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Icaros Alternatives

Icaros is described as 'collection of lightweight, high quality, Windows Shell Extensions, which is capable of providing Windows Explorer thumbnails for essentially any video media filetype' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are five alternatives to Icaros for Windows, Windows Explorer, F-Droid and Android. The best alternative is SageThumbs, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Icaros are ThumbView, MysticThumbs, Instant ThumbView and Exif Thumbnail Adder.

Icaros alternatives are mainly Image Viewers but may also be Image Converters. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Icaros.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • Windows Explorer

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  1. SageThumbs icon

    SageThumbs

    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    14 alternatives to SageThumbs 

    SageThumbs is a Windows Explorer context menu extension allowing Windows users to preview enormous amounts of image formats directly within Windows Explorer.

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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionSageThumbs can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    2.  LightweightSageThumbs consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in SageThumbs without registration.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSageThumbs can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  Ad-freeSageThumbs doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    6.  Works OfflineSageThumbs can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    ThumbView

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    9 alternatives to ThumbView 

    ThumbView enables image thumbnails and tooltips in Microsoft Windows XP Explorer (does not work on Windows 7) for filetypes that are not natively supported. It started with PCX, TGA, DDS and PNG images, but now ThumbView supports an amazing 19 image types - directly inside any...

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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionThumbView can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    Discontinued

    No update has been released since version 1.0 was released on December 2nd, 2004.

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    MysticThumbs

    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    8 alternatives to MysticThumbs 

    MysticThumbs generates thumbnails of many image types not natively supported by Windows. It does this transparently and in the background for Explorer so you don't have to run a separate application to preview your images.

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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionMysticThumbs can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    MysticThumbs Control Panel v4.3.2
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  4. Instant ThumbView

    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    9 alternatives to Instant ThumbView 

    Instant ThumbView is a tiny image viewer that displays image thumbnails in a tooltip window, when mouse pointer is hovered over an image file in Windows Explorer. It supports a lot of popular image file formats, including BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WMF, EMF, TIFF and is very handy for...

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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionInstant ThumbView can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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    Exif Thumbnail Adder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid
    8 alternatives to Exif Thumbnail Adder 

    This application for android devices searches for pictures (JPEG) on your device and adds a thumbnail if they don't have one yet. Thumbnails are added to the EXIF metadata structure.

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