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Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5

What is Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5?  (from Ashampoo)

Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 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 fun...  Read more


Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 is a program developed by Ashampoo. 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 main program executable is photooptimizer.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 72.28 MB (75,791,501 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 42% of users of Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/pin/0857/multimedia-software/Ashampoo-Photo-Optimizer-5
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 72.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5

Program executable:photooptimizer.exe
Name:Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo photo optimizer 5\photooptimizer.exe
Additional files:
  • Ash_Lang2.Interop.dll - Ashampoo AshLang 2 API (Ash_Lang2.Interop)
  • Common.dll - Common
  • Photooptimizer.Interop.dll - Photooptimizer.Interop
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Photooptimizer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8A207BA8-C22C-4CEB-B540-6CE28214CEFB}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5?

You can uninstall Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 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 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 Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.67%
Windows 10 45.33%
Windows XP 2.67%
Windows Vista 1.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.67%
Windows 10 Pro 14.67%
Windows 10 Home 14.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.00%
Windows 8.1 5.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.76%
  Germany 25.27%
  Netherlands 4.40%
  Italy 4.40%
  DK 3.30%
  Brazil 2.20%
  Switzerland 2.20%
  Austria 2.20%
  Canada 2.20%
  United Kingdom 2.20%
  Belgium 1.10%
  France 1.10%
  Norway 1.10%
  Australia 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.95%
Acer 15.79%
Medion 15.79%
Dell 10.53%
Toshiba 5.26%
American Megatrends 5.26%
Lenovo 2.63%
Intel 2.63%
Common models
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TOSHIBA Satellite S855 1.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.92%


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