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Should I remove Ashampoo Photo Optimizer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,313
United States Rank #20,302
Reach 0.1709%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 111.28 days
1044.24 days >
Average installed length: 548.67 days


4.0.0 60.66%
3.12.0 39.16%
1.00 0.18%

Typically installed together

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Ashampoo Photo Optimizer

What is Ashampoo Photo Optimizer?  (from Ashampoo)

Ashampoo Photo Optimizer impresses with its brand new look. The user interface underwent a “facelift”. It is now structured and arranged more clearly, which allows you to start with the optimization of your photos right away. A long search for your desired function or favorite effect is a thing of the past! Those funct...  Read more


Ashampoo Photo Optimizer is a program developed by Ashampoo. The most used version is 4.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is photooptimizer.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 8.87 MB (9,305,163 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 72% of users of Ashampoo Photo Optimizer come from Germany, it is also popular in Belgium and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Medion MediaPack 2\Ashampoo Photo Optimizer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Medion MediaPack 2\Ashampoo Photo Optimizer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Photo Optimizer

Program executable:photooptimizer.exe
Name:Ashampoo Photo Optimizer
Path:C:\Program Files\Medion MediaPack 2\Ashampoo Photo Optimizer\photooptimizer.exe
Additional files:
  • close.exe - Ashampoo Exithelper (Ashampoo Exithelper Setup)
  • exit.exe
  • simpleiecontrol.dll - Ashampoo IE Control
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • updateMediator.exe
  • FreeImage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • HDX4ImageProcessor.dll (by Jomigo Visual Technology GmbH) - HDX4 Image Processor
  • libexpat.dll
  • wxmsw28u_vc_ash.dll (by wxWidgets development team) - wxWidgets (wxWidgets for MSW)

How do I remove Ashampoo Photo Optimizer?

You can uninstall Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 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 Ashampoo Photo Optimizer, 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 Ashampoo Photo Optimizer.

Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.15%
Windows 10 8.52%
Windows XP 0.24%
Windows Vista 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 87.28%
Windows 10 Home 5.40%
Windows 7 Starter 2.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.07%
Windows 7 Professional 0.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.10% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 72.10%
  Belgium 6.15%
  Austria 5.26%
  Netherlands 4.30%
  United States 3.02%
  DK 2.48%
  Australia 1.79%
  United Kingdom 1.28%
  Switzerland 0.87%
  France 0.75%
  Slovenia 0.33%
  Luxembourg 0.30%
  Hungary 0.27%
  Ireland 0.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 99.45%
Dell 0.21%
Acer 0.09%
Lenovo 0.09%
ASUS 0.06%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 16.11%
MEDION MS-7800 7.92%
MEDION P7624 6.54%
Medion E7222 5.99%
MEDIONPC MS-7713 5.39%
MEDION MS-7748 4.46%

About Ashampoo

Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG is a computer software company based in Oldenburg, Germany. They are best known for Ashampoo Burning Studio and Ashampoo WinOptimizer.
Publisher URL: www.ashampoo.com


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