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Should I remove ArcSoft PhotoImpression 6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,095
United States Rank #2,752
Reach 0.1884%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.99 days
501.12 days >
Average installed length: 263.30 days


VersionDistribution 14.11% 9.29% 0.57% 0.16% 0.03% 0.24% 8.03% 0.11% 3.47% 0.05% 0.13%
6 33.72%

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ArcSoft PhotoImpression 6

What is ArcSoft PhotoImpression 6?  (from ArcSoft)

ArcSoft PhotoImpression is imaging software for novice and skilled users alike, packed with new and improved tools for enhancing, printing, and getting creative with your favorite digital snapshots. Big button controls, autoenhance capabilities, project wizards, and the customizable work space are just some of the reas...  Read more


ArcSoft PhotoImpression 6 is a software program developed by ArcSoft. The most common release is 6, with over 98% 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 photoimpression.exe. The setup package generally installs about 129 files and is usually about 27.53 MB (28,868,770 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 54% of users of ArcSoft PhotoImpression 6 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\PhotoImpression 6
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D03E7B00-CA85-4684-9321-1888873C34BD}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 27.53 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft PhotoImpression 6

Program executable:photoimpression.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\arcsoft\photoimpression 6\photoimpression.exe
Additional files:
  • 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)
  • maghelpr.dll - arcsoft magtest (magtest)
  • PIM.dll - arcsoft PIM20 (PIM 2.0)
  • dtype32.dll (by D-Type Solutions) - D-Type Font Engine and Rasterizer
  • dtype32x.dll (by D-Type Solutions) - D-Type Font Engine Auxiliary Library
  • checkupdate.dll - ArcSoft Check Update Resource
  • OVBaseIF.dll - OVBaseIF Dynamic Link Library (OVBaseIF DLL)
  • MediaPlayer.exe - PhotoImpression Media Player
  • PhotoViewer.exe - PhotoImpression Photo Viewer
  • DiscEmpireRes.dll - ArcSoft DiscEmpire Resource (DiscEmpireRes)
  • DXCore.dll - DXCore Dynamic Link Library (DXCore DLL)
  • OVBase.dll - OVBase Dynamic Link Library (OVBase DLL)
  • fpxlib.dll - Reference Implementation
  • MSLUP60.dll (by Sample) - Sample Application DLL (User-Generated Microsoft (R) C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • MSLURT.dll (by Sample)
  • ArcRegister.exe - ArcSoft Registration
  • ArcRevenueSharingRes.dll - ArcRevenueSharingRes
  • CheckUpdate.exe - ArcSoft Check Update
  • MagUIEngine.dll - ArcSoft MagUIEngine (MagUIEngine)
  • MagUIInter.dll - ArcSoft MagUIInter (MagUIInter)
  • MagPCMac.dll - ArcSoft MagPCMac (MagPCMac)
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)
  • magFpxio.dll (by user) - user magFpxio (magFpxio)
  • PEVector.dll - user PEVector (PEVector)
  • arcRmaImpDll.dll - arcRmaImpDll
  • arcRmaPrvDll.dll - arcRmaPrvDll
  • ExportTMInfo.dll - ExportTMInfo
  • arcSamiDll.dll - arcSamiDll
  • EpExifUtil.dll - EpExifUtil
  • EpTiffUtil.dll - EpTiffUtil
  • AglSwf.dll
  • InitMediaLib.exe
  • kgl.dll
  • kglu.dll
  • Monitor.exe
  • MonitorMgr.dll
  • MonitorRes.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • ArcRegister.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E84FAB57-2FC2-4C98-871D-908256A46417}' (runs on registration).
  • PhotoImpression.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{935E2ECA-9BB5-402D-B7ED-CBF2771B5DD4}' (runs on registration).
  • Monitor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2B64CD27-35E1-4382-8034-EEF230341A65}' (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 PhotoImpression 6?

You can uninstall ArcSoft PhotoImpression 6 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 PhotoImpression 6, 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 PhotoImpression 6.

Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.50%
Windows Vista 18.76%
Windows 10 16.90%
Windows XP 10.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.63%
Windows 7 Professional 7.31%
Windows 10 Home 6.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.54%
  Germany 15.34%
  United Kingdom 4.75%
  Canada 3.52%
  Netherlands 3.46%
  France 2.95%
  Australia 2.38%
  Brazil 1.78%
  Belgium 1.61%
  Italy 1.21%
  DK 0.91%
  Argentina 0.83%
  Austria 0.78%
  Mexico 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.74%
Dell 25.26%
Acer 14.55%
Medion 5.74%
Toshiba 5.41%
ASUS 4.55%
Intel 3.21%
American Megatrends 2.78%
Samsung 2.54%
Lenovo 2.06%
Sahara 1.15%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.01%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.06%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.94%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.98%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.51%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.39%

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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