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Should I remove Altium Designer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,337
United States Rank #35,822
Reach 0.0063%

Versions

VersionDistribution
10.1881.28608 12.90%
10.1810.28368 20.97%
10.1570.27559 23.39%
10.1531.27391 19.35%
10.1377.27009 5.65%
10.1327.26514 0.81%
10.1271.26245 3.23%
10.1181.24817 4.03%
10.1133.24352 1.61%
10.1089.24016 3.23%
10.1051.23878 4.84%

Altium Designer

What is Altium Designer?  (from Altium Limited)

Altium Designer combines Schematic, ECAD Libraries, Rules & Constraints, BoM, Supply Chain Management, ECO Processes and World-Class PCB Design tools in one easy to use, Native 3D enhanced, Unified Environment, increasing your entire team’s productivity, efficiency and reducing your overall costs and time to market.

Overview

Altium Designer is a program developed by Altium Limited. The most used version is 10.1570.27559, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is dxp.exe. The software installer includes 60 files and is usually about 1.44 GB (1,547,830,426 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 24% of users of Altium Designer come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.altium.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Altium\AD
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Altium\AD\System\Installation\uninstall.bat"
Estimated size: 1.44 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Altium Designer

Program executable:dxp.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\altium\ad\dxp.exe
MD5:fd07d75159fee10356c39627d388961b
Additional files:
  • mozctl.dll - Mozilla ActiveX control and plugin support (Mozilla ActiveX control and plugin module)
  • FastMM_FullDebugMode.dll (by PSD / Pierre le Riche) - FastMM FullDebugMode Support DLL
  • freebl3.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • nspr4.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR Library)
  • nss3.dll - NSS Base Library
  • nssckbi.dll - NSS Builtin Trusted Root CAs
  • nssdbm3.dll - Legacy Database Driver
  • nssutil3.dll - NSS Utility Library
  • plc4.dll - PLC Library
  • mozcrt19.dll - Mozilla Custom C Runtime (User-Generated Microsoft (R) C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • ibfs32.dll (by Dallas Semiconductor Maxim) - iButton-TMEX (FF IBFS32 V3.22 06/17/05 (IBFS32.DLL))
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll - XULRunner
  • IA2Marshal.dll
  • javaxpcomglue.dll
  • mozctlx.dll
  • AltiumMS.exe
  • avcodec.dll
  • avformat.dll
  • avutil.dll
  • DrRw40.dll
  • js3250.dll
  • libmp3lame-0.dll
  • PCTF.dll

How do I remove Altium Designer?

You can uninstall Altium Designer 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 Altium Designer, 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 Altium Designer.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#26,337

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.71%
Windows 10 29.84%
Windows XP 4.84%
Windows Vista 1.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.51%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.32%
Windows 8.1 5.69%
Windows 10 Home 5.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.85%
  Taiwan 6.92%
  Canada 6.92%
  Iran 6.92%
  United Kingdom 4.62%
  France 4.62%
  Spain 3.85%
  Thailand 3.85%
  Italy 3.08%
  Argentina 2.31%
  Belgium 2.31%
  Germany 2.31%
  Mexico 1.54%
  New Zealand 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.74%
Hewlett-Packard 19.57%
ASUS 15.22%
Acer 11.96%
Lenovo 7.61%
GIGABYTE 6.52%
Toshiba 5.43%
Sony 5.43%
Samsung 3.26%
Apple 1.09%
Alienware 1.09%
Intel 1.09%
Common models
Acer Aspire V3-571G 2.08%
Dell Inspiron 5559 2.08%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.08%
Sony VPCF12M1E 2.08%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 2.08%
Wortmann_AG TERRA_PC 2.08%

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