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Should I remove Corel PaintShop Pro X5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,174
United States Rank #3,552
Reach 0.1285%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.60 days
430.56 days >
Average installed length: 226.22 days


VersionDistribution 0.67% 0.32% 0.39% 1.42% 0.16% 19.98% 22.27% 54.78%

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Corel PaintShop Pro X5

What is Corel PaintShop Pro X5?  (from Corel)

Explore the ultimate in creativity. Corel® PaintShop® Pro X5 Ultimate combines the photo-editing power of PaintShop® Pro X5 with award-winning Nik® Color Efex Pro™ 3.0 photographic filters, REALLUSION FaceFilter Studio 2.0 portrait-enhancement tools, and a collection of creative extras. Experiment with a creative colle...  Read more


Corel PaintShop Pro X5 is a software program developed by Corel. 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 corel paintshop pro.exe. The setup package generally installs about 77 files and is usually about 627.22 KB (642,273 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 57% of users of Corel PaintShop Pro X5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.corel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Corel PaintShop Pro X5\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Corel PaintShop Pro X5\Setup\{1563C6F2-E9B5-42DE-9EA6-207C9A8C2DFB}\SetupARP.exe /arp
Estimated size: 627.22 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Corel PaintShop Pro X5

Program executable:corel paintshop pro.exe
Name:Corel PaintShop Pro
Corel PaintShop Pro X5
Signed by:COREL TW CORP.
Path:C:\Program Files\corel paintshop pro x5\corel paintshop pro.exe
Additional files:
  • Renderer.dll - Corel(R) Painter(TM) X (Renderer Dynamic Link Library)
  • RiffIO.dll - RiffIO Dynamic Link Library
  • CoreOrganizer.dll - Corel PaintShop Pro (Core Organizer DLL)
  • CorePreferences.dll - PSP Preferences DLL
  • CoreSingletonMgr.dll - PSP Singleton Manager DLL
  • CoreSlideshow.dll - PSP Slideshow module
  • CoreSmartRemoveEngine.dll - PSP SmartRemove Engine DLL
  • CoreXUI.dll - Corel CoreXUI DLL
  • CoreXUIRC.dll
  • CAIR.dll
  • CObjExt.dll - PSP ObjectExtract DLL
  • CoreBrowserUtil.dll - PSP Browse Utilites DLL
  • CoreCapture.dll - PSP Capture DLL
  • CoreCmd.dll - PSP Command Processor DLL
  • CoreColorMgr.dll - PSP Color Manager DLL
  • CoreControls.dll - PSP Controls DLL
  • CoreEnums.dll - PSP CoreEnums DLL
  • CoreErrorCodes.dll - PSP Error Codes DLL
  • CoreFace.dll - PSP CoreFace DLL
  • CoreFileFormats.dll - PSP File Formats DLL
  • CoreFileUtil.dll - PSP File Utilities DLL
  • CoreGDI.dll - CoreGDI DLL
  • CoreGeocode.dll - Corel CoreGeocode DLL
  • CoreHDREngine.dll - Corel HDR Engine DLL
  • CoreHistoryPalette.dll (by PSP Software) - Corel History Palette DLL
  • CoreHook.dll - PSP Hook DLL
  • CoreImageFormats.dll - Corel Image Formats DLL
  • Corel PaintShop Merge.exe - Corel PaintShop Merge
  • CoreLanguage.dll - PSP Language DLL
  • CoreLayerPalette.dll - PSP Layer Palette DLL
  • CoreLearningCenter.dll - PSP LearningCenter DLL
  • CoreMaterialPalette.dll - PSP Material Palette DLL
  • CoreMemory.dll - PSP Memory DLL
  • CoreMIP.dll - PSP MIP DLL
  • CoreMultimedia.dll - CoreMultimedia DLL
  • CorePython26.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • CoreSvgIdentify.dll - SVGIdentify Dynamic Link Library (Corel SVGIdentify DLL)
  • CoreSvgImport.dll - SVGImport Dynamic Link Library (Core SVGImport DLL)
  • AIKRC.dll - Ulead Image Module
  • AIKRC2.dll
  • AM.dll (by Lexar Media, Inc) - Active Memory
  • atl71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • bps3dll.dll (by Bengt Computer Graphics) - BCG Dynamic Link Library (Postscript/PDF Dynamic Link Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Corel PaintShop Pro.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'Corel PaintShop Pro X5ShowPicturesOnArrivalHandler' with the ProgID of 'PaintShopProX5.Image' and the action verb 'Review.
Scheduled Task
  • Corel PaintShop Pro.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E805FDA0-EBCD-4819-81C3-3CABB78D9010}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Corel PaintShop Pro X5?

You can uninstall Corel PaintShop Pro X5 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 Corel PaintShop Pro X5, 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 Corel PaintShop Pro X5.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.55%
Windows 10 39.20%
Windows Vista 2.76%
Windows XP 2.45%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.77%
Windows 7 Professional 12.70%
Windows 8.1 12.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.20%
Windows 10 Home 4.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.56%
  Germany 8.43%
  United Kingdom 4.17%
  Canada 3.65%
  Italy 3.39%
  France 3.00%
  Netherlands 2.65%
  Australia 2.13%
  Japan 2.13%
  Belgium 1.26%
  Spain 1.00%
  Finland 0.97%
  Austria 0.84%
  Poland 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.85%
Hewlett-Packard 25.82%
Acer 12.74%
ASUS 8.63%
Toshiba 8.15%
Intel 2.53%
Samsung 2.53%
Medion 2.26%
Lenovo 1.78%
NEC 1.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.79%
Dell XPS 8500 5.45%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.60%
ASUS All Series 3.75%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.58%
Dell XPS 8300 3.24%

About Corel

Corel makes a speciality of graphics processing.
Publisher URL: www.corel.com


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