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Should I remove Inkscape?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,643
United States Rank #18,570
Reach 0.0328%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 178.37 days
565.15 days >
Average installed length: 296.94 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 8. 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?

Quickly and completely remove Inkscape from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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.

Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.39%
Windows 8 9.57%
Windows XP 8.91%
Windows Vista 4.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.74%
Windows 7 Professional 22.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.83%
Windows 8 Pro 2.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.43% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 34.43%
  United States 17.11%
  Spain 5.57%
  France 5.15%
  Japan 3.30%
  Brazil 2.68%
  Austria 2.68%
  Mexico 2.47%
  Poland 2.27%
  Italy 2.06%
  United Kingdom 1.86%
  Peru 1.86%
  Chile 1.65%
  Argentina 1.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.28%
Acer 19.81%
Hewlett-Packard 16.51%
Lenovo 6.13%
Toshiba 5.66%
ASUS 5.66%
Samsung 4.72%
Medion 4.72%
Intel 3.30%
American Megatrends 1.89%
NEC 1.42%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.15%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.15%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.15%
Dell Inspiron 5420 2.36%
Gigabyte H67MA-USB3-B3 2.36%
MSI MS-7641 2.36%


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