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IrfanView Plugin


IrfanView backup plugin only works with Backup4all.

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If you already have Backup4all, you can add the IrfanView backup plugin below.

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About IrfanView

IrfanView offers facilities to do all these things in one, small-footprint application. It has a clean and simple user interface so that it's not daunting for beginners, but behind that lies a very powerful and useful application.

How to backup and restore IrfanView using Backup4all plugin

After you install and configure IrfanView, 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 IrfanView is important as it will save you time.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the IrfanView plugin, allows you to back-up the application data files and registry entries.
In order to backup IrfanView, you have to follow these steps:
  1. Download and install the backup plugin here: IrfanView backup plugin
  2. After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up IrfanView. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article:
If you need to restore the IrfanView files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
  1. Install IrfanView and the IrfanView plugin from here: IrfanView 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 IrfanView plugin

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

Raw Plugin (XML) Code: IrfanView.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<b4asource version="1.0">
	<!--Program unique ID (GUID)-->
	<!--Program 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="User Files" type="folder">
		<source name="Registry" type="registry">
			<registry path="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\IrfanView" recursive="true"/>
			<registry path="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\RegisteredApplications\IrfanView"/>