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Nik Software Color Efex Pro

What is Nik Software Color Efex Pro?  (from Nik Software)

Nik Software Color Efex Pro 4 is a collection of digital filters that are widely used by many of today's professional photographers around the world to save time and to produce professional level results. This version of the software brings many of the well-known and loved features from the previous version and adds ...  Read more


Nik Software Color Efex Pro is a software program developed by Nik Software. 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 setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 39.7 MB (41,628,691 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 64% of users of Nik Software Color Efex Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.google.com/nikcollection/products/hdr-efex-pro
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nik Software Color Efex Pro
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Nik Software Color Efex Pro\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Nik Software Color Efex Pro\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 39.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nik Software Color Efex Pro

  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • install.exe
  • lua5.1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D421D11A-6221-4BF6-8F93-2187C1DFFE7D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Nik Software Color Efex Pro?

You can uninstall Nik Software Color Efex Pro 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 Nik Software Color Efex Pro, 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 Nik Software Color Efex Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 33%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 10 Pro 16.67%
Windows 8 Pro 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.64%
  Australia 9.09%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Netherlands 9.09%
  Portugal 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 60.00%
Sony 20.00%
Common models
Sony VPCEL3S1E 25.00%
Gigabyte P55M-UD4 25.00%
ASUSTek G60J 25.00%
Acer Aspire M5802/M3802 25.00%

Publisher URL: www.niksoftware.com


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