) (Can only save images up to 4096x4096 pixels and maximum of 6 pages)
JPEG 2000 LWFJPEG-2000 JP2/JPC File format (read/write) (Can only save images up to 4096x4096 pixels)
IWCWaveL format (read/write)
JPEG 2000 JPEG-2000 JP2 File format (read/write)
MrSidMrSid format (read)
WLMCompW format (read/write)
JNGJNG/MNG format (read)
JPEGlsJPEG lossless format (read)
SusieAllows to use Susie's plugins
PWCPWC (Fast Piecewise-constant) format (read)
WhypicYPC format (read)
P2Pic2 format (read)
PCDAllows to read high resolution of PCD files
DCkdc format (read)
CPACPA Prism format (read)
LDF-JPMLDF.jpm format (read/write)
DXF...DXF/DWG/HPGL/CGM/SVG formats. Uses third party component from cadsofttools
Compound3DSMax & Picture IT! thumbnail, and Microsoft Image Composer (read)
PAXPAX format (read)
WMPHD Photo format (read/write)
WSQWSQ format (read)
SDKSDK for developer who wants to add new image format


To install, unzip the file to the Addon directory below the XnView directory

 Slide videoSlide video export
 PaintBasic drawing features (line, circle, text, ...)
 FTPSend images by FTP
 NeroCD burning in browser/slideshow (Nero needed)
 ZIPZIP files in browser
 PocketPCAllows to send pictures to a PocketPC device
 ImageShackAllows to send pictures to a ImageShack/Imgur web service
 PNGoutAllows to convert picture in PNG format with PNGout
 RIOTAllows to use RIOT plugin, thanks to Lucian Sabo
 ArchiveAllows to view content of zip, rar, 7z and SQX archive
 ID3 tagsAllows to read ID3 tags on MP3 files
 SDKfor developer who wants to create new plugin
Web templatesAdditonal WEB templates (unzip the file to the WebTemplate directory) Download
Harry's Filter


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