FastStone Image Viewer 7.4:

  • Improved Clone and Heal. Transparent images are now supported.
  • Improved Pencil in Draw Board to draw smoother lines.
  • Fixed a bug that may crash the program when changing browser from details view to thumbnails view.
  • Fixed a Google Maps launch problem.
  • Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 7.3:

  • Fixed a bug that caused copy and paste failure in Design and Print.

FastStone Image Viewer 7.2:

  • Supports FAX, JFIF and TS formats.
  • Improved processing speed (5X faster) of Batch Rename.
  • Fixed a bug that failed to load certain TIFF images.
  • Other improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 6.9:

  • Added support for .M2TS video format.
  • Added shortcut (Alt+I) for showing File Properties.
  • Fixed Copy and Paste bug in thumbnail browser.
  • Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 6.8:

  • Added multithreading support to the built-in batch convert tool. Now it can process multiple images simultaneously (FASTER).
  • Added Auto-deskew option to the scan tool.
  • Many other minor improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 6.6:

  • Load images faster.
  • Open big folders faster.
  • Copy / Move files faster.
  • Process embedded ICC profiles faster. Now embedded ICC profile support is enabled by default.
  • Added a new mouse gesture to image magnifier.

FastStone Image Viewer 6.5:

  • Enhanced the Import Photos and Videos tool. Now it allows you to import both photos and videos from cell phones, digital cameras and card readers. Previously, video files could not be imported.
  • Enhanced the internal Video Player.
  • Increased the maximum time interval (from 5 minutes to 1 hour) in slideshow.
  • Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 6.4:

- Enhanced the internal Video Player and Scan Tool.
- Used Q as the shortcut key to tag/untag files.
- Used Ctrl+Shift+D as the shortcut key to turn on/off preview on secondary monitor.
- When Startup Folder is set to System Default, you will have an option to auto-clear history of visited folders.
- Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 6.3:

- Remembers last position.
- Auto-plays next video when current video ends.
- Plays video in slide show.
- Note: We do not provide video codecs. Third party codecs may be required for old versions of Windows.
- Enhanced rendering quality of annotations in Draw tool.
- Improved support for high bit-rate mp3 in slide show.
- Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 6.2:

- Batch processing dialogs can be maximized.
- Supports mouse Forward/Backward buttons.
- Supports F11 key to switch between full screen and windowed mode.
- Improved algorithm for conversion to 1-bit color depth.
- Improved memory management to handle larger images.
- Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 6.1:

- Improved loading speed of JPEG images
- Added support for ZIP-compressed TIFF images
- Added "Caption" option to the "Design and Print" tool. Now you can print properties such as file name, date/time, dimension below the images.
- Added "File name" option to the "Image Strip Builder" tool.
- Improved print quality of text in the "Contact Sheet Builder" tool.
- Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 6.0:

- Improved the Straighten/Rotate tool. Now you can rotate and crop the image within the same window.
- Added Auto Next Folder option to the Viewer tab of the Settings. This option lets you proceed to the next folder automatically when end of current folder is reached. Alternatively, you can press Alt + left/right arrow keys at the beginning/end of current folder to navigate into adjacent folders.
- Added Remember Last Viewed File to the Viewer tab of the Settings.
- Added two Zoom Filters (Lanczos_Softer and Bilinear) to the Viewer tab of the Settings.
- Added Full Screen Preview to Crop Board.
- Added Update File Timestamp option to Save As dialog.
- Added Copy Image (Ctrl+Shift+C) to the right click menu on thumbnails.
- Added Copy to Clipboard to Image Strip Builder.
- Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 5.9:

- Improved the Straighten/Rotate tool. You are now able to auto-rotate an image by tracing a line along the edge of a building or the horizon.
- Improved drag-and-drop between dual instances.
- Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 5.8:

- Supports dual instances. Now you can run two image viewers at the same time, drag and drop images between them, and compare images from different folders side by side.
- Added an option to show/hide filenames when comparing images.
- Added right-click menu on EXIF list to Copy EXIF to Clipboard.
- Displays MP4 and MOV thumbnails on Windows 10.
- Updated RAW format library.
- Many other small improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 5.7:

- Improved Dark Skin.
- Fixed some bugs.

FastStone Image Viewer 5.6:

- Added support for high-resolution / 4K monitors.
- Optimized transition effects in slide show.
- Improved compatibility with Windows 10.
- Many other small improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 5.5:

- Fixed Bugs.

FastStone Image Viewer 5.4:

- Added support for unicode filenames throughout the software. Now you can view and process images named in different types of characters (e.g. Arabic, Chinese, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian ...).
- Added support for symbolic links.
- Improved Batch Convert, Crop Board and Draw Board.
- Many other improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 5.3:

- Optimized the program to support larger images.
- Fixed a bug that might cause the program to crash when pressing W key to open the containing folder.
- Other small improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 5.2:

- Now you can copy and paste objects in Draw Board.
- Added "Zoom at Center/Mouse Position" to the Settings.
- Added "Smart-Filling" to the advanced options (Resize tab) of the Batch Convert tool.
- Added Fit Width (Shift+W) and Fit Height (Shift+H) to the Zoom menu.
- Improved the Copy/Move to Folder tool. Now you can press 1 to 9 to select a pre-defined destination folder.
- Many other improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 5.1:

- Now the Batch Rename tool supports all kinds of files if you select "All Files (*.*)" in the file filter list.
- Now you can press +/- keys to zoom in/out animated gif files.
- Fixed a bug causing the program to lose track of the current folder when it exits from full screen mode.

FastStone Image Viewer 5.0:

- Added option "Crop to Fit Full Screen" to the Slide Show tool.
- Added larger thumbnail size (260 x 195 pixels) to the "Thumbnail" tab in the Settings (press F12).
- Added shortcut (Ctrl+Alt+A) for "Auto-Rotate based on EXIF Orientation Tag".
- Now it is possible to use the option "Do not resize if image is already smaller than requested size" when batch-resizing images based on one side.
- Now you can tag or untag images even when the magnifier is activated.
- Other small improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 4.9:

- Added "Design and Print" (press Alt+P), which allows you to print multiple images with text and effects on one page.
- Improved "Adjust Curves". Now you can click and drag in image to adjust the curves directly. Endpoints of the curves are adjustable.
- Added "Print Size" option to the Resize tab of the batch convert tool.
- Added support of video files to the batch rename tool.
- Added "Auto-Resize" option to the image-scanning tool.
- Added "Show in Google Maps" and "Show in Google Earth" buttons to the “Image Properties” window. These buttons will be visible if the image has GPS information.
- Many other small improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 4.8:

- Added a Minimize button (hidden at the top-right corner of the screen) to full screen mode. Now you can minimize the application to taskbar without exiting the full screen mode.
- Added two Mouse Click options to use left/right clicks for previous/next images.
- Improved the Draw Board. Now it is possible to draw curved lines.
- Improved the Print dialog.
- Other improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 4.7:

- Added Touch Interface (tap, swipe, pinch) support throughout the application.
- Added a new mouse gesture to move between images: Click at the bottom part of the preview window to switch to the next/preview image.
- Improved the Copy/Move dialog. Now it shows an image comparison window and allows you to select Replace, Skip and Rename when handling file name conflicts.
- Added an option to let you manually select which photos to download in the "Download Photos" tool.
- Improved the Print dialog.
- Added a new browser mode (under menu "View"->"Layout"), which provides a bigger image viewing area.
- Added a "Reduce Noise" tool.
- Improved the Straighten/Rotate dialog. Now it is possible to preserve aspect ratio when rotating an image.
- Improved the "Set Wallpaper Anywhere on Desktop" tool with "Drop Shadow" and "Cut" effects.
- Improved the "Text" tool in "Draw Board". Now you can see a preview of fonts in the font name list.
- Improved "Crop Board" by adding "Original Ratio" to the "Paper Ratio" list.
- Improved "Image Comparison" by adding an option to Auto-Fit images to the window.
- Improved folder navigation in Windows Libraries.
- Updated the RAW format library. Added support for SRW, NRW, RWL files. Added an option in the Raw tab of the Settings to enable/disable Raw files.
- Added a new skin called OSX.
- Many other minor improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 4.6:

- Improved the "Acquire Images from Scanner" tool.
- Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 4.5:

- Now it is possible to adjust Lighting, Colors, Levels and Curves within selected areas of an image.
- Fixed bugs in the Print and Email dialogs.

FastStone Image Viewer 4.4:

- Improved the "Acquire Image from Scanner" tool. Now it supports batch scanning to PDF, TIFF, JPEG and PNG. It allows users to rotate, crop, deskew, annotate, print, email and save scanned images directly within this tool.
- Added "Watermark" to the Effects menu.
- Added "Auto-Rotate" option to the Print dialog.
- Added drag-and-drop capability to the Print dialog.
- Improved the USM-Sharpen algorithm by allowing up to 50 pixels in radius.
- Improved the "Full Screen Preview" of the "Sharpen/Blur" tool. Now it is possible to make adjustments in full screen mode.
- Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

FastStone Image Viewer 4.3:

- Added Clone Stamp and Healing Brush.
- Added "Auto-Adjust Colors" to Colors menu.
- Added "Adjust Lighting" to lighten or darken shadows and highlights.
- Added "Adjust Levels".
- Added "Adjust Curves".
- Added USM (Unsharp Mask) option to Sharpen/Blur.
- Added Sketch and Oil Painting effects.
- Added outward-pointing tails to text objects in Draw Board.
- Now images in Slide Show Builder, Multi-page File Builder, Image Strip Builder and Email list can be drag-and-dropped to rearrange the order.
- Supported EPS format by displaying the preview image.
- Updated the RAW format library. Sony SR2 raw format is supported.
- Improved memory management to handle larger images.
- Other minor bug fixes and improvements.