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Should I remove Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional?

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United States Rank #16,554
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VersionDistribution 15.11% 32.63% 27.19% 25.08%

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Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional 3.7

What is Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional?

Digital Photo Professional (DPP) is the software that Canon ships with its digital SLR (and some of its compacts, e.g. the Canon PowerShot S90) cameras for editing and asset management of its Canon RAW (.CR2) files. It can also work with the older .CRW format of select models, and also JPEGs and TIFFs from any source. The full version ships on a CD with the camera, and updates can be downloaded from Canon's website. Basic editing tools in DPP include brightness, white balance and picture style adjustment and the adjustments for contrast, saturation and sharpness. The latest version adds sliders for controlling contrast more precisely in highlight and shadow areas. There is also a noise reduction tool which has separate settings for luminance and chrominance noise. Lens aberration tool can be used for correcting the effects of physical lens imperfections like peripheral illumination, distortion and chromatic aberration. Aberration tool only works with RAW files that were taken with compatible cameras and lenses.

About  (from Canon)

Canon's Digital Photo Professional (DPP) is a powerful, free* software application designed for editing, organizing, and processing Canon RAW files. This software is easily integrated into an existing workflow with other editing programs, such as Adobe® Photoshop®.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\Digital Photo Professional
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon\UIW\\Uninst.exe" "C:\Program Files\Canon\Digital Photo Professional\Uninst.ini"
Estimated size: 78.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional 3.7

Program executable:DPPViewer.exe
Name:Digital Photo Professional
DPP Viewer Module
Path:C:\Program Files\Reason\Should I Remove It\$InstFolder$\DPPViewer.exe
Additional files:
  • canonIHL.dll - Canon Digital Camera Image Handling Library
  • PspropSt.dll - Canon Digital Camra Comon Library(PsPropSt) (PsPropSt DLL)
  • rcPropSt.dll - Canon Digital Camra Comon Library(rcPropSt) (rcPropSt DLL)
  • 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
  • rcDvlp.dll - Canon Camera Support Library (Canon Digital Camera Developing Library)
  • rdDvlp.dll - Canon Camera Support library (Canon Camera Support File)
  • DPPComposite.exe - Digital Photo Professional (DPP Composite Module)
  • DPPHdrTool.exe - DPP HdrTool Module
  • DPPLensBatch.exe - DPP LensBatch Module
  • DPPLensDL.exe - DPP Lens Data Download Module
  • DPPLensEx.exe - DPP LensEx Module
  • DPPRenamer.exe - DPPRenamer Module
  • DPPStamp.exe - DPP Copy-Stamp Tool Module
  • DPPTrimmer.exe - DPP Trimming Tool Module
  • DPPUIRSC.dll - DPPUIRSC Module
  • DPPViewer.exe - DPP Viewer Module
  • DPPLibCom.dll - DPP Libray Communicator
  • DPPCustomInstall.dll - KSD Master Installer (Custom module for DPP installer/uninstaller)
  • DPPLensViewer.exe - DPPLensViewer Module
  • AUAsyncUpdate.exe - Auto Update Service
  • LaunchChecker.dll
  • DPPWorker.exe - DPPWorker Module
  • FHistgram.dll - FHistgram Module
  • DPPBatch.exe - DPPBatch Module
  • 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)
  • DPPCF2.dll - DPPCF2 Module
  • DPPDLL.dll - DPPDll Module
  • FLVIEW.dll - FLVIEW Module
  • ipBaseParse.dll - BaseParser (IHL Image File Parser)
  • libFDDLL.dll - libFDDLL
  • DPPEditor.exe - DPP Editor Module
  • DPPPrinter.exe - DPP Print Function Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • DPPViewer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{58FAA259-B5B7-42E0-BEC2-3B4902F3CF46}' (runs on registration).
  • DPPEditor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{39E4207A-D32D-4DDF-A220-9ABDF27EEBB6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional?

You can uninstall Canon Utilities Digital Photo Professional 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 Utilities Digital Photo Professional 3.7, 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 Utilities Digital Photo Professional.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.21%
Windows 10 18.13%
Windows Vista 13.29%
Windows XP 9.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.79%
Windows 7 Professional 9.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.17%
Windows 10 Home 7.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.95%
  Germany 11.58%
  Israel 7.37%
  France 5.79%
  United Kingdom 3.95%
  Netherlands 3.16%
  Italy 2.89%
  Australia 2.63%
  Canada 2.37%
  Sweden 2.11%
  Belgium 1.58%
  Switzerland 1.58%
  Hong Kong 1.32%
  Ireland 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.53%
Hewlett-Packard 20.59%
Acer 11.76%
Toshiba 11.76%
ASUS 8.24%
Intel 5.88%
Samsung 5.88%
Medion 3.53%
American Megatrends 1.18%
Lenovo 1.18%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.03%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.03%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.27%
HP-Pavilion VN433AA-ABF p... 2.27%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.27%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.27%

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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