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Nik Software HDR Efex

What is Nik Software HDR Efex?  (from Nik Software)

Powerful controls help you create exceptional natural and artistic HDR photos as HDR Efex Pro gives you a wide range of options for any image. A unique combination of one-click presets helps you start off on the right foot. Pick a style that excites you, then adjust the details to make the look your own.


Nik Software HDR Efex is a program developed by Nik Software. 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 software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 39.15 MB (41,049,235 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 50% of users of Nik Software HDR Efex come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.google.com/nikcollection/products/hdr-efex-pro
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nik Software HDR Efex
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Nik Software HDR Efex\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Nik Software HDR Efex\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 39.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nik Software HDR Efex

  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • HDREfexPro2dllInstall.exe (by VVK) - HDREfexPro2 dll's (Property.ARPCOMMENTS)
  • install.exe
  • lua5.1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D421D11A-6221-4BF6-8F93-2187C1DFFE7D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Nik Software HDR Efex?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 20%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
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 40.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Australia 10.00%
  Canada 10.00%
  France 10.00%
  United Kingdom 10.00%
  RS 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Samsung 20.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
Samsung 355V4C/355V4X/355... 20.00%
LENOVO 25223FG 20.00%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 20.00%
Acer Ferrari One 200 20.00%
Acer Aspire 5810T 20.00%

Publisher URL: www.niksoftware.com


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