[New File Format Request] MSN Messenger Display Pictures

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[New File Format Request] MSN Messenger Display Pictures

Post by XICO2KX » Wed Sep 07, 2005 10:32 pm

Hi! :)
It would also be really nice if XnView could also open the display pictures and background tiles that are used by MSN Messenger and stored on those .dat files! :D
And keep up the good work! ;)

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Re: [New File Format Request] MSN Messenger Display Pictures

Post by xnview » Thu Sep 08, 2005 6:17 am

XICO2KX wrote:Hi! :)
It would also be really nice if XnView could also open the display pictures and background tiles that are used by MSN Messenger and stored on those .dat files! :D
And keep up the good work! ;)
Could you send me some samples, please?
Pierre.

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Post by XICO2KX » Fri Sep 09, 2005 9:32 pm

Already e-mailed them! :wink:
I hope you can find out how they work! :D

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Post by xnview » Sat Sep 10, 2005 12:09 pm

XICO2KX wrote:Already e-mailed them! :wink:
I hope you can find out how they work! :D
Sorry no mail, do you use webmaster-nospam@xnview-nospam.com (remove -nospam)?
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Post by flock » Sat Sep 10, 2005 5:34 pm

I know, but not 100% sure, msn display pictures are in .png format and emoticons also in .gif; simply they are named .dat and saved in internet explorer cache

using msn messenger, you can use msncpecrawler.exe (an external free tool) to find and see these images

so, in my opinion, it's more useful a "find msn picture and emoticons" feature

http://www.msn7.free.fr/download/msncrawler.zip

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Post by Guest » Tue Sep 13, 2005 5:20 pm

flock wrote:I know, but not 100% sure, msn display pictures are in .png format and emoticons also in .gif; simply they are named .dat and saved in internet explorer cache

using msn messenger, you can use msncpecrawler.exe (an external free tool) to find and see these images

so, in my opinion, it's more useful a "find msn picture and emoticons" feature

http://www.msn7.free.fr/download/msncrawler.zip
Hi Flock! :)
The tool from that link returned an error everytime I tried to run it! :|
But I downloaded it from somewhere else and it ran ok... but that tool only scans for my contacts' display pictures and emoticons... but it doesn't detect any of my custom backgrounds neither any of my display pictures! :(
I think those are stored in my "MSN Messenger" folder in weird .dat files (not sure what image format) and not on "Internet Explorer" Cache folder... :?
But thanks for the tip! :)

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Post by flock » Wed Sep 14, 2005 11:33 pm

this link should be correct: in this page http://www.msgweb.nl/en/tools.php, select download "MSN Custom picture and emoticon crawler"

the previous tool is a standalone program; there is another multi-features tool to steal msn pictures and emoticons (but is an hidden feature!!!), so read the manual; is StuffPlugNG, a plugin for Messenger Plus!, the most famous extension for MSN Messnger

the links:
http://www.stuffplug.com/
http://www.msgplus.net/

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