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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,435
United States Rank #7,595
Reach 0.0897%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 180.36 days


VersionDistribution 30.60% 0.06% 25.90% 7.01% 36.43%

Color Efex Pro 4

What is Color Efex Pro 4?  (from Nik Software)

Color Efex Pro 4 provides the most comprehensive set of enhancements for color correction, retouching, and creative effects. Quickly stylize your photographs, retouch portraits with ease, and extend your creativity with unmatched control and versatility. Color Efex Pro is known for its power and versatility. Years of i...  Read more


Color Efex Pro 4 is a software program developed by Nik Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named Color Efex Pro 4.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 98.78 MB (103,581,944 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 30% of users of Color Efex Pro 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.niksoftware.com/colorefexpro
Help link: niksoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nik software\color efex pro 4
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Nik Software\Color Efex Pro 4\Uninstall Color Efex Pro 4.exe
Estimated size: 98.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Color Efex Pro 4

Program executable:Color Efex Pro 4.exe
Name:Color Efex Pro 4
Path:C:\Program Files\nik software\color efex pro 4\Color Efex Pro 4.exe
Additional files:
  • Color Efex Pro 4.exe - Color Efex Pro 4
  • ColorEfexPro4FC32.dll
  • Uninstall Color Efex Pro 4.exe

How do I remove Color Efex Pro 4?

You can uninstall Color Efex Pro 4 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 Color Efex Pro 4, 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 Color Efex Pro 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.36%
Windows 10 27.09%
Windows XP 3.05%
Windows Vista 2.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.95%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.07%
Windows 7 Professional 14.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.10%
Windows 8.1 5.05%
Windows 8 Pro 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.60%
  Germany 7.89%
  Italy 5.10%
  France 4.47%
  United Kingdom 3.26%
  Canada 3.21%
  Spain 2.84%
  Indonesia 2.63%
  Netherlands 2.16%
  Russia 2.05%
  Australia 1.63%
  Egypt 1.63%
  Poland 1.58%
  Belgium 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.08%
Dell 21.88%
Acer 15.88%
ASUS 15.58%
Samsung 3.20%
Lenovo 3.10%
Toshiba 2.70%
Intel 1.90%
Alienware 1.40%
American Megatrends 0.90%
Sony 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.47%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.21%
ASUS All Series 4.43%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.17%
Dell XPS 8300 3.91%
Dell XPS 8500 3.65%

Publisher URL: www.niksoftware.com


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