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Should I remove Manga Studio?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,427
United States Rank #7,028
Reach 0.0469%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.96 days
411.93 days >
Average installed length: 216.44 days


5.0.6 6.81%
5.0.5 16.43%
5.0.4 5.62%
5.0.3 16.76%
5.0.2 29.95%
5.0.0 24.43%

Other programs by Smith Micro Software

Manga Studio

What is Manga Studio?  (from Smith Micro Software)

Whether you want to simply enhance and perfect your pen-and-paper illustrations or you want to experience a completely digital creative process, Manga Studio is the ultimate software tool for comic and manga creation. Amazing updates to Manga Studio make it comparable to other popular graphics applications such as Phot...  Read more


Manga Studio is a program developed by Smith Micro Software. The most used version is 5.0.2, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is manga studio.exe. The software installer includes 168 files and is usually about 97.04 MB (101,752,042 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 55% of users of Manga Studio come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: manga.smithmicro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smith Micro
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{CFA66508-B19D-4032-AB0A-EBBA2BDF1368}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 97.04 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Manga Studio

Program executable:manga studio.exe
Name:Manga Studio
Path:C:\Program Files\smith micro\manga studio 5e\manga studio\manga studio.exe
Additional files:
  • glcheck.exe - Graphics performance check (glcheck)
  • PoserPro.exe - Poser Pro Application (Poser Pro executable file)
  • SMArtSkinBaseReleaseDLLWin32.dll - SMArtSkinBase library
  • SMArtSkinBaseReleaseDLLx64.dll
  • MEngineBaseReleaseWin32.dll - MEngineBase library
  • MEngineBaseReleasex64.dll
  • SMArtSkinUIReleaseDLLx64.dll - SMArtSkinUI library
  • Anime Studio Debut.exe - Anime Studio Debut (Anime Studio Debut 9.0)
  • external_libs_Win32.dll - External Libraries (External Libraries for Anime and MotionArtist)
  • external_libs_x64.dll
  • MEngineUIReleasex64.dll - MEngineUI library
  • Anime Studio Pro Win32.exe - Anime Studio Pro (Anime Studio Pro 9.5)
  • Anime Studio Pro x64.exe
  • Anime Studio Pro.exe - Anime Studio Pro 9.0
  • MaterialUninstaller.exe - Manga Studio (MaterialUninstaller)
  • MotionArtist x64.exe - MotionArtist (MotionArtist 1.1)
  • mti.exe - MaterialInstaller
  • ScatterShow x64.exe - ScatterShow (ScatterShow 1.1)
  • InitMdul.exe - InitMdul
  • scan.exe - Scan

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Anime Studio Pro.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2DCAD34F-1687-4D8D-A78B-F46F84C6D509}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • PoserPro.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\Poser Pro 2012\PoserPro.exe'.
  • Anime Studio Pro.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\Anime Studio Pro 9\Anime Studio Pro.exe'.

How do I remove Manga Studio?

You can uninstall Manga Studio 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 Manga Studio, 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 Manga Studio.

Win 10 48%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.51%
Windows 10 48.43%
Windows Vista 1.08%
Windows XP 0.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.21%
Windows 8.1 14.39%
Windows 10 Home 12.12%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.60%
Windows 7 Professional 6.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.85%
  United Kingdom 5.06%
  Italy 3.43%
  Canada 3.35%
  Brazil 2.92%
  France 2.92%
  Australia 2.49%
  Germany 2.06%
  Mexico 1.37%
  Indonesia 1.20%
  Philippines 1.12%
  Spain 1.12%
  Netherlands 1.12%
  Norway 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.80%
ASUS 17.77%
Dell 15.98%
Acer 13.29%
Toshiba 7.36%
Lenovo 7.00%
Alienware 3.59%
Samsung 3.23%
MSI 2.15%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.82%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 NoteBook ... 2.78%
Wacom Co.,Ltd Citiq Compa... 2.08%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.74%

About (from Smith Micro Software Inc.)

Smith Micro Software, Inc. provides software and services that simplify, secure, and enhance the mobile experience.
Publisher URL: www.smithmicro.com


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