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5% remove it95% keep it
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VersionDistribution 2.74% 52.05% 41.55% 3.65%

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MAGIX Foto Manager 8

What is MAGIX Foto Manager 8?  (from MAGIX AG)

Put an end to your digital photo chaos and organize and manage your personal photo collection with ease. In just a few steps, you can import photos from your camera, optimize and organize them.


MAGIX Foto Manager 8 is a program developed by MAGIX AG. The most used version is, 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 main program executable is fotomaker.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 46.3 MB (48,549,730 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 94% of users of MAGIX Foto Manager 8 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.magix.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MAGIX\Foto_Manager_8
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MAGIX\Foto_Manager_8\unwise.exe
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 46.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MAGIX Foto Manager 8

Program executable:fotomaker.exe
Name:MAGIX Digital Foto Maker 8
Path:C:\Program Files\magix\foto_manager_8\fotomaker.exe
Additional files:
  • DB_MX.dll - MAGIX Media Database
  • eModeUpgradeDlg.dll - eModeUpgradeDlg
  • instslct.exe - InstSelect
  • Dac32.dll (by CASH) - Christoph Schmelnik's Digital Audio Copy for Win32 (Christoph Schmelnik's Digital Audio Copy 32 Bit Copy Engine)
  • IMxP_NokiaPCSuite.dll - IMxPNokiaPCSuite Dynamic Link Library (IMxPNokiaPCSuite DLL)
  • IMxP_ShellExt.dll - IMxP ShellExt Dynamic Link Library (IMxP ShellExt DLL)
  • IMxP_WmDevice.dll - IMxP WmDevice Dynamic Link Library (IMxP WmDevice DLL)
  • EXIF07.dll - GDIPlusEXIF Dynamic Link Library (GDIPlusEXIF DLL)
  • EXIF09.dll
  • EXIF10.dll
  • EXIF12.dll
  • EXIF16.dll
  • EXIF19.dll
  • Bridge.dll - Bridge Dynamic Link Library (Bridge DLL)
  • LFBMP13N.DLL (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • LFCMP13n.DLL (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lfgif13n.dll
  • IJL10.DLL (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library
  • AudioVis.dll - AudioVis Module
  • composer.dll (by Intelligent Data Systems) - xComposer resource library
  • CWMFilter.dll
  • detect.dll
  • exemaker.exe
  • explore.exe
  • HHWM9Prxy.dll
  • HHWMPrxy.dll
  • hmm_faceid.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • FotoMaker.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler (MXFotomakerHandleMTP).
Scheduled Task
  • explore.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2D493C5A-9B3B-4D0E-859D-E2F8B6091662}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove MAGIX Foto Manager 8?

You can uninstall MAGIX Foto Manager 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 MAGIX Foto Manager 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 MAGIX Foto Manager 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.08%
Windows Vista 9.59%
Windows 10 7.76%
Windows XP 4.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.68%
Windows 7 Professional 6.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.15%
Windows 8.1 2.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.61% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 93.61%
  United States 3.20%
  Austria 1.83%
  Netherlands 0.91%
  Switzerland 0.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 74.85%
Medion 7.78%
Dell 4.19%
Hewlett-Packard 2.40%
Sahara 1.80%
ASUS 1.20%
Samsung 1.20%
Sony 0.60%
Intel 0.60%
American Megatrends 0.60%
Common models
Acer Aspire M3800 17.00%
Packard Bell ixtreme M574... 15.00%
Acer Aspire M5810 12.50%
Acer Aspire M5800/M3800 8.50%
Acer Aspire M7720 4.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 1.50%

Publisher URL: www.magix.com


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