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Batch Converting Images Using IrfanView

IrfanView is a free, basic image viewer and editor for Windows. You can use it to convert multiple files in a folder from one format to another. You can download the program at https://www.irfanview.com/ 

  1. Open IrfanView.
  2. Open the File menu and choose Batch Conversion/Rename.
Irfanview-File and Batch Conversion/Rename menu
  1. Under the Work as section of the Batch Conversion window, select Batch Conversion.
Irfanview-Batch conversion option
  1. Using the Look in drop-down menu, find and open the folder which holds the images you wish to convert.
Irfanview-Select images to convert
  1. Click the Create New Folder button to make a new folder to hold the converted files.
Irfanview-New Folder Button
  1. In the Output folder pane, select the new folder using the Browse button.
Irfanview-Browse Button used to set destination folder
  1. Click the Add all button to add all of the images from the input folder to the Input file list.
Irfanview-Add all images from folder button
  1. In the Batch Conversion setting pane, choose an Output format.
Irfanview-Batch Format Output Settings
  1. If you wish to resize the images in addition to changing the file format, check the Use advanced option (for bulk resizeā€¦) checkbox and click the Advanced button.
Irfanview-Advanced Resize options
  1. Under the RESIZE section of the options window enter new dimensions and click the OK button.
Irfanview-Resize Window
  1. Click the Start Batch button.
Irfanview-Start Batch button
  1. When the batch conversion is complete, click the Exit Batch button.
Updated on October 10, 2022

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