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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,722
United States Rank #8,950
Reach 0.0390%
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Average installed length: 274.21 days

GameMaker 8.1

What is GameMaker?  (from YoYo Games Limited)

GameMaker: Studio caters to entry-level novices and seasoned game development professionals equally, allowing them to create cross-platform games in record time and at a fraction of the cost. In addition to making games development 80 percent faster than coding for native languages, developers can create fully function...  Read more


GameMaker 8.1 is a program developed by YoYo Games Limited. The main program executable is Game_Maker.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 1.71 MB (1,791,564 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 49% of users of GameMaker come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.yoyogames.com/studio
Installation folder: C:\users\user\gamemaker 8.1
Uninstaller: "C:\Users\john\GameMaker 8.1\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GameMaker 8.1

Program executable:Game_Maker.exe
Name:Game Maker
Game Maker 8.1, game creation program
Path:C:\Program Files\game maker 8.1\Game_Maker.exe
Additional files:
  • GameMaker.exe - GameMaker 8.1 (GameMaker 8.1 Updater)
  • BouncyCastle.Crypto.dll (by The Legion of the Bouncy Castle) - Bouncy Castle for .NET (BouncyCastle.Crypto)
  • Game_Maker.exe - Game Maker (Game Maker 8.1, game creation program)
  • Ionic.Zip.Reduced.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library (Reduced))
  • uninstall.exe
  • GameMaker-Installer-8.1.exe
  • libeay32.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - OpenSSL (Libeay32: open Secure Socket Layer protocol)
  • piano.exe (by Pablo Software Solutions) - Piano Application (Virtual Piano MFC Application)
  • uninst.exe

How do I remove GameMaker?

Quickly and completely remove GameMaker 8.1 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall GameMaker 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 GameMaker 8.1, 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 GameMaker.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.60%
Windows 8 26.82%
Windows XP 3.86%
Windows Vista 1.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.78%
Windows 7 Professional 13.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.40%
Windows 8.1 9.46%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.13%
  United Kingdom 7.29%
  Australia 6.25%
  Brazil 3.99%
  Netherlands 3.82%
  Canada 3.47%
  Italy 2.08%
  France 1.56%
  Indonesia 1.56%
  Germany 1.56%
  Belgium 1.39%
  Sweden 1.39%
  DK 1.04%
  Finland 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 22.00%
ASUS 14.33%
Acer 12.67%
Toshiba 8.00%
Lenovo 4.33%
Samsung 3.00%
MSI 1.67%
Intel 1.33%
Alienware 1.00%
American Megatrends 0.67%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 755 11.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.80%
ASUS All Series 2.72%
Dell XPS 8300 2.72%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.17%


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