The topic describes supported features and file formats.

Sharp IMG Viewer 2008 implements main features using GDI+ and FreeImage library.

Features

The most important supported features are:

  • Loading and saving of images in a variety of formats

  • Extracting images from assemblies, archives, disk image files, virtual disk files, Windows executables, resources, Shockwave Flash, video, compound and compiled help files

  • Transferring image data from scanner or camera

  • Sending images to E-mail and Skype recipients

  • Easy access to image metadata

  • Converting bitmap’s bit depths from one to another

  • Accessing frames in an image when there are multiple

  • Basic manipulation of images, such as rotation, flipping and resampling

  • Alpha compositing and alpha blending

  • Export to Adobe PDF files

  • Drag and drop support

  • Clipboard copy and paste operations support

Supported file formats

BMP

Windows or OS/2 Bitmap format (*.bmp;*.dib;*.rle)

ICO

Windows Icon format (*.ico)

CUR

Windows Cursor format (*.cur)

GIF

Graphics Interchange format (*.gif)

JPEG

JPEG Group format (*.jpg;*.jpeg;*.jpe;*.jfif)

PNG

Portable Network Graphics format (*.png)

TIF

Tagged Image File format (*.tif;*.tiff)

WMF

Windows Metafile format (*.wmf)

EMF

Extended Metafile format (*.emf)

PBM

Portable Bitmap format (*.pbm)

PGM

Portable Graymap format (*.pgm)

PPM

Portable Pixelmap format (*.ppm)

PFM

Portable Floatmap format (*.pfm)

TARGA

Targa format (*.tga;*.targa)

HDR

High Dynamic Range format (*.hdr)

WBMP

Wireless bitmap format (*.wbmp;*.wbm)

XPM

X11 Pixmap format (*.xpm)

XBM

X11 Bitmap format (*.xbm)

CUT

Dr. Halo format (*.cut)

DDS

DirectDraw Surface format (*.dds)

FAXG3

Raw Fax format CCITT G3 (*.g3)

IFF

Amiga IFF format (*.iff;*.lbm)

JNG

JPEG Network Graphics format (*.jng)

KOALA

Commodore 64 Koala format (*.koa)

MNG

Multiple Network Graphics format (*.mng)

PCD

Kodak PhotoCD format (*.pcd)

PCX

Zsoft Paintbrush PCX bitmap format (*.pcx)

PSD

Adobe Photoshop format (*.psd)

RAS

Sun Rasterfile format (*.ras)

SGI

Silicon Graphics SGI format (*.sgi)

PICT

Macintosh PICT format (*.pct;*.pict;*.pic)

EXR

ILM OpenEXR format (*.exr)

JP2

JPEG-2000 File format (*.jp2;*.jpc)

J2K

JPEG-2000 codestream format (*.j2k;*.j2c)

JPEG-XR

JPEG-XR image format (*.jxr;*.wdp;*.hdp)

WEBP

WebP image format (*.webp)

ANI

Animated Cursor format (*.ani)

AVI

Audio-Video Interleaved format (*.avi)

PDF

Portable Document format (*.pdf)

RAW

RAW camera image formats (many extensions)

Formats supported when writing are marked in bold