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Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v.5.4.0

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What is Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v.?  (from Ashampoo)

The Ashampoo Photo Optimizer combines a modern and clear program interface, which is already prepared for the touch screen controls of the latest monitors and laptops, with intuitive usage and a thought-out range of functions. Among the features of the program are also several effects that you can apply to your photos ...  Read more


Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v.5.4.0 is a software 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 primary executable is named photooptimizer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 70.04 MB (73,444,747 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 81% of users of Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v. come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 70.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v.5.4.0

Program executable:photooptimizer.exe
Name:Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5
Path:C:\ashampoo photo optimizer 5\photooptimizer.exe
Additional files:
  • photooptimizer_shared.dll - Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5
  • LangID2.Interop.dll - Ashampoo LanguageID API (LangID2.Interop)
  • ash_lang2.dll - Ashampoo AshLang 2 API
  • Ash_Lang2.Interop.dll - Ash_Lang2.Interop
  • Ash_Inet2.Interop.dll - Ashampoo Internet SDK (Ash_Inet2.Interop)
  • portal.dll - Ashampoo Portal API
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • ashmailer.exe - AshMailer
  • Common.dll - Common
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • langid2.dll
  • peru.dll
  • Peru.Interop.dll - Peru.Interop
  • Photooptimizer.Interop.dll - Photooptimizer.Interop
  • Portal.Interop.dll - Portal.Interop
  • updateMediator.exe - Update Mediator
  • 03 Lizenzschlüssel.docx
  • ashampoo_photo_optimizer_5_5.4.0_13340.exe - Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 Setup
  • FreeImage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • HDX4ImageProcessor.dll (by HDX4 GmbH) - HDX4 Image Processor
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libexpat.dll

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 v.?

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Or, you can uninstall Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v. 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 Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v.5.4.0, 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 Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v..

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.47%
Windows 10 20.58%
Windows Vista 5.67%
Windows XP 5.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.79%
Windows 7 Professional 8.39%
Windows 8.1 7.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.75% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 80.75%
  United States 5.08%
  Austria 1.87%
  Netherlands 1.60%
  France 1.07%
  United Kingdom 1.07%
  Italy 0.80%
  Sweden 0.67%
  Belgium 0.53%
  DK 0.53%
  Brazil 0.40%
  Norway 0.40%
  Australia 0.40%
  Israel 0.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 46.21%
Acer 17.77%
Hewlett-Packard 10.90%
Dell 6.87%
ASUS 6.16%
Lenovo 1.90%
Intel 1.66%
American Megatrends 1.18%
Sahara 1.18%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 6.51%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 6.21%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.85%
MEDION MS-7797 2.96%
MEDION MS-7800 2.66%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.37%

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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