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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,343
United States Rank #12,900
Reach 0.0264%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.86 days
320.25 days >
Average installed length: 168.26 days


4.5.10 3.71%
4.5.9 2.15% 3.71% 2.73% 8.59% 1.17% 0.20% 7.81% 0.59% 3.32% 1.17% 64.06% 0.59% 0.20%

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ArtRage 4

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What is ArtRage 4?  (from Ambient Design)

ArtRage is a computer painting package with a difference. It’s designed to bring out your creative side with a set of natural painting and drawing tools that simulate familiar, real world tools. This means you can get straight in to painting without needing to re-learn how to do it. The advanced paint simulation is hid...  Read more


ArtRage 4 is a software program developed by Ambient Design. The most common release is, 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 ArtRage.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 6.86 MB (7,193,190 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 40% of users of ArtRage 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.artrage.com
Help link: www.artrage.com/artrage-support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ambient Design\ArtRage 4\
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{FD363FA3-BBFF-4051-AD2B-FBFF5590217F}\install_artrage_4.exe /x {FD363FA3-BBFF-4051-AD2B-FBFF5590217F}
Estimated size: 6.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArtRage 4

Program executable:ArtRage.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Ambient Design\ArtRage 4\ArtRage.exe
Additional files:
  • AR3Thumb.dll - AR3Thumb Thumbnail Shell Extension (Shell extension for generating ArtRage Painting file (*.ptg) thumbnails in file explorer windows.)
  • AR3Thumb64.dll
  • ArtRage 32.exe - ArtRage
  • ArtRage.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ArtRage.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C7E9879D-F458-4CB0-8D75-5592265AFE8E}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ArtRage 4?

Quickly and completely remove ArtRage 4 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ArtRage 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ArtRage 4, 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 ArtRage 4.

Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.61%
Windows 10 46.48%
Windows Vista 2.15%
Windows XP 1.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 8.1 10.20%
Windows 7 Professional 9.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.41%
Windows 10 Home 9.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.59%
  United Kingdom 6.14%
  France 5.97%
  Germany 5.97%
  Canada 4.10%
  Italy 3.07%
  Russia 2.73%
  Australia 2.56%
  Netherlands 2.56%
  Sweden 1.71%
  Finland 1.54%
  Belgium 1.19%
  Brazil 1.19%
  Israel 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.13%
Dell 17.96%
ASUS 17.25%
Acer 13.03%
Lenovo 5.99%
Toshiba 3.87%
Sony 3.87%
Intel 2.82%
Samsung 2.11%
MSI 1.41%
Alienware 1.06%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.74%
Acer Aspire M5201 2.74%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 2.05%
Sony SVD11215CXB 2.05%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.05%


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