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Should I remove Free File Opener?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
48% remove it52% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,276
United States Rank #9,639
Reach 0.0180%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 567.91 days
1428.36 days >
Average installed length: 750.49 days


2011.7.0.1 100.00%

Free File Opener v2011.7.0.1

What is Free File Opener?  (from Free File Opener)

Free File Opener is a free download that allows you to open all supported file types for free and the software does not expire. Additional functionality is offered as a paid upgrade. All studio images/trailers and content is used for the purpose of publicity and no copyright infringement is intended. Trailers, images a...  Read more


Free File Opener v2011.7.0.1 is a software program developed by Free File Opener. 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 freefileopener.exe. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 37.91 MB (39,749,483 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 75% of users of Free File Opener come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.
Free File Opener has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.freefileopener.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Free File Opener\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Free File Opener\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 37.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Free File Opener v2011.7.0.1

Program executable:freefileopener.exe
Name:Free File Opener
Path:C:\Program Files\free file opener\freefileopener.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • amnani.dll (by AMNSoft) - AMNSoft Pick-Up Icon v. 4.0 Beta 1 (AMNSoft Animated Cursors Impl)
  • BeforeUninstall.exe
  • dcraw.exe
  • gdimgplug.dll (by ORPALIS) - GdPicture Image Plugin
  • gdpicturepro5.ocx (by gdpicture.com) - GdPicture Pro 5 - Imaging ToolKit
  • licprotector310.exe (by Mirage Systems) - Licence Protector (Licence Protector COM EXE)
  • tx151.dll (by The Imaging Source Europe GmbH) - TX Text Control (TX Text Control Core Component)
  • tx151css.dll (by The Imaging Source Europe GmbH) - TX Text Control CSS Filter
  • tx151doc.dll - TX Text Control DOC Filter
  • tx151dox.dll - TX Text Control DOCX Filter
  • tx151htm.dll - TX Text Control HTML Filter
  • tx151ic.dll - IC Image Control
  • tx151obj.dll - TX Text-Control (TX Text Control OLE container library)
  • tx151pdf.dll - TX Text Control PDF Filter
  • tx151rtf.dll - TX Text Control RTF Filter
  • tx151tls.dll - Tool Bars for TX Text Control
  • tx151wnd.dll - TX Text Control Window Management
  • tx151xml.dll - TX Text Control XML Filter
  • txole151.ocx - TX TextControl (TX TextControl Custom OLE Control)
  • VTiff.dll
  • wp_type1ttf.dll (by WPCubed GmbH) - wp_type1-Library (TTF and Type1 Library for WPViewPDF by WPCubed GmbH)
  • wPDFView02.dll (by WPCubed GmbH) - WPViewPDF

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FreeFileOpener.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E90BE7E3-FA14-42E5-8C39-EB707798FA9B}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Free File Opener?

You can uninstall Free File Opener 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 Free File Opener v2011.7.0.1, 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 Free File Opener.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 48%
Keep it 52%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.21%
Windows XP 20.28%
Windows Vista 20.28%
Windows 10 4.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.89%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.25%
Windows 7 Professional 5.40%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.90%
  United Kingdom 7.00%
  Australia 3.89%
  Canada 2.33%
  Israel 1.17%
  Czech Republic 1.17%
  Hungary 0.78%
  Finland 0.58%
  New Zealand 0.58%
  Italy 0.58%
  Singapore 0.39%
  Belgium 0.39%
  Norway 0.39%
  RS 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.70%
Dell 26.96%
Acer 14.35%
Toshiba 7.83%
Intel 6.52%
American Megatrends 3.91%
Lenovo 1.30%
Sahara 1.30%
ASUS 0.87%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.76%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.08%
Dell Inspiron 530 4.08%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.72%
Dell Inspiron 560s 2.04%
Dell Studio 540 2.04%


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