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Should I remove Mastercam X4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,294
United States Rank #29,579
Reach 0.0029%


VersionDistribution 96.55% 3.45%

Typically installed together

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Mastercam X4


Mastercam X4 is a software program developed by CNC Software. The most common release 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 1.05 MB (1,101,248 bytes). 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 61% of users of Mastercam X4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\mcamx\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B515E79E-EAE2-4515-A334-B8B8A609A43A}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mastercam X4

  • MCPrvVerFile.dll - Mastercam Previous Version File Converter Module (Mastercam Previous Version File Converter)
  • MCExcel.dll - CNC Software, Inc. Excel file interface (mcexcel)
  • MCIk.dll - Mastercam Inverse Kinematics Module (Inverse Kinematics Module)
  • MCMachineDef.dll - Mastercam Machine Definition Module
  • MCMSurf.dll - Mastercam Multi Surface Module (Mastercam Multi Surface)
  • MCMultiax.dll - Mastercam MCMultiaxis Module (Mastercam Multiaxis)
  • MCRtClasses.dll - Mastercam RT Classes Module (Mastercam RT Classes)
  • MCVerify.dll - Mastercam MCVerify Module (MCVerify)
  • MCControl.dll - Mastercam Control Module
  • MCGeomSld.dll - Mastercam Solids Module (Mastercam Solids)
  • MCKernel.dll - Mastercam Kernel Module (Mastercam Kernel)
  • MCRouter.dll - Mastercam Router Module (Mastercam Router)
  • MCCE.dll - Mastercam MCCE Library
  • MCLogr.exe - Mastercam Event Logger (Logs Mastercam events.)
  • MCMatss.dll - Mastercam Matss Module (Mastercam Matss)
  • MCCore.dll - Mastercam Core Module (Mastercam Core)
  • MCLathe.dll - Mastercam Lathe Core
  • MCMill.dll - Mastercam Mill Module (Mastercam Mill)
  • MCPost.dll - Mastercam Post Module (Mastercam Post)
  • MCWire.dll - Mastercam Wire Module (Mastercam Wire)
  • haspinfo.exe - HaspInfo Application (HaspInfo MFC Application)
  • HaspX.exe - HaspX Application (HASP control program)
  • Mcr.exe - Crash Reporter
  • McHmm.dll - Mastercam HMM
  • mastercam.exe - Mastercam X4
  • Mastercam_orig.exe
  • mcuex.dll - MCUex (Mastercam Unhandled Exception Handler)
  • BackplotBNCI.dll (by Northwood Designs) - BNCIModelFilter Dynamic Link Library (BNCIModelFilter DLL)
  • Backplot.dll (by Northwood Designs) - ToolpathViewer Dynamic Link Library (ToolpathViewer DLL)
  • McCfp.exe
  • 5axui.dll
  • DebuggingClientServerShared.dll
  • MastercamLauncher.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Mastercam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DADDCC94-D160-45A4-A42A-A18A9B550A6D}' (runs on registration).
  • Mastercam_orig.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{326B829B-EA24-49AC-94A2-5450403611E2}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Mastercam_orig.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\mcamx4\Mastercam.exe'.

How do I remove Mastercam X4?

You can uninstall Mastercam X4 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 Mastercam X4, 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 Mastercam X4.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.07%
Windows 10 22.41%
Windows Vista 8.62%
Windows XP 6.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.03%
Windows 7 Professional 13.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.90%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 5.17%
Windows 8 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.04%
  Canada 6.49%
  Mexico 5.19%
  Sweden 3.90%
  United Kingdom 3.90%
  Japan 2.60%
  Philippines 2.60%
  Spain 2.60%
  MA 1.30%
  Brazil 1.30%
  Colombia 1.30%
  Finland 1.30%
  Portugal 1.30%
  Indonesia 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.26%
Toshiba 19.57%
Dell 13.04%
ASUS 13.04%
Lenovo 10.87%
Intel 4.35%
Sony 2.17%
MSI 2.17%
Alienware 2.17%
Acer 2.17%
Common models
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 4.08%
MSI MS-7681 4.08%
ASUSTeK U56E 4.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro A30... 2.04%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 2.04%


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