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Should I remove Canon XF Utility?

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12% remove it88% keep it
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VersionDistribution 4.29% 2.86% 14.29% 10.00% 10.00% 17.14% 5.71% 4.29% 2.86% 25.71% 2.86%

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Canon XF Utility

What is Canon XF Utility?  (from Canon)

XF Utility software provides a simplified first step in the process of managing and playing back your clips, without the use of full-blown NLE software. XF Utility is not intended to replace NLE software and does not include any video or audio editing features -- it offers various options for managing and playing back ...  Read more


Canon XF Utility is a software program developed by Canon. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named xfutility.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 62.06 MB (65,070,074 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 40% of users of Canon XF Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\Canon XF Utility
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon_Inc_IC\UniversalInstaller\Uninstall\UnInstaller\UniversalUnInstaller.exe" "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon_In
Estimated size: 62.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon XF Utility

Program executable:xfutility.exe
Canon XF Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\canon xf utility\xfutility.exe
Additional files:
  • XFUtilityPlugin.dll - Canon XF Utility
  • XFUtilityRsc.dll
  • PdfLauncher.exe
  • XFJpegCodec.dll
  • XFAppUtil.dll
  • XFMerge.dll
  • XFFlts.dll
  • XFLut.dll

How do I remove Canon XF Utility?

You can uninstall Canon XF Utility 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 XF Utility, 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 XF Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 10 38.57%
Windows Vista 1.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.09%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.59%
Windows 10 Pro 10.14%
Windows 10 Home 8.70%
Windows 8.1 7.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.51%
  United Kingdom 13.58%
  Germany 8.64%
  Australia 6.17%
  Canada 4.94%
  Italy 4.94%
  Belgium 3.70%
  France 3.70%
  Japan 2.47%
  DK 1.23%
  GE 1.23%
  Russia 1.23%
  Sweden 1.23%
  Spain 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.83%
Hewlett-Packard 20.83%
Intel 8.33%
ASUS 8.33%
Acer 8.33%
Lenovo 6.25%
Samsung 4.17%
Medion 4.17%
MSI 2.08%
Toshiba 2.08%
Common models
HP Z400 Workstation 3.77%
Gigabyte P55A-UD3 3.77%
Dell XPS 8500 3.77%
Acer Aspire Z3-710 3.77%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 1.89%
Notebook P15SM ... 1.89%

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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