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Should I remove Adobe After Effects CS5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,054
United States Rank #13,764
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Adobe After Effects CS5

What is Adobe After Effects CS5?

Adobe After Effects is a digital motion graphics and compositing software used in the post-production process of filmmaking and television production. Its main uses are the origination of 2D and 2.5D animation, visual effects compositing and finishing (image adjustment, color correction etc.). After Effects can also be used as a basic non-linear editor and a media transcoder. Adobe After Effects is primarily used for creating motion graphics and visual effects. After Effects allows users to animate, alter and composite media in 2D and 3D space with various built-in tools and third party plug-ins, as well as individual attention.

About  (from Adobe Systems)

Whether you're working in broadcast and film or delivering work online and to mobile devices, Adobe After Effects CS5 software enables you to create groundbreaking motion graphics and blockbuster visual effects. Put your ideas in motion--Bring together footage of virtually any size and format, photographs, and 3D ren...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com/products/aftereffects
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adove
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\PDApp.exe --appletID="DWA_UI" --appletVersion="1.0" --mode="Uninstall" --mediaSignature="{DA1B174B
Estimated size: 2.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe After Effects CS5

Program executable:AL4.KG.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Adobe\AL4.KG.exe
Additional files:
  • LogTransport2.exe - LogTransport Application
  • Adobe Premiere Pro.exe - Adobe Premiere Pro CS5
  • Droplet Template.exe - Adobe Photoshop CS6 (Adobe Photoshop Droplet)
  • Photoshop.exe
  • dynamiclinkmanager.exe - dynamiclinkmanager
  • AdobeQTServer.exe - AdobeQTServer
  • Adobe_Helperx32.exe - Adobe Setup (AdobeHelperx86 Utility Application)
  • Adobe_Helperx64.exe - AdobeHelperx64 Utility Application
  • CustomHook_Helperx64.exe - CustomHook_Helperx64 Utility Application
  • Setup.exe
  • TokenResolverx64.exe - TokenResolver 64-bit Application
  • Adobe QT32 Server.exe
  • arh.exe
  • GPUSniffer.exe
  • ImporterREDServer.exe
  • MPEGHDVExport.exe
  • PhotoshopServer.exe
  • PProHeadless.exe
  • ScriptAlign.exe
  • sniffer_gpu.exe
  • w9xpopen.exe

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:525.91 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0087811800%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00686040%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00192078%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:20,480,462
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:67.34 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:47.19 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Adobe After Effects CS5?

Quickly and completely remove Adobe After Effects CS5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Adobe After Effects CS5 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Adobe After Effects CS5, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Adobe After Effects CS5.

Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.11%
Windows 8 15.75%
Windows Vista 1.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.75%
Windows 7 Professional 9.89%
Windows 8 Pro 2.99%
Windows 8.1 2.99%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.77%
  France 6.24%
  United Kingdom 5.20%
  Brazil 4.78%
  Germany 4.37%
  Italy 3.33%
  Canada 2.49%
  India 2.49%
  Sweden 2.49%
  Iran 2.08%
  Spain 1.66%
  MA 1.66%
  Czech Republic 1.46%
  Netherlands 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.90%
Acer 20.82%
Dell 20.41%
ASUS 15.10%
Lenovo 2.45%
Toshiba 2.45%
Intel 2.04%
Alienware 1.22%
American Megatrends 0.82%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 4.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.03%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 3.36%
MSI MS-7673 3.36%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.68%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.68%

About Adobe Systems

Adobe Systems Incorporated is computer program company focused on the creation of multimedia & creativity program products, with a more-recent foray towards rich Net application program development.
Publisher URL: www.adobe.com


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