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Should I remove ACDSee Photo Editor 6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,626
United States Rank #16,643
Reach 0.0174%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.67 days
285.34 days >
Average installed length: 149.93 days


6.0.359 42.69%
6.0.343 28.36%
6.0.313 28.95%

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ACDSee Photo Editor 6

What is ACDSee Photo Editor 6?  (from ACD Systems Ltd)

"Ideal as a companion to ACDSee or ACDSee Pro, or used on its own, Photo Editor 6 packs plenty of power. Correct lighting issues, fine-tune color, transform your shots with artistic effects, and combine various elements with the freedom to customize any detail you wish. Harness the power of LCE. Take control of the bri...  Read more


ACDSee Photo Editor 6 is a software program developed by ACD Systems Ltd. The most common release is 6.0.359, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named acdseephotoeditor6.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 38% of users of ACDSee Photo Editor 6 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acdsee.com/en/products/acdsee-photo-editor-6
Help link: r.acdsee.com/rz3jx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee Photo Editor 6
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee Photo Editor 6\Uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by ACDSee Photo Editor 6

Program executable:acdseephotoeditor6.exe
Name:ACDSee Photo Editor 6
Path:C:\Program Files\acd systems\acdsee photo editor 6\acdseephotoeditor6.exe
Additional files:
  • APOLE2.dll - ACDSee Photo Editor (ACDSee Photo Editor OLE Dynamic Link Library)
  • APRes32.dll - ACDSee Photo Editor Resource Dynamic Link Library
  • APStrings.dll - ACDSee Photo Editor Strings Dynamic Link Library
  • CVIPL.dll - MMX Image Lib
  • CVIPLA6.dll
  • CVIPLM6.dll
  • CVIPLP6.dll
  • CVIPLPX.dll
  • CVIPLW7.dll
  • acdIDAdminTasks.dll - acdID AdminTasks
  • acdIDInTouch2.exe - acdID InTouch2
  • PhotoEditorInTouch2.exe
  • AcdIDClient.dll - acdID Client
  • acdIDInTouch2SkinFramework.dll - acdID client (ACD InTouch2 Skin Framework)
  • acdIDWriter.exe - acdID Writer (ACD Systems)
  • ipworksssl8.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! SSL C++ Edition Version 8.1 (IP*Works! SSL V8)
  • ijl11.dll (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library (Intel® JPEG Library - Retail Version)
  • Uninstall.exe - Installer for ACDSee Photo Editor.
  • _UIFramework.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • acdIDInTouch2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PHEW06EN (1)' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee Photo Editor 6\acdIDInTouch2.exe".
  • PhotoEditorInTouch2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PhotoEditorInTouch2.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee Photo Editor 6\PhotoEditorInTouch2.exe" /pid PHEW06EN.
Network connections
  • PhotoEditorInTouch2.exe connects to ec2-50-16-35-225.compute-1.amazonaws.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.16 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002136823%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013841%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007527%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:12,785
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:142 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove ACDSee Photo Editor 6?

You can uninstall ACDSee Photo Editor 6 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 Photo Editor 6, 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 Photo Editor 6.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.43%
Windows 10 40.35%
Windows XP 2.92%
Windows Vista 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.87%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.41%
Windows 7 Professional 9.97%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.92%
Windows 8.1 7.92%
Windows 10 Home 6.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.42%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  Germany 4.74%
  Egypt 3.42%
  Canada 3.16%
  Italy 3.16%
  Indonesia 2.89%
  Netherlands 2.37%
  Belgium 2.11%
  Australia 2.11%
  France 1.84%
  Iran 1.84%
  Saudi Arabia 1.84%
  India 1.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.01%
Dell 19.73%
Acer 15.70%
ASUS 8.97%
Intel 4.93%
Lenovo 4.93%
Toshiba 4.93%
MSI 3.14%
Samsung 1.79%
Alienware 0.90%
Medion 0.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.01%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.26%
Acer Aspire E5-573 2.26%
ASUS All Series 2.26%
MSI MS-7821 2.26%

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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