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Should I remove Sharpener Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,087
United States Rank #5,980
Reach 0.1326%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.88 days
397.81 days >
Average installed length: 209.02 days


VersionDistribution 33.99% 11.18% 3.73% 30.70% 3.29% 1.32% 2.85% 8.99% 3.95%

Typically installed together

Sharpener Pro 3.0

What is Sharpener Pro?  (from Nik Software)

Sharpener Pro 3.0 has a completely updated, fully resizable interface with separate filter interfaces for the RAW Presharpener and the Output Sharpener.


Sharpener Pro 3.0 is a program developed by Nik Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 20.98 MB (22,001,600 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 35% of users of Sharpener Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.niksoftware.com
Help link: niksoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nik software\sharpener pro 3.0 for lightroom
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Nik Software\Sharpener Pro 3.0 for Lightroom\Uninstall Sharpener Pro 3.0.exe
Estimated size: 20.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sharpener Pro 3.0

  • SHP3OS.exe - Sharpener Pro 3.0: Output Sharpener
  • SHP3RPS.exe - Sharpener Pro 3.0: RAW Presharpener
  • Uninstall Sharpener Pro 3.0.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

How do I remove Sharpener Pro?

Quickly and completely remove Sharpener Pro 3.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Sharpener Pro 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 Sharpener Pro 3.0, 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 Sharpener Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.41%
Windows 8 10.96%
Windows XP 8.55%
Windows Vista 3.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.25%
Windows 7 Professional 16.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.57%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 2.86%
Windows 8 Pro 2.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.23%
  Germany 13.11%
  Spain 3.33%
  United Kingdom 3.33%
  Italy 2.74%
  Sweden 2.54%
  Netherlands 2.35%
  Poland 2.35%
  France 2.15%
  Canada 1.96%
  Belgium 1.76%
  Austria 1.76%
  Australia 1.57%
  Russia 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.16%
Acer 19.35%
Dell 16.89%
ASUS 13.62%
Sony 5.72%
American Megatrends 3.27%
Lenovo 2.72%
Intel 2.18%
Toshiba 2.18%
Medion 1.63%
Samsung 1.36%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.56%
Dell XPS 8300 0.93%
Dell XPS 8500 0.93%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 0.93%
Acer Aspire 7750G 0.93%

Publisher URL: www.niksoftware.com


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