This small application stands out for its ease-of-use and extreme lightness, it opens any photo or image, regardless of its size, almost instantly. Even if these files are inside a RAR or ZIP compressed file.
Among its peculiarities we will find that the image occupies almost the entire screen, because its menus and buttons have minimized to the maximum with the intention of improving visualization.
FastStone MaxView is capable of opening the most popular formats like JPEG, JPEG2000, GIF, BMP, PNG, PCX, TIFF, WMF, ICO, CUR or TGA and saving them in JPEG, JPEG2000, TIFF, GIF, PCX, BMP, PNG and TGA. It also includes support for some types of RAW files.
Of course, it includes small tools to rotate the image, zoom in, see the image's data (like the EXIF) and the possibility to see a presentation with all the images, including more than 150 transitional effects.