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Should I remove GameMaker: Studio?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,019
United States Rank #7,153
Reach 0.0421%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.28 days
303.17 days >
Average installed length: 159.30 days

GameMaker: Studio

What is GameMaker: Studio?  (from YoYo Games)

GameMaker: Studio caters to entry-level novices and seasoned game development professionals equally, allowing them to create cross-platform games in record time and at a fraction of the cost! In addition to making games development 80 percent faster than coding for native languages, developers can create fully functio...  Read more


GameMaker: Studio is a program developed by YoYo Games. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 237.02 MB (248,536,706 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 59% of users of GameMaker: Studio come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.yoyogames.com/gamemaker/studio
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\gamemaker_studio
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/214850
Estimated size: 237.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GameMaker: Studio

  • GameMaker-Remove-Shortcuts.exe - GameMaker:Studio (GameMaker:Studio, game creation program)
  • GameMaker-Studio.exe
  • Runner.exe - GameMaker:Studio Runner (c) YoYo Games Ltd. 2014
  • GMAssetCompiler.exe - GMAssetCompiler
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • Ionic.Zip.Reduced.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library (Reduced))
  • SevenZipSharp.dll (by Markovtsev Vadim) - SevenZipSharp
  • SwfDotNet.IO.dll - SwfDotNet.IO
  • GMWebServer.exe - GMWebServer
  • SharpZipLib.dll - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • log4net.dll (by Neoworks Limited) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 1.1)
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • 7z64.dll
  • GameMakerPlayer.exe
  • squish.dll
  • SteamWorks_Delphi_Interface.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GameMakerPlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\gamemaker_studio\GameMakerPlayer.exe'.

How do I remove GameMaker: Studio?

You can uninstall GameMaker: Studio 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 GameMaker: Studio, 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 GameMaker: Studio.

Win 10 60%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 59.57%
Windows 7 39.23%
Windows Vista 0.84%
Windows XP 0.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.22%
Windows 8.1 19.74%
Windows 10 Home 15.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.11%
Windows 7 Professional 7.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.05%
  United Kingdom 5.12%
  Canada 4.45%
  Australia 3.79%
  Germany 3.03%
  Netherlands 2.84%
  France 2.37%
  Sweden 1.52%
  Italy 1.23%
  Spain 1.04%
  Brazil 0.95%
  Czech Republic 0.95%
  DK 0.85%
  Norway 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.27%
Dell 16.45%
ASUS 15.57%
Acer 12.72%
Lenovo 8.99%
Toshiba 7.24%
Alienware 5.04%
MSI 3.07%
Samsung 1.97%
Medion 0.66%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.66%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.83%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.47%
MSI MS-7721 2.47%
MSI MS-7821 2.12%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.77%


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