XnView and XnViewMP .zip versions portable?

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ghost zero
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XnView and XnViewMP .zip versions portable?

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Are the XnView and XnViewMP .zip versions portable? Can they be removed cleanly without leftovers? Are the settings self-contained?
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Re: XnView and XnViewMP .zip versions portable?

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the settings/database are by default in user data folder
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Re: XnView and XnViewMP .zip versions portable?

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where is the "user data folder" ?
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Re: XnView and XnViewMP .zip versions portable?

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  • XnView Classic
    • Tools » Options... » System Integration » Integration
      • Save options
        Default: as INI in folder [ User ]
      • Folder used for other files
        Default: [ User ]
  • XnView MP
    • Tools » Settings... » Integration » Settings
      • XnView settings
        Default: Use .ini file in folder [ User (System) ]
      • Other settings
        • Folder for Database (.db)
          Default: [ User (System) ]
        • Folder for other files
          Default: [ User (System) ]
ghost zero wrote:where is the "user data folder" ?
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Re: XnView and XnViewMP .zip versions portable?

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so if i change the settings locations to "xnview", it would be a true portable, right?
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Re: XnView and XnViewMP .zip versions portable?

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ghost zero wrote:so if i change the settings locations to "xnview", it would be a true portable, right?
  • XnView Classic
    • Besides changing the location of the settings, you also have to make sure that all checkboxes in Tools » Options... » System Integration » Integration are deactivated. The same goes for file type associations, of course.
      AFAIK, you can't prevent CADSoftTools (3rd-party I/O plug-in) from adding entries to the registry.
  • XnView MP
    • Files/folders
    • Registry
      • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\xnview.exe
      • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\xnview.exe
      • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\RegisteredApplications » XnViewMP
      • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\XnViewMP
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.bmp
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.cr2
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.crw
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.dds
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.gif
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.iff
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.img
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.jif
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.jp2
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.jpc
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.jpe
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.jpeg
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.jpg
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.nef
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.pbm
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.pcd
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.pcx
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.pgm
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.pic
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.png
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.ppm
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.psd
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.raf
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.ras
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.rle
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.tga
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.tif
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.tiff
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.xbm
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\XnViewMP.xpm
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\kde.org\libphonon (Qt)
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\QtProject (Qt)
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Trolltech (Qt)
      • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\XnView\XnViewMP
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Re: XnView and XnViewMP .zip versions portable?

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seems too complicated. can we get an official portable version?
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Re: XnView and XnViewMP .zip versions portable?

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can we get an official portable version?
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Re: XnView and XnViewMP .zip versions portable?

Post by tboy »

Portable version of xnView Classic is available here: http://portableapps.com/apps
I personally use zip version with settings inside xnView directory.
You may check with regCompare or TotalUninstall or similar software if it is "enough portable" for you
Then you will see those keys XnTriq posted above to remain in registry.
For me .zip version is OK for portability.
Last edited by tboy on Mon Feb 13, 2017 6:52 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: XnView and XnViewMP .zip versions portable?

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thanks for the info, but i would prefer an official portable version for ease of setting up and to avoid any potential problems