OfflineRegistryView v1.03
Copyright (c) 2018 - 2019 Nir Sofer

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OfflineRegistryView is a simple tool for Windows that allows you to read offline Registry files from external drive and view the desired Registry key in .reg file format.

System Requirements

This utility works with any version of Windows, starting from Windows XP and up to Windows 10. Both 32-bit and 64-bit systems are supported.

Versions History

  • Version 1.03:
    • Fixed bug: OfflineRegistryView failed to handle properly large Registry values with more than 16344 bytes.
  • Version 1.02:
    • Fixed bug: OfflineRegistryView generated .reg file incorrectly when the value names had '\' or '"' characters.
  • Version 1.01:
    • Fixed bug: OfflineRegistryView exported REG_EXPAND_SZ values incorrectly.
  • Version 1.00 - First release.

Start Using OfflineRegistryView

This utility doesn't require any installation process or additional DLL files. In order to start using it, simply run the executable file - OfflineRegistryView.exe
After running it, simply type the folders where the Registry files are located. There is one folder field for config folder (for all Registry hives loaded into HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE key) and one folder field for HKEY_CURRENT_USER Registry hives (ntuser.dat and UsrClass.dat). You can also fill these fields with a folder contains a Registry snapshot created by other tools from NirSoft (RegistryChangesView and OfflineRegistryFinder)
Type the path of the Registry key you want to view (e.g: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows , HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion ) and the subkey depth and click the 'Go' button or F5 key.

After clicking the 'Go' button or F5 key, the Registry key you chose is displayed in the text-box in .reg file format. You can use the 'Save To .Reg File' option (Ctrl+S) to save the result into a .reg file.

Translating OfflineRegistryView to other languages

In order to translate OfflineRegistryView to other language, follow the instructions below:
  1. Run OfflineRegistryView with /savelangfile parameter:
    OfflineRegistryView.exe /savelangfile
    A file named OfflineRegistryView_lng.ini will be created in the folder of OfflineRegistryView utility.
  2. Open the created language file in Notepad or in any other text editor.
  3. Translate all string entries to the desired language. Optionally, you can also add your name and/or a link to your Web site. (TranslatorName and TranslatorURL values) If you add this information, it'll be used in the 'About' window.
  4. After you finish the translation, Run OfflineRegistryView, and all translated strings will be loaded from the language file.
    If you want to run OfflineRegistryView without the translation, simply rename the language file, or move it to another folder.


This utility is released as freeware. You are allowed to freely distribute this utility via floppy disk, CD-ROM, Internet, or in any other way, as long as you don't charge anything for this and you don't sell it or distribute it as a part of commercial product. If you distribute this utility, you must include all files in the distribution package, without any modification !


The software is provided "AS IS" without any warranty, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The author will not be liable for any special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages due to loss of data or any other reason.


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Download OfflineRegistryView (32-bit)
Download OfflineRegistryView (64-bit)

OfflineRegistryView is also available in other languages. In order to change the language of OfflineRegistryView, download the appropriate language zip file, extract the 'offlineregistryview_lng.ini', and put it in the same folder that you Installed OfflineRegistryView utility.

LanguageTranslated ByDateVersion
Arabic Simo:Thami27/08/2018OfflineRegistryView v1.02
Brazilian PortuguesePaulo Guzmán09/10/20181.02
DutchJan Verheijen28/04/20191.03
German «Latino» auf WinTotal.de29/04/20191.03
Greek geogeo.gr09/05/20181.01
Persian DinoTechno19/03/20221.03
Portuguese Braziligorruckert06/04/20181.00
Romanian Jaff (Oprea Nicolae)07/06/20181.01
Russian KopBuH9106/04/20181.00
Simplified Chinese DickMoore25/04/20181.00
SlovakFrantišek Fico29/04/20191.03
Spanish Ricardo A. Rivas02/08/20201.03
Traditional Chinese Danfong Hsieh08/05/20181.01