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Should I remove Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,954
United States Rank #17,300
Reach 0.0189%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.23 days
35.77 days >
Average installed length: 18.79 days


VersionDistribution 10.19% 6.42% 6.42% 11.70% 3.40% 0.38% 13.96% 0.38% 29.06% 1.89% 0.75% 1.13% 3.40% 10.94%

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Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional 4


Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional 4 is a software program developed by Canon. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named dpp4.exe. The setup package generally installs about 46 files and is usually about 100.31 MB (105,181,455 bytes). The installed file AUAsyncUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\Digital Photo Professional 4
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon_Inc_IC\UniversalInstaller\Uninstall\UnInstaller\UniversalUnInstaller.exe" "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon_In
Estimated size: 100.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional 4

Program executable:dpp4.exe
Name:Digital Photo Professional 4
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\digital photo professional 4\dpp4.exe
Additional files:
  • ipBaseParse.dll - Canon Digital Camera Image Handling Library (IHL Image File Parser)
  • ipCodec.dll - IHL Image Codec
  • ipMWGPolicy.dll - IHL MWG Metadata Handling Policy
  • ipParse.dll - IHL Image Property Handler
  • ipProp.dll - IHL Property String Formatter
  • DPPUIRSC.dll - Digital Photo Professional 40 (DPPUIRSC Module)
  • DPPUIRSC64.dll - DPPUIRSC 64bit Module
  • DapCommon.dll - Digital Photo Professional 4 (DPPCommon)
  • DapCommonFramework.dll - DPP Common Framework
  • DapServiceFramework.dll - Dpp Service Framework
  • DapStrings.dll
  • Dpp4Batch.exe - Digital Photo Professional 4 Batch
  • Dpp4ExpComposite.exe - DPP4 Multiple Exposure Composition Module
  • Dpp4HDRComposite.exe - DPP4 HDR Composition Tool Module
  • DPP4LensDL.exe - DPP4 Lens Data Download Module
  • Dpp4Main.exe
  • DPP4Renamer.exe - DPP4 Rename Tool Module
  • ipDCPolicy.dll - Image Hadling Library DC (IHL DC Metadata Handling Policy 32bit)
  • ipDCProp.dll - IHL DC Property String Fromat Policy 32bit (EN)
  • AUAsyncUpdate.exe - Auto Update Service
  • LaunchChecker.dll
  • ipCommonPolicy.dll - CommonPolicy (IHL Common Metadata Handling Policy)
  • DppCoreSub.dll - DppCoreSub
  • ipCommonProp.dll - CommonProp (IHL Property String Format Policy (Common))
  • ipDSPolicy.dll - DS Policy (IHL DS Metadata Handling Policy)
  • DppMWare.dll - DppMWare
  • DPPCore.dll - DPPCore (DppCore)
  • DppMath.dll - DppMath
  • ipDSProp.dll - DSProp (IHL Property String Format Policy (DS))
  • canonIHLVersion.dll
  • ipCanonIHL.dll - ipCanon Image Handling Library

How do I remove Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional 4?

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Or, you can uninstall Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional 4 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 Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional 4, 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 Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional 4.

Win 8 56%
Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 55.85%
Windows 7 44.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 15.47%
Windows 10 Pro 15.09%
Windows 10 Home 13.21%
Windows 8.1 10.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.31%
  Germany 11.56%
  United Kingdom 10.20%
  Italy 6.46%
  France 5.78%
  Canada 5.44%
  Brazil 1.70%
  Sweden 1.70%
  Austria 1.70%
  Taiwan 1.36%
  Spain 1.36%
  Hong Kong 1.36%
  Switzerland 1.36%
  Australia 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.56%
Hewlett-Packard 17.32%
ASUS 15.75%
Acer 12.60%
Lenovo 7.09%
Toshiba 4.72%
Medion 3.15%
Samsung 2.36%
American Megatrends 0.79%
Sony 0.79%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.67%
Dell XPS 8700 3.62%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 2.90%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 1.45%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.45%
Acer Aspire E5-571G 1.45%

About Canon

Canon is a manufacture of imaging and optical products, including cameras, camcorders, photocopiers, steppers and computer printers.
Publisher URL: www.canon.com


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