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Should I remove Macromedia Contribute 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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VersionDistribution 2.33% 18.60% 58.14% 20.93%

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Macromedia Contribute 3

What is Macromedia Contribute 3?  (from Macromedia)

Macromedia Contribute software is a powerful web publishing and website management tool that integrates authoring, reviewing, and publishing in an easy-to-use WYSIWYG HTML editor. Increase web publishing productivity while simplifying oversight and approval tasks. True WYSIWYG web authoring
Enable content authors to...  Read more


Macromedia Contribute 3 is a software program developed by Macromedia. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named contribute.exe. The setup package generally installs about 23 files. 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 23% of users of Macromedia Contribute 3 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.macromedia.com/fr
Help link: www.macromedia.com/go/contribute_support_fr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\macromedia\contribute 302
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4DA99032-B859-44BF-A4E6-0AF999E6A0FB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Macromedia Contribute 3

Program executable:contribute.exe
Name:Macromedia Contribute
Path:C:\Program Files\macromedia\contribute 302\contribute.exe
Additional files:
  • Fireworks Library.dll - Macromedia Fireworks Library (Fireworks Library)
  • mmcp71.dll - Macromedia Application DLL (User-Generated Microsoft (R) C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • mmcr71.dll
  • MMxptResources.dll - MMxpt
  • icudt26l.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuuc26.dll (by IBM and others) - IBM ICU Common DLL
  • xerces-c_2_4_0.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.4.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.4.0)
  • libcurl.dll
  • libeay32.dll
  • NetIO.dll
  • NetIODav.dll
  • NetIOFTP.dll
  • NetIOLAN.dll
  • NetIOSFTP.dll
  • ssleay32.dll
  • zlib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Contribute.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Macromedia\Contribute 302\Contribute.exe'.

How do I remove Macromedia Contribute 3?

You can uninstall Macromedia Contribute 3 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 Macromedia Contribute 3, 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 Macromedia Contribute 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.14%
Windows 10 20.93%
Windows XP 18.60%
Windows Vista 2.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.60%
Windows 7 Professional 13.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.30%
Windows 8 4.65%
Windows 10 Pro 4.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.92% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 22.92%
  United States 18.75%
  Japan 14.58%
  France 8.33%
  Spain 8.33%
  Argentina 4.17%
  Netherlands 4.17%
  Italy 4.17%
  Belgium 2.08%
  Norway 2.08%
  Mexico 2.08%
  New Zealand 2.08%
  DK 2.08%
  Canada 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.53%
Acer 23.53%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
Lenovo 8.82%
Intel 5.88%
Medion 5.88%
Sony 5.88%
Toshiba 2.94%
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Packard Bell imedia S1300 2.63%

About Macromedia

Macromedia was a graphics and web development software company that produced such products as Flash and Dreamweaver and was acquired by Adobe Systems in 2005.
Publisher URL: www.adobe.com


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