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ANTS Performance Profiler 5

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

Identify performance bottlenecks within minutes and optimize .NET application performance. Profile C# or any other .NET code line by line, with precise timing data so you can find issues at a glance. Expensive lines of code are automatically highlighted for quick visual inspection. ANTS Performance Profiler is a code...  Read more


ANTS Performance Profiler 5 is a program developed by Red Gate Software Ltd. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 38 files and is usually about 25.03 MB (26,250,446 bytes). RedGate.Update.Client.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 54% of users of ANTS Performance Profiler 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Vietnam and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.red-gate.com
Help link: www.red-gate.com/support/index.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Red Gate\ANTS Performance Profiler 5\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{16C5707A-306F-42D9-B878-68901B3C9DDD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 25.03 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ANTS Performance Profiler 5

  • 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)
  • ProfilerCore.dll - ANTSProfiler
  • RedGate.Profiler.Engine.dll - ANTS Performance Profiler Engine
  • RedGate.Profiler.Five.AddIn.dll - ANTS Performance Profiler 5
  • RedGate.Profiler.IISService.exe - ANTS Profiler Service
  • RedGate.Profiler.Launcher.exe - ANTS Profiler Session
  • RedGate.Profiler.Project.dll - ANTS Performance Profiler
  • RedGate.Profiler.Session.dll - ANTS Performance Profiler Session
  • RedGate.Profiler.SharedUI.dll - ANTS Profiler SharedUI
  • RedGate.Profiler.Tools.dll - ANTS Profiler Tools
  • RedGate.Profiler.UI.exe
  • RedGate.Profiler.UserEvents.dll - ANTS Performance Profiler User Events
  • 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.Profiler.IISService.exe runs as a service named 'ANTS Performance Profiler 5 Service' (ANTS Performance Profiler 5 Service) "Provides assistance with profiling .NET applications running under IIS.".

How do I remove ANTS Performance Profiler 5?

You can uninstall ANTS Performance 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 Performance 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 Performance Profiler 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 13%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

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 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 10 Enterprise 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

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