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Icaros can provide Windows Explorer thumbnails, for essentially any video media format supported by FFmpeg, this includes popular filetypes such as: Mkv, Flv, Avi, Mp4, Mov, Rmvb, M2ts, Ogm etc. Besides the FFmpeg supported filetypes, Icaros also contains custom parsers, which can produce Cover Art thumbnails for Mkv, Flac, Ape, and Mpc files. Icaros also provides Windows Explorer properties for the following popular filetypes: Mkv, Flv, Ogm, Ogv, Ogg, Flac, Ape, and Mpc. Requires .NET 4.0.

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OS: Windows
File size: 9.7MB
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8.7/10
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Latest version

3.1.0 / 3.1.1 Beta 1 (April 20, 2019)



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Download Icaros 3.1.0 Portable  9.2MB  Win  Portable

Download Icaros 3.1.1 Beta 1  9.2MB  Win

Download Icaros 3.1.1 Beta 1 Portable  8.7MB  Win  Portable




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Software License

Freeware (Free download!)



Supported operating systems

WinWindows




Version history / Release notes / Changelog


[Icaros v.3.1.1 Beta 1]

- Added WEBP properties and better thumbnailing
- Added new "Use any Cover Art" option to allow Icaros to use any embedded image as a cover
- Added special handling of LNK (shortcut) files during registration via IcarosConfig
- Added Urdu localization (Thank you Black Gold! ^_^)
- Added WEBP and AIFF to the "Most known" preset
- Added some navigational keyboard shortcuts in IcarosConfig
Ctrl + Tab: Cycle between pages
Ctrl + Shift + Tab: Reverse cycle between pages
Ctrl + Q: Toggle settings page
- Heavily improved keyboard focus in IcarosConfig
- Improved property schema registration
- Made "Reset Thumbnail Filetypes" fix LNK files as well
- Fixed a large number of edge case bugs (bugs that may have affected some users, but most would have been unaffected by them)
- Fixed wrong property values in some TAK files
- Fixed some AIFF and WAV thumbnailing
- Fixed some numbers in IcarosConfig not being localized
- Fixed "Export Settings" function not always exporting all settings
- Fixed some cases where existing thumbnail provider keys was not properly backed up by IC
- Updated localizations
- Updated GCC to 8.3
- Updated to VS 2019
- Updated copyright to 2019
- Updated FFmpeg

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Acronyms / Also Known As

Icaros Thumbnail Provider, shark007 Icaros



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27 reviews, Showing 1 to 5 reviews


It's a good software, but I still use Medi * Pr * view (last update 2014) because I have many videos that have (cover art) images of different names * .jpg and recognize them for the thumbnails (icaros only recognizes cover.jpg and not the images with another name * .jpg).

It would be much better if they added that function to the program so that it recognizes images of any name within the video and not just the name cover


Review by Masterwe on Dec 12, 2018 Version: 3.1.0 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 5/10 Value for money: 7/10 Overall: 8/10




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Review by lee majed on Dec 6, 2018 Version: 3.1.0 OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10




I love Icaros. It really do a good job for almost any file.
Only encounter few (really) minor issues:
- CBR previews (comic picture archives) are not grabbed;
- PDF previews need (for what I know) Adobe Reader installed and some of them are displayed corrupted (but could be a bad implementation on their side);
- SWF previews are not grabbed in most cases.

But honestly, Icaros really fix the thumb-mess in windows :)


Review by Hadden on Dec 6, 2018 Version: 3.1.0 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 8/10




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Review by q3fuba on Sep 12, 2018 Version: 3.1.0 Beta 2 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10




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Review by Splaturbate on Sep 11, 2018 Version: 3.0.3 OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 1/10 Functionality: 1/10 Value for money: 1/10 Overall: 1/10


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