Unleash the full potential of Windows with Thumbnail and QuickView support for most popular File Formats !

Thumbnail and icon generation

Many image formats supported       Small icons

Recommended for Professional and Amateur photographers, Artists, Content Creators, Printers, Game Designers etc.

MysticThumbs generates thumbnails of many image formats not natively supported by Windows.

It plugs into Windows Explorer so you don't have to run a separate application to preview your images, see them all in the native shell and Open/Save dialog boxes in all 32 and 64 bit applications.

Dynamic thumbnails for many image formats natively in Windows Explorer

Control panel for complete customization

Control Panel

Most common image and file formats supported

Click here to show the full list of currently supported file formats...

Enhanced thumbnails

The fully configurable control panel allows complete thumbnail and icon overlay customisation, with options like transparency, thumbnail borders, scaling, blending, embedded thumbnail selection and more.

Compound file support for files such as HTML, Maya and EML that use external files to make a complete image.

Options are controlled on a file type / extension level or if required on specific files through context menu control in Explorer.

File type or file-by-file transparency options and optional forced transparency on the desktop

Transparency support

Icon customisation and metadata support


QuickView any file by pressing the Space Bar, adjust settings, copy to clipboard and convert to common file types


Feature highlight overview


See a more complete feature list here.

Download 14 day FREE fully functional evaluation and enjoy seeing your images in Explorer now!

Unified Installer for 32 and 64 bit Windows

This is the Trial and Full version. Unlock all features with a licensed key.


Whilst in trial mode, thumbnails will have a MysticThumbs  watermark on the top right to indicate they were created by MysticThumbs - to illustrate how useful it is!.


Purchase a license key to unlock all advanced features and remove the watermark and trial limitations.


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Install Notes

Install and updates require Administrator privileges.

MysticThumbs is signed using a Microsoft® Authenticode® Certificate.

This ensures the software is legitimate and has not been tampered with. Download only from MysticCoder.net and be sure you receive the blue User Account Control security prompt when installing.

Do not install if you have received from a third party source and receive an orange unknown publisher warning. In this case the software has been tampered with and will likely contain malware or viruses. Install only from this web site.

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