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Should I remove Canon Utilities PhotoStitch?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #474
United States Rank #451
Reach 1.3516%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.22 days
714.37 days >
Average installed length: 375.35 days


VersionDistribution 35.35% 54.86% 9.65% 0.14%

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Canon Utilities PhotoStitch

What is Canon Utilities PhotoStitch?  (from Canon)

Create panoramic shots from multiple images with Canon PhotoStitch software. You can combine up to 26 shots quickly and easily.


Canon Utilities PhotoStitch is a software program developed by Canon. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 stitch.exe. The setup package generally installs about 70 files and is usually about 6.09 MB (6,385,284 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 52% of users of Canon Utilities PhotoStitch 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\PhotoStitch
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon\UIW\\Uninst.exe" "C:\Program Files\Canon\PhotoStitch\Uninst.ini"
Estimated size: 6.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Utilities PhotoStitch

Program executable:stitch.exe
Name:Canon Utilities PhotoStitch
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\photostitch\stitch.exe
Additional files:
  • Launcher.exe - Canon Utilities PhotoStitch Launcher
  • STLauncher.exe
  • MakeQtvr.dll - PowerShot Utilities PhotoStitch
  • stproc.dll - Canon Utilities PhotoStitch
  • 360view.exe - Canon Utilities 360Viewer
  • psParse.dll - Canon PowerShot Camera (PowerShot file parsing library)
  • STViewer.exe - Canon Utilities Viewer
  • Viewer.exe
  • PST3120UPD_EN.exe - UpdateWrapper (Self-extracting executable file for UpdateWrapper)
  • lffax13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • lffpx7.dll - LEADTOOLS FlashPix library
  • lfkodak.dll
  • lfpcd13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • ltkrn13n.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • STLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{33BF4D38-4CA8-4C92-867B-76EB73C2A66A}' (runs on registration).
  • LAUNCHER.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{477AE086-7703-4FD3-8DFC-9B8B03584F1A}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Canon Utilities PhotoStitch?

You can uninstall Canon Utilities PhotoStitch 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 PhotoStitch, 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 PhotoStitch.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.02%
Windows 10 23.56%
Windows Vista 10.19%
Windows XP 6.23%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.70%
Windows 7 Professional 10.02%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.63%
Windows 10 Home 8.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.82%
  Germany 9.55%
  United Kingdom 5.37%
  Canada 5.33%
  Italy 3.13%
  France 2.94%
  Australia 2.67%
  Netherlands 1.84%
  Belgium 1.19%
  Sweden 0.99%
  Austria 0.91%
  Finland 0.88%
  Spain 0.86%
  Israel 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.21%
Dell 26.62%
Acer 14.66%
Toshiba 7.70%
ASUS 7.57%
Samsung 2.91%
Lenovo 2.30%
Intel 1.81%
American Megatrends 1.11%
Medion 1.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.79%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.74%
ASUS All Series 3.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.47%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.56%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.53%

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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