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Should I remove CIB pdf brewer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,062
Reach 0.0083%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.05 days
355.35 days >
Average installed length: 186.71 days


2.10.0004 1.84%
2.10.0002 2.45%
2.10.0001 3.68%
2.9.0000 3.07%
2.8.0002 12.27%
2.7.0002 0.61%
2.7.0001 2.45%
2.6.0049 34.97%
2.6.0048 2.45%
2.6.0047 9.82%
2.6.0044 5.52%
2.6.0034 20.86%

Other programs by CIB software GmbH

CIB pdf brewer

What is CIB pdf brewer?  (from CIB software GmbH)

CIB pdf brewer generates as virtual printer free PDF within all Windows applications (capable for servers: Windows Terminal Server, CITRIX, network printer). Some important features among others are: file size optimization, PDF encryption, font embedding, PDF bookmarks, watermarks, stationery support, CMYK, hyperlinks ...  Read more


CIB pdf brewer is a software program developed by CIB software GmbH. The most common release is 2.6.0049, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 34 files and is usually about 41.07 MB (43,063,317 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 67% of users of CIB pdf brewer come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cib.de/de/produkte/pdf-produkte/produktuebersicht/cib-pdf-brewer.html
Help link: www.cib.de/deutsch/products/pdfplugin/service.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CIB software GmbH\CIB pdf brewer\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{87046747-0738-439B-B8D8-9A10BA1039D6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 41.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CIB pdf brewer

  • CIBpdfBrAddin.dll - CIB pdf brewer COM Add-In für Word, Excel und Powerpoint
  • CibInvoice32.dll - CIB Office Module (CoMod) (CIB invoice toolbox
  • CibPdf32.dll - CIB pdf toolbox
  • CibPrt32.dll - CIB format/output 5.8.1b.88321/mt
  • CIBadmin32.exe - CIB office Module (CIB pdf brewer Convert
  • CIBadmin64.exe
  • CIBepdf.exe - CIB e.pdf Shell Extension
  • CibEpdf32.dll - CIB Office Module (CIB ePdf/MT)
  • CibEpdf64.dll
  • CIBpdfAddIn.dll - CIB pdf AddIn
  • CIBpdfAddIn64.dll
  • CIBpdfBr.exe
  • CIBpdfBrAPI.dll - CIB pdf brewer API
  • CIBpdfBrAPI64.dll
  • CIBpdfBrContextMenu.dll - CIB pdf brewer Context Menu
  • CIBpdfBrMail.exe - CIB pdf brewer Convert
  • CIBpdfBrOpen.exe
  • CIBpdfBrSettings.exe
  • CibPdfUI.dll - CIB pdf AddIn UI
  • CIBpdfUI64.dll - CIB pdf AddIn UI
  • CibRsh.exe - CIB Office Run Shell
  • CibRsh64.exe
  • cibsimilarity32.dll - CIB optiMatch (cibsimilarity
  • CibXalan.dll - CIB xalan (CIB xalan
  • CIBupdator32.dll - CIB updator
  • CIBupdator64.dll
  • CibAdLic32.dll
  • CIBnotifier64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • CIBpdfBrContextMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'CIB pdf brewer' with a class of {9CB3ED0A-1CFA-11D9-9A43-000476F770CC}.

How do I remove CIB pdf brewer?

You can uninstall CIB pdf brewer 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 CIB pdf brewer, 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 CIB pdf brewer.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.58%
Windows 10 20.86%
Windows XP 10.43%
Windows Vista 6.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.95%
Windows 7 Professional 17.28%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.49%
Windows 10 Home 8.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.86% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 66.86%
  United States 11.83%
  Austria 8.28%
  Switzerland 4.14%
  Netherlands 3.55%
  Singapore 0.59%
  Belgium 0.59%
  France 0.59%
  Australia 0.59%
  Sweden 0.59%
  Greece 0.59%
  Spain 0.59%
  DK 0.59%
  United Kingdom 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.99%
Dell 19.54%
Medion 14.94%
Hewlett-Packard 13.79%
Samsung 6.90%
Intel 6.90%
ASUS 4.60%
Apple 2.30%
MSI 2.30%
Lenovo 2.30%
Sony 1.15%
Common models
Micro-Star EX620 1.94%
Acer Aspire 7740 1.94%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 1.94%
ASUSTeK K52N 1.94%
MEDIONPC MS-7653 1.94%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 1.94%


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