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On Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 9:01:58 PM UTC+1, Tony Cooper wrote:
> On Wed, 03 Jan 2018 13:12:46 -0500, wrote:
> >Looking for software utility for displaying array of photos for
> >culling. Array should be miniatures, say about 16 across by 8 down.
> >Double clicking individual shots should display full screen for
> >evaluation. Deletion of individual shots. No editing needed except
> >possibly 90 deg. rotations. Priced reasonable or free. Informed
> >suggestions most welcome and thanks.
> I use FastStone for this.  The array is five across at the thumbnail
> size I have it set for, but down is the entire file that's opened.
> Double-clicking opens the image in full screen.  Individual images can
> be moved to a different order when re-numbering to present the files
> in a different order is desired.  The images can be tagged so certain
> images only can be displayed, and side-by-side comparisons of two or
> more images can be set.  There are several other handy features.
> The program is free.  FastStone Image Viewer 6.4 at
> I have Lightroom and Bridge, but often do my initial sorting in
> FastStone.  It accepts most types of files from RAW to jpeg.  
> -- 
> Tony Cooper - Orlando, Florida

One downside of faststone is that it won't do slideshows in a window.
Irfanview can do them both fullscreen and in a window (or actually a designated area on the screen,
so you can view slideshows in one
section while being engaged in other activities on the rest of the