Tools - Settings - View - Viewer -
Tab Multimedia


Under "Tools → Settings → View → Viewer" in the tab "Multimedia" the following settings are offered for the viewer and/or the quick viewer.

These settings are applied for the:

  • Viewer, if the window "Configure viewer" was opened via the "Viewer" button
  • Quick viewer, if the window "Configure viewer" was opened via the "Quick viewer" button,
    or if it was opened via the "Viewer" button and the setting "Use same settings for viewer and quick viewer" is checked.



Images

Fit big images to window

If this setting is checked, big images are always shown so that they are visible as a whole in the viewer window. Otherwise a scrollable portion of the big image is shown.

Center image

If this setting is checked, the image is centered in the viewer window. Otherwise the image is shown at the top left of the viewer window.

Background color

This setting specifies the background color of the viewer window.

Show info label

If this setting is checked, the image size and miniaturization rate are shown at the top left of the viewer image.

This setting is active only if "Show title bar" (in the tab "General") is not checked.

Label text color

If "Label text color" is checked, the font color of the text label can be specified here.

Use fast loading for JPG

If this setting is checked, images with the file extension "JPG" are loaded faster. This setting requires the Intel file "ijl15.dll" to be in the FreeCommander start folder.

GIF

Play animated GIFs

If this setting is checked, animated files with the file extension "GIF" are played automatically when viewed.

Show transparency

If this setting is checked, the transparency of files with the file extension "GIF" is shown.

Graphic libraries

  • Use IrfanView/XnView to load images
    This option can be checked, if the path of the application IrfanView is entered in the field "Application path". If this option is checked, all files whose file extensions are entered in the field "File extensions" are opened with IrfanView.
  • Application path
    The path of the application IrfanView can be entered or selected here.
  • File extensions
    The extensions of files (to be opened with IrfanView) can be entered here.

Media

Interface

This setting specifies what interface (what program) will be used to show media files. Selectable programs:

Auto-start playback

If this setting is checked, media files are started immediately on opening.