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ANTS Memory Profiler 5

What is ANTS Memory Profiler 5?  (from Red Gate Software Ltd)

Optimize the memory usage of your C# and VB.NET code. Automatic memory management in .NET makes development a lot easier, but it's still easy to introduce memory leaks into your application. For example, forgetting to unregister event handlers can lead to significant chunks of memory being held on to unnecessarily, but...  Read more


ANTS Memory Profiler 5 is a software program developed by Red Gate Software Ltd. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 38 files and is usually about 29.31 MB (30,731,091 bytes). The installed file RedGate.Update.Client.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 54% of users of ANTS Memory Profiler 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.red-gate.com/products/dotnet-development/ants-memory-profiler
Help link: www.red-gate.com/support/index.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Red Gate\ANTS Memory Profiler 5\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{8DE3DF74-3C16-4901-A73A-277A54B0BF99}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 29.31 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ANTS Memory Profiler 5

  • RedGate.Memory.AddIn.dll - ANTSMemoryProfiler (ANTS Memory Profiler 5)
  • RedGate.Memory.Core.dll
  • RedGate.Memory.Engine.dll - ANTS Memory Profiler Engine
  • RedGate.Memory.IISService.exe - IISServiceMemory
  • RedGate.Memory.Interface.dll - ANTS Memory Profiler Interface
  • RedGate.Memory.NotUI.dll - ANTS Memory Profiler
  • RedGate.MemoryProfiler.UI.exe
  • RedGate.Profiler.Launcher.exe - ANTS Profiler Session
  • RedGate.Profiler.Project.dll
  • RedGate.Profiler.SharedUI.dll - ANTS Profiler SharedUI
  • RedGate.Profiler.Tools.dll - ANTS Profiler Tools
  • RedGate.Licensing.Client.dll - Licensing Client (Red Gate Software Licensing Components)
  • RedGate.Shared.Controls.dll - Shared Controls (Red Gate Software SQL Controls Library)
  • RedGate.Update.Client.dll - Update Client (Red Gate Update Service Client)
  • RedGate.Shared.Utils.dll - Shared Utils (Red Gate Utilities)
  • RedGate.Profiler.Interop.ComAdmin.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'COMAdmin'.
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • yFiles.dll (by yWorks GmbH) - yFiles.NET

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • RedGate.Memory.IISService.exe runs as a service named 'ANTS Memory Profiler 5 Service' (ANTS Memory Profiler 5 Service) "Provides assistance with memory profiling .NET applications running under IIS.".

How do I remove ANTS Memory Profiler 5?

You can uninstall ANTS Memory Profiler 5 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 ANTS Memory Profiler 5, 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 ANTS Memory Profiler 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 13%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 10 25.00%
Windows XP 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 10 Enterprise 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.85%
  Australia 7.69%
  Brazil 7.69%
  Colombia 7.69%
  Spain 7.69%
  Lebanon 7.69%
  Vietnam 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
ASUS 16.67%
Common models
LENOVO 10FGA03U00 16.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 16.67%
HP Compaq dc7900 Converti... 16.67%
Gigabyte GA-MA785GT-UD3H 16.67%
Dell Dell Precision M3800 16.67%
ASUSTeK K42F 16.67%

About Red Gate Software Ltd

Red Gate is a software company that primarily provides tools for database developers and administrators.
Publisher URL: www.red-gate.com


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