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Media Preview Alternatives

Media Preview is described as 'Fed up with Windows Explorer not always showing thumbnails for all of your media files? Then get Media Preview for free.'* and is an app in the file management category. There are three alternatives to Media Preview for Windows and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is SageThumbs, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Media Preview are Icaros and ADVANCED Codecs for Windows.

Media Preview alternatives are mainly Codec Packs but may also be Image Converters. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Media Preview.
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  • Free PersonalProprietary
  • Windows

Fed up with Windows Explorer not always showing thumbnails for all of your media files? Then get Media Preview for free.*

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    SageThumbs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    SageThumbs is a powerful shell extension allowing to preview enormous amount of image formats directly in Windows Explorer by using Pierre-e Gougelet's GFL library (XnView's author).

    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionSageThumbs can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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    Icaros

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    Icaros is a collection of lightweight, high quality, Windows Shell Extensions, which is capable of providing Windows Explorer thumbnails for essentially any video media filetype.

    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionIcaros can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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    ADVANCED Codecs for Windows

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    When dealing with codecs, more does not equal better. Having the least amount on your system is the best configuration. This is exactly what the Shark's Codec Packages do for you. Windows Media Player and .

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