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Royalty-free image viewers now available

GdImageBox OCX and GdImageBox Pro ActiveX support popular image formats including GIF, JPEG, HDR, PNG, PSD and TIFF.

An image viewer sample application made with GdImageBox Pro ActiveX.

An image viewer sample application made with GdImageBox Pro ActiveX.

GdImageBox is a royalty-free Image Viewer ActiveX control for developers who need to support popular graphic image formats like TIFF, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WMF, BMP, WBMP, PCX, PNM, PFM, J2K, JP2, HDR, JBIG, PSD, TGA, JNG, EXR, DDS, PPM, SGI, PBM, PGM, XBM, XPM, KOALA and IFF. Using GdImageBox, you can view, zoom and rotate, define a display area, zoom in on an area, play animated gifs, display multi-page tiff files, define your own zoom in or zoom out values, use the keyboard to scroll down and across images, and set an anti-aliasing & smoothing display mode. GdImageBox Pro can be used within any Windows development environment that supports ActiveX components, like Visual C++, VB6, Visual Foxpro, Delphi, Visual Studio .NET, VB.NET, MS Access and WinDev.

The following editions are available:


  • Unicode Support
  • Display single page and multi-page images
  • Read EXIF Tags, GPS Tags, Thumbnail Tags and IPTC Tags
  • Display large image files
  • Load images with embedded ICC profiles
  • Load images from IStream or IUnknown binary data
  • Load images from URLs using HTTP or FTP protocols
  • Support for 1-bit, 4-bit, 8-bit, 16-bit, 24-bit, 32-bit, 48-bit and 64-bit color depth images
  • Load images from Clipboard data, StdPicture objects, IPicture objects, HBitmap handles, DIB handles and Gdiplus handles
  • Rotate & flip 90°, 180°, 270° and flip X or Y-axes
  • User-defined display area
  • Loop an animated gif using minimal CPU resources
  • Move & scroll down and across images using vertical & horizontal scrollbars
  • Aspect ratio control of the horizontal & vertical image resolution
  • Built-in tools including pan, auto zoom and area selection
  • Move and scroll an image using the mouse
  • Zoom enhance, zoom by height, by width, fit to viewer
  • User-defined zoom-in & zoom-out step values and user-defined area zoom
  • Many keyboard and mouse events are available
  • Change image zoom or position using the mouse wheel
  • Smooth scrolling
  • Save and restore a specific position within an image

About GdPicture

GdPicture is a leading editor of comprehensive document imaging toolkits for developers. Delivered as ActiveX and .NET components, GdPicture products can quickly and easily add several features to your applications like OCR, image processing, PDF creation, image conversion, document displaying, document printing, image acquisition and all other features covering all areas of document imaging technologies. GdPicture has thousands of customers all over the world including ECM market companies and software development firms. Every day the company provides services and support to programmers and architects to reduce the time and cost of application development. GdPicture is based in Toulouse, France.

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