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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,026
United States Rank #21,893
Reach 0.0242%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 449.25 days
1122.81 days >
Average installed length: 589.95 days


1.98.8 100.00%

XnView 1.98.8

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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 1.98.8 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 setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 40.52 MB (42,483,139 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 21% 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: 40.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by XnView 1.98.8

  • xnview.exe (by XnView, http://www.xnview.com) - XnView (XnView for Windows)
  • nconvert.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • MSVCP71.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • XnViewMediaDetector.exe - _ XnViewMediaDetector (XnViewMediaDetector)

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 1.98.8 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 1.98.8, 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) 69%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? 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 73.13%
Windows XP 12.58%
Windows 10 8.96%
Windows Vista 5.12%
Windows Server 2003 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.84%
Windows 7 Professional 15.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.00%
Windows 10 Pro 2.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.74% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 20.74%
  United States 17.66%
  France 16.63%
  Canada 4.11%
  Taiwan 2.87%
  Russia 2.67%
  Poland 2.46%
  Japan 2.26%
  Belgium 2.05%
  Switzerland 1.85%
  Czech Republic 1.85%
  Brazil 1.64%
  Spain 1.64%
  Italy 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.83%
Acer 19.92%
Dell 19.14%
ASUS 9.38%
American Megatrends 3.91%
Intel 2.73%
Lenovo 1.95%
Medion 1.17%
Sahara 1.17%
Samsung 1.17%
Toshiba 1.17%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.47%
Acer Aspire 5740 2.78%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.78%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.78%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.08%
Acer Aspire X1930 2.08%

Publisher URL: www.xnview.com


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