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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
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,397
United States Rank #7,175
Reach 0.0462%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.82 days
348.69 days >
Average installed length: 183.21 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 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 58% 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?

Quickly and completely remove GameMaker: Studio from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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 8 53%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 53.00%
Windows 7 45.45%
Windows Vista 1.08%
Windows XP 0.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 24.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.25%
Windows 7 Professional 9.55%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.17%
Windows 10 Home 8.01%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.78%
  United Kingdom 4.98%
  Canada 4.73%
  Australia 4.23%
  Netherlands 2.99%
  Germany 2.74%
  France 2.37%
  Sweden 1.87%
  Brazil 1.12%
  DK 1.12%
  Italy 1.12%
  Czech Republic 1.00%
  Spain 1.00%
  Finland 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.25%
Dell 16.89%
ASUS 14.71%
Acer 13.35%
Lenovo 9.26%
Toshiba 5.45%
Alienware 4.36%
MSI 2.18%
Samsung 1.36%
Medion 0.82%
American Megatrends 0.54%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.62%
MSI MS-7721 3.02%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.59%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.59%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.16%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.16%


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