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Should I remove Adobe InDesign CS?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,594
United States Rank #9,689
Reach 0.0456%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.22 days
780.01 days >
Average installed length: 409.84 days


7.5 100.00%

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Adobe InDesign CS5.5

What is Adobe InDesign CS?

InDesign can be used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers and books. InDesign can also publish content suitable for tablet devices in conjunction with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. Graphic designers and production artists are the principal users, creating and laying out periodical publications, posters, and print media. It also supports export to EPUB and SWF formats to create digital publications, and content suitable for consumption on tablet computers.


The main program executable is InDesign.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 2.18 MB (2,287,495 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\PDApp.exe --appletID="DWA_UI" --appletVersion="1.0" --mode="Uninstall" --mediaSignature="{857CC5F0
Estimated size: 2.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe InDesign CS5.5

Program executable:InDesign.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe InDesign CS5.5\InDesign.exe
Additional files:
  • PMReaderApp.exe - Adobe India PageMaker Import via Sangam 2011/01/18-17:33:16 (PageMaker Import from Sangam)
  • ExtendScript Toolkit.exe - ESTK CS5.5 2011/02/02-14:08:30 (ExtendScript Toolkit CS5.5 and Debugger (32 bit))
  • LogTransport2.exe - LogTransport Application
  • InDesign.exe
  • Pixel Bender Toolkit.exe
  • arh.exe
  • pbutil.exe
  • sniffer_gpu.exe

How do I remove Adobe InDesign CS?

You can uninstall Adobe InDesign CS 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 Adobe InDesign CS5.5, 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 Adobe InDesign CS.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.61%
Windows 10 18.49%
Windows XP 4.90%
Windows Vista 3.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.67%
Windows 7 Professional 15.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.70%
Windows 10 Home 4.59%
Windows 8.1 3.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.04%
  France 6.09%
  United Kingdom 4.35%
  Germany 4.26%
  Netherlands 3.87%
  Canada 3.58%
  Italy 3.29%
  Brazil 2.32%
  Sweden 1.93%
  Australia 1.84%
  Belgium 1.74%
  Spain 1.64%
  BG 1.26%
  Finland 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.82%
Hewlett-Packard 24.64%
Acer 13.93%
ASUS 12.86%
Toshiba 7.50%
Samsung 3.93%
Lenovo 3.39%
Intel 2.50%
Sony 0.89%
Sahara 0.71%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.51%
ASUS All Series 3.81%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.81%
Dell XPS 8300 3.39%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.54%

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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