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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,281
United States Rank #39,805
Reach 0.0029%


v6.3 6.90%
v6.22 17.24%
v6.2 18.97%
v5.3 31.03%
5.3 beta1 6.90%
5.3 10.34%
4.12beta1 8.62%

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ALSee is a program developed by ESTsoft. The most used version is v5.3, 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is alsee.exe. The software installer includes 91 files and is usually about 49.24 MB (51,633,444 bytes). ALUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 37% of users of ALSee come from the United States, it is also popular in Thailand and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: advert.estsoft.com/?event=200911233012845
Help link: www.altools.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ESTsoft\ALSee
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ESTsoft\ALSee\unins000.exe
Estimated size: 49.24 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ALSee

Program executable:alsee.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\estsoft\alsee\alsee.exe
Additional files:
  • ALCMProxy.dll - ALTools Common Module Proxy Dynamic Link Library
  • ALSeeIcon.dll - ALSeeIcon Dynamic Link Library (ALSee Icons)
  • ALSeeIcon6.dll
  • ALBanner.dll - ALBanner Dynamic Link Library
  • ALSeeAvi.dll - ALSeeAVI Dynamic Link Library
  • ALSeeArchive.dll - ALZip Extract Component (ALZip Dynamic Link Library)
  • AlEditor_dll.dll - ALSee Editor Component (ALEditor_dll Dynamic Link Library)
  • CrashRpt_D.dll - ESTBlackBox for Delphi
  • ALSeeMovieMaker.exe - ALSee Movie Maker
  • ALUpdate.dll - ALTools Updater (ALUpdate DLL)
  • IPL_Std.dll - ALSee Lib
  • ALAuth.exe - ALAuth
  • ALSeeEdit.exe - ALSee (ALSee Edit Application)
  • ALSTS.dll - ALSTS (ALSTS Deamon)
  • ASSHLExt62.dll - ASShellExt ShellExtension
  • ASSHLExt62_64.dll
  • ASSHLExt63_64.dll
  • ALSeeDecomp.dll
  • PrintDll.dll - ALTools Printing Module
  • Lfani15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® for Win32 (ANI filter (Win32))
  • Lfbmp15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - BMP filter (Win32)
  • Lfcal15u.dll - CAL filter (Win32)
  • Lfcmp15u.dll - CMP filter (Win32)
  • Lfeps15u.dll - EPS filter (Win32)
  • Lffax15u.dll - FAX filter (Win32)
  • Lfgif15u.dll - GIF filter (Win32)
  • Lfimg15u.dll - IMG filter (Win32)
  • Lfjbg15u.dll - JBG filter (Win32)
  • Lflmb15u.dll - LMB filter (Win32)
  • Lfmac15u.dll - MAC filter (Win32)
  • Lfmsp15u.dll - MSP filter (Win32)
  • Lfpcd15u.dll - PCD filter (Win32)
  • Lfpct15u.dll - PCT filter (Win32)
  • Lfpcx15u.dll - PCX filter (Win32)
  • Lfpdf15u.dll - PDF filter (Win32)
  • Lfpng15u.dll - PNG filter (Win32)
  • Lfpnm15u.dll - PNM filter (Win32)
  • Lfpsd15u.dll - PSD filter (Win32)
  • Lfras15u.dll - RAS filter (Win32)
  • Lftga15u.dll - TGA filter (Win32)
  • Lftif15u.dll - TIF filter (Win32)
  • Lfwmf15u.dll - WMF filter (Win32)
  • Ltclr15u.dll - Color conversion (Win32)
  • Ltdis15u.dll - Display kernel (Win32)
  • Ltefx15u.dll - Special effects (Win32)
  • Ltfil15u.dll - Filter kernel (Win32)
  • Ltimgclr15u.dll - Image processing (Color) (Win32)
  • ESTBlackbox.dll - ESTBlackBox (ESTsoft Error Reporting Tool)
  • ASSHLExt5004.dll - ALSee ContextMenu Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Context Menu Handlers
  • ASSHLExt62.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ALSee' with a class of {F4E6147B-C1F0-44AC-80EE-CE12622E421C}.
  • ASSHLExt62_64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ALSee' with a class of {F4E6147B-C1F0-44AC-80EE-CE12622E421C}.
  • ASSHLExt63_64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ALSee' with a class of {F4E6147B-C1F0-44AC-80EE-CE12622E421C}.
  • ASSHLExt5004.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ALSee' with a class of {0AA489CC-FEDC-4DD5-A693-0B8FED9D8B0D}.
Scheduled Task
  • ALSee.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ESTsoft RunAsStdUser 9143031Task' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ALSee?

You can uninstall ALSee 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 ALSee, 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 ALSee.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.24%
Windows 10 15.52%
Windows XP 12.07%
Windows Vista 5.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.93%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.64%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.36%
Windows 8.1 5.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.10%
  Thailand 20.97%
  Taiwan 4.84%
  France 4.84%
  Germany 4.84%
  Hong Kong 3.23%
  Australia 3.23%
  Indonesia 3.23%
  United Kingdom 3.23%
  Brazil 1.61%
  UA 1.61%
  RS 1.61%
  Argentina 1.61%
  Japan 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.64%
Dell 15.38%
Toshiba 12.82%
ASUS 10.26%
Acer 10.26%
American Megatrends 7.69%
Intel 5.13%
Sony 2.56%
MSI 2.56%
Common models
Sony VGN-SR56SG_B 2.22%
Sony VGN-CR150A 2.22%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.22%
HP Compaq 6720s 2.22%
Gigabyte G41MT-ES2L 2.22%
ECS A785GM-M3 2.22%

About (from ESTsoft Corp.)

With the vision 'Company that enhances the life quality', ESTsoft pours every bit of effort to enhance the life quality through software innovation.
Publisher URL: www.estsoftinc.com


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