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United States Rank #38,074
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 274.58 days

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VersionDistribution
1.5.2.331 100.00%

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Kinect for Windows SDK v1.5

What is Kinect for Windows SDK?  (from Microsoft)

The Kinect for Windows SDK provides the tools and APIs, both native and managed, that you need to develop Kinect-enabled applications for Microsoft Windows.

Overview

Kinect for Windows SDK v1.5 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The primary executable is named KinectStudio.exe. The setup package generally installs about 167 files and is usually about 111.4 KB (114,074 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 35% of users of Kinect for Windows SDK come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=236056
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=236069
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9A5BD26B-1522-4000-9B74-2FAF8E949355}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 111.4 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Kinect for Windows SDK v1.5

Program executable:KinectStudio.exe
Name:Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit
Kinect Studio
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Kinect\Developer Toolkit v1.5.2\Tools\KinectStudio\KinectStudio.exe
MD5:de912e3101ee1629af38a35237909c62
Additional files:
  • ctrpp.exe - parse/validate performance counter manifest and generate helper source files
  • espui.dll - Microsoft® Windows(TM) Economical Service Provider Configuration
  • EspExe.Exe - Microsoft® Windows(TM) Economical Service Provider Application
  • Microsoft.Speech.dll - Microsoft Server Speech Platform Runtime (x86)
  • signtool.exe - Authenticode(R) - signing and verifying tool
  • genmanifest.exe - Windows Rights Managment manifest generator
  • isXPS.exe - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Operating System
  • make-shell.exe - makekit
  • checkv4.exe - IPv4-specific Code Identification Utility
  • AzureMemcacheService.exe - Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Server AppFabric (Windows Azure Caching Memcache Shim Service)
  • CacheDumpGenerator.exe
  • ClientPerfCountersInstaller.exe
  • ecmangen.exe - Instrumentation manifest generation tool
  • MemcacheShimEmulator.exe - Windows Azure Caching Memcache Shim Service Emulator
  • MemcacheShimInstaller.exe
  • RcDll.Dll - Microsoft Windows Resource Compiler DLL
  • AudioBasics-D2D.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit (Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit Audio Basics - Direct2D)
  • AudioBasics-WPF.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit AudioBasics - WPF
  • AudioCaptureRaw-Console.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit Audio Capture Raw - Console
  • AudioExplorer-D2D.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit Audio Explorer - Direct2D
  • ColorBasics-D2D.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit Color Basics - Direct2D
  • ColorBasics-WPF.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit ColorBasics - WPF
  • D3DVisualization.dll - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit - WPF Direct3D Interop Visualization
  • DepthBasics-D2D.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit Depth Basics - Direct2D
  • DepthBasics-WPF.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit DepthBasics - WPF
  • Depth-D3D.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit - Depth - Direct3D
  • DepthWithColor-D3D.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit - Depth With Color - Direct3D
  • FaceTrackData.dll - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit FaceTrackData Resource DLL
  • FaceTracking3D-WPF.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit FaceTracking - 3D
  • FaceTrackingBasics-WPF.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit FaceTrackingBasics - WPF
  • FaceTrackLib.dll - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit FaceTrackLib Resource DLL
  • GreenScreen-D2D.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit Green Screen - Direct2D
  • GreenScreen-WPF.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit GreenScreen - WPF
  • KinectExplorer.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit Kinect Explorer
  • KinectExplorer.vshost.exe - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2010 (vshost.exe)
  • KinectStudio.exe - Kinect Studio
  • KinectStudioConnector32.dll - Kinect Studio Connector
  • KinectStudioConnector64.dll
  • KinectStudioNative.dll - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit Kinect Studio Native
  • MakeCat.Exe - Microsoft Trust Make Catalog utility
  • Microsoft.Kinect.Toolkit.dll - Microsoft.Kinect.Toolkit
  • Microsoft.Kinect.Toolkit.FaceTracking.dll - Microsoft.Kinect.Toolkit.FaceTracking
  • Microsoft.Samples.Kinect.SwipeGestureRecognizer.dll - Kinect for Windows Sample Gestures
  • Microsoft.Samples.Kinect.WpfViewers.dll - Microsoft.Samples.Kinect.WpfViewers
  • ShapeGame.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit ShapeGame
  • SingleFace.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit SingleFace
  • SkeletalViewer.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit Skeletal Viewer
  • SkeletonBasics-D2D.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit Skeleton Basics - Direct2D
  • SkeletonBasics-WPF.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit SkeletonBasics - WPF
  • SlideShowGestures-WPF.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit SlideShowGestures - WPF
  • SpeechBasics-D2D.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit Speech Basics - Direct2D
  • SpeechBasics-WPF.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit SpeechBasics - WPF
  • SurfaceQueue.dll - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit - Surface Queue Interop Helper
  • TicTacToe-WPF.exe - Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit TicTacToe - WPF
  • ToolkitBrowser.exe - ToolkitBrowser
  • WpfD3DInterop.exe - WpfD3DInterop
  • Microsoft.Kinect.dll - Microsoft® Kinect for Windows SDK (Microsoft.Kinect)
  • FiltReg.exe - Filter registration dump utility
  • IViewers.Dll - OLE/COM Object Interface Viewer
  • AccEvent.exe - Microsoft Active Accessibility (Accessible Event Watcher (32-bit UNICODE Release))

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

KinectExplorer.vshost.exe
Memory:24.09 MB
21.09 MB average
User CPU:0.00009761%
0.015104% average

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  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:
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win 7 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#37,790

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.07%
Windows 8 20.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.91%
Windows 7 Professional 16.28%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.98%
Windows 8 Pro 4.65%
Windows 8 2.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.78%
  France 6.52%
  Brazil 4.35%
  Taiwan 4.35%
  Mexico 4.35%
  Germany 4.35%
  Canada 4.35%
  Poland 4.35%
  Chile 2.17%
  TN 2.17%
  Thailand 2.17%
  Sweden 2.17%
  Argentina 2.17%
  Japan 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
Dell 20.00%
ASUS 15.00%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Toshiba 10.00%
GIGABYTE 7.50%
Intel 5.00%
Medion 2.50%
Lenovo 2.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.78%
TOSHIBA dynabook RX3 TN26... 2.78%
MSI MS-7760 2.78%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.78%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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