How to view SVG files [v2.47]

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How to view SVG files [v2.47]

Post by Christian_74 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:50 am

Hello,

Xnview Classic 2.47 installation mini (french) on w10, svg is listed in availables formats.
When I open a folder full of svg files, all have IE icon.
Dble-clic open it in Edge.
Diaporama fails with a "unknow format" error.

What can I do to activate svg support ?

Thanks
Christian

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Re: How to view SVG files [v2.47]

Post by xnview » Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:20 am

only XnView MP support SVG natively, for XnView Classic you need to install third party plugin (not free)
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Re: How to view SVG files [v2.47]

Post by aboy » Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:15 pm

@Christian_74

No need for shareware plugins
Just download rsvg-convert and extract rsvg-convert.exe in to the Plugins directory

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Re: How to view SVG files [v2.47]

Post by Christian_74 » Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:49 am

So, we have a web page with 500 'supported' formats
https://www.xnview.com/fr/xnview/#formats
who claimed read support for svg linked from the xnview classic description page,

And a in-app "Informations..." panel who say the same : "svg read yes",

And a Mr xnview (the boss?) who say : NO, but you can pay. (with no clue on what plugin buy where !)

Plus the helping anon aboy who give a way to a insecure page, to download a free plugin from a sourceforge account
https://sourceforge.net/projects/tumagcc/
tagged with "Malware Detected".

What a confusion !

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Re: How to view SVG files [v2.47]

Post by xnview » Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:44 am

Christian_74 wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:49 am
And a in-app "Informations..." panel who say the same : "svg read yes",
Which plugins do you have?
Pierre.

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Re: How to view SVG files [v2.47]

Post by Christian_74 » Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:32 pm

According to the panel "Informations sur les modules"/"Plugins" : none.

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Re: How to view SVG files [v2.47]

Post by aboy » Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:21 pm

Christian_74 wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:49 am
insecure page, to download a free plugin from a sourceforge account
https://sourceforge.net/projects/tumagcc/
tagged with "Malware Detected".
That/s false-positive from SourceForge
Visit author 's page if you have doubts

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Re: How to view SVG files [v2.47]

Post by xnview » Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:16 pm

Christian_74 wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:32 pm
According to the panel "Informations sur les modules"/"Plugins" : none.
in the Plugins folder?
Pierre.

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Re: How to view SVG files [v2.47]

Post by Christian_74 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:24 pm

My
C:\Program Files (x86)\XnView\PlugIns
contains only "Slide.exe"

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Re: How to view SVG files [v2.47]

Post by Christian_74 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:37 pm

aboy wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:21 pm
Christian_74 wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:49 am
insecure page, to download a free plugin from a sourceforge account
https://sourceforge.net/projects/tumagcc/
tagged with "Malware Detected".
That/s false-positive from SourceForge
Visit author 's page if you have doubts
I believe too in a false-positive.
But obviously, the autor of a real malware will probably not announce it as it is ;)

In the other hand, SourceForge claiming that he is knowingly distributing malware "at your own risk" is a startospheric joke.
I cant believe how they can drive their biz that way. And can't believe a (serious) dev can put his work in their hand (to view it labeled malware!!!).

thx

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Re: How to view SVG files [v2.47]

Post by xnview » Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:10 pm

Christian_74 wrote:
Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:24 pm
My
C:\Program Files (x86)\XnView\PlugIns
contains only "Slide.exe"
So you have no SVG support, could you post a screenshot of 'available formats'?
Pierre.

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Re: How to view SVG files [v2.47]

Post by Christian_74 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:36 am

This one :
xnview and svg.png
?


This is from 2.47 mini,
but I'm ready to install 2.48 extended.
Do you prefer I keep 2.47 to diagnose, or update to see if it's relevant in 2.48 ?

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Re: How to view SVG files [v2.47]

Post by xnview » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:22 am

by default there is no SVG support so you should have CADimage.dll or another plugin
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