IrfanView is a very well-known image handling application and in case some user have something against installing the software on their hard drive, the answer is going for the portable version. It can be copied onto a Flash drive or a CD to be used on the go and best of all, there's no difference between this portable version of IrfanView and the desktop one.
Portable IrfanView runs very smoothly and remains a complete solution to handle image files, regardless if we're talking about batch conversion, renaming, resizing or just viewing photos.
Just like the desktop edition, the portable version works flawlessly dozens of image formats and offers a great set of effects you can use to beautify your digital photos.
Another very useful feature you can enjoy with Portable IrfanView is the extension association. This way you can have your graphical files open with this version of IrfanView that leaves no traces behind.
Besides the support for pictures, the application can manage videos and audio tracks as well, but please note that for some of those you may need some plugins to open them. Screen capture and multipage TIF creation are also among the great features you will find in Portable IrfanView.
All in all, there's no doubt this tool packs enough functions that it can easily go for the top spot on the list of image viewers. Portable IrfanView can handle your photos on the fly, you can carry it around and run it from a flash drive or any other storage media.