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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,168
United States Rank #2,949
Reach 0.1287%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.82 days
466.79 days >
Average installed length: 245.26 days


VersionDistribution 0.04% 29.38% 3.12% 0.04% 0.79%

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ArcSoft Panorama Maker 4

What is ArcSoft Panorama Maker 4?  (from ArcSoft)

Panorama Maker is a powerful and easy-to-use photo stitching software that lets you create and share stunning panoramic pictures and virtual reality movies. Our automated stitching process makes it easy to create breathtaking landscapes - even if you've never done it before! Media management and photo editing tools are...  Read more


ArcSoft Panorama Maker 4 is a software program developed by ArcSoft. The most common release is, with over 43% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named pmk.exe. The setup package generally installs about 71 files and is usually about 24.55 MB (25,745,155 bytes). The installed file checkupdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 67% of users of ArcSoft Panorama Maker 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com/panorama-maker
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\Panorama Maker 4
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D45E8C45-B601-
Estimated size: 24.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft Panorama Maker 4

Program executable:pmk.exe
Name:ArcSoft Panorama Maker
Path:C:\Program Files\arcsoft\panorama maker 4\pmk.exe
Additional files:
  • uPhotoStitchEngine.dll - ArcSoft PhotoStitch Engine (PhotoStitchEngine)
  • ArcRevenueSharingRes.dll - user ArcRevenueSharingRes (ArcRevenueSharingRes)
  • MagicFrame.dll - ArcSoft MagicFrame (MagicFrame)
  • MagUIImage.dll - ArcSoft MagUIImage (MagUIImage)
  • magFileIO.dll - ArcSoft magFileIO (File i/o)
  • RawEngine.dll - ArcSoft RawEngine (RawEngine)
  • magengin.dll - ArcSoft magengin (magengin Dynamic Link Library)
  • magPltfm.dll - ArcSoft magPltfm (magPltfm)
  • magTools.dll - ArcSoft magTools (magTools)
  • OPHistory.exe - ArcSoft Online Print History Order Manager
  • OPRCommon.dll - ArcSoft Online Print Common Libaray
  • checkupdate.dll - ArcSoft Check Update Resource
  • ArcRegister.exe - ArcSoft Registration Module
  • FPXLIB.DLL - Reference Implementation
  • MagAppFramework.dll - ArcSoft MagAppFramework (MagAppFramework)
  • CheckUpdate.exe - ArcSoft Check Update
  • MagUIEngine.dll - ArcSoft MagUIEngine (MagUIEngine)
  • PrintServer.dll - ArcSoft PrintServer (PrintServer)
  • HttpAgent.dll - ArcSoft Http Agent
  • MagUIInter.dll - ArcSoft MagUIInter (MagUIInter)
  • uEditHostDll.dll - EditHostDll Module
  • MagPCMac.dll - ArcSoft MagPCMac (MagPCMac)
  • ArcPrintManager.dll - ArcPrintManager
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)
  • magFpxio.dll (by user) - user magFpxio (magFpxio)
  • uMyExtrasCtrl.dll - MyExtrasCtrl (MyExtrasCtrl DLL)
  • JpegLossless.dll
  • kgl.dll
  • OP_UploadPrint.dll - Heat Online Print Output Plugin

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • ArcRegister.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E84FAB57-2FC2-4C98-871D-908256A46417}' (runs on registration).
  • PMK.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FA4952FE-33A3-4856-B786-B97CD37E4507}' (runs on registration).
  • CheckUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Arc Soft Updater' (runs weekly on Tuesdays at 2:01).

How do I remove ArcSoft Panorama Maker 4?

You can uninstall ArcSoft Panorama Maker 4 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 ArcSoft Panorama Maker 4, 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 ArcSoft Panorama Maker 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.31%
Windows Vista 23.13%
Windows 10 12.65%
Windows XP 10.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.99%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.63%
Windows 7 Professional 6.13%
Windows 10 Home 5.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.62%
  United Kingdom 3.94%
  Germany 3.91%
  Italy 3.48%
  France 3.40%
  Canada 3.25%
  Australia 1.81%
  Netherlands 1.24%
  Spain 1.12%
  Belgium 1.09%
  Switzerland 0.63%
  Austria 0.63%
  Israel 0.52%
  DK 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.16%
Dell 26.72%
Acer 13.23%
Toshiba 10.62%
ASUS 3.37%
Intel 2.67%
American Megatrends 1.84%
Lenovo 1.34%
Samsung 0.95%
Medion 0.89%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.31%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.34%
Dell Inspiron 530 5.20%
HP G72 Notebook PC 3.52%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.38%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.95%

About ArcSoft

ArcSoft is a application development company that makes multimedia technologies & applications across desktop & embedded platforms.
Publisher URL: www.arcsoft.com


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