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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,630
United States Rank #3,850
Reach 0.1544%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.41 days
307.02 days >
Average installed length: 161.32 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.0.326.0 0.03%
7.0.325.1 0.54%
7.0.325.0 0.20%
7.0.324.3 1.01%
7.0.324.2 0.47%
7.0.324.1 0.07%
7.0.324.0 0.30%
7.0.323.2 1.07%
7.0.323.1 0.50%
7.0.323.0 0.40%
6.0.322.7 1.58%
6.0.322.6 0.10%
6.0.322.5 0.50%
6.0.322.4 1.14%
6.0.322.3 0.34%
6.0.322.2 0.20%
6.0.322.0 0.07%
6.0.321.0 1.81%
6.0.320.1 0.94%
6.0.320.0 0.70%
6.0.319.0 2.61%
6.0.318.1 2.18%
6.0.318.0 1.41%
6.0.317.1 6.00%
6.0.317.0 2.55%
5.5.316.1 6.07%
5.5.316.0 1.31%
5.5.315.0 7.34%
5.5.314.0 0.84%
5.5.313.1 3.38%
5.5.313.0 0.44%
5.5.312.1 6.47%
5.5.312.0 2.08%
5.5.311.0 5.36%
5.5.310.0 1.27%
5.5.309.0 2.45%
5.5.308.2 7.51%
5.5.308.1 1.47%
5.5.308.0 0.70%
3.0.307.2 7.67%
3.0.307.1 4.29%
3.0.307.0 2.04%
3.0.306.1 4.99%
3.0.306.0 1.14%
3.0.305.0 0.34%
3.0.304.0 1.47%
3.0.303.0 0.50%
3.0.302.0 2.92%
3.0.301.0 0.67%
3.0.300.0 0.47%
3.0.280.0 0.07%
52 versions

PDF-XChange Editor

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What is PDF-XChange Editor?  (from Tracker Software Products Ltd)

Full Page Text Content Editing, Extended OCR options - OCR, Spellchecker, Expanded XFA forms support, Listen/add audio comments, View embedded Multimedia support, Significantly improved rendering and page load speed, New Extended Digital Signature Support, PDF Security Support, Add Comments and Annotations, Add & apply...  Read more

Overview

PDF-XChange Editor is a software program developed by Tracker Software Products Ltd. The most common release is 3.0.307.2, 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named pdfxve3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 72 files and is usually about 899.33 KB (920,918 bytes). The installed file TrackerUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of PDF-XChange Editor come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-xchange-editor
Help link: help.tracker-software.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{24c8db33-8120-4ab4-bf54-7c1af2ea69c4}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{24c8db33-8120-4ab4-bf54-7c1af2ea69c4}\PDFXVE3.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 899.33 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PDF-XChange Editor

Program executable:pdfxve3.exe
Name:PDF-XChange Editor
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{24c8db33-8120-4ab4-bf54-7c1af2ea69c4}\pdfxve3.exe
MD5:dc93adf5606b33f70ec931a033929c85
Additional files:
  • PDFXEdit.exe - PDF-XChange Editor
  • pdfxeditcore.x86.dll - PDF-XChange Editor Core API
  • iePDFXEditPlugin.x86.dll - PDF-XChange Editor IE-Plugin
  • npPDFXEditPlugin.x86.dll - PDF-XChange Editor Netscape Gecko Plugin
  • FowpKbd.dll (by FileOpen Systems) - FileOpen Client Security Plug-in Add-on KbdHook (FileOpen PrintScreen key hook)
  • iePDFXEditPlugin.x64.dll
  • PDFXEditCore.x64.dll
  • FowpKbd64.dll (by FileOpen Systems)
  • xcvault.exe - XCVault Module
  • XCShInfo.dll - Tracker Software PDF-XChange Shell Extention (PDF-XChange Shell Extention)
  • npPDFXEditPlugin.x64.dll
  • TrackerUpdate.exe - Tracker Update
  • XCShellMenu.x86.dll - PDF-XChange Editor Context menu
  • XCShellMenu.x64.dll
  • DrvUI5L.dll - PDF-XChange Printer V6 (PDF-XChange Printer V6 DriversUI)
  • mxdwdrv.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft XPS Document Writer
  • pdfSaver5L.exe - pdfSaver for PDF-XChange Printer V6
  • PrnInstaller.exe - PDF-XChange V6 Driver (PDF-XChange V6 Driver Installer)
  • pxcdrv5L.dll - PDF-XChange 2012 (PDF-XChange Printer Driver)
  • pxcpm5L.dll - PDF-XChange Port Monitor
  • xpssvcs.dll (by Microsoft) - Native Code Xps Services Library
  • PDFXHost32.exe - PDF-XChange Broker Host

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • XCShellMenu.x64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PDFXChange Editor Context menu' with a class of {2ACD35AB-F74A-4C20-AA9B-2DE80081626D}.
  • XCShellMenu.x86.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PDFXChange Editor Context menu' with a class of {2ACD35AB-F74A-4C20-AA9B-2DE80081626D}.
2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npPDFXEditPlugin.x86.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npPDFXEditPlugin.x86.dll'.
  • nppdfxeditplugin.x64.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npPDFXEditPlugin.x64.dll'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • npPDFXEditPlugin.x86.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'PDF-XChange Editor Plugin' with a plugin key of '@tracker-software.com/PDF-XChange Editor Plugin,version=1.0,application/pdf' for all users of the PC.
  • npPDFXEditPlugin.x64.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'PDF-XChange Editor Plugin' with a plugin key of '@tracker-software.com/PDF-XChange Editor Plugin,version=1.0,application/pdf' for all users of the PC.
Scheduled Task
  • TrackerUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'TrackerAutoUpdate' (runs daily at 9:00 AM).

How do I remove PDF-XChange Editor?

Quickly and completely remove PDF-XChange Editor from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PDF-XChange Editor 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PDF-XChange Editor, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 PDF-XChange Editor.

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OS VERSIONS
Win 10 57%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 57.14%
Windows 7 39.38%
Windows XP 1.94%
Windows Vista 1.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 20.37%
Windows 10 Pro 14.70%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.40%
Windows 7 Professional 13.46%
Windows 8.1 9.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.97%
  Germany 18.27%
  Italy 5.10%
  Netherlands 2.88%
  United Kingdom 2.85%
  France 2.31%
  Canada 2.14%
  Australia 2.06%
  Austria 1.97%
  Switzerland 1.38%
  Poland 1.24%
  Czech Republic 1.04%
  Spain 0.82%
  Taiwan 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.78%
Dell 18.83%
Acer 17.45%
ASUS 14.08%
GIGABYTE 7.10%
Lenovo 6.80%
Medion 4.75%
Toshiba 3.43%
Samsung 3.37%
MSI 1.20%
Intel 1.20%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.36%
HP HP Notebook 2.55%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.55%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 1.82%
Dell XPS 8300 1.82%

About (from Tracker Software Products Ltd)

Incorporated in 1997 in the UK to develop Imaging and PDF format related software, Tracker Software Products has offices in Canada and the UK, with additional development offices in the USA and Ukraine.
Publisher URL: www.tracker-software.com

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