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Should I remove NewBlue Art Effects for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,126
United States Rank #15,927
Reach 0.0235%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 169.99 days
468.09 days >
Average installed length: 245.95 days


3.0 58.96%
2.4 29.37%
1.4 11.66%

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NewBlue Art Effects for Windows

What is NewBlue Art Effects for Windows?  (from NewBlue)

The NewBlue Art Effects Bundle includes 10 creative video filters for creating movies full of effects. Add an artistic touch to your videos and turn them into hand-drawn animations, metallic shapes, airbrush pictures and much more. Dull digital recordings are finally a thing of the past: With NewBlue Film Effects you c...  Read more


NewBlue Art Effects for Windows is a program developed by NewBlue. The most used version is 3.0, 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 ArtEffects.dll. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 35.37 MB (37,090,988 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 31% of users of NewBlue Art Effects for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: newbluefx.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\newblue\art effects for windows
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NewBlue\Art Effects for Windows\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 35.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NewBlue Art Effects for Windows

Program module:ArtEffects.dll
Name:NewBlue Art Effects
Path:C:\Program Files\newblue\art effects for windows\ArtEffects.dll
Additional files:
  • NBCustomUI.dll
  • NBCustomUIEdius.dll
  • ArtEffects.dll - NewBlue Art Effects
  • ActivateArtEffects.exe
  • EffectSelector.exe
  • ManagerGL.dll
  • NBLang.dll
  • Resources.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8B9BDBB9-70B6-4843-B736-5121C2D48B89}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove NewBlue Art Effects for Windows?

You can uninstall NewBlue Art Effects for Windows 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 NewBlue Art Effects for Windows, 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 NewBlue Art Effects for Windows.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.56%
Windows 10 35.99%
Windows Vista 1.94%
Windows XP 1.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.95%
Windows 7 Professional 9.94%
Windows 10 Home 9.07%
Windows 10 Pro 7.78%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.68%
  Germany 11.65%
  Italy 4.66%
  United Kingdom 3.88%
  France 3.69%
  Brazil 3.11%
  Canada 2.72%
  India 2.52%
  Spain 2.52%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Saudi Arabia 1.75%
  Australia 1.55%
  Russia 1.55%
  Belgium 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.59%
Dell 20.17%
ASUS 18.49%
Acer 17.23%
Lenovo 3.36%
Intel 2.94%
Alienware 2.94%
Medion 2.10%
MSI 1.26%
Toshiba 1.26%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.61%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.40%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 3 2.72%
Dell XPS 8300 2.04%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.04%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.04%

About NewBlue

NewBlue creates the NewBlueFX line of digital video and audio plugins for non-linear editors including Sony Vegas, Avid Media Composer and Edius.


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