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Should I remove ACDSee Free?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,374
United States Rank #11,299
Reach 0.0473%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.31 days
274.54 days >
Average installed length: 144.25 days


1.1.21 83.71%
1.0.18 16.29%

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ACDSee Free

What is ACDSee Free?  (from ACD Systems Ltd)

The wait is over. ACDSee Free is a blazing fast image viewer for your PC that shows off your photos, fast. Scroll through your images, zoom in and out, and print with ease. Put ACDSee's legendary viewing speed to work for your photos. From JPEG to BMP, ACDSee Free will display your photos fast. View your images without...  Read more


ACDSee Free is a program developed by ACD Systems Ltd. The most used version is 1.1.21, with over 98% 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is acdsee free.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 29.3 MB (30,719,943 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 29% of users of ACDSee Free come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acdsee.com/en/support/acdsee-free
Help link: r.acdsee.com/Cpkqq
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\acd systems\acdsee free
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee Free\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 29.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ACDSee Free

Program executable:acdsee free.exe
Name:ACDSee Free
Path:C:\Program Files\acd systems\acdsee free\acdsee free.exe
Additional files:
  • ShellIntMgr51U.dll - ACD Systems ShellIntMgr (ShellIntMgr)
  • acdIDAdminTasks.dll - acdID AdminTasks
  • ACDSeeFreeInTouch2.exe - acdID InTouch2
  • AcdIDClient.dll - acdID Client
  • Uninst.exe - ACDSee Free
  • PrintDll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ACDSee Free.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0491DA1A-A728-4D8E-AD83-159CD7C13FEC}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ACDSee Free.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee Free\ACDSee Free.exe'.

How do I remove ACDSee Free?

You can uninstall ACDSee Free 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ACDSee Free, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ACDSee Free.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.81%
Windows 10 32.58%
Windows XP 8.36%
Windows Vista 2.14%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.96%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.13%
Windows 7 Professional 11.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.18%
Windows 10 Home 6.14%
Windows 8.1 5.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.24%
  Germany 6.29%
  Italy 4.69%
  Taiwan 4.49%
  Thailand 3.99%
  France 3.29%
  United Kingdom 3.09%
  Canada 2.99%
  Saudi Arabia 2.79%
  Sweden 2.00%
  Netherlands 2.00%
  Romania 1.80%
  Poland 1.70%
  Egypt 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.71%
Acer 19.47%
Dell 16.60%
ASUS 11.64%
Toshiba 8.02%
Lenovo 5.34%
Intel 3.05%
Samsung 2.67%
Sony 1.15%
American Megatrends 0.95%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.04%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.59%
Acer Aspire S3 1.79%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 1.79%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 1.79%

About (from ACD Systems Ltd)

ACD Systems is one of the largest and most respected independent digital image editing and management companies in the world.
Publisher URL: www.acdsee.com


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