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BLPView v1.1

Submitted by Foxlit, InfernalGuardian
This bundle is marked as approved. It works and satisfies the submission rules.
This tool originates from here

BLPView is a thumbnail provider shell extension, allowing Windows to display thumbnails and previews of BLP images. BLPView can be installed on both 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7.

Note that BLPView only previews BLP images -- it does not allow you to convert them to other formats or open them in other applications.

Installation instructions
The ZIP contains an executable installer that will extract the appropriate version of the BLPView shell extension, and install it in Program Files\BLPView. You should be able to view BLP thumbnails in Windows Explorer immediately after the installation completes.
You may uninstall BLPView at any time by using the Programs and Features Control Panel item.

Known limitations
BLP1 images using JPEG compression (as used in Warcraft 3) are currently unsupported by BLPView; no thumbnails will be generated for those files.

Keywords:
blp, BlpView, View, thumbnail, shell extension
Contents

BLPView v1.1 (Binary)

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00:32, 3rd Apr 2014 TriggerHappy: Useful and works fine for me in Windows 7. Although maybe you should work on expanding compatibility for people who have issues.
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    TriggerHappy:

    Useful and works fine for me in Windows 7. Although maybe you should work on expanding compatibility for people who have issues.
     
  2. Magtheridon96

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    This doesn't exactly work for me.

    I'm running a 64-bit version of Windows 7 (Ultimate if that's important).
    All I did was run the installation, I opened up a folder and yet it did not display the BLP.

    I don't know if it's a problem with my system or with the program. :|
     
  3. best_player_88

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    Im having windows7, after the installation I still havent restart the computer, dont know if it matters, some icons are seen while others are not, dunno which reason make specific icon to be seen.
     
  4. Statharas

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    Doesn't work on W8 fosho
     
  5. Faith

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    Awesome. :) Working on W8.1 just fine.
     
  6. Lockheart

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    Same goes for me. Really useful tool yet so small.
    I like it.
     
  7. Kyrbi0

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    This is utterly fantastic; I never knew such an amazing little functionality existed. Up til now, I had to open them up one-by-painstaking-one in Magos (or, if I had it, Wc3 Viewer but that file-system traversal is waaaaack)... This is great. Simply great.

    It would be even more great if it worked on every icon, but for some reason it picks and choose. Some work, some half-work, many don't work at all... Windows 7 Professional if it matters. If it has anything to do with that whole "BLP1/jpeg" thingie, how would we know?
     
  8. Trigger.edge

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    Does not works on win10 :/
     
  9. Marchombre

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    Could you make a working version for win10 ? :/
     
  10. Clanzion

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    Wished I had seen this sooner, this looks it will make my work alot easier if it worked for wins 10.
     
  11. NearbyHermit

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    Works exactly as advertised. Icons just got easier!
     
  12. Krotos

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    Sadly enough this doesn't seem to work properly for me on Win10. Is there any chance this'll get updated by anyone?
     
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