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FastStone Image Viewer Plugin


FastStone Image Viewer backup plugin only works with Backup4all.

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If you already have Backup4all, you can add the FastStone Image Viewer backup plugin below.

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An image browser, converter and editor that supports all major graphic formats including BMP, JPEG, JPEG 2000, GIF, PNG, PCX, TIFF, WMF, ICO, TGA and camera raw files.

About FastStone Image Viewer

FastStone Image Viewer is more than just a program for viewing images. It's also capable of performing a fairly significant number of editing functions, which come packaged in an innovative interface. It's no Photoshop replacement, but we think it's a good choice if you need a way to view images and perform basic editing and correction tasks.

How to backup and restore FastStone Image Viewer using Backup4all plugin

After you install and configure FastStone Image Viewer, you can back it up to move its settings on another computer or to re-configure it after re-installing your system. This is why the plugin to back up FastStone Image Viewer is important as it will save you time.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the FastStone Image Viewer plugin, allows you to back-up the application data files and registry entries.
In order to backup FastStone Image Viewer, you have to follow these steps:
  1. Download and install the backup plugin here: FastStone Image Viewer backup plugin
  2. After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up FastStone Image Viewer. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article:
If you need to restore the FastStone Image Viewer files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
  1. Install FastStone Image Viewer and the FastStone Image Viewer plugin from here: FastStone Image Viewer backup plugin
  2. Open in Backup4all the .bkc catalog file from the destination.
  3. Press the Restore button and follow the wizard steps.

What information is backed up when using the FastStone Image Viewer plugin

The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:
  • Masks folder
  • Registry settings

Raw Plugin (XML) Code: FastStone-Image-Viewer.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<b4asource version="1.0">
	<!--Program unique ID (GUID)-->
	<!--Program name-->
	<name>FastStone Image Viewer</name>
	<!--Executable file path-->
	<exepath type="0"/>
	<!--Minimum and maximum versions for which the backup was tested-->
	<!--Information about the plugin author-->
		<email>[email protected]</email>
	<!--Variables used in the XML file-->
		<!--If type="reg" then the value will be read from the registry-->
	<!--The backup sources-->
		<source name="Masks" type="folder">
			<folder>%ProgramFiles(x86)%\FastStone Image Viewer\Mask</folder>
		<source name="Registry" type="registry">
			<registry path="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\FastStone-Image-Viewer" recursive="true"/>
			<registry path="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\FastStone Image Viewer" recursive="true"/>
		<source name="User files" type="folder">