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United States Rank #17,554
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VersionDistribution 1.14% 1.14% 1.14% 1.14%

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Panorama Maker

What is Panorama Maker?  (from ArcSoft)

The simplest and fastest panorama software. Easy-to-use editing tools help you make panoramas like a pro. 5 stitching modes: Auto, Horizontal, 360, Tile, and Vertical. Automatic selection and analysis of photos: no photography skills needed. Print your panorama or put it on your professional and social websites.


Panorama Maker is a software program developed by ArcSoft. The most common release is, with over 1% 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 pmk.exe. The setup package generally installs about 73 files and is usually about 14.65 MB (15,365,130 bytes). The installed file CheckUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 76% of users of Panorama Maker come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com/panorama-maker
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\Panorama Maker 4
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D45E8C45-B601-
Estimated size: 14.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Panorama Maker

Program executable:pmk.exe
Name:ArcSoft Panorama Maker
Path:C:\Program Files\arcsoft\panorama maker 4\pmk.exe
Additional files:
  • uPhotoStitchEngine.dll - ArcSoft PhotoStitch Engine (PhotoStitchEngine)
  • MagicFrame.dll - ArcSoft MagicFrame (MagicFrame)
  • MagUIImage.dll - ArcSoft MagUIImage (MagUIImage)
  • magFileIO.dll - ArcSoft magFileIO (File i/o)
  • RawEngine.dll - ArcSoft RawEngine (RawEngine)
  • magengin.dll - ArcSoft magengin (magengin Dynamic Link Library)
  • magPltfm.dll - ArcSoft magPltfm (magPltfm)
  • magTools.dll - ArcSoft magTools (magTools)
  • CheckUpdate.dll - ArcSoft Check Update Resource
  • ArcRevenueSharingRes.dll - ArcRevenueSharingRes
  • CheckUpdate.exe - ArcSoft Check Update
  • MagUIEngine.dll - ArcSoft MagUIEngine (MagUIEngine)
  • MagUIInter.dll - ArcSoft MagUIInter (MagUIInter)
  • MagPCMac.dll - ArcSoft MagPCMac (MagPCMac)
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)
  • magFpxio.dll (by user) - user magFpxio (magFpxio)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • PMK.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E1449B7D-F187-46E9-ABD4-EDE03A9F3F23}' (runs on registration).
  • CheckUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Arc Soft Updater' (runs weekly on Tuesdays at 2:01).

How do I remove Panorama Maker?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.32%
Windows Vista 28.41%
Windows XP 14.77%
Windows 8 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.79%
Windows 7 Professional 5.75%
Windows 8 Pro 4.60%
Windows 8.1 4.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.42%
  Italy 3.25%
  France 2.44%
  Spain 2.44%
  Australia 1.63%
  Austria 1.63%
  Canada 1.63%
  United Kingdom 1.63%
  TT 0.81%
  Mexico 0.81%
  New Zealand 0.81%
  Japan 0.81%
  Romania 0.81%
  Luxembourg 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 46.88%
Dell 25.00%
Acer 9.38%
Toshiba 6.25%
American Megatrends 4.69%
Sahara 3.13%
Gateway 1.56%
Compaq 1.56%
ASUS 1.56%
Common models
Dell Dimension E521 5.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.85%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.56%
HP-Pavilion FQ574AA-ABA m... 1.28%
HP-Pavilion AW019AV-ABA e... 1.28%

About ArcSoft

ArcSoft is a application development company that makes multimedia technologies & applications across desktop & embedded platforms.
Publisher URL: www.arcsoft.com


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