Release date: 
Tuesday, 12 March, 2019



A replacement for View.exe, the original OS/2 help viewer. Major enhancements are: * Select and copy direct from window * Easy to use global (all files) search * Remembers size & position * Most recently used files list * Almost complete German and Spanish translations included. * Smooth scrolling display and more!

A similar program is available for demo, inside the fpGUI Toolkit, a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces for the Free Pascal Compiler and Lazarus IDE.

This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. Run install.exe and choose favorite installation way. See below for download link(s).

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

NewView v. 2.19.5 (12/3/2019, Alexander Taylor) Readme/What's new
NewView release changes V2.19.5 - Fix: Wrapping, navigating and selecting of DBCS and Thai text should now (more or less) work. - Fix: Text copied to the clipboard should no longer have garbage appended.
NewView v. 2.19.4 (1/9/2008) Readme/What's new
NewView release changes V2.19.4 - Swedish translation added (Thanks to Björn Söderström) - Fix: NewView is now able to open really large help files (e.g. jdk14corba.inf with 11921536bytes). - Fix: In some situations the highlighting of the search results marks to many places in a topic.
NewView v. 2.19.3 (3/8/2008) Readme/What's new
NewView release changes V2.19.3 - Support for 'Internet-Application-Integration' added. NewView is now able to start different applications for news, mail and ftp. - Fix: More link fixes. - Fix: Links in the about dialog are working as expected. - Fix: Searching all drives works again.
NewView v. 2.19 (22/6/2007) Readme/What's new
NewView release changes V2.19 - the display of a bubble help at some places of the left panel is removed - the default of the option 'Show left panel for - Online help for applications' is changed to true. - new toolbar icon added for toggling the left panel - all toolbar icons replaced by now ones (copied form lucide) the order of the icons is changed - some problems with various cml line options fixed - global search in selected help path directories searches in all; fixed - starting 'newview -lang:en' produces some problems with translations e.g. in the global search dialog; fixed (#16) - some layout problems with the gloabal search dialog fixed (includes the fix for #15) - New command line parser The command line syntax is changed. Samples: newview cmdref copy newview /s cmdref copy newview /s cmdref "net access" newview /g cmdref help newview /g help - many fixes for links - other small fixes (see trac) - many changes for the debugging support - There was a blank at the beginning of a paragraph after a graphic; fixed - In some other situations there was a blank to much at the beginning of a paragraph; fixed - Version numbering changed - Menu entry 'Save as IPF' translated to german - many refactoring changes to remove unused source and add as many unit tests as possible yes we have (356) unit tests! (at the moment manly for the command line) - some backup files removed - ACLCtl10.DLL, ACLCtl10.h, ACLCtl10.pas, removed form my local build \components directory - Test.pas removed form my local build \components directory - fix for unused vars in sibyl\addon\gradient.pas - fix for unused vars in sibyl\addon\ScktComp.pas - fix for missing bitmap cool1.bmp in components
NewView v. 2.18.1 (3/6/2006) Readme/What's new
NewView release changes V2.18.1 - Tools - Save as IPF
Record updated last time on: 21/03/2019 - 04:34

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The download link to NewView is dead.

Corrected links, Tae, thanks to notifing and to follow us!

Hi muffetta, You should revert download links for all NewView versions to

Done, maybe the original site was in maintenance, thanks again, Tae

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