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Should I remove Inkscape?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,887
United States Rank #2,155
Reach 0.3525%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.08 days
769.32 days >
Average installed length: 404.22 days


0.48.4-1-win32 0.01%
0.48.4 99.99%

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Inkscape 0.48.4

What is Inkscape?  (from Software Freedom Conservancy)

Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. It is very easy to edit nodes, perform complex path operations, trace bitmaps and much more. We also aim to maintain a thriving user and developer community by using open, c...  Read more


Inkscape 0.48.4 is a software program developed by Software Freedom Conservancy. The most common release is 0.48.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 67.04 MB (70,299,716 bytes). The program uses the GLib GNOME library. 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 43% of users of Inkscape come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: inkscape.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Inkscape
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Inkscape\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 67.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Inkscape 0.48.4

Program executable:inkscape.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\inkscape\inkscape.exe
Additional files:
  • libpangowin32-1.0-0.dll (by Red Hat Software) - PangoWin32
  • libpangoft2-1.0-0.dll (by Red Hat Software) - PangoFT2
  • inkview.exe (by inkscape.org) - Inkview
  • bzip2.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - Bzip2 (Bzip: file compressor)
  • libpango-1.0-0.dll - Pango
  • libgdk_pixbuf-2.0-0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GTK+ (GIMP Toolkit)
  • libgdk-win32-2.0-0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GIMP Drawing Kit
  • libgio-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib (Gio)
  • libglib-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community)
  • libgmodule-2.0-0.dll - GModule
  • libgobject-2.0-0.dll - GObject
  • libgthread-2.0-0.dll - GThread
  • libgtk-win32-2.0-0.dll
  • libatk-1.0-0.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - atk
  • freetype6.dll
  • gspawn-win32-helper.exe
  • gspawn-win32-helper-console.exe
  • libatkmm-1.6-1.dll
  • libcairo-2.dll
  • libcairomm-1.0-1.dll
  • libexpat-1.dll
  • libfontconfig-1.dll
  • libgcc_s_sjlj-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
  • libjpeg-7.dll
  • liblcms-1.dll
  • libMagick++-3.dll
  • libMagickCore-3.dll
  • libMagickWand-3.dll
  • libopenjpeg-2.dll
  • libpangocairo-1.0-0.dll
  • libpangomm-1.4-1.dll
  • libpixman-1-0.dll
  • libpng12-0.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • inkscape.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{46DBDB92-44E7-484E-891D-3E4DE5E1D115}' (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 0.48.4, 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) 59%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.20%
Windows 10 31.21%
Windows XP 4.44%
Windows Vista 3.12%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.54%
Windows 7 Professional 18.82%
Windows 8.1 10.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.73%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.29%
  France 7.34%
  Germany 6.92%
  United Kingdom 4.65%
  Italy 4.13%
  Brazil 3.00%
  Canada 2.76%
  Australia 1.78%
  Netherlands 1.76%
  Belgium 1.68%
  Spain 1.43%
  Poland 1.24%
  Japan 1.07%
  Finland 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.36%
Dell 23.55%
Acer 13.27%
ASUS 12.59%
Toshiba 5.51%
Lenovo 4.55%
Samsung 4.42%
Intel 1.35%
Alienware 0.93%
MSI 0.93%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 755 7.45%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.87%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.80%
ASUS All Series 3.83%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.83%
Positivo Informatica SA E... 2.64%


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