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Should I remove ArcSoft PhotoStudio?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,934
United States Rank #2,611
Reach 0.3420%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.86 days
349.93 days >
Average installed length: 183.86 days

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ArcSoft PhotoStudio 5.5

What is ArcSoft PhotoStudio?  (from ArcSoft)

ArcSoft PhotoStudio - whether you are a photo editing beginner or a seasoned pro, you'll love the range of features and no-nonsense design of PhotoStudio. This program comes loaded with everything you need to fix, print, and get creative with your digital photos. Key features: scan and crop several photos, remove red-e...  Read more


ArcSoft PhotoStudio 5.5 is a program developed by ArcSoft. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is photostudio.exe. The software installer includes 136 files and is usually about 28.31 MB (29,681,418 bytes). CheckUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 35% of users of ArcSoft PhotoStudio 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\PhotoStudio 5.5
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\FILECO~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{85309D89-7BE9-4094
Estimated size: 28.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft PhotoStudio 5.5

Program executable:photostudio.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\arcsoft\photostudio 5.5\photostudio.exe
Additional files:
  • CaptureEngine.dll - ArcSoft CaptureEngine (CaptureEngine)
  • CaptureTool.dll - user CaptureTool (CaptureTool)
  • PSCtrl.dll - arcsoft myCtrl (myCtrl)
  • ArcINet.dll - ArcINet Dynamic Link Library For PhotoIsland.com (ArcINet DLL)
  • ASPI.dll
  • dtype32.dll (by D-Type Solutions) - D-Type Font Engine and Rasterizer
  • dtype32x.dll (by D-Type Solutions) - D-Type Font Engine Auxiliary Library
  • OsWrapperForPI.dll - ArcSoft OsWrapperForPhotoIsland (OsWrapperForPhotoIsland.com)
  • CheckUpdate.dll - ArcSoft Check Update Resource
  • Filefpx.dll - FILEFPX Dynamic Link Library (FILEFPX DLL)
  • BJEPMAN.dll (by CANON INC) - Canon Exif Print Manager (BJEPMAN)
  • fpxio.dll - Reference Implementation (FPXLIB.DLL)
  • fpxlib.dll
  • Jpeglib.dll
  • Res_Dll.dll - ArcSoft Resource DLL (Res_Dll)
  • RES_PS.dll - ArcSoft PhotoStudio (Photo Editing Software)
  • AlbumBase.dll - ArcSoft AlbumBase (AlbumBase)
  • Plugin.dll (by Adobe Systems) - Adobe Photoshop (Photoshop Plugin Utilities)
  • PXAPI.dll - workgroup PXAPI (PXAPI)
  • mlmacro.dll - ArcSoft Macro (Macro)
  • PrintProcess.exe - PrintProcess
  • magtoolkit.dll - magtoolkit (maglib toolkit)
  • mlpsplug.dll - mlpsplugin (photo shop plugin support)
  • EzDll.dll - EzDll
  • magengin.dll - magEngine (magEngine Dynamic Link Library)
  • maghelpr.dll - magHelper (magHelper Dynamic Link Library)
  • mlAcquire.dll - mlAcquire (Acquire lib using maglib)
  • mlToolMgr.dll - mlToolMgr (maglib tool manager)
  • TwainExe.exe - TwainExe (TWAIN Scan Software)
  • mlPScan.dll - mlpscan
  • mlEEUI.dll - mlEEUI (EEUI using maglib)
  • RDisk.dll - RDisk
  • ArcRegSTI.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PhotoStudio.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CC7DF1D2-0E79-473C-86ED-8B0C1FD0609D}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PhotoStudio.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\PhotoStudio 5.5\PhotoStudio.exe'.

How do I remove ArcSoft PhotoStudio?

You can uninstall ArcSoft PhotoStudio 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 PhotoStudio 5.5, 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 PhotoStudio.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.29%
Windows 10 20.20%
Windows XP 15.05%
Windows Vista 13.43%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.89%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.16%
Windows 7 Professional 9.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.09%
Windows 10 Home 7.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.23%
  Germany 16.55%
  United Kingdom 6.21%
  France 4.49%
  Italy 4.37%
  Canada 4.10%
  Australia 3.44%
  Netherlands 2.80%
  Belgium 1.74%
  Sweden 1.64%
  Japan 1.31%
  Iran 1.14%
  Finland 1.09%
  Austria 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.02%
Hewlett-Packard 22.55%
Acer 17.34%
ASUS 6.58%
Medion 5.66%
Intel 4.15%
American Megatrends 4.12%
Toshiba 3.43%
Lenovo 1.76%
Sahara 1.45%
Samsung 1.31%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.00%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.22%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.22%
ASUS All Series 3.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.14%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.21%

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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