[ubuntu-za] OPENING files with .png extentions in MS

Neil Manson neil.manson at infotech.monash.edu
Thu Apr 26 13:31:54 UTC 2018


You can get the portable version of IrfanView from
https://portableapps.com/apps/graphics_pictures/irfanview_portable

This can be installed even if you don't have admin rights on the computer.



On 26 April 2018 at 13:54, Anton May <antonmay at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dam, been so long forgot about irfanview
>
> On 26 April 2018 at 13:46, Bill Cairns <cairnsww at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Irfanview can read just about everything. It's not open source (because
>> the owner does not want to give away the code), but is free and excellent.
>>
>> On 26 April 2018 at 12:00, Piet Beukes OSS PEG <zabear1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi everyone   26Apr18
>>>
>>> Re:  OPENING files with* .png extentions*  in MS Windows
>>>
>>> I am forced to work with MS at the workplace, with the Workplace PC -
>>> cannot install Ubuntu or such on the PC.
>>>
>>> However I have opted out of using any MS program and can install smaller
>>> free programs.
>>>
>>> In the process* I have trouble opening .png files* - as I have not come
>>> across an OS program with which to open png files yet. Which image editor
>>> do I really need???
>>>
>>> *Is Scribus the answer* and can I install it on MS? It looks like
>>> overkill -  I just need to open a few png files per month and don't need to
>>> work on it - just need to open it to see the .png product.
>>>
>>> *Any advice?*
>>>
>>> For* .pdf files* I am using PDF Reader - which does work.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> PietB
>>>
>>>
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