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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #201
United States Rank #134
Reach 3.2102%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.25 days
302.43 days >
Average installed length: 158.90 days


VersionDistribution 0.19% 0.26% 0.01% 3.26% 0.34% 2.05% 0.34% 0.49% 4.27% 0.45% 1.67% 0.19% 3.04% 0.43%
4.0.4415.0 0.00% 0.15% 3.15% 0.18% 14.48% 1.08% 4.54% 4.56% 8.06% 2.49% 0.32% 0.05% 2.24% 2.79% 1.58% 0.38%
2.0.3523 0.00% 16.10% 0.93% 0.10% 0.02% 11.07% 8.74%
2.0 0.00%

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CyberLink PhotoDirector

What is CyberLink PhotoDirector?  (from CyberLink)

CyberLinkPhotoDirector is a comprehensive, powerful, and intuitive solution to create professional looking photos. From the moment your photos are imported, you are empowered with new and unique features that bring out depth and sharpness in your masterpieces. Portraits become flawless, scenery transforms to your desir...  Read more


CyberLink PhotoDirector is a software program developed by CyberLink. The most common release is, 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 primary executable is named PhotoDirector.exe. The setup package generally installs about 63 files and is usually about 199.65 MB (209,352,514 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 64% of users of CyberLink PhotoDirector come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.CyberLink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PhotoDirector\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4862344A-A39C-4897-ACD4-A1BED5163C5A}\Setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 199.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink PhotoDirector

Program executable:PhotoDirector.exe
Name:CyberLink PhotoDirector
CyberLink PhotoDirector Main Program
Signed by:CyberLink
Path:C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PhotoDirector\PhotoDirector.exe
Additional files:
  • EvoParser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • REGX.dll - CyberLink Registry Utility
  • PhotoDirector.exe - CyberLink PhotoDirector (CyberLink PhotoDirector Main Program)
  • PhotoDirector3.exe - CyberLink PhotoDirector 3
  • PhotoDirector5.exe - CyberLink PhotoDirector 5
  • PhotoDirectorCDP5.exe - PhotoDir Application
  • PhotoDirectorXPT5.exe
  • RFCom.dll - CybeLink RegFree COM
  • CESMemMgr.dll - CES Memory Manager
  • CRoiMotion.dll - Cyberlink Region of Interest Motion Module (Cyberlink Region of Interest Motion Library)
  • CES_Picture.dll - Cyberlink Picture in Picture Module (Cyberlink Picture in Picture Library)
  • CES_SubtitleManager.dll - CES Subtitle Manager Library Module (CES Subtitle Manager Library)
  • CES_Template.dll - Cyberlink Layer Template Module (Cyberlink Layer Template Library)
  • CES_PlugIn_2.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_2 (CES System PlugIn 2)
  • CES_PlugIn_3.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_3 (CES System PlugIn 3)
  • CES_PlugIn_4.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_4 (CES System PlugIn 4)
  • CES_PlugIn_5.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_5 (CES System PlugIn 5)
  • CES_PlugIn_6.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn 6 (CES System PlugIn 6)
  • CES_PlugIn_7.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn 7 (CES System PlugIn 7)
  • CES_TitleLite.dll - CES TitleLite Library Module (CES TitleLite Library)
  • CES_3DTitle.dll - CES 3DTitle Library Module (CES_3DTitle Library)
  • CES_PlugIn.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn (CES System PlugIn)
  • CES_Title2.dll - CES Title2 Library Module (CES Title2 Library)
  • CLEdtKrn.dll - CyberLink Editing Service (CES Kernel)
  • CES_PlugInHost.dll - cyberlink CES_PlugInHost (CES_PlugInHost)
  • CLMediaDetect.dll - CyberLink CLMediaDetect (CLMediaDetect)
  • PhotoDirector4.exe - CyberLink PhotoDirector 4
  • PhotoDirectorCDP4.exe
  • PhotoDirectorXPT4.exe
  • CES_3DRendererD3D.dll - CES_3DRenderer Library
  • CES_3DLoaderFBX.dll - CES_3DLoader Library
  • CES_3DScene.dll - CES_3DScene Library
  • CES_ParticleEngine.dll - ces particle engine
  • CES_ParticlePlugin.dll - pfx default plugin
  • CES_ParticlePluginMSS.dll
  • libmmd.dll (by Intel) - Intel(r) C Compiler, Intel(r) C++ Compiler, Intel(r) Fortran Compiler (Math Library for Intel(r) Compilers (thread-safe))
  • libiomp5md.dll (by Intel) - Intel(R) OMP Runtime Library
  • atl71.dll
  • PhotoDirectorCDP.exe
  • PhotoDirectorXPT.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Autoplay Handlers
  • PhotoDirector5.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PhotoDirector5.0ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'PlayWithPhotoDirector5.0.
  • PhotoDirector3.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PhotoDirector3.0ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'PlayWithPhotoDirector3.0.
  • PhotoDirector4.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PhotoDirector4.0ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'PlayWithPhotoDirector4.0.
  • PhotoDirector.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PhotoDirector2.0ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'PlayWithPhotoDirector2.0.
Scheduled Task
  • PhotoDirector.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E0AA9D3D-728F-489B-AB24-25E1346F123D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove CyberLink PhotoDirector?

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

Win 8 99%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 98.69%
Windows 7 1.17%
Windows 8.1 0.13%
Windows XP 0.01%
Windows Vista 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 56.23%
Windows 8 16.90%
Windows 10 Home 13.10%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 3.85%
Windows 8.1 Connected 3.33%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.46%
  United Kingdom 5.85%
  Italy 4.02%
  France 3.44%
  Canada 3.22%
  Australia 1.95%
  Germany 1.95%
  India 1.25%
  Netherlands 0.95%
  Belgium 0.89%
  Mexico 0.88%
  Sweden 0.82%
  Spain 0.69%
  New Zealand 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.97%
Lenovo 0.01%
Dell 0.00%
Toshiba 0.00%
Medion 0.00%
ASUS 0.00%
American Megatrends 0.00%
Compaq 0.00%
Gateway 0.00%
Acer 0.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 14.68%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 9.55%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 8.73%
HP 15 Notebook PC 7.16%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.03%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 3.45%

About CyberLink

CyberLink is a digital entertainment & multimedia products application whose products include video editing application, media middle application, a multimedia application suite, DVD authoring application, picture organizer & viewers & optical disc authoring application.
Publisher URL: www.cyberlink.com


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