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ThumbView Alternatives

ThumbView is described as 'enables image thumbnails and tooltips in Microsoft Windows XP Explorer (does not work on Windows 7) for filetypes that are not natively supported' and is an app in the file management category. There are nine alternatives to ThumbView for Windows, Windows Explorer, F-Droid and Android. The best alternative is SageThumbs, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ThumbView are Icaros, SVG Explorer Extension, Pictus and MysticThumbs.

ThumbView 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 ThumbView.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Windows Explorer

ThumbView enables image thumbnails and tooltips in Microsoft Windows XP Explorer (does not work on Windows 7) for filetypes...

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  1. SageThumbs icon

    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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    SVG Explorer Extension

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Extension module for Windows Explorer to render SVG thumbnails, so that you can have an overview of your SVG files.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSVG Explorer Extension can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionSVG Explorer Extension can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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    Pictus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    Pictus is a fast, free image viewer that enables Windows to see thumbnails of supported formats, such as PSD. Give it a spin today!

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

    Last updated in 2008. See https://poppeman.se/pictus/

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  5. MysticThumbs icon

    MysticThumbs

    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    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.

    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionMysticThumbs can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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  6. Instant ThumbView

    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    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.

    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionInstant ThumbView can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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    FastPictureViewer Codec Pack

    • Windows

    The FastPictureViewer Codec Pack is a one-stop shop that enables support for 44 additional image formats in Windows Explorer, Windows Photo Gallery, Windows Photo Viewer, Windows Live™ Photo Gallery and, on Windows 7, also within Windows Media Center and Windows Media Player 12...

    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionFastPictureViewer Codec Pack can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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  8. MenuViewer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    This shell extensions will show you a thumbnail of an image file, as well as its dimensions, when you right click on a filename inside Explorer.

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  9. Exif Thumbnail Adder icon

    Exif Thumbnail Adder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    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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