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25% remove it75% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,308
United States Rank #15,395
Reach 0.0083%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 324.00 days
1238.32 days >
Average installed length: 650.64 days


1.2.4 58.12%
1.1.1 0.85%
1.0.8 30.77%
1.0.7 10.26%

Typically installed together



TopazSoftwareManager is a software program developed by Topaz Labs. The most common release is 1.2.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 topazsoftwaremanager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 79 files and is usually about 442.45 MB (463,942,546 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 72% of users of TopazSoftwareManager come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.topazlabs.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\topaz labs\applications\32bit
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Topaz Labs\Applications\32Bit\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 442.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TopazSoftwareManager

Program executable:topazsoftwaremanager.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\topaz labs\applications\32bit\topazsoftwaremanager.exe
Additional files:
  • libmmd.dll (by Intel) - Intel(r) C Compiler, Intel(r) C++ Compiler, Intel(r) Fortran Compiler (Math Library for Intel(r) Compilers (thread-safe))
  • svml_dispmd.dll (by Intel) - SVML Library for Intel(r) Compilers (thread-safe)
  • tbb.dll - Intel(R) Threading Building Blocks for Windows (Threading Building Blocks library)
  • CORE_RL_png_.dll (by Glenn Randers-Pehrson - [email protected]) - libpng - PNG file format reference library (ImageMagick Studio library and utility programs)
  • CORE_RL_bzlib_.dll (by Julian Seward, [email protected]) - libbzip2 - bzip2 compression library
  • CORE_RL_ttf_.dll (by David Turner, Robert Wilhelm, & Werner Lemberg) - FreeType 2 font renderring library (ImageMagick library and utility programs)
  • CORE_RL_jpeg_.dll (by Thomas G. Lane) - Independent JPEG Group JPEG 6b
  • CORE_RL_tiff_.dll (by Mike Welles, [email protected]) - TIFF image file format library
  • CORE_RL_zlib_.dll (by Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler) - zlib data compression library
  • libiomp5md.dll - Intel(R) OMP Runtime Library
  • CORE_RL_jbig_.dll (by Markus Kuhn, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) - JBIG-KIT library
  • CORE_RL_magick_.dll (by ImageMagick Studio) - ImageMagick
  • CORE_RL_wand_.dll (by ImageMagick Studio) - MagickWand Library
  • exiftool.exe (by Phil Harvey) - ExifTool (Read and Write meta information)
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • 7z.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip Console
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtOpenGL4.dll
  • QtScript4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • adjustplugin.dll
  • bokehplugin.dll
  • bwplugin.dll
  • CORE_RL_jp2_.dll
  • CORE_RL_lcms_.dll
  • CORE_RL_libxml_.dll
  • CORE_RL_Magick++_.dll
  • CORE_RL_xlib_.dll
  • cv210.dll
  • cxcore210.dll
  • exiv2.dll
  • FreeImage.dll
  • hdf5_cppdll.dll
  • hdf5dll.dll
  • IM_MOD_RL_bmp_.dll
  • IM_MOD_RL_jbig_.dll
  • IM_MOD_RL_jp2_.dll
  • IM_MOD_RL_jpeg_.dll
  • IM_MOD_RL_png_.dll
  • IM_MOD_RL_tiff_.dll
  • lcms2.dll
  • libexpat.dll
  • libmysql.dll
  • opencv_core.dll
  • opencv_imgproc.dll
  • opengldec.exe
  • photoFXlab.exe
  • tladjust5.exe
  • tlbw.exe
  • tlclean3.exe
  • tldejpeg4.exe
  • tldenoise5.exe
  • tldetail2.exe
  • tliadjust50.dll
  • tlibw11.dll
  • tliclean30.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • 7z.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{756B733B-AE51-48D9-A99C-3186D6DF6889}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • 7z.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '7zip' and executes as "C:\Program Files\7-Zip\7z.exe".

How do I remove TopazSoftwareManager?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.05%
Windows 8 11.97%
Windows Vista 5.13%
Windows XP 0.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.30%
Windows 7 Professional 18.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.24%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.27%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.42%
Windows 8 Pro 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.02%
  United Kingdom 5.95%
  Canada 4.76%
  Australia 2.98%
  France 2.38%
  Belgium 1.19%
  New Zealand 1.19%
  Netherlands 1.19%
  Germany 1.19%
  Poland 1.19%
  Brazil 0.60%
  Sweden 0.60%
  MM 0.60%
  Austria 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.33%
Dell 28.36%
Acer 14.93%
Intel 7.46%
Lenovo 4.48%
Samsung 1.49%
Sony 1.49%
Toshiba 1.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.57%
Acer Aspire 5535 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite L555 1.19%
MSI MS-7673 1.19%
HP-Pavilion NY544AAR-ABA ... 1.19%

About (from Topaz Labs)

Topaz Labs is a privately owned company in Dallas, TX, that specializes in distilling the most advanced developments in imaging technology into useful software products for photographers and videographers.
Publisher URL: www.topazlabs.com


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