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Advanced JPEG Compressor 2012

What is Advanced JPEG Compressor 2012?  (from WinSoftMagic)

Advanced JPEG Compressor (AJC) is a program to process with special care your digital photos to preserve their original picture quality. AJC contains our very powerful JPEG compression engine and technology specially designed to do this. JPEG (JPG) is the most popular digital photo format. AJC makes all the base image ...  Read more


Advanced JPEG Compressor 2012 is a software program developed by WinSoftMagic. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named ajc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3.35 MB (3,510,886 bytes). 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 23% of users of Advanced JPEG Compressor 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Indonesia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.winsoftmagic.com
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\advanced jpeg compressor
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Advanced JPEG Compressor\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced JPEG Compressor 2012

Program executable:ajc.exe
Name:Advanced JPEG Compressor
Advanced JPEG Compressor for Windows
Path:C:\Program Files\advanced jpeg compressor\ajc.exe
Additional files:
  • ajc_console.exe
  • ContextMenuExt.dll
  • unins000.exe (by Jordan Russell) - Inno Setup Uninstaller
  • Ajc_Loader_IMPosTOR.exe
  • ExShell.ocx (by Andrew inc) - ExShell ActiveX Control Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ContextMenuExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'AJC' with a class of {5071CDA5-D3E1-11D5-BFC0-005004A71005}.

How do I remove Advanced JPEG Compressor 2012?

You can uninstall Advanced JPEG Compressor 2012 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 Advanced JPEG Compressor 2012, 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 Advanced JPEG Compressor 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.15%
Windows 10 26.04%
Windows XP 6.25%
Windows Vista 1.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 38.74%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.57%
Windows 7 Professional 12.04%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.28%
Windows 10 Pro 4.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.38%
  Iran 16.92%
  Indonesia 8.46%
  India 8.46%
  United Kingdom 3.48%
  Saudi Arabia 3.48%
  France 2.99%
  BG 2.49%
  Germany 2.49%
  IQ 2.49%
  Italy 2.49%
  Russia 2.49%
  Canada 1.99%
  Netherlands 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.31%
Hewlett-Packard 19.67%
Acer 17.21%
ASUS 13.93%
Lenovo 5.74%
Intel 4.10%
Samsung 3.28%
Toshiba 2.46%
Sony 1.64%
Common models
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.75%
Anhoch Goliath XD790A 1.83%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.83%
Dell OptiPlex 755 1.83%
Dell XPS 8300 1.83%
Gigabyte M68MT-S2P 1.83%


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