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Grapher 8

What is Grapher 8?  (from Golden Software)

Create one of more than 60 unique graph types. Create 2D and 3D linear or logarithmic line, scatter, class scatter, bubble, function, and bar charts. Create line, bar, function, rose, and wind polar plots. Create line, scatter, or bubble ternary diagrams. Display data in several specialty graph types, including hi-low-...  Read more


Grapher 8 is a software program developed by Golden Software. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 83.18 MB (87,222,063 bytes). The installed file InternetUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 33% of users of Grapher 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.goldensoftware.com/products/grapher
Help link: www.goldensoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Golden Software\Grapher 8
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{021CDA96-A5A0-4980-BB1A-DF44E0935B2A}\Grapher(8.3.523)_Installer.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 83.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Grapher 8

  • Client Installer.exe - Grapher 8 Client Installer
  • InternetUpdate.exe - InternetUpdate Application (Internet Update Application)
  • GSWks2.dll - GS Worksheet (Golden Software Worksheet)
  • GPixFilter.dll - GPixFilter (Golden Software Pixel Filtering Library)
  • BitXform2.dll - BitXform2 (Golden Software Bitmap Transform Library)
  • GCSFileIO.dll - GCSFileIO (Golden Software GCS Reference File Read/Write Library)
  • GCSLegacy.dll - GCSLegacy (Golden Software GCS Legacy Support Library)
  • ioAnalyze.dll - ioAnalyze (Mayo Clinic Analyze 7.5 format Filter)
  • GsComLib4.dll - GsComLib (GsComLib Library)
  • GSPrpIns2.dll - GsPrpIns (GsPrpIns Library)
  • ExcelDLL.dll - Grapher (Excel Support Library)
  • GBMLib2.dll - GBMLib2 (Golden Software Bitmap Library)
  • GCSCore.dll - GCSCore (Golden Software Global Coordinate System Core DLL)
  • Grapher.exe - Grapher Application
  • GridLib.dll - Grid Support DLL
  • GSExpr2.dll - GSEXPR2 (Mathematical Expression Evaluation Library)
  • ioAmira.dll - ioAmira (AMIRA Filter)
  • ioDicom.dll - ioDicom (Golden Software Import/Export Filter For DICOM Format)
  • GCodec.dll - GCodec (Golden Software Compress/Decompress Library)
  • GsDraw.dll - GsDraw (Golden Software Imaging Library)
  • ioAvsx.dll - ioAvsx (Golden Software Import/Export Filter For AVS X-Image Format)
  • ioDted.dll - ioDted (Dted Filter)
  • ioAdf.dll - ioAdf (Arc/Info Binary Grid Filter)
  • ioAvs.dll - ioAvs (AVS Field Filter)
  • ioBln.dll - ioBln (Golden Software Boundary Line Filter)
  • ioBmp.dll - ioBmp (Golden Software Import/Export Filter For Microsoft BMP Image Format)
  • ioBna.dll - ioBna (ATLAS Boundary (ASCII) Import/Export Filter)
  • ioBnd.dll - ioBnd (Band Interleaved Filter)
  • ioCgm.dll - ioCgm (Computer Graphics Metafile Export Filter)
  • ioDat.dll - ioDat (Golden Software ASCII Data I/O Filter)
  • ioDbf.dll - ioDbf (DBF Database I/O Filter)
  • ioDem.dll - ioDem (USGS Dem Filter)
  • ioDlg.dll - ioDlg (Digital Line Graph Import Filter)
  • ioDxf.dll - ioDxf (AutoCAD Export Filter)
  • gsio.dll - GSIO (Golden Software Import/Export Manager)
  • GSCrash.exe - Golden Software Error Report (Program to transmit error reports for unhandled exceptions in Golden Software applications to Golden Software.)

How do I remove Grapher 8?

You can uninstall Grapher 8 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 Grapher 8, 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 Grapher 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.71%
Windows 10 23.53%
Windows XP 9.80%
Windows Vista 1.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.61%
Windows 7 Professional 17.65%
Windows 8.1 11.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.80%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.79%
  Canada 9.84%
  India 4.92%
  Greece 4.92%
  Italy 4.92%
  United Kingdom 4.92%
  Taiwan 3.28%
  Croatia 3.28%
  Malaysia 3.28%
  Vietnam 1.64%
  Singapore 1.64%
  Brazil 1.64%
  Thailand 1.64%
  France 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.78%
Hewlett-Packard 19.57%
Acer 13.04%
Sony 6.52%
Lenovo 6.52%
ASUS 6.52%
Samsung 4.35%
Toshiba 4.35%
Apple 2.17%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6410 6.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite M645 2.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite M300 2.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855D 2.17%
Dell Latitude D830 2.17%
Dell Latitude D820 2.17%


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