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12% remove it88% keep it
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United States Rank #20,268
Reach 0.0094%


1.3.5 13.74%
1.3.3 1.10%
1.3.2 0.55%
1.3.0 50.00%
1.2.0 3.85%
1.1.0 14.29%
1.0.1 1.65%
1.0 14.84%

Capture NX

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What is Capture NX?  (from Nikon)

CaptureNX2 poweful tool for quick and easy photo editing software lets you make intuitive photo enhancements which are immediately visible on your monitor.


Capture NX is a software program developed by Nikon. The most common release is 1.3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 46 files and is usually about 12.1 MB (12,689,852 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 45% of users of Capture NX come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: nikonimglib.com/cnx2
Help link: nikonimaging.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nikon\capture nx
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Nikon\Capture NX\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 12.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Capture NX

  • MCARecLib.dll - MCARecLib
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • lcms.dll (by Marti Maria) - LittleCMS color engine (lcms color engine)
  • nik.Base.dll (by Nik Software GmbH) - Capture NX (nik.Base)
  • nik.GUIBase.dll (by Nik Software GmbH) - nik.GUIBase
  • NxController.dll
  • NxCursors.dll
  • AxInterop.SHDocVw.dll
  • boost_thread-vc71-mt-1_32.dll
  • boost_thread-vc80-mt-1_32.dll
  • Capture NX.exe
  • ColorManagement.dll
  • expatpp.dll
  • Facade.dll
  • GUI_Common.dll
  • GUI_Common_Managed.dll
  • libexpatw.dll
  • libtiff.dll
  • MCAlib.exe
  • nik.GUIBase.Resources.dll
  • NiKOS.dll
  • NxBase.dll
  • NxGeometry.dll
  • NxImageProcessing.dll
  • NxImages.dll
  • NxLanguage.dll
  • NxProcessingCore.dll
  • NxTileSystem.dll - Capture NX Tile System
  • Remotesoft.Obfuscator.dll
  • Uninstall.exe
  • XMLUtil.dll

How do I remove Capture NX?

Quickly and completely remove Capture NX from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Capture NX 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Capture NX, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Capture NX.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.65%
Windows 10 22.53%
Windows XP 13.74%
Windows Vista 11.54%
Windows Server 2003 0.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.36%
Windows 7 Professional 13.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.52%
Windows 10 Home 5.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.50%
  Germany 10.36%
  Italy 6.76%
  France 5.41%
  Canada 4.95%
  United Kingdom 4.95%
  Austria 2.70%
  Japan 2.25%
  Spain 1.80%
  Netherlands 1.80%
  Taiwan 1.35%
  Belgium 1.35%
  Sweden 1.35%
  Thailand 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.71%
Dell 19.80%
Acer 10.89%
ASUS 9.90%
Toshiba 7.92%
American Megatrends 6.93%
Intel 4.95%
Gateway 0.99%
Compaq 0.99%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.83%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 1.89%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.89%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.89%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.89%
ASUSTeK G75VW 1.89%

About Nikon

Nikon specializes in optics and imaging and its products include cameras, camera lenses, binoculars, microscopes, ophthalmic lenses, measurement instruments, and the steppers used in the photolithography steps of semiconductor fabrication, of which it is the world's second largest manufacturer.
Publisher URL: www.nikon.com


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