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Global Rank #35,203
United States Rank #30,948
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Versions

VersionDistribution
4.00.211 49.02%
4.00.207 9.80%
4.00.195 25.49%
4.00.0169 1.96%
4.00.0118 13.73%

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ACDSee Photo Editor

What is ACDSee Photo Editor?  (from ACD Systems Ltd)

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Overview

ACDSee Photo Editor is a software program developed by ACD Systems Ltd. The most common release is 4.00.211, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named ACDSee.exe. The setup package generally installs about 123 files and is usually about 99.46 MB (104,294,967 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 43% of users of ACDSee Photo Editor come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acdsee.com
Help link: go.acdsystems.com/client/en/175328
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{FD0718A4-6CB6-42E2-A5E5-2C13777FCB4A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 99.46 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ACDSee Photo Editor

Program executable:ACDSee.exe
Name:ACDSee
Path:C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee.exe
MD5:99e0ac7e475b91586c849e28ec149121
Additional files:
  • InTouchClient.dll - ACD Systems, Ltd. InTouchClient (InTouchClient)
  • ACDSee.exe - ACDSee
  • ACDInTouch71U.dll - ACDInTouch Dynamic Link Library (ACDInTouch DLL)
  • ACDSeePFM.exe - ACDSee Picture Frame Manager
  • ACDSeePro25.exe - ACDSee Pro 2.5 Photo Manager
  • ACDSeePro25.exe.dll
  • ACDSeeQVPFM.exe
  • HighMAT.dll - HIghMAT Dynamic Link Library
  • HighMATU.dll
  • ACDSeePro2.exe - ACDSee Pro 2 Photo Manager
  • ACDSeePro3.exe - ACDSee Pro Photo Manager 3
  • ACDSeePro3.exe.dll
  • Base64.dll - ACD Systems Ltd. FotoSlate (Base64)
  • FotoSlate4.exe - FotoSlate 4.0 Application
  • ACDCLClient33U.dll - ACD Systems ACDCLClient (ACDCLClient)
  • ACDSee12.exe - ACDSee Photo Manager 12
  • ACDSee12.exe.dll
  • ACDSeeQV12.exe
  • ACDSeeQV12.exe.dll
  • ACDSeeSR12.exe
  • ACDSeeSR12.exe.dll
  • ShellIntMgr51U.dll - ACD Systems ShellIntMgr (ShellIntMgr)
  • VCDWizardDLL.dll - Create Video / Video CD
  • VCDWizardDLLU.dll
  • acdsee7powerpack.exe - ACDSee 7.0 PowerPack (Setup Launcher)
  • acdseepowerpack-603update-esd.exe - ACDSee 6.0 PowerPack
  • ACDSeePhotoEditor4.exe - ACDSee Photo Editor
  • APOLE2.dll - ACDSee Photo Editor OLE Dynamic Link Library
  • APRES32.dll - ACDSee Photo Editor Resource Dynamic Link Library
  • APStrings.dll - ACDSee Photo Editor Strings Dynamic Link Library
  • BenchBrowse.dll - Bench Browse
  • CVIPL.dll - MMX Image Lib
  • CVIPLA6.dll
  • CVIPLM6.dll
  • CVIPLP6.dll
  • CVIPLPX.dll
  • CVIPLW7.dll
  • ACDSeeProInTouch2.exe - ACDSee Pro InTouch
  • ACDSeeProInTouch2.exe.dll
  • ACDSeeQV.exe - ACDSee Quick View (ACDSee 9 Photo Manager)
  • ACDSeeQVPro2.exe
  • ACDSeeQVPro25.exe
  • ACDSeeQVPro3.exe - ACDSee Pro 3
  • ACDSeeQVPro5.exe - ACDSee Pro 5
  • ACDSeeSR.exe - ACDSee Showroom
  • ACDSeeSR.exe.dll
  • acdIDInTouch2.exe - acdID InTouch2
  • acdIDInTouch2.exe.dll
  • ACDSee15InTouch2.exe
  • ACDSee15InTouch2.exe.dll
  • ACDSeeInTouch2.exe - ACDSee InTouch
  • BaseSlideshow.exe - ACD Slide Show (ACD Diavoorstelling)
  • D3DBaseSlideShow.exe
  • OldBaseSlideShow.exe
  • acdIDWriter.exe - acdID Writer (ACD Systems)
  • ACDSeePro5.exe - ACDSee Pro 5
  • ACDSeePro5.exe.dll
  • ACDSee8Pro.exe - ACDSee Pro (ACDSee Pro Application)
  • ACDSee9.exe - ACDSee 9.0
  • ACDSeePro2.exe.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

13 Autoplay Handlers
  • ACDSeeQV17.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSee17ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee 17.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
  • ACDSeeQVPFM.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSeePFM10ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee Picture Frame Manager.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
  • ACDSee8Pro.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSeeShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
  • ACDSee8.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSeeShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
  • ACDSeeQV10.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSee100ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee 10.0.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
  • ACDSeeQVPro2.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSeePro20AcquirePicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee Pro 2.0.AutoPlayHandlerAcquire' and the action verb 'Acquire.
  • Plus 7 more
9 Scheduled Tasks
  • ACDSee.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CC4034B2-D17E-47BD-8EDF-D5D3B2DD0B59}' (runs on registration).
  • ACDSee9.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AD07C572-F3F8-47F7-9271-5412D8444B69}' (runs on registration).
  • ACDSeePro25.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EE1B6427-EA32-424A-982B-3CD88E3BFF03}' (runs on registration).
  • ACDSee15.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9457396E-4CAA-417C-80BD-3A6B54FC161B}' (runs on registration).
  • ACDSeePro3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6B02F245-048F-4AFB-AAA2-691770A31928}' (runs on registration).
  • ACDSee10.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FCEACA09-25A8-4E1F-A9AF-1FB2089C5D1C}' (runs on registration).
  • Plus 3 more
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ACDSeeProInTouch2.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ACPW05DE.
4 Startup Files (User Run)
  • ACDSeeSR.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ACDSeeSRPro5' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee Pro\5.0\ACDSeeSR.exe".
  • acdIDInTouch2.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ACSW17EN' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\17.0\acdIDInTouch2.exe".
  • ACDSeeSR12.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ACDSeeSR12' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\12.0\ACDSeeSR12.exe".
  • ACDSee12.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ACDSee' and executes as C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\12.0\ACDSee12.exe /tray.
4 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • ACDSee15InTouch2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ACDSeePro6InTouch2.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee Pro\6.0\ACDSeePro6InTouch2.exe" /pid ACPW06EN.
  • acdIDInTouch2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ACSW17JA' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\17.0\acdIDInTouch2.exe".
  • ACDSeeInTouch2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ACSW14DE' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\14.0\ACDSeeInTouch2.exe" /pid ACSW14DE.
  • ACDSeeProInTouch2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ACPW05JA' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ACDSee Pro 5\ACDSee Pro\5.0\ACDSeeProInTouch2.exe" /pid ACPW05JA.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ACDSeeProInTouch2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee Pro\5.0\ACDSeeProInTouch2.exe'.
Network connections
  • ACDSee15InTouch2.exe connects to ec2-50-16-35-225.compute-1.amazonaws.com (50.16.35.225 port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

ACDSeeProInTouch2.exe
Memory:3.43 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005193863%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00016942%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00034997%
0.015104% average
ACDSee15InTouch2.exe
Memory:2.49 MB
Total CPU:0.0051823571%
Kernel CPU:0.00459155%
User CPU:0.00059081%
CPU cycles/sec:16,377
I/O reads/min:7 Bytes

How do I remove ACDSee Photo Editor?

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Or, you can uninstall ACDSee Photo Editor from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ACDSee Photo Editor, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ACDSee Photo Editor.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win XP 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.94%
Windows XP 21.57%
Windows Vista 13.73%
Windows 8 11.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.49%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.65%
Windows 7 Professional 9.80%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.80%
Windows 10 Home 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.86%
  Netherlands 7.94%
  Belgium 4.76%
  Indonesia 3.17%
  Romania 3.17%
  Israel 3.17%
  Canada 3.17%
  Poland 3.17%
  Italy 3.17%
  MK 1.59%
  DZ 1.59%
  Kuwait 1.59%
  Greece 1.59%
  Argentina 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.83%
Dell 24.39%
GIGABYTE 7.32%
Intel 7.32%
ASUS 4.88%
Lenovo 4.88%
Acer 4.88%
Sony 4.88%
Samsung 2.44%
Medion 2.44%
Toshiba 2.44%
American Megatrends 2.44%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.38%
Gigabyte P35C-DS3R 2.38%
ASUSTeK N71Vg 2.38%
NVIDIA AWRDACPI 2.38%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 2.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.38%

About (from ACD Systems Ltd)

ACD Systems is one of the largest and most respected independent digital image editing and management companies in the world.
Publisher URL: www.acdsee.com

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