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5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,440
United States Rank #31,087
Reach 0.0063%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.61 days
106.62 days >
Average installed length: 56.02 days


VersionDistribution 1.63% 3.25% 4.07% 8.94% 3.25% 1.63% 0.81% 2.44% 34.96% 11.38% 14.63% 3.25% 7.32% 2.44%

Altium Designer 14

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What is Altium Designer 14?  (from Altium Limited)

Our unified electronics design software is the only one of its kind. The unique tools it provides are unmatched in the industry and can help you build the next generation of electronic products.


Altium Designer 14 is a software program developed by Altium Limited. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named dxp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 72 files and is usually about 1.94 MB (2,034,736 bytes). The program uses the GLib GNOME library. 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 30% of users of Altium Designer 14 come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.altium.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Altium\AD14
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Altium\AD14\System\Installation\AltiumInstaller.exe" -Uninstall -UniqueIC:"{C50E589B-43E8-4B43-A3AA-0B31ED4218A4}"
Estimated size: 1.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Altium Designer 14

Program executable:dxp.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\altium\ad14\dxp.exe
Additional files:
  • FastMM_FullDebugMode.dll (by PSD / Pierre le Riche) - FastMM FullDebugMode Support DLL
  • FTCALT.dll (by FTDI) - FTCJTAG Dynamic Link Library (JTAG emulation DLL for FT4232H, FT2232H and FT2232 devices)
  • freebl3.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ibfs32.dll (by Dallas Semiconductor Maxim) - iButton-TMEX (FF IBFS32 V3.22 06/17/05 (IBFS32.DLL))
  • libpangowin32-1.0-0.dll (by Red Hat Software) - PangoWin32
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - XULRunner
  • gkmedias.dll
  • IA2Marshal.dll
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • iconv.dll (by GNU ) - LibIconv (LibIconv: convert between character encodings)
  • libpangoft2-1.0-0.dll (by Red Hat Software) - PangoFT2
  • bzip2.dll (by Bzip2) - Bzip2 (Bzip2: file compressor)
  • libpango-1.0-0.dll - Pango
  • libgdk_pixbuf-2.0-0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GTK+ (GIMP Toolkit)
  • libgio-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib (Gio)
  • libglib-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community)
  • libgmodule-2.0-0.dll - GModule
  • libgobject-2.0-0.dll - GObject
  • libgthread-2.0-0.dll - GThread
  • AltiumMS.exe
  • avcodec.dll
  • avformat.dll
  • avutil.dll
  • DrRw40.dll
  • freetype6.dll
  • libcairo-2.dll
  • libcroco-0.6-3.dll
  • libexpat-1.dll
  • libfontconfig-1.dll
  • libgsf-1-114.dll
  • libmp3lame-0.dll
  • libpangocairo-1.0-0.dll
  • libpng14-14.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DXP.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Altium\AD14\DXP.EXE'.

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  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Altium Designer 14.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.28%
Windows 10 43.09%
Windows Server 2003 0.81%
Windows XP 0.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.95%
Windows 7 Professional 21.14%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.01%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.50%
Windows 8.1 5.69%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.71%
  Iran 7.97%
  Germany 4.35%
  Poland 3.62%
  United Kingdom 2.90%
  South Africa 2.90%
  Mexico 2.90%
  Netherlands 2.90%
  Brazil 2.17%
  Indonesia 2.17%
  India 2.17%
  Italy 2.17%
  Canada 2.17%
  UA 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.96%
ASUS 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Acer 14.58%
Lenovo 8.33%
Samsung 3.13%
Alienware 2.08%
Intel 2.08%
Sony 2.08%
Toshiba 1.04%
American Megatrends 1.04%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.88%
HP 15 Notebook PC 1.92%
Dell Latitude E6520 1.92%
Dell OptiPlex 9020 1.92%
Dell Inspiron 5548 1.92%
MSI MS-7640 1.92%


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