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Should I remove Corel PaintShop Pro X6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,896
United States Rank #3,629
Reach 0.1392%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.34 days
334.67 days >
Average installed length: 175.84 days


VersionDistribution 0.07% 0.73% 0.33% 59.26% 21.17% 18.40% 0.04%

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Corel PaintShop Pro X6

What is Corel PaintShop Pro X6?  (from Corel)

Imagine your best photo ever—now bring it to life with the ultimate photo editor. Corel® PaintShop® Pro X6 Ultimate combines the pro-quality photo-editing tools of PaintShop Pro X6 with powerful image correction technology Perfectly Clear by Athentech Imaging, portrait beautifying tools Reallusion® FaceFilter3 Standard...  Read more


Corel PaintShop Pro X6 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 setup package generally installs about 104 files and is usually about 513.34 KB (525,657 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 52% of users of Corel PaintShop Pro X6 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\Corel PaintShop Pro X6\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Corel\Corel PaintShop Pro X6\Setup\{166D1CB6-DD8A-40DD-9E25-4D31D2D6DE4D}\SetupARP.exe /arp
Estimated size: 513.34 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Corel PaintShop Pro X6

  • DIM.EXE - Corel Common Framework (DIM x32)
  • PUA.EXE - PUA x32
  • Renderer.dll - Corel Painter Engine (Renderer Dynamic Link Library)
  • RiffIO.dll - RiffIO Dynamic Link Library
  • CoreOrganizer.dll - Corel PaintShop Pro (Core Organizer DLL)
  • CoreSlideshow.dll - PSP Slideshow module
  • tBar7.dll - Corel Corporation - Setup Engine Addon
  • SetupXML.dll - SetupXML Dynamic Link Library
  • Script.dll - Script Dynamic Link Library
  • InstallCode.DLL - InstallCode x32
  • PCUDataIntl.DLL - PCUDataIntl x32
  • SerChckV2.DLL - SerChck x32
  • SetupIntegration2.dll
  • SetupIntegration.dll
  • SetupARP.exe - Setup Launcher Utility
  • Setup.exe
  • CoreSvgIdentify.dll - SVGIdentify Dynamic Link Library (Corel SVGIdentify DLL)
  • CoreSvgImport.dll - SVGImport Dynamic Link Library (Core SVGImport DLL)
  • bps3dll.dll (by Bengt Computer Graphics) - BCG Dynamic Link Library (Postscript/PDF Dynamic Link Library)
  • 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 (32-bit)
  • Corel PaintShop Pro.exe - Corel PaintShop Pro X6 (32-bit)
  • 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
  • CorePreferences.dll - PSP Preferences DLL
  • CoreSingletonMgr.dll - PSP Singleton Manager DLL
  • CoreSmartRemoveEngine.dll - PSP SmartRemove Engine DLL
  • CoreXUI.dll - Corel CoreXUI DLL
  • CoreXUIRC.dll
  • AIKRC.dll - Ulead Image Module
  • AIKRC2.dll
  • AM.dll (by Lexar Media, Inc) - Active Memory
  • CorePython27.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • CAIR.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Corel PaintShop Pro.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'Corel PaintShop Pro X6ShowPicturesOnArrivalHandler' with the ProgID of 'PaintShopProX6.Image' and the action verb 'Review.
Scheduled Task
  • Corel PaintShop Pro.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DAE44C77-DA12-4BB2-B87D-3267C2F0DEB9}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Corel PaintShop Pro X6?

You can uninstall Corel PaintShop Pro X6 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 X6, 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 X6.

Win 10 50%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 49.85%
Windows 7 46.69%
Windows XP 1.75%
Windows Vista 1.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.10%
Windows 8.1 17.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.81%
Windows 7 Professional 10.62%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.41%
Windows 10 Home 8.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.97%
  Germany 8.22%
  United Kingdom 6.02%
  Canada 4.83%
  Netherlands 4.12%
  Italy 3.82%
  France 3.51%
  Australia 2.47%
  Belgium 1.25%
  Japan 1.10%
  Spain 1.01%
  Sweden 0.70%
  Austria 0.70%
  India 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.36%
Dell 24.47%
Acer 12.68%
ASUS 9.61%
Toshiba 5.73%
Lenovo 3.48%
Samsung 2.59%
Intel 2.52%
Medion 2.32%
NEC 0.82%
Alienware 0.68%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.64%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.62%
Dell XPS 8500 4.41%
Dell XPS 8700 4.41%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.55%
Dell XPS 8300 2.55%

About Corel

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


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