XnView – Image Viewer Converter and Resizer

XnView is an free image viewer, graphical image file converter, and batch image resizer. It can import close to 400 different picture formats and can export around 40 different formats. All while utilizing a familiar explorer like user interface. This image editing utility is often compared by others to other popular free tools such as IrfanView.

Key features include the ability to apply filters and effects to images, crop and resize images, screen capture (screen shot), edit the metadata of images, as well as modify the number of colors used. The tool also supports batch processing, allowing you to batch resize a group of images all at once. Best of all, it can be made to run from a USB flash drive or other external storage device, so you can bring it with you. Further eliminating the need to have it installed on a computer.

The following image formats are supported; JPEG, JPEG2000, TIFF, GIF, PNG, WEBP, PSD, RAW, HEIC, PDF, CR2, DNG, and OpenEXR.

XnView – Batch Image Resizer

XnView running from USB

License: Freeware (for non commercial use)

Authors Website: Project Page

Installing this Image Converter to a USB flash drive

  1. Download the zipped file and extract (unzip) to your USB flash drive.
  2. Then, download this .ini file and copy it to your XnView folder.
  3. Finally, click .exe from the folder to run the program.

If all went well, this portable image editing and batch conversion software should now be up and running from your flash drive.