84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove NewBlue Video Essentials II for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #13,792
United States Rank #16,838
Reach 0.0216%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 128.23 days
428.93 days >
Average installed length: 225.37 days


3.0 58.59%
1.4 41.41%

Typically installed together

Other programs by NewBlue

NewBlue Video Essentials II for Windows

What is NewBlue Video Essentials II for Windows?  (from NewBlue)

NewBlue Video Essentials II delivers a powerful and simple way to create a vignette, swap specific colors in a scene, tell a better story with picture-in-picture effects and produce a depth of field look with easy to use video editing plugins. This top-selling set of 10 plugins featuring over 100 presets will give you ...  Read more


NewBlue Video Essentials II for Windows is a software program developed by NewBlue. The most common release is 3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named VideoEssentials2.dll. The setup package generally installs about 58 files and is usually about 45.63 MB (47,847,205 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 30% of users of NewBlue Video Essentials II for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: newbluefx.com/product/video-essentials-ii
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\newblue\video essentials ii for windows
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NewBlue\Video Essentials II for Windows\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 45.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NewBlue Video Essentials II for Windows

Program module:VideoEssentials2.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\newblue\video essentials ii for windows\VideoEssentials2.dll
Additional files:
  • NBCustomUI.dll
  • NBCustomUIEdius.dll
  • ActivateVideoEssentials2.exe
  • EffectSelector.exe
  • ManagerGL.dll
  • NBLang.dll
  • Resources.dll
  • Uninstall.exe
  • VideoEssentials2.dll

How do I remove NewBlue Video Essentials II for Windows?

You can uninstall NewBlue Video Essentials II 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 Video Essentials II 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 Video Essentials II for Windows.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.24%
Windows 10 32.47%
Windows XP 1.88%
Windows Vista 1.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.65%
Windows 7 Professional 12.47%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.06%
Windows 10 Pro 6.12%
Windows 10 Home 5.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.44%
  Germany 11.63%
  France 4.23%
  Canada 4.02%
  Italy 3.81%
  United Kingdom 3.38%
  Brazil 2.96%
  Australia 2.54%
  Spain 2.54%
  India 2.33%
  Russia 2.11%
  Netherlands 1.90%
  Belgium 1.48%
  Saudi Arabia 1.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.03%
ASUS 19.16%
Dell 18.69%
Acer 16.36%
Lenovo 3.74%
Alienware 3.74%
Medion 2.80%
Intel 1.87%
MSI 0.93%
Samsung 0.93%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.10%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.14%
Dell Vostro 3560 2.07%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.07%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 3 2.07%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 2.07%

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.


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.