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Should I remove HDR Efex Pro 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,879
United States Rank #12,763
Reach 0.0368%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.03 days
413.93 days >
Average installed length: 217.49 days


VersionDistribution 56.06% 6.75% 6.34% 30.85%

Typically installed together

HDR Efex Pro 2

What is HDR Efex Pro 2?  (from Nik Software)

Experience all the power, control, and creative expression your camera has to offer with HDR Efex Pro 2. This powerful tool enables professional and amateur photographers to create exceptional natural and artistic images. Its unique combination of one-click presets, a complete range of controls, and precise selective ...  Read more


HDR Efex Pro 2 is a program developed by Nik Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is HDR Efex Pro 2.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 115.83 MB (121,454,053 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 30% of users of HDR Efex Pro 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.niksoftware.com/nikcollection/usa/hdrefexpro.html
Help link: niksoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nik software\hdr efex pro 2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Nik Software\HDR Efex Pro 2\Uninstall HDR Efex Pro 2.exe
Estimated size: 115.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HDR Efex Pro 2

Program executable:HDR Efex Pro 2.exe
Name:HDR Efex Pro 2
Path:C:\Program Files\nik software\hdr efex pro 2\HDR Efex Pro 2.exe
Additional files:
  • HDR Efex Pro 2.exe - HDR Efex Pro 2
  • HDREfexPro2dllInstall.exe (by VVK) - HDREfexPro2 dll's (Property.ARPCOMMENTS)
  • Uninstall HDR Efex Pro 2.exe

How do I remove HDR Efex Pro 2?

You can uninstall HDR Efex Pro 2 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 HDR Efex Pro 2, 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 HDR Efex Pro 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.04%
Windows 10 27.55%
Windows Vista 2.20%
Windows XP 2.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.10%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.10%
Windows 7 Professional 15.59%
Windows 8.1 4.69%
Windows 10 Home 4.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.80%
  Germany 7.58%
  France 5.93%
  United Kingdom 5.81%
  Italy 5.43%
  Canada 3.16%
  Spain 3.03%
  Indonesia 2.15%
  Netherlands 2.02%
  Australia 1.77%
  Belgium 1.52%
  MA 1.39%
  Brazil 1.39%
  Sweden 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.78%
Hewlett-Packard 19.32%
ASUS 18.58%
Acer 15.89%
Intel 3.18%
Toshiba 2.93%
Lenovo 2.69%
Samsung 1.71%
Sony 1.71%
Alienware 0.73%
American Megatrends 0.73%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.70%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.70%
ASUS All Series 2.65%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.65%
Dell XPS 8500 2.65%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.12%

Publisher URL: www.niksoftware.com


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