Icaros 2.2.7

Icaros is a collection of lightweight Windows Shell Extensions, which is capable of providing Windows Explorer thumbnails for essentially any video media file type. Icaros can provide Windows Explorer thumbnails, for essentially any video media format supported by FFmpeg which includes popular filetypes such as: MKV, FLV, AVI, MP4, MOV, RMVB, M2TS, OGM...etc. It is capable of thumbnailing just about any file by adding its extension(s) to the optional filetypes box and re-activating Icaros. 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, Avi, Flv, Ogm, Ogv, Ogg, Rm, Rmvb, Flac, Ape, and Mpc. Icaros works on Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

What's new in Icaros Shell Extensions version 2.2.7:
Added support for Tak thumbnailing
Added support for Tak properties
Added support for WavPack thumbnailing
Added support for WavPack properties
Added support for Webm properties
Added support for DV-AVI properties
Added support for Opus thumbnailing
Added support for Opus properties
Added 'Bit Depth' property to music files
Made Ogg, Opus, Webm, Tak, and Wv default thumbnail filetypes
Fixed gray thumbnails for certain HEVC/H265 files
Fixed property handler hang with certain avi files
Fixed thumbnailing of incomplete Wtv files
Fixed small thumbnails for very large images
Fixed channel count for mpc files
Fixed property parsing for certain apetag files with covers
Fixed Multiple artist entries not showing up consistently
Changed Ogg to display music properties
Improved Ogg/Ogm parser to get more metadata
Improved HEVC level idc detection (shown in the Video Tracks property)
foobar2000's album artist tag is now recognized
In case of duplicate artist names, only a single entry will be displayed
A couple of decoding tweaks to the thumbnail provider
Many minor fixes and changes
Updated FFmpeg
Improved installer
Locked files are now handled directly by the installer
Installer should now work properly with /SILENT and /VERYSILENT switches.

Icaros Screenshot

Icaros Settings

Latest version: 2.2.7 (06 Jan 2015)
License: Freeware
System requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Download: Icaros_227.zip (5.8 MB)

See also:
Media Preview
SmoothVideo Project
K-Lite Codec Pack

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