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SWF Live Preview 1.0

What is SWF Live Preview?

View Flash files' thumbnails using standard Windows Explorer.

About  (from Eltima Software)

SWF Live Preview is a tool that will help you preview Adobe Flash files using standard Windows Explorer. Clean design, simple interface, powerful features and unique capabilities make SWF Live Preview a truly indispensable application for everyone who deals with Flash files (SWF). With SWF Live Preview you can choose...  Read more


SWF Live Preview 1.0 is a program developed by Eltima Software. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is swf_lp.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 5.07 MB (5,317,697 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 42% of users of SWF Live Preview come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.eltima.com/products/swf-live-preview
Help link: www.eltima.com/support/products
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Eltima Software\SWF Live Preview\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Eltima Software\SWF Live Preview\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SWF Live Preview 1.0

Program executable:swf_lp.exe
Name:SWF Live Preview
Path:C:\Program Files\Eltima Software\SWF Live Preview\swf_lp.exe
Additional files:
  • swf_lp.dll - SWF Live Preview (Thumbnail Shell Extension)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • swf_lp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SWF Live Preview' and executes as C:\Program Files\Eltima Software\SWF Live Preview\swf_lp.exe.

How do I remove SWF Live Preview?

You can uninstall SWF Live Preview 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SWF Live Preview 1.0 (Build, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 SWF Live Preview.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win 10 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.55%
Windows XP 36.36%
Windows Vista 4.55%
Windows 10 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 36.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.18%
Windows 7 Professional 13.64%
Windows 10 Pro 4.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.94%
  France 9.68%
  Canada 6.45%
  Germany 6.45%
  Greece 6.45%
  MA 6.45%
  Australia 3.23%
  Egypt 3.23%
  United Kingdom 3.23%
  Iran 3.23%
  Poland 3.23%
  Romania 3.23%
  Taiwan 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.78%
Acer 22.22%
Toshiba 5.56%
Samsung 5.56%
Intel 5.56%
Gateway 5.56%
Dell 5.56%
American Megatrends 5.56%
ASUS 5.56%
Common models
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Hewlett-Packard p6630fr 5.88%

Publisher URL: www.eltima.com


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