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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 359.82 days


1.97.8 100.00%

XnView 1.97.8

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 1.97.8 is a software program developed by Gougelet Pierre-e. 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 35.83 MB (37,567,105 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 23% 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: 35.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by XnView 1.97.8

Program executable:xnview.exe
XnView for Windows
Path:C:\Program Files\XnView\xnview.exe
Additional files:
  • nconvert.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • install_flashplayer11x32ax_gtbp_chra_aih.exe (by Solid State Networks) - Adobe Flash Player Installer
  • XnViewMediaDetector.exe - _ XnViewMediaDetector (XnViewMediaDetector)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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 1.97.8, 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) 62%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.62%
Windows XP 17.34%
Windows Vista 10.26%
Windows 10 5.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.06%
Windows 7 Professional 15.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.01%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.14%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.04%
  Germany 20.64%
  France 10.25%
  Italy 3.20%
  Taiwan 3.20%
  Hungary 2.80%
  Russia 2.80%
  Poland 2.66%
  Sweden 2.40%
  Spain 2.13%
  Czech Republic 1.60%
  Japan 1.60%
  Netherlands 1.60%
  Canada 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.02%
Hewlett-Packard 20.42%
Acer 16.22%
ASUS 7.21%
Medion 4.20%
Intel 3.90%
Samsung 3.30%
American Megatrends 3.00%
Toshiba 3.00%
Sahara 2.10%
Lenovo 1.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.98%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.84%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.84%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.27%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.27%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.27%

Publisher URL: www.xnview.com


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