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Should I remove Adobe Pixel Bender Toolkit 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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Adobe Pixel Bender Toolkit 2

What is Adobe Pixel Bender Toolkit 2?

The Pixel Bender Toolkit includes the Pixel Bender kernel language and graph language, the Pixel Bender Toolkit IDE (an integrated development environment for Pixel Bender), sample filters, and documentation.

About  (from Adobe Systems)

Adobe Pixel Bender technology delivers a common image and video processing infrastructure which provides automatic runtime optimization on heterogeneous hardware. You can use the Pixel Bender kernel language to implement image processing algorithms (filters or effects) in a hardware-independent manner. The Pixel Bender...  Read more


The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 26.86 MB (28,169,600 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Utilities - CS5\Pixel Bender Toolkit 2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\PDApp.exe --appletID="DWA_UI" --appletVersion="1.0" --mode="Uninstall" --mediaSignature="{D5CC77BE
Estimated size: 26.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Pixel Bender Toolkit 2

  • AXE8SharedExpat.dll - AXE8SharedExpat 2007/11/05-19:59:12 (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native))
  • adbeape.dll - Adobe APE 2010/02/23-12:40:58 (Adobe APE(32 bit))
  • Pixel Bender Toolkit.exe - Adobe® Pixel Bender® Toolkit (Adobe Image Foundation)
  • ACE.dll - ACE 2009/08/09-18:32:30 (Adobe Color Engine)
  • BIB.dll - BIB 2009/08/09-18:32:30 (Bravo Interface Binder)
  • aif_core.dll - AIF
  • aif_ogl.dll
  • data_flow.dll
  • filter_graph.dll
  • hydra_filters.dll
  • image_compiler.dll
  • image_flow.dll
  • image_runtime.dll
  • pbutil.exe
  • sniffer_gpu.exe

How do I remove Adobe Pixel Bender Toolkit 2?

You can uninstall Adobe Pixel Bender Toolkit 2 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 Pixel Bender Toolkit 2, 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 Pixel Bender Toolkit 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.58%
Windows 10 32.95%
Windows XP 1.73%
Windows Vista 1.16%
Windows Server 2003 0.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.39%
Windows 10 Home 11.56%
Windows 7 Professional 11.56%
Windows 8.1 6.94%
Windows 10 Pro 3.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.20%
  United Kingdom 6.54%
  France 6.07%
  Canada 2.80%
  Netherlands 2.80%
  Sweden 2.80%
  Germany 1.87%
  Brazil 1.40%
  DZ 1.40%
  Egypt 1.40%
  India 1.40%
  Italy 1.40%
  MA 1.40%
  Mexico 1.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.71%
ASUS 19.80%
Acer 17.82%
Hewlett-Packard 14.85%
Toshiba 4.95%
Lenovo 3.96%
Gateway 1.98%
American Megatrends 0.99%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.92%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.96%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2312ea 1.96%
MSI MS-7592 1.96%
LENOVO 2522AD7 0.98%
LENOVO 2352CTO 0.98%

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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