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Chief Architect Premier X3

What is Chief Architect Premier X3?  (from Chief Architect)

Chief Architect Premier X3 is for all aspects of residential and light commercial design. Powerful building and drafting tools help professionals quickly create plans according to standard building practices. Every element placed in the plan has commonly used defaults to make the design process efficient and productive...  Read more


Chief Architect Premier X3 is a software program developed by Chief Architect. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named Chief Architect Premier X3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 563.29 KB (576,806 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 64% of users of Chief Architect Premier X3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.chiefarchitect.com/products/premier
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Chief Architect\Chief Architect Premier X3\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{076B4237-0A24-466F-B5C2-6EE84FEF7C4D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 563.29 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Chief Architect Premier X3

Program executable:Chief Architect Premier X3.exe
Name:Chief Architect Premier X3
Path:C:\Program Files\Chief Architect\Chief Architect Premier X3\Chief Architect Premier X3.exe
Additional files:
  • CABlowfish-1_0.dll - CABlowfish Dynamic Link Library (CABlowfish Dynamic Link Library)
  • Chief Architect Premier X3.exe - Chief Architect Premier X3
  • ChiefArchitectRayTracer.exe - Chief Architect Ray Tracer
  • msvcr90-ruby191.dll (by http://www.ruby-lang.org/) - Ruby interpreter [i386-mswin32_90] (Ruby interpreter (DLL) [i386-mswin32_90])
  • ssce5432.dll (by Wintertree Software) - Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine for Windows (Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine)
  • glew32.dll - The OpenGL Extension Wrangler Library
  • SketchUpReader.dll - SketchUpReader Module
  • sx32w.dll (by SafeNet) - Sentinel SuperPro
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • DD_AcisBuilder_3.02_9.dll (by Open Design Alliance ('Open Design')) - DWGdirect (DWGdirect: DD_Acis Builder Module)
  • DD_Alloc_3.02_9.dll (by Open Design Alliance ('Open Design')) - DWGdirect: Memory Allocation Module
  • DD_Br_3.02_9.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Br Module
  • DD_BrepRenderer_3.02_9.dll - DWGdirect: Brep Renderer Module
  • DD_Db_3.02_9.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Db Module
  • DD_DbRoot_3.02_9.dll - DWGdirect: DD_DbRoot Module
  • DD_Ge_3.02_9.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Ge Module
  • DD_Gi_3.02_9.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Gi Module
  • DD_Root_3.02_9.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Root Module
  • FreeImage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • SpatialIndex_3.02_9.dll - DWGdirect: Spatial Index Module
  • spr32d35.dll (by FarPoint Technologies) - Spread (FarPoint Spreadsheet Control)
  • gdal12.dll (by Frank Warmerdam) - GDAL (Geospatial Data Abstraction Library)
  • boost_date_time-vc90-mt-1_39.dll
  • boost_filesystem-vc90-mt-1_39.dll
  • boost_regex-vc90-mt-1_39.dll
  • boost_signals-vc90-mt-1_39.dll
  • boost_system-vc90-mt-1_39.dll
  • boost_thread-vc90-mt-1_39.dll
  • CACommon.dll
  • CALibrary1.dll
  • CAModel.dll
  • CARender.dll
  • CSC.dll
  • lib3ds-120.dll
  • lib3ds-120d.dll
  • SQL_Database.dll
  • tb24p.dll
  • TKBO.dll

How do I remove Chief Architect Premier X3?

You can uninstall Chief Architect Premier X3 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 Chief Architect Premier X3, 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 Chief Architect Premier X3.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.17%
Windows 10 21.95%
Windows Vista 2.44%
Windows XP 2.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.27%
Windows 7 Professional 12.20%
Windows 8 Pro 4.88%
Windows 8 2.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.29%
  Canada 8.93%
  India 3.57%
  Netherlands 3.57%
  MK 1.79%
  Vietnam 1.79%
  Brazil 1.79%
  UA 1.79%
  RS 1.79%
  Australia 1.79%
  MM 1.79%
  Philippines 1.79%
  Spain 1.79%
  Germany 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 22.22%
ASUS 16.67%
Lenovo 8.33%
Intel 5.56%
Acer 5.56%
Sony 2.78%
Toshiba 2.78%
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About (from Chief Architect)

Chief Architect — professional 3D architectural home design software.
Publisher URL: www.chiefarchitect.com


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