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Should I remove Araxis Merge?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,506
United States Rank #21,570
Reach 0.0129%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.13 days
741.32 days >
Average installed length: 389.51 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
70.30.4940 0.40%
70.30.4929 0.40%
70.30.4842 0.80%
70.30.4801 0.80%
70.30.4761 1.20%
70.30.4727 0.40%
70.30.4716 0.80%
70.30.4664 2.40%
70.30.4636 0.40%
70.30.4634 1.20%
70.30.4565 4.00%
70.30.4531 0.40%
70.30.4430 6.00%
70.30.4377 10.80%
70.30.4296 17.60%
70.30.4260 4.40%
70.30.4198 6.00%
70.30.4162 3.60%
70.30.4074 1.20%
70.30.3947 4.80%
70.30.3829 14.40%
70.30.3713 3.60%
70.30.3705 0.80%
70.30.3626 1.60%
70.30.3581 0.40%
70.30.3569 2.40%
70.30.3492 2.40%
70.30.3350 1.60%
70.30.3323 0.40%
70.30.3277 1.60%
70.30.3241 0.40%
70.20.4761 0.80%
70.10.4296 0.40%
70.10.4260 0.80%
70.10.4162 0.40%
70.10.3837 0.40%

Araxis Merge

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What is Araxis Merge?

Araxis Merge is a two and three-way visual file comparison (diff), merging and folder synchronization application. Full support for ASCII, MBCS and Unicode character encodings (and input method editors). Changes highlighted in color, with linking lines connecting related portions of files.

About  (from Araxis)

Merge is the visual file comparison (diff), merging and folder synchronization application from Araxis. Use it to compare and merge source code, web pages, XML and other text files with native application performance. Directly open and compare the text from Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), OpenDocument, PDF and RTF f...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 70.30.4296, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named Merge.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 35.98 MB (37,732,819 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.araxis.com/merge
Help link: www.araxis.com/contact_us.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Araxis\Araxis Merge\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{244DDCCF-CBD8-4E4B-8667-9CF81684EB3E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 35.98 MB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by Araxis Merge

Program executable:Merge.exe
Name:Araxis Merge
Path:C:\Program Files\Araxis\Araxis Merge\Merge.exe
MD5:6c2c97241ed96aed7665aabb9c65da86
Additional files:
  • Interop.Merge70VFS.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Merge70VFS'.
  • Interop.Merge70IP.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Merge70IP'.
  • Interop.Merge70.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Merge70'.
  • 0017.dll - Araxis Merge (Araxis Merge Japanese language resources)
  • 2057.dll - Araxis Merge UK English language resources
  • 2057rbn.dll - Araxis Merge UK English language Ribbon resources
  • Araxis.Merge.Foundation.dll
  • AraxisGitDiff.exe - Araxis Merge diff tool for git
  • AraxisGitMerge.exe - Araxis Merge diff3 tool for git
  • AraxisP4Diff.exe - Araxis Merge p4diff replacement
  • AraxisP4WinMrg.exe - Araxis Merge p4winmrg replacement
  • AraxisSVNDiff.exe - Araxis Merge diff tool for Subversion
  • AraxisSVNDiff3.exe - Araxis Merge diff3 tool for Subversion
  • AraxisSVNMerge.exe - Araxis Merge merge tool for Subversion
  • artwork.dll - Araxis Merge Artwork resources
  • Compare.exe - Araxis Merge command-line comparison utility
  • compareshellext.dll - Araxis Merge v7.0 Shell Extension
  • ConsoleCompare.exe - Araxis Merge command-line comparison utility (console version)
  • FaultReport.exe - Problem Reporter
  • fsplugin.dll - Araxis Merge standard filesystem plugin
  • Merge.exe
  • mergeip.dll - Araxis Merge In-process server
  • snapshotsvc.exe - Araxis Snapshot Service
  • sshlpr.exe - Araxis Merge Elevated Services Utility
  • tbhlpr.exe - Araxis Merge TaskBar Integration Utility

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • snapshotsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Araxis Snapshot Service' (AraxisSnapshotService) "Uses System Restore to take a periodic hard drive snapshot enabling earlier versions of files and folders to be compared.".

How do I remove Araxis Merge?

Quickly and completely remove Araxis Merge from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Araxis Merge 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Araxis Merge, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Araxis Merge.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.46%
Windows 10 26.51%
Windows XP 7.63%
Windows Server 2003 0.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.18%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.66%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.85%
  Taiwan 8.39%
  France 5.47%
  Russia 5.47%
  Italy 4.74%
  Germany 2.92%
  Israel 2.55%
  Japan 2.19%
  Romania 2.19%
  United Kingdom 2.19%
  Korea 2.19%
  Sweden 2.19%
  Belgium 1.82%
  China 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.74%
ASUS 12.58%
Hewlett-Packard 11.95%
GIGABYTE 11.32%
Intel 7.55%
Acer 7.55%
Lenovo 6.29%
Toshiba 4.40%
Medion 0.63%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6430 4.20%
ASUS All Series 4.20%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.52%
Dell Vostro 3700 2.52%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.52%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.52%

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