IrfanView – External Editors

I just discovered that it’s possible to add more than three external applications to launch from IrfanView while viewing a file. The included CHM help file provides the following instructions for adding additional external applications:

Hint: How to open the current folder in Window Explorer and select the current file:
explorer "/n,/select,"%1

Hint (for advanced users): How to add more (max. 7 new, total 10) external editors: open the IrfanView INI file (i_view32.ini, probably in your App-Data folder) and find the section [Others] and see the entry “ExternalViewer3”. You can add editors 4-10 like:

ExternalViewer4=command
...
ExternalViewer9=command
ExternalViewer10=command

The new editors can be started ONLY using hotkeys: SHIFT+4 …, SHIFT+9, SHIFT-0


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