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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 #7,975
United States Rank #9,453
Reach 0.0592%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.88 days
320.94 days >
Average installed length: 168.63 days


VersionDistribution 29.84% 10.47% 3.73% 33.69% 3.01% 1.44% 3.97% 8.78% 5.05%

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 32% of users of Sharpener Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

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) 68%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.45%
Windows 8 15.16%
Windows XP 6.14%
Windows Vista 3.13%
Windows Server 2003 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.85%
Windows 7 Professional 15.46%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.28%
Windows 8.1 2.78%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.17%
  Germany 11.23%
  United Kingdom 4.03%
  Italy 3.93%
  Canada 3.38%
  France 3.27%
  Spain 3.16%
  Australia 2.62%
  Belgium 2.29%
  Netherlands 2.29%
  Austria 1.85%
  Sweden 1.64%
  Poland 1.64%
  Czech Republic 1.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.04%
Hewlett-Packard 22.00%
Acer 16.55%
ASUS 12.70%
Intel 2.72%
Samsung 2.04%
Lenovo 1.81%
Toshiba 1.59%
Medion 1.36%
Sony 0.91%
Alienware 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.81%
Dell XPS 8500 3.37%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.88%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.88%
Dell XPS 8300 2.40%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.40%

Publisher URL: www.niksoftware.com


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