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Sharp IMG Viewer 2008 is a resource explorer which lets to open images, extract from various sources, save images in other formats, view image properties including metadata, perform operations on selected images.

Sharp IMG Viewer 2008 is developed for the .NET Framework 2.0 or later. .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 is highly recommended to install the program. Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86) is needed to view PDF files if you are using the .NET Framework 4.0

The most important supported features are:

    • Loading and saving of images in a variety of formats

    • Extracting images from assemblies, archives (ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, Z, PPMd, 7z, LZMA, XZ, RAR, XAR, Microsoft Cabinet and WIM formats), disk image files (ISO, FAT, NTFS, EXT), virtual disk files (VMware VMDK, Oracle VirtualBox VDI, Microsoft VHD, XenServer Virtual Appliance XVA, Apple DMG), Windows executables, resources, Shockwave Flash (SWF), video, compound and compiled help files

    • Transferring image data from scanner or camera

    • Sending image 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 applying layers to draw lines, shapes (rectangles, ellipses, rounded rectangles, arcs, pies, chords, polylines, polygons), curves (cardinal and Bézier splines), text strings and bar codes

    • Import and export to Adobe PDF and Scalable Vector Graphics files

    • Drag and drop support

    • Clipboard copy and paste operations support

Recommended hardware:

    • Intel® Pentium® processor, or an AMD Opteron, AMD Athlon64 or AMD Athlon XP processor 400 MHz (800 MHz+ recommended)

    • 128 MB RAM (256 MB recommended)

    • 40 MB hard disk space

    • 800 x 600 256 colors display (1024 x 768 High Color - 16-bit recommended)

    • mouse or pointing device

Supported operating systems:

    • Microsoft® Windows® 98

    • Microsoft® Windows® Millennium Edition

    • Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Professional

    • Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Server

    • Microsoft® Windows® XP™

    • Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003

    • Microsoft® Windows® Vista

    • Microsoft® Windows® 7

    • Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008

    • Microsoft® Windows® 8

    • Microsoft® Windows® Server 2012

    • Microsoft® Windows® 8.1

    • Microsoft® Windows® Server 2012 R2

    • Microsoft® Windows® 10

Supported image file formats

Formats supported when writing are marked in bold

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 - Google WebP image format (*.webp)

ANI - Animated Cursor format (*.ani)

SVG - Scalable Vector Graphics format (*.svg)

PDF - Portable Document format (*.pdf)

RAW - RAW camera image formats (many extensions)

Supported video file formats

  • MPEG video files (*.mpeg;*.mpg;*.m1v;*.m2v;*.mp2;*.mpa;*.mpe;*.ts;*.ifo;*.vob)

  • Windows Media files (*.asf;*.wm;*.wmv;*.wmd)

  • Audio-Video Interleaved files (*.avi)

  • Adobe filmstrip files (*.flm)

  • Shockwave Flash files (*.swf)

  • Flash video files (*.flv)

  • Ogg files (*.ogg;*.ogv)

  • QuickTime files (*.mov;*.qt)

  • Mobile video files (*.3gp2;*.3gpp;*.3gp;*.3g2)

  • MP4 format files (*.mp4)

  • Matroska files (*.mkv)

  • Motion Pixels files (*.mvi)

  • NUT Open Container format files (*.nut)

  • DV video format files (*.dv)

  • Psygnosis YOP files (*.yop)

  • Beam Software SIFF files (*.siff)

  • CD Graphics format files (*.cdg)

  • IndigoVision 8000 video server files (*.iv8)

  • Nullsoft Streaming Video files (*.nsv)

  • NuppelVideo files (*.nuv)

  • RealMedia files (*.rm;*.rmvb)

  • Smacker video files (*.smk)

  • AviSynth files (*.avs)

  • Material eXchange format (*.mfx)

  • GXF format (*.gxf)

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