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XnView 1.98.2

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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 1.98.2 is a software program developed by Gougelet Pierre-e. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named XnViewMediaDetector.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 16.07 MB (16,846,609 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. 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 19% of users of XnView come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xnview.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\XnView\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\XnView\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 16.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by XnView 1.98.2

Program executable:XnViewMediaDetector.exe
Name:_ XnViewMediaDetector
Path:C:\Program Files\XnView\XnViewMediaDetector.exe
Additional files:
  • XnViewMediaDetector.exe - _ XnViewMediaDetector (XnViewMediaDetector)
  • nconvert.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtXml4.dll
  • RemovebleDrive.exe
  • vcomp90.dll - Microsoft® C/C++ OpenMP Runtime
  • xnconvert.exe - XnConvert Application (XnConvert)
  • xnview.exe (by XnView, http://www.xnview.com) - XnView (XnView for Windows)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • XnViewMediaDetector.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ShellEx' which loads as C:\Program Files\XnView\XnViewMediaDetector.exe.

How do I remove XnView?

Quickly and completely remove XnView 1.98.2 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program XnView 1.98.2, 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 XnView.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.80%
Windows XP 12.79%
Windows 10 9.92%
Windows Vista 6.30%
Windows Server 2003 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.51%
Windows 7 Professional 19.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.80%
Windows 10 Home 3.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.81%
  Germany 16.82%
  France 16.46%
  Italy 3.98%
  Taiwan 3.44%
  Japan 3.25%
  Russia 2.71%
  Canada 2.53%
  Spain 2.35%
  Poland 2.35%
  Hungary 2.35%
  Netherlands 1.99%
  Belgium 1.63%
  Austria 1.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.30%
Acer 22.30%
Hewlett-Packard 17.84%
ASUS 10.04%
Toshiba 4.09%
Samsung 3.35%
Sahara 1.86%
Intel 1.49%
Lenovo 1.49%
NEC 1.12%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.45%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.76%
Dell Computer OptiPlex GX... 2.07%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.07%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.07%
Dell XPS 8300 2.07%

Publisher URL: www.xnview.com


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