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Should I remove Canon RAW Codec?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,875
United States Rank #5,506
Reach 0.1058%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.51 days
310.02 days >
Average installed length: 162.89 days


VersionDistribution 35.97% 9.78% 13.62% 25.08% 12.71% 2.83%

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Canon RAW Codec

What is Canon RAW Codec?

Canon RAW Codec is a plug-in software that enables the import and display of Canon RAW image files when installed in Windows 7.


Canon RAW Codec is a program developed by Canon. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is CRCDlg.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 38.03 MB (39,879,270 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 38% of users of Canon RAW Codec come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\RAWCodec
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon_Inc_IC\UniversalInstaller\Uninstall\UnInstaller\UniversalUnInstaller.exe" "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon_In
Estimated size: 38.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon RAW Codec

Program executable:CRCDlg.exe
Name:Canon RAW Codec Message Dialog
Path:C:\Program Files\Canon\RAWCodec190\CRCDlg.exe
Additional files:
  • DPPDLL.dll - DPPDll Module
  • CRCDlgRC.dll - Canon RAW Codec Dialog Message Resource Pack (Dialog Message Resource Pack (E))
  • canonIHL.dll - Canon Digital Camera Image Handling Library
  • ipBaseParse.dll - IHL Image File Parser
  • deImgP01.dll - Canon Digital Camera Support Library (deImgP01)
  • rcDcd.dll - Canon Digital Camera File Decording Library
  • rcParse.dll - Canon Digital Camera File Parsing Library
  • rdDcd.dll - PSDK Picture View Decoder - This software is based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group.
  • rdParse.dll - Canon Digital Camera file parsing library
  • CanonRawCodec.dll - Canon Digital Camera RAW Codec (Canon CRW/CR2/TIF RAW Codec)
  • CRCDlg.exe - Canon RAW Codec Message Dialog
  • rcDvlp.dll - Canon Camera Support Library (Canon Digital Camera Developing Library)
  • rdDvlp.dll - Canon Camera Support library (Canon Camera Support File)
  • DPPLibCom.dll - DPP Libray Communicator
  • deImg137.dll - CANON deImg137 (deImg137)
  • deImg139.dll - CANON deImg139 (deImg139)
  • deImg140.dll - CANON deImg140 (deImg140)
  • deImgP02.dll - CANON deImgP02 (deImgP02)
  • deImgP03.dll - CANON deImgP03 (deImgP03)
  • deImgP04.dll - CANON deImgP04 (deImgP04)
  • Ucs32P.dll - ColorGear (ColorGear dll (IA-32))
  • Mlib.dll - MLib

How do I remove Canon RAW Codec?

You can uninstall Canon RAW Codec 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 Canon RAW Codec, 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 Canon RAW Codec.

Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.01%
Windows 10 16.97%
Windows Vista 11.36%
Windows XP 5.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.97%
Windows 7 Professional 14.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.65%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.45%
Windows 10 Home 4.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.44%
  Germany 11.73%
  United Kingdom 7.90%
  France 4.61%
  Italy 4.61%
  Netherlands 3.58%
  Canada 3.09%
  Finland 1.73%
  Japan 1.69%
  Belgium 1.65%
  Australia 1.60%
  Sweden 1.60%
  Spain 1.60%
  Austria 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.56%
Hewlett-Packard 23.28%
Acer 13.31%
ASUS 7.64%
Toshiba 4.56%
Samsung 4.19%
Intel 3.82%
Lenovo 2.05%
American Megatrends 1.02%
Medion 1.02%
Sony 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.32%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.24%
Dell Dell XPS420 3.24%
ASUS All Series 3.24%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.78%

About Canon

Canon is a manufacture of imaging and optical products, including cameras, camcorders, photocopiers, steppers and computer printers.
Publisher URL: www.canon.com


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