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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,737
United States Rank #9,587
Reach 0.0515%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.54 days
605.91 days >
Average installed length: 318.36 days


4.7 100.00%

FastStone Image Viewer 4.7

What is FastStone Image Viewer?

FastStone Image Viewer is an image viewer and organizer for Microsoft Windows, provided free of charge for personal and educational use. This Windows program is provided in three forms: as a normal-install executable, a zip file of the same, or as a fully portable no-install zip file. Relatively fast HQ image/thumbnail viewing, using Lanczos resampling algorithm. Portable version to be used without installation, typically installed on USB flash drive, including all user settings. Custom order arranging, via DnD, and automatic renumbering. Supports all major graphic formats (BMP, JPEG, JPEG 2000, animated GIF, PNG, PCX, TIFF, WMF, ICO and TGA), with a focus on popular digital camera RAW formats.

About  (from FastStone Soft)

FastStone Image Viewer is a fast, stable, user-friendly image browser, converter and editor. It has a nice array of features that include image viewing, management, comparison, red-eye removal, e-mailing, resizing, cropping and color adjustments. Its innovative but intuitive full-screen mode provides quick access to EX...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.faststone.org
Installation folder: C:\graphics\faststone image viewer
Uninstaller: C:\Graphics\FastStone Image Viewer\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 9.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FastStone Image Viewer 4.7

Program executable:fsviewer.exe
Path:C:\graphics\faststone image viewer\fsviewer.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe
  • ZipDll.dll - BCB/Delphi Zip (Win32 DLL, ZIP)
  • dcrawlib.dll
  • fsplugin01.dll
  • fsplugin02.dll
  • fsplugin03.dll
  • fsplugin04.dll
  • FSSL.dll
  • FSViewer46_jp.EXE (by AjariSoft) - DWiff (Update for Windows95)
  • jcrop.dll
  • SlideShow 099.exe
  • SlideShow099.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • FSViewer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'FastStone Viewer_using_FastStone Viewer' with the ProgID of 'FastStone Viewer_autoplay_handler' and the action verb 'FastStone Viewer_verb.
Scheduled Task
  • FSViewer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6C3EC17C-CF3B-48AF-A8BB-87A97C83F1FB}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • uninst.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FastStone Image Viewer\uninst.exe'.
  • FSViewer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FastStone Image Viewer\FSViewer.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:36.62 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001227320%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004683%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007590%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:16,853,476
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:3.07 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:5.15 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove FastStone Image Viewer?

Quickly and completely remove FastStone Image Viewer 4.7 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FastStone Image Viewer from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FastStone Image Viewer 4.7, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove FastStone Image Viewer.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.19%
Windows 8 18.26%
Windows XP 9.54%
Windows Vista 4.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.27%
Windows 7 Professional 15.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.22%
Windows 8.1 4.05%
Windows 8 Pro 3.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.09%
  Germany 7.52%
  France 4.89%
  United Kingdom 4.51%
  Italy 4.26%
  Canada 3.63%
  Croatia 3.63%
  Russia 3.13%
  Australia 2.01%
  Israel 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Taiwan 1.63%
  Poland 1.50%
  RS 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.59%
Acer 19.29%
Dell 19.06%
ASUS 12.24%
Toshiba 6.35%
Intel 3.53%
Samsung 3.53%
Lenovo 2.12%
Sahara 1.41%
American Megatrends 0.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.59%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.57%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.06%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.06%
Dell XPS 8500 2.04%
HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC 2.04%

About (from FastStone Soft)

FastStone Soft specializes in graphics and image processing research. We are developing programs to share our ideas with people worldwide.
Publisher URL: www.faststone.org


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