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Should I remove Anki?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,574
United States Rank #3,636
Reach 0.1803%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.78 days
465.40 days >
Average installed length: 244.53 days


What is Anki?  (from Damien Elmes)

Anki is a program which makes remembering things easy. Because it's a lot more efficient than traditional study methods, you can either greatly decrease your time spent studying, or greatly increase the amount you learn. Anyone who needs to remember things in their daily life can benefit from Anki. Since it is content-...  Read more


Anki is a program developed by Damien Elmes. 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 main program executable is Anki.exe. The software installer includes 60 files and is usually about 79.86 MB (83,744,133 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 43% of users of Anki come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: ankisrs.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\anki
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Anki\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 79.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Anki

Program executable:Anki.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\anki\Anki.exe
Additional files:
  • Anki.exe - Anki
  • mplayer.exe - MPlayer - The Movie Player
  • lame.exe (by http://lame.sf.net) - L.A.M.E. (MP3 Encoder.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • lame_enc.dll
  • sox.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • w9xpopen.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • anki.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D0AB5584-BF37-4DC1-B197-50986BC1D9B9}' (runs on registration).
  • lame.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8D068260-9E9E-4D94-871B-54D5CCB1836A}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • anki.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Anki\Anki.exe'.

How do I remove Anki?

Quickly and completely remove Anki from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Anki 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 Anki, 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 Anki.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.98%
Windows 8 40.47%
Windows Vista 2.73%
Windows XP 1.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.58%
Windows 8.1 16.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.17%
Windows 7 Professional 10.02%
Windows 10 Home 6.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.55%
  Germany 10.25%
  United Kingdom 4.84%
  Canada 4.58%
  France 2.85%
  Australia 2.82%
  Brazil 2.29%
  Italy 2.09%
  Poland 2.02%
  Japan 1.63%
  Netherlands 1.33%
  Sweden 1.26%
  Spain 1.13%
  Belgium 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.56%
Acer 16.81%
Dell 16.13%
ASUS 15.56%
Lenovo 10.56%
Toshiba 6.19%
Samsung 5.63%
Medion 1.44%
MSI 1.25%
Alienware 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.96%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.44%
ASUS All Series 4.39%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.81%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.63%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 2.11%


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