Honeyview Version History

v5.46 Jan 3, 2022

  • Fixed vulnerabilities issues in JXR format(CNVD-C-2021-486951)
  • Fixed vulnerabilities issues in CR2 format(CNVD-C-2021-486948)

v5.45 Dec 7, 2021

  • Fixed vulnerabilities issues in JPEG format(CNVD-C-2021-405090)
  • Fixed vulnerabilities issues in JXR/TIFF/GIF
  • Fixed a bug that some types of WebP files cannot be opened
  • Other modifications

v5.42 Nov 15, 2021

  • Fixed vulnerabilities that may occur when handling TIFF files (CNVD-C-2021-352866, CNVD-C-2021-352868)
  • Other modifications

v5.41 Nov 8, 2021

  • Fixed vulnerabilities issues in JXR, PSD, and Jpeg2000 format(CNVD-C-2021-336539, CNVD-C-2021-336540, CNVD-C-2021-336463)
  • Added a feature showing lossless and lossy information of Animated WebP
  • Improved support for JXR format
  • Fixed a bug that cannot open files with path names longer than 512 characters
  • Other modifications

v5.40 July 1, 2021

  • Fixed a buffer overrun vulnerability (KVE-2021-0286)
  • Fixed a bug that some dialog boxes cannot show text correctly
  • Fixed a bug that the preview in a context menu does not work with the Recent Items in Windows 7
  • Improved the preview in a context menu to be compatible with PSB files
  • Fixed a bug that the preview of a zoomed-in image does not change when another image is opened by drag & drop
  • Other modifications

v5.38 May 24, 2021

  • Other modifications

v5.36 May 20, 2021

  • Fixed some security vulnerabilities
  • Fixed a bug that the "Add Padding" feature ignores the selected color for the padding
  • Improved how the program selects a color for its title bar's caption when the color of the title bar changes
  • Fixed a bug that the "Sort By" feature does not work correctly on Windows Vista and Windows 7 under certain conditions
  • Added a feature applying ICC profiles to PSD files
  • Improved the support for the DDS format
  • Other modifications

v5.35 Sep 7, 2020

  • Fixed a buffer overrun vulnerability (KVE-2020-0652)
  • Fixed a bug that some types of APNG files cannot be opened
  • Fixed a bug that some types of BMP files cannot be opened
  • Fixed a bug that some types of GIF files cannot be opened
  • Other modifications

v5.34 Jul 30, 2020

  • Fixed some printing problems
  • Improved support for DDS format
  • Fixed a bug that some types of Ugoira files cannot be opened
  • Fixed a bug that some types of animated GIF files are displayed incorrectly
  • Other modifications

v5.33 Jun 25, 2020

  • Fixed a bug that an image is not printed properly with the particular printer driver (Canon Generic Plus UFR II V120)
  • Improved processing of Ugoira (.ugoira) file
  • Added support for the format of RGBA 32BPP DDS
  • Fixed a bug that the program crashes when opening some GIF files
  • Added a feature making APNG file association
  • Other modifications

v5.32 Jan 23, 2020

  • New code signing certificate has been installed.
  • New shortcut key (Alt+T) to toggle processing alpha transparency
  • New feature displaying GPS altitude information
  • New feature processing UTF8 comment on JPEG format
  • New support for jfif format
  • Fixed bug that Honeyview crashes when converting an image
  • Fixed bug that Honeyview cannot detect a change in a network folder
  • Fixed bug that some types of animated PNG files are displayed incorrectly
  • Other modifications

v5.31 Sep 30, 2018

  • Fixed: Buffer overrun vulnerability(CNVD-C-2018-107947)

v5.30 Sep 07, 2018

  • Update Type: Major update
  • Improved: Accurate monitor ICC profile processing
  • Fixed: LoadLibrary DLL hijacking vulnerability
  • Minor bugs fixed

v5.29 Jun 28, 2018

  • Fixed: Cannot show thumbnail images on the image selection dialog box
  • Code refactoring

v5.28 Jun 26, 2018

  • Update Type: Minor update
  • Fixed: Cannot show specific JPEG file's EXIF information
  • Fixed: Zombie bug in the specific situation
  • Minor bugs fixed

v5.27 May 21, 2018

  • Update Type: Minor update
  • Fixed: File association problem in Windows 10 on the special occasion
  • Fixed: Some errors during folder navigation using [, ] key
  • New: Copy file path to the clipboard as well as image data when pressing Ctrl+C
  • Minor bugs fixed

v5.26 Feb 2, 2018

  • Update Type: Minor update
  • Fixed: Cannot process CIELAB of TIFF
  • Fixed: Cannot read some GPS information of EXIF
  • New: Shortcut to copy resized image(Ctrl+Atl+C)
  • New: Supports 16bpp PGM/PNM
  • Several minor bugs fixed

v5.25 Sep 19, 2017

  • Update Type: Minor update
  • New: Option for WebP/PSD preview in Explorer

v5.24 Sep 8, 2017

  • Update Type: Major update
  • Bugfix: Can't recognize CBR/CBZ as an archive

v5.23 Sep 7, 2017

  • Update Type: Major update
  • New: Preview of PSD and WebP files in Windows Explorer
  • New: Belarusian and Thai languages
  • Bugfix: Can't open RGB color space Jpeg format
  • Bugfix: Can't open 8 BPP indexed color PSD format
  • Bugfix: Problem when showing double page view with Animation GIF
  • Minor bugs fixed

v5.22 Jun 25, 2017

  • Update Type: Major update
  • Fixed: RAR vulnerability problem
  • Updated: Spanish, Traditional Chinese language files
  • Minor bugs fixed

v5.21 May 14, 2017

  • Update Type: Minor update
  • Updated: Danish, Traditional Chinese language files
  • Minor bugs fixed

v5.20 April 4, 2017

  • Update Type: Minor update
  • Updated: Italian language file
  • Minor bugs fixed

v5.19 02/26/2017

  • Minor bugs fixed

v5.18 07/01/2016

  • Honeyview is now able to open TIFF files which include the pixel aspect ratio.
  • Added the Finnish language file by Teemu Paavola.
  • Bugs fixed
    • Failed to open some PNG files if the header of the file was damaged.
    • If the EXIF data contained an HTML tag, the text was displayed incorrectly.
    • Failed to close the progress dialog box if there was no image in a compressed file under certain situations.
    • Failed to process the alpha channel in a PNG if the pixel aspect ratio was applied.
    • Other minor bugs fixed.

v5.17 03/27/2016

  • The website URL of Honeycam has changed from http:// to https://.
  • Bugs fixed
    • The sorting order of Bookmarks was reversed after importing Bookmarks.
    • Other minor bugs fixed.

v5.16 02/05/2016

  • Added hotkeys for image rotation (Ctrl+R, Ctrl+L) in Preview.
  • Improved security of Honeyview Updater.
  • Improved support for high resolution DPI.
  • Bugs fixed
    • 16 color PCX files were displayed incorrectly.
    • Failed to process some Animation WebP files.
    • Non-solid .7z archives were displayed slowly.
    • The zoom in/out state was reset when a file was added/deleted.
    • Honeyview crashed while opening some SRW files.
    • Buffer overflow vulnerability

v5.14 08/28/2015

  • Bug fixed - The wrong image file was deleted when users pressed the delete key in the Select Image window.
  • Other bugs fixed

v5.13 08/19/2015

  • Improved compatibility with Windows 10.
  • Honeyview now supports the PSB image format.
  • Honeyview now ignores the alpha channel of TGA images.
  • Other bugs fixed

v5.12 07/24/2015

  • Honeyview now displays the aspect ratio of PNGs correctly if it has aspect ratio information.
  • Honeyview now supports the PSD file format which has 32-bit precision color.
  • Honeyview now supports the JPEG 2000 file format which has 16-bit precision color.
  • Honeyview now supports the 32-bit floating point TIFF format.
  • Honeyview now supports the ICC profile of TIFF format.
  • Honeyview now exits when users double-click the top left corner when maximized.
  • Honeyview now reloads the file list when an image file in a folder was deleted.
  • Added the Bulgarian language file by URIEL
  • Improved the compatibility with Windows 10.
  • Bugs fixed
    • Honeyview crashed while closing the program when Ad-Aware Web Companion was installed.
    • Failed to open some old BMP files which had palette information.
    • A password was requested twice when password protected image files were opened through Honeyview on Bandizip.
    • Failed to recognize JPX, JPM, JPF extensions as an image file in the file list.
    • Transparent tile background was printed when the user printed a transparent image.
    • Displayed the first image when the rotation function was used in TIFF files.

v5.11 03/13/2015

  • The animated Ugoira image format created on Pixiv.net is supported.
  • The filelist will be refreshed automatically if a new image file is added.
  • Honeyview can now convert image files to BMP format.
  • Honeyview can now preview the PNM and WebP image formats when right clicking in Windows Explorer.
  • Shift+Delete deletes a file without sending it to Recycle Bin.
  • Honeyview now supports the BMP image format with Alpha Channels.
  • Added the Latvian language file by Juris Hasjanovs.
  • Bugs fixed
    • Failed to open some PNG files if the ICC profile of the file is damaged.
    • Failed to render the alpha channel of WebP files which have a 32 BPP alpha channel.

v5.10 02/17/2015

  • Honeyview now supports the Animation PNG image format (APNG).
  • Improved accuracy of the playback time when starting a slideshow.
  • Some image files switched slowly when pressing the [ ] key in a certain folder which has more than 1,000 archive files.
  • Added options, "Do not display the animation-info control" and "Do not display the zoom-info control".
  • Improved the pop-up menu processing method.
  • Display GIF files even if the header information is incorrect.
  • Added the Czech language file by Vladimír Skořepa.
  • Bugs fixed
    • Some Animation WebP files were blurred.
    • Other minor bugs fixed.

v5.09 01/23/2015

  • Improved the picture quality of Jpeg when converted.
  • Improved the picture quality of WebP when converted.
  • Improved accuracy of the playback time when showing animated images.
  • The animation BPG image format is supported.
  • Display notification messages in the corner rather than the center.
  • Display the exposure time up to 6 decimal places.
  • Improved image sorting method when using Drag and Drop.
  • The Honeyview window can be dragged/moved if the zoomed in/out image is smaller than the Honeyview window.
  • Added the Kurdish language file by Goran.
  • Bugs fixed
    • Failed to show some animated WebP files.
    • Failed to process some JPEG files if the thumbnail information is incorrect.
    • Other minor bugs fixed.

v5.08 12/22/2014

  • Honeyview now supports the BPG image format.
  • Honeyview is now able to convert any image files to the BPG file format.
    - BPG (Better Portable Graphics) is a file format which is more compression-efficient than the JPEG image format.
  • Honeyview can now display GIF comments.
  • Honeyview can now preview the TIFF Image format when right clicking on Windows Explorer.
  • Added the Slovenian language file by Jadran Rudec.
  • Bugs fixed
    • Failed to scroll an animated image file when it was enlarged.
    • Some image files which have very large height values were displayed poorly.
    • Other minor bugs fixed.

v5.07 10/24/2014

  • The Animation WebP image format is supported.
  • After installing Honeyview, the Bandizip suggestion window will pop up.
  • Honeyview is now able to convert image files to WebP format.
  • Sound for page turning has changed.
  • Added the Dutch, Portuguese and Romanian language files.
  • Bugs fixed
    • Some animated GIF files rendered slowly.
    • An error occurred when the Lanczos algorithm was used and the width/height was smaller than 5 pixels.
    • The color space of some JPEG files wasn't recognized properly. (It was recognized as Adobe RGB)
    • The silent installation option (/S) didn't work properly.
    • Other minor bugs fixed.

v5.06 08/12/2014

  • Support for BigTiff file format.
  • Added the Croatian, Swedish and Turkish language files.
  • Notification messages in the corner become smaller/transparent.
  • %appfolder% variables can be used in the Photo Folder path and external program path.
  • The minimum Zoom range has changed from 10% to 5%.
  • Honeyview window can be dragged/moved in the maximized window status.
  • The minimum size of Honeyview has changed from 480x380 to 320x240
  • Added the "Copy to Photo Folder 2" hotkey menu in the Keyboard/Mouse action menu.
  • If the EXIF data is blank, Honeyview will not show the string in the EXIF.
  • Bugs fixed
    • Failed to show the GPS location on Google Maps on some JPEG files.
    • Failed to open corrupted PSD files.
    • Failed to adjust window size to image size when deleting a file (even if the user checked the "Adjust window size to image size" option).
    • Other minor bugs fixed.

v5.05 05/19/2014

  • Added the Hungarian language file by Zityi's Software.
  • Bugs fixed
    • An error occurred when users tried to delete a file in an archive.
    • Failed to extract some animation GIF files.
    • Other minor bugs fixed.

v5.04 05/14/2014

  • Improved the playback time of animated GIFs. (If animated GIF’s frame delay time is 0.01 sec, Honeyview will show the GIF for 0.1 sec.)
  • Added the Danish, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Serbian, Ukrainian and Vietnamese language files. Many thanks to Jens Erik Graversgaard, George Georgiou, Styb, Kawanihan, jamir Lopes Rodriguês, Зоран Томић, Н.Сад, Дмитро Сорока, and Thanh Minh Nguyen.
  • Added the descending sorting method.
  • Changed the minimum cache memory size from 100MB to 30MB.
  • Bugs fixed
    • Failed to show the GPS location on Google Maps on some European versions of Windows. (Danish, Polish, etc.)
    • Displayed incorrect ISO information if ISO the speed was less than 50.
    • Other minor bugs fixed.

v5.03 02/14/2014

  • Added the French, German, Polish, Russian, Simplified_Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Traditional_Chinese language files. Many thanks to Breat, Bjoern von Heesen, Lukasz Seweryn, Роман Старых, PEPEK, hxdhttk, Javi, and 風逸蘭.
  • Added an option, "Do not display tooltips on mouseover".
  • Honeyview is now able to delete the auto-saved image path in compressed image files.
  • Honeyview is now able to delete images displayed in the image window.
  • Honeyview will delete the entire split archive files when users delete an image file in split archive files.
  • Improved the Auto Image Rotation function in uncommon JPEG formats.
  • Improved the EXIF parsing process.
  • Improved the thumbnails process for DNG formats.
  • Bug fixed: Images were cached even if users turned off the Image caching function.

v5.02 01/23/2014

  • New design to enhance user convenience.
  • Ultrafast rendering with optimized image processing.
  • Support for BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG, PSD, DDS, JXR, WebP, J2K, JP2, TGA, TIFF, PCX, PNM, and PPM formats.
  • Support for RAW image formats including DNG, CR2, CRW, NEF, NRW, ORF, RW2, PEF, SR2, and RAF.
  • Support for direct view from compressed file formats including ZIP, RAR, 7Z, LZH, TAR, ALZ, and EGG.
  • Various display options including Fill and Parallel View modes.
  • Direct location view on Google Maps with GPS information included in photos.
  • Users can copy preferred photos to a customizable ‘Photo folder’.
  • Users can copy the image displayed to the clipboard (Ctrl + C).
  • New 'Open in Explorer (Ctrl + Enter)' function to open the containing folder in Windows Explorer.
  • Additional support for WebP, DDS, PCX, and PNM + RAW image formats.
  • Additional desktop background options.
  • Support for 'Sound & Shot' files.
  • Faster & more convenient but less bugs.

v5.0 1/7/2014

  • Honeyview 5.0 released
  • - There is no Honeyview 4.0 -

v3.0 10/21/2007

  • Honeyview 3.0 released

v2.0 11/09/2003

  • Honeyview 2.0 released

v1.0 04/01/1999

  • Honeyview 1.0 released