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Should I remove Brackets?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,680
United States Rank #5,819
Reach 0.1295%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.85 days
290.70 days >
Average installed length: 152.74 days


1.6 1.98%
1.5 7.71%
1.4 9.85%
1.3 11.67%
1.2 8.92%
1.1 10.84%
1.0 7.82%
0.44 2.75%
0.43 2.92%
0.42 3.03%
0.41 3.41%
0.40 2.48%
0.39 3.03%
0.38 4.68%
0.37 3.85%
0.36 7.26%
0.35 5.28%
0.34.1 1.21%
0.34 1.32%


What is Brackets?  (from brackets.io)

Brackets is an open source code editor for web designers and front-end developers. Live HTML Development
As you code, HTML changes are instantly pushed to browser without having to save or reload the page. Brackets doesn't get in the way of your creative process. It blends visual tools into the editor while pushing ...  Read more


Brackets is a software program developed by brackets.io. The most common release is 1.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 1.87 MB (1,956,473 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 32% of users of Brackets come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brackets.io
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brackets\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B44C1305-C7BC-4379-A39E-7520B1506DFF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.87 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Brackets

  • Brackets.exe - Brackets
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • node.exe (by Joyent, Inc) - Node.js (Evented I/O for V8 JavaScript)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • node.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\nodejs\node.exe'.

How do I remove Brackets?

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

Win 8 59%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 58.66%
Windows 7 39.80%
Windows Vista 0.99%
Windows XP 0.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 15.13%
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.02%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.61%
Windows 10 Home 7.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.10%
  France 8.77%
  United Kingdom 5.33%
  Canada 3.09%
  Germany 3.09%
  India 2.99%
  Italy 2.64%
  Netherlands 2.59%
  Belgium 2.54%
  Brazil 1.94%
  Spain 1.74%
  Australia 1.65%
  DK 1.60%
  BD 1.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.06%
Dell 20.40%
ASUS 18.12%
Acer 11.67%
Lenovo 10.15%
Toshiba 4.27%
Samsung 3.98%
MSI 1.80%
Alienware 0.85%
Intel 0.85%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.06%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.82%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.42%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.82%
HP Z220 CMT Workstation 2.41%
MSI MS-7821 1.81%

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Florianover a year ago
Web development software. No need to remove if you are a web developer.