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Average installed length: 268.89 days


1.99.1 100.00%

XnView 1.99.1

What is XnView?  (from Gougelet Pierre-e)

XnView is a fast multi-format graphics browser, viewer, and converter. It can read more than 400 file formats, e.g. GIF, BMP, JPEG, PNG, TARGA, multipage TIFF, camera RAW, JPEG 2000, MPEG, AVI, QuickTime. EXIF and IPTC metadata are also supported. The image viewer has an Explorer-like browser that allows quick and simp...  Read more


XnView 1.99.1 is a software program developed by Gougelet Pierre-e. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named xnview.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 16.27 MB (17,065,378 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 27% of users of XnView come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xnview.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\XnView\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\XnView\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 16.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by XnView 1.99.1

Program executable:xnview.exe
XnView for Windows
Additional files:
  • nconvert.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • xnview.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'TC_UP_XnView' with the ProgID of 'TC UP\AutoPlay_XnView' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • xnview.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B2A5B4D8-B57C-424B-B7DC-E7FED66A04D8}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • xnview.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\XnView\xnview.exe'.

How do I remove XnView?

You can uninstall XnView 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 XnView 1.99.1, 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 XnView.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.02%
Windows XP 11.39%
Windows Vista 6.00%
Windows 10 5.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.20%
Windows 7 Professional 16.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.80%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.16%
Windows 10 Home 1.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.46% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 27.46%
  United States 25.79%
  France 11.69%
  Poland 2.97%
  United Kingdom 2.78%
  Russia 2.60%
  Belgium 2.41%
  Italy 2.23%
  Taiwan 1.67%
  Austria 1.67%
  Japan 1.67%
  Canada 1.67%
  Australia 1.30%
  Netherlands 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.43%
Hewlett-Packard 19.39%
Acer 17.87%
Medion 10.27%
ASUS 6.84%
Intel 4.18%
Toshiba 3.80%
American Megatrends 2.66%
Samsung 1.52%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 4.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.67%
ASUSTeK K73SV 2.00%
Dell XPS 8500 2.00%

Publisher URL: www.xnview.com


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