gbImageViewer is a simple file viewer which will display any image file supported by the Windows web browser control. BMP, JPG, PNG, and ICO are among the images which can be viewed in gbImageViewer.

Just select a folder to display a list of the supported images found in that folder, then select the file to view it in the embedded browser.

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gbImageViewer uses a single main screen, consisting of a toolbar, folder browser, file list and integrated web browser:

Feature List

gbImageViewer the following features.

Using gbImageViewer

Using gbImageViewer couldn't be more simpler.

  1. Select a folder containing supported images
  2. Select a file to view the image

That's it. The toolbar provides a few additional navigation features, which are discussed below. The integrated web browser provide a context menu which varies with the content of the displayed image. Neither the folder browser nor file list provide context menus.


Most gbImageViewer features or settings are accessed through the toolbar buttons.


Keyboard Shortcuts

The following key combinations are available to the user to access gbImageViewer features:

Folder/File Browser

The built-in folder browser supports only the C: drive.

Once a folder is selected, the supported image files found in the folder are displayed as a list before the folder browser. The first image is automatically selected.

An image can be selected using the mouse, or the toolbar Previous/Next button can be used to move through the file list.

Other Comments

Miscellaneous information is provided in this section.

When gbImageViewer starts, it restores the previous session content (displays the image being viewed when gbImageViewer was closed).

INI File
gbImageViewer application settings are saved in an INI file, kept in the same folder as the gbImageViewer application.

Comments and suggestions are welcome!