Minimalistic interface stays out of your way.
Hotkeys make it super flexible
Store your layouts for later,
one preset for each of your assets .
One single executable,
No installation required.
Kuadro is an image viewer that allows you to open as many windows as you want, lay them out as you need them and store those layouts for later.
It was designed to stay out of your way, and work around you.
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License Information: Kuadro is released AS IS for free for any use including commercial usage. The only restriction is that you cannot redistribute Kuadro as your own. If you find it useful please consider a donation to pay for hosting costs
Version 0.9.5 !
Back In Business After a long Hiatus, development on Kuadro has started back up! Send your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org for more features
Oh Snap! Kuadro panels now snap to each other, making it easier to lay down those OCD perfect layouts
Import from Clipboard Add from Web has been replaced with the ability to take any image saved to your clipboard. Copy and it's magically opened in Kuadro
Auto Save Now Kuadro can auto save your reference boards, never lose work again
Works on Latest Macs Updated Kuadro to work on OSX High Sierra
Reset Layout This tray right click menu brings all of your images back to the first monitor
Files from Anywhere Bug fixed where images from network drives and drive that were different than the ref file weren't saved
Sorting PreservedOrder of the images is now respected when you save
Shift Resizing Holding down Shift while resizing your Image will now also zoom it properly
Open Last Saved Kuadro will automatically remember the last ref file you had open and open it
Large Image Support Kuadro will now be able to handle larger images than before
Smooth Rotations R + Arrows or LMB will rotate your images slowly, holding shift will snap them to 90 degree increments
Bug Fixes Several smaller fixes, including a few cases where Kuadro would stop updating
Gumroad Links If you prefer to keep all of your files together, Kuadro is now available in GumroadGet Kuadro For Windows Get Kuadro For Mac
Mac Compatible Kuadro now runs on Macs! (tested on OSX 10.9 and above)
Startup Speedup Version .8 introduced some slowdowns during startup, those are now gone
Image Icons Your image is now represented in the taskbar icons
Send to Top in the Right Click Menu The handy spacebar shortcut finally got a right click counterpart!
Minor Bug Fixes Zooming with the mouse on the X Axis no longer only zoom out
Minor Bug Fixes All 4 resize handles hide properly when not on focus
32 bit compatible Kuadro now runs on 32 bit machines
Relative Paths The image location is now store relative to your .ref file, this means you can move your reference and images around, or use them from a USB!
Open Image from the web You can now open images from the internet! Add them using links or dragging and dropping into Kuadro
Convert to Grayscale Turn your images to black and white and then back to color by hitting G
Handles in Every Corner You are no longer limited to only 2 handles, have one in every corner
Minor Bug Fixes Fixed an issue with images resizing after losing focus, a wrong description in the about dialog, and changed the way duplicate image positions the new image
Drag and Drop! You can now drag and drop images from windows explorer onto an open Kuadro image to open them
Open Multiple Images Dragging and dropping multiple images into the Kuadro exe now will open all of them, not just the first
Bug Fix Fixed an issue with opening files with spaces on their path
Bug Fix Fixed a bug opening files saved in version .6
Tablet Zoom Shift + Alt + Left Click lets you zoom in and out with your mouse
Transparent Windows Kuadro can now respect the alpha on PNGs. Hit Shift T to make your window transparent
Switch Active Image Tab and Ctrl + Tab will now allow you hop between images, useful if you have a cluster of images on top of each other
Minimize all Hitting M will minimize all your windows, you can restore them from the tray icon
Bug Fix on Long Thin Images Images smaller than 500px no longer confuse Kuadro
Save on Quit Kuadro will now ask you to save your preset before quitting
Even more minimal The small frame around the images has been removed
Multiple instances allowed Images will open on the newest instance of Kuadro, but you are now capable of running multiple instances
Open in same instance Opening multiple images with Kuadro will open only one Kuadro Instance
Consolidate Taskbar Icons Hide Taskbar Icons changed to Consolidate Kuadro Icons, so you can still access Kuadro from Taskbar
Zoom Shortcuts Update - + and -: Zoom in and Zoom out, No need for the Ctrl key
Paint Through Kuadro - When you lock Kuadro's images your mouse events pass through to the application below! This allows you to use Kuadro to trace images in other applications
Hide Taskbar Icons - You can now hide Kuadro from the taskbar, in order to remove clutter when you have many windows open
Save Over Preset - S now saves over the current Preset, Shift S does a Save As...
Fit To Image New Shortcut - Shift F will now do Fit to Image instead of I
Zoom Shortcuts - Ctrl + and Ctrl -: Zoom in and Zoom out
Adjusted Zoom Sensitivity - Should give you more control in zooming
Open With - You can now open image files and .ref files with Kuadro from Windows Explorer
View Other Images in Directory - Right and Left arrow now let you browse other images in the same directory!
New Shortcut - Shift + R + Arrows : Rotates the images and fit the window to match rotation
Global Always on Top Shortcut - Added Shift + A as a global always on top shortcut, the same functionality as the tray icon
More data being saved in presets - Always on Top and Lock Images are now stored in your presets
Temporary Disabling of Always on Top - Always on top gets temporarily disabled during Browse File popups
New Image bug fix - New Images respect Global Always on top settings
Rotation Shortcuts - Added R + Right or Left Arrow keys as a shortcut for rotating 90 degrees
Transparency - Right Click Menu or Hold T and Left Click and Drag to increase and decrease the window opacity
Rotation - Right Click Menu or Hold R and Left Click and Drag to rotate your image, add shift for smaller increments