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Canvas 14 + GIS

What is Canvas 14 + GIS?  (from ACD Systems Ltd)

Communicate your unique vision to the world with Canvas 14 technical illustration software. Import your data into Canvas, augment and explain it, then export it to a presentation format or re-integrate it back into your workflow.


Canvas 14 + GIS is a program developed by ACD Systems Ltd. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is CanvasInTouch2.exe. The software installer includes 35 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 31% of users of Canvas 14 + GIS come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acdsee.com
Help link: r.acdsee.com/aCHDF
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\Canvas 14\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C46DC4F2-40EB-42DB-8720-DC2011378FE8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Canvas 14 + GIS

Program executable:CanvasInTouch2.exe
Name:Canvas + GIS InTouch
Path:C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\Canvas 14\CanvasInTouch2.exe
Additional files:
  • CanvasInTouch2.exe - Canvas + GIS InTouch
  • AcdIDClient.dll - acdID Client
  • _UIFramework.dll - Canvas 14
  • Canvas14.exe
  • CVFC.dll
  • CVOLE2.dll
  • CVRES32.dll
  • CVShell.dll
  • CVShellSrv.exe
  • CVShellSrvStub.dll
  • PluginGateIO.exe
  • ChartEngine.dll - Canvas (Canvas Charting Engine)
  • CanvasInTouch2.exe.dll
  • ipwssl6.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! SSL C++ Edition Version 6.2 (IP*Works! SSL V6)
  • ProfilePicker.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - Kodak Digital Science Profile Picker (ICC Profile Picker)
  • kdu_v32R.dll (by The University of New South Wales) - Kakadu Software Tools for JPEG2000 (kdu_v32 -- Kakadu core DLL)
  • KodakCMS.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - Kodak Professional ColorFlow CMM (Kodak Color Management Module)
  • PSDK.dll (by Image Power) - Image Power Inc. powerdll (powerdll)
  • CVIPL.dll (by Deneba Software) - Canvas For Windows (Canvas MMX Image Lib)
  • CVIPLA6.dll (by Deneba Software)
  • CVIPLM6.dll
  • CVIPLP6.dll
  • CVIPLPX.dll
  • CVIPLW7.dll
  • igcore16d.dll (by AccuSoft) - AccuSoft ImageGear (AccuSoft ImageGear CORE DLL)
  • igJPEG2K16d.dll (by AccuSoft) - AccuSoft ImageGear JPEG2K DLL
  • iglzw16d.dll - AccuSoft ImageGear 16 LZW DLL
  • PEGRP32E.DLL (by Gigasoft) - ProEssentials Pro (ProEssentials Professional Charting DLL)
  • ProfileSigs.dll - KCMS ICCCODES (Provides ICC signature codes and descriptions for Manufacturer and Model)
  • Jb2Decdr.dll (by Image Power) - Power SDK (JBIG2 Decoder DLL)
  • Jb2Encdr.dll - JBIG2 Encoder DLL
  • shapelib.dll
  • Win7Extension.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • CVShellSrv.exe runs as a service named 'CVShell Service' (CVShell Service).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CanvasInTouch2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CVGW14EN' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\Canvas 14\CanvasInTouch2.exe" /pid CVGW14EN.

How do I remove Canvas 14 + GIS?

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Or, you can uninstall Canvas 14 + GIS 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 Canvas 14 + GIS, 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 Canvas 14 + GIS.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.77%
  Canada 15.38%
  Mexico 15.38%
  Greece 7.69%
  Ireland 7.69%
  Israel 7.69%
  Japan 7.69%
  Poland 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.22%
ASUS 22.22%
Toshiba 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Dell 11.11%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L845 16.67%
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad Y58... 16.67%
Gigabyte M68M-S2P 16.67%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3LR 16.67%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 16.67%
ASUSTeK N55SL 16.67%

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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