82,399,351 programs installed

Should I remove XnView?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #8,777
United States Rank #13,150
Reach 0.0513%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 432.00 days
1235.91 days >
Average installed length: 649.38 days


1.99 100.00%

XnView 1.99

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 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 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 6 files and is usually about 43.39 MB (45,498,467 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 24% 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: 43.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by XnView 1.99

Program executable:xnview.exe
XnView for Windows
Path:C:\Program Files\XnView\xnview.exe
Additional files:
  • XnView-win-1207.exe - XnView Setup
  • nconvert.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • XnViewMediaDetector.exe - _ XnViewMediaDetector (XnViewMediaDetector)
  • XnViewShellExt.dll - XnViewShellExt Module

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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • xnview.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\XnView\xnview.exe'.

How do I remove XnView?

Quickly and completely remove XnView 1.99 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (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 1.99, 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.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.31%
Windows XP 12.50%
Windows Vista 7.36%
Windows 8 5.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.74%
Windows 7 Professional 18.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.29%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.25% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 24.25%
  United States 20.75%
  France 10.51%
  Japan 4.41%
  Czech Republic 2.72%
  Spain 2.46%
  Italy 2.46%
  Canada 2.33%
  United Kingdom 2.08%
  Austria 1.95%
  Netherlands 1.95%
  Russia 1.95%
  Belgium 1.56%
  Hungary 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.05%
Acer 19.79%
Hewlett-Packard 17.91%
ASUS 8.29%
Medion 5.08%
Toshiba 3.48%
Samsung 3.48%
American Megatrends 2.67%
Intel 2.14%
Sahara 1.87%
Lenovo 1.34%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.49%
Acer Aspire 7750G 2.91%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.91%
Acer Aspire 5750G 1.74%
Acer Aspire 7741 1.74%

Publisher URL: www.xnview.com


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.