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Should I remove Foxit PDF IFilter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,073
United States Rank #8,900
Reach 0.0419%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 127.51 days
1096.05 days >
Average installed length: 575.89 days


VersionDistribution 0.51% 0.51% 3.75% 1.02% 21.81% 1.53% 17.55% 6.64%
1.0.1729 32.03%
1.0.1504 1.36%
1.0.0823 3.07% 9.71% 0.51%

Foxit PDF IFilter

What is Foxit PDF IFilter?  (from Foxit)

Super-fast indexing allows users to index a large amount of PDF documents and then quickly search these documents using popular search engines. Built on Microsoft®'s IFilter indexing interface, Foxit PDF IFilter extracts data from PDF documents and returns the index results to search engine software. It indexes PDF con...  Read more


Foxit PDF IFilter is a software program developed by Foxit. The most common release is 1.0.1729, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 1.15 MB (1,208,832 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 46% of users of Foxit PDF IFilter come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.foxitsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\foxit software\foxit pdf ifilter
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{466FA808-3E20-4757-BC0D-F3FF4FC7D3D0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.15 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Foxit PDF IFilter

  • ifilterengine1.dll - Foxit PDF IFilter Des
  • pdffilt.dll

How do I remove Foxit PDF IFilter?

Quickly and completely remove Foxit PDF IFilter from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Foxit PDF IFilter 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 Foxit PDF IFilter, 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 Foxit PDF IFilter.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.06%
Windows XP 23.30%
Windows Vista 16.50%
Windows 8 6.80%
Windows Server 2003 0.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.98%
Microsoft Windows XP 23.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.71%
Windows 7 Professional 11.68%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.11%
  Germany 14.29%
  Italy 3.82%
  Canada 3.25%
  France 2.97%
  United Kingdom 2.69%
  Australia 2.26%
  Brazil 2.12%
  Netherlands 1.84%
  Belgium 1.27%
  Israel 1.27%
  Japan 1.27%
  Austria 1.13%
  Poland 1.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.46%
Hewlett-Packard 24.62%
Acer 13.23%
Intel 6.77%
American Megatrends 4.31%
Toshiba 3.69%
Sahara 2.77%
Medion 2.15%
Lenovo 1.23%
Samsung 1.23%
ASUS 0.92%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.73%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.96%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 2.37%
Dell Dell DM061 2.37%
Dell Studio 1749 2.37%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.78%

About Foxit

Foxit Corporation focuses on providing application solutions for reading, generating, organizing, and securing PDF documents.
Publisher URL: www.foxitsoftware.com


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