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Should I remove NewBlue Video Essentials for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,399
United States Rank #5,399
Reach 0.1406%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.51 days
192.11 days >
Average installed length: 100.94 days


3.0 91.83%
1.4 8.17%

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NewBlue Video Essentials for Windows

What is NewBlue Video Essentials for Windows?  (from NewBlue)

Elevate your production value with NewBlue Video Essentials I. This best-selling pack of 10 video editing plugins can sharpen the focus of raw footage, crop new aspect ratios, easily fix color problems and give you the tools you need to create high quality video in record time. Video Essentials I makes it easy to cro...  Read more


NewBlue Video Essentials for Windows is a program developed by NewBlue. The most used version is 3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is VideoEssentials.dll. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 42.5 MB (44,561,512 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 33% of users of NewBlue Video Essentials for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: newbluefx.com/product/video-essentials-i
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\newblue\video essentials for windows
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NewBlue\Video Essentials for Windows\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 42.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NewBlue Video Essentials for Windows

Program module:VideoEssentials.dll
Name:NewBlue Essentials Effects
Path:C:\Program Files\newblue\video essentials for windows\VideoEssentials.dll
Additional files:
  • VideoEssentials.dll - NewBlue Essentials Effects
  • NBCustomUI.dll
  • NBCustomUIEdius.dll
  • Activatevideoessentials.exe
  • ManagerGL.dll
  • Resources.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

How do I remove NewBlue Video Essentials for Windows?

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

Win 8 54%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 54.51%
Windows 7 43.56%
Windows Vista 1.12%
Windows XP 0.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.08%
Windows 8.1 15.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.42%
Windows 10 Home 12.80%
Windows 7 Professional 9.55%
Windows 10 Pro 7.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.78%
  Germany 13.67%
  Canada 4.84%
  United Kingdom 4.71%
  France 4.12%
  Italy 4.07%
  Australia 2.35%
  Netherlands 2.26%
  Taiwan 2.08%
  Spain 1.67%
  Belgium 1.49%
  India 1.49%
  Brazil 1.27%
  Austria 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.96%
Acer 15.38%
Dell 14.22%
ASUS 11.99%
Medion 6.26%
Lenovo 5.10%
Toshiba 3.49%
Samsung 1.88%
Intel 1.79%
MSI 1.52%
Alienware 1.34%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.31%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq CQ... 7.16%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.29%
MEDION H81H3-EM2 3.29%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.71%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.71%

About NewBlue

NewBlue creates the NewBlueFX line of digital video and audio plugins for non-linear editors including Sony Vegas, Avid Media Composer and Edius.


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