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Should I remove Inkscape?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,599
United States Rank #20,558
Reach 0.0251%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 178.37 days
567.94 days >
Average installed length: 298.41 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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What is Inkscape?  (from Software Freedom Conservancy)

An Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. It ...  Read more


Inkscape is a software program developed by Software Freedom Conservancy. 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 inkscape.exe. The setup package generally installs about 57 files and is usually about 75.75 MB (79,432,890 bytes). 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 34% of users of Inkscape come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: inkscape.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Inkscape
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Inkscape\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 75.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Inkscape

Program executable:inkscape.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\inkscape\inkscape.exe
Additional files:
  • inkview.exe (by inkscape.org) - Inkview
  • libgdk-win32-2.0-0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GTK+ (GIMP Drawing Kit)
  • libgtk-win32-2.0-0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GIMP Toolkit
  • freetype6.dll
  • gspawn-win32-helper.exe
  • gspawn-win32-helper-console.exe
  • libatkmm-1.6-1.dll
  • libcairomm-1.0-1.dll
  • libexpat-1.dll
  • libfontconfig-1.dll
  • libgdkmm-2.4-1.dll
  • libgiomm-2.4-1.dll
  • libglibmm-2.4-1.dll
  • libgomp-1.dll
  • libgtkmm-2.4-1.dll
  • liblcms-1.dll
  • libpangomm-1.4-1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • inkscape.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4EAF20E3-EE57-486B-8594-2812DCCFBF95}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Inkscape?

You can uninstall Inkscape 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 Inkscape, 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 Inkscape.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.74%
Windows 10 13.13%
Windows XP 9.09%
Windows Vista 4.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.62%
Windows 7 Professional 21.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.51%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.63%
Windows 10 Home 2.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.97% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 33.97%
  United States 18.89%
  Spain 5.92%
  France 4.96%
  Japan 3.05%
  Brazil 2.48%
  Austria 2.48%
  Mexico 2.29%
  Poland 2.29%
  Italy 2.10%
  Peru 1.91%
  Chile 1.72%
  United Kingdom 1.72%
  Argentina 1.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.07%
Acer 18.64%
Hewlett-Packard 18.22%
Lenovo 6.36%
Samsung 6.36%
Toshiba 5.51%
ASUS 5.51%
Intel 4.24%
Medion 4.24%
American Megatrends 1.69%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.05%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.05%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.05%
MSI MS-7592 3.05%
Dell Inspiron 5420 2.29%
Gigabyte H67MA-USB3-B3 2.29%


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