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Should I remove Blender?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #965
United States Rank #1,131
Reach 0.8447%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.92 days
469.57 days >
Average installed length: 246.72 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.77.0 0.01%
2.76.2 0.22%
2.76.1 1.77%
2.76.0 1.43%
2.75.1 2.71%
2.75.0 0.41%
2.74-rc 0.15%
2.74 5.25%
2.73-rc 0.06%
2.73a 4.78%
2.73 1.08%
2.72-rc 0.09%
2.72b 4.39%
2.72-alpha 0.01%
2.72a 0.46%
2.72 1.24%
2.71-alpha 0.02%
2.71 8.10%
2.70a 7.16%
2.70 3.17%
2.69 15.54%
2.68a 7.87%
2.68 0.95%
2.67b 4.03%
2.67a 0.83%
2.67 1.38%
2.66a 4.91%
2.66 1.41%
2.65-release 0.70%
2.65a-release 3.82%
2.65 0.05%
2.64-release 0.51%
2.64a-release 2.32%
2.63-release 4.74%
2.62-release 2.10%
2.61-release 1.05%
2.60-release 0.16%
2.60a-release 0.76%
2.60a-rc 0.01%
2.59-release 0.92%
2.58-release 0.29%
2.58a-release 0.47%
2.57-release 0.12%
2.57b-release 0.51%
2.57a-release 0.05%
2.49 0.03%

Other programs by Blender Foundation

Blender

What is Blender?

Blender is a free and open-source 3D computer graphics software product used for creating animated films, visual effects, interactive 3D applications or video games. Blender's features include 3D modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, rigging and skinning, fluid and smoke simulation, particle simulation, soft body simulation, animating, match moving, camera tracking, rendering, video editing and compositing. It also features a built-in game engine.

About  (from Blender Foundation)

Blender provides a broad spectrum of modeling, texturing, lighting, animation and video post-processing functionality in one package. Through its open architecture, Blender provides cross-platform interoperability, extensibility, an incredibly small footprint, and a tightly integrated workflow. Blender is one of the mo...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 2.69, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 blender.exe. The setup package generally installs about 43 files and is usually about 38.32 MB (40,176,794 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.blender.org
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\blender foundation\blender
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Blender Foundation\Blender\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 38.32 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Blender

Program executable:blender.exe
Name:Blender
Path:C:\Program Files\blender\blender.exe
MD5:8f16287beb7d2418cc04b1d0ca114e43
Additional files:
  • blender-app.exe - Blender
  • blenderplayer.exe
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community LGPL) - POSIX Threads for Windows LPGL (MS C 32 bit)
  • OpenAL32.dll (by Portions (C) Creative Labs and NVIDIA) - Standard OpenAL(TM) Library (Standard OpenAL(TM) Implementation)
  • wrap_oal.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)
  • gnu_gettext.dll (by Franco Bez ) - GNU gettext - Library (mingw32 Port of GNU gettext - DLL Version)
  • libsndfile-1.dll - libsndfile-1 DLL (A library for reading and writing audio files.)
  • BlendThumb.dll - Blender Thumbnail Handler
  • BlendThumb64.dll
  • python32.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • python33.dll (by Python Software Foundation)
  • python34.dll
  • zlib.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • avcodec-53.dll
  • avcodec-55.dll
  • avdevice-53.dll
  • avdevice-55.dll
  • avformat-53.dll
  • avformat-55.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • avutil-52.dll
  • iconv.dll
  • OpenColorIO.dll
  • SDL.dll
  • swscale-2.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • blender.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8AA5C1C5-B73B-4AAF-9274-302A3AAD8BDC}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • blender.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Blender Foundation\Blender\blender.exe'.

How do I remove Blender?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#965

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.16%
Windows 8 37.14%
Windows XP 2.37%
Windows Vista 2.30%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.54%
Windows 8.1 13.47%
Windows 7 Professional 11.35%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.97%
Windows 10 Home 4.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.55%
  Germany 7.43%
  France 5.85%
  United Kingdom 5.49%
  Canada 3.98%
  Italy 2.76%
  Australia 2.45%
  Brazil 2.41%
  Netherlands 1.76%
  Sweden 1.17%
  Poland 1.08%
  India 1.06%
  Spain 1.01%
  Finland 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.16%
Dell 17.45%
Acer 17.21%
ASUS 14.79%
GIGABYTE 8.39%
Lenovo 5.47%
Toshiba 4.92%
Samsung 3.50%
Alienware 1.99%
MSI 1.24%
Intel 1.24%
Medion 0.64%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.61%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.91%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.37%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.66%
Dell XPS 8300 1.87%

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