Sunday, December 20, 2015

thumbapps.org XnViewMP Portable, the enhanced version of XnView for all platforms!
"The biggest difference between XnView and XnView MP is that the latter is optimized for improved performance in loading times and caching. And since XnView MP is capable of working with large amounts of files, this means that you can save plenty of time when it comes to organizing your files." —Alexandru Chirila, Softpedia.com(October 28th, 2015)
XnViewMP is the enhanced version to XnView. It is a powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats.

XnViewMPPortable_0.93.1_beta.paf
Size: 118 MB (123,977,728 bytes) Packed Size: 40.7 MB (42,704,896 bytes)
SHA-256: F63717F9F29E79977EA9D0B98889A2325CA072CC0545442A6D41235DAB55FE97


XnViewMPPortable_0.93.1_beta_32_64_bit.paf
Size: 256 MB (269,316,096 bytes) Packed Size: 73.4 MB (77,049,856 bytes)
SHA-256: F1D8E11373B8EA4104C14A443B96BD0F45CD41043632E2DA7FE720431489DC48


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Release Details

Developer: XnSoft & thumbapps.org
Requirements: Windows XP or later
License: Freeware (personal use)
Source: Included in the package (.ini, .nsh files)

DIY/Do It Yourself: Upgrade to the Latest Release

Requirements 7-Zip, NPP/Notepad++ or other text editor, PortableApps.com Launcher Generator/PAL, PortableApps.com Installer/PAI.

  1. We'll use the 32/64 bit edition as example, you can infer from this example to upgrade the 32 bit only edition.
  2. Get the latest portable app. template, and extract the content with 7-Zip.
  3. Get the latest XnView release—the 32/64 bit portable packages.
  4. Put it in the same folder as the extracted template, in our example C:\0TEST, then extract the 64 bit package to XnViewMPPortable _3264\App folder, Extract packages
    Into App
    then rename the extracted XnViewMP folder to XnViewMP64.
  5. Extract the 32 bit package to XnViewMPPortable _3264\App folder too, Extract 32 bit package
    Into App too
  6. Browse to App\XnViewMP and App\XnViewMP64 folder, delete Associate files with XnViewMP.exe file.
  7. Browse to XnViewMPPortable _3264\App\AppInfo and open appinfo.ini file with NPP. Replace the [Version] section with the latest version number. Make sure the PackageVersion entry is in 4 place digit, eg. 0.89.0.0 not just 0.89.0 nor 0.89,
     [Version]
     PackageVersion=0.89.0.0
     DisplayVersion=0.89 (32/64 bit)
    
  8. Run PAL, paste the template folder address C:\0TEST\XnViewMPPortable _3264, and click Go—a new launcher will be created, Create new launcher
  9. Test the new launchers by following this guide.
  10. When all is OK, then delete the XnViewMPPortable _3264\Data folder and run PAI, paste the package folder address C:\0TEST\XnViewMPPortable _3264, and click Go—to create the installer package. Create installer
  11. Use the installer package to upgrade your portable application. Don't forget to at least backup your Data folder before any upgrade :)
  12. If you find any changes that's not handled by the launcher, consult the PAL help file to modify the launcher yourself or ask for our paid upgrade support.

Portability Notes

  • XnViewMP's Qt library writes non essential data to Windows registry and data folder while running.
  • Make sure it exits cleanly before plugging out your thumbdrive.

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