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Should I remove PE-DESIGN 8?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,883
United States Rank #39,046
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8.03.0000 31.25%
8.01.0000 43.75%
8.00.0000 25.00%

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What is PE-DESIGN 8?  (from Brother Industries)

Inspire your creativity with a whole new world of embroidery! With PE-Design PE-Design® 8 software creating unique embroidery projects is easier than ever. PE-Design® 8 lets you turn just about any image into a stitch file, edit your designs for nearly unlimited flexibility, enhance designs with your own unique fill st...  Read more


PE-DESIGN 8 is a program developed by Brother Industries. The most used version is 8.01.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 6.81 MB (7,136,256 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 61% of users of PE-DESIGN 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\PE-DESIGN 8\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DDA3DECF-AC1F-41AD-A1C7-A2617BEA1E26}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PE-DESIGN 8

  • RealDraw.dll - Realistic Simulation Dynamic Link Library (Realistic Simulation DLL)
  • StippleStitch.dll - Stippling Stitch Dinamic Link Library (Stippling Stitch DLL)
  • UnionDivide.dll - Union Divide Dinamic Link Library
  • BasicStitch.dll - BasicStitch Dynamic Link Library (BasicStitch DLL)
  • BlindStitch.dll - BlindStitch Dynamic Link Library (BlindStitch DLL)
  • PhotoStitch.dll - PhotoStitch Dynamic Link Library (PhotoStitch DLL)
  • BapsStitch.dll - BapsStitch Dynamic Link Library (BapsStitch DLL)
  • PeGeometry.dll - PeGeometry Dynamic Link Library (PeGeometry DLL)
  • IMGEngine.dll - IMGEngine Dynamic Link Library (IMGEngine DLL)
  • PeCommon.dll - PeCommon Dynamic Link Library (PeCommon DLL)
  • Semiauto.dll - Semiauto Dynamic Link Library (Semiauto DLL)
  • embprogs.exe - Programmable Stitch Creator (MFC Application)
  • progsres.dll - Programmable Stitch Creator resource
  • editres.dll - Layout & Editing (Layout & Editing resource)
  • Embedit.exe
  • dbres.dll - Design Database (Design Database resource)
  • EmbDB.exe
  • Embmake.exe - Design Center
  • makeres.dll - Design Center resource
  • Embfont.exe - Font Creator
  • fontres.dll - Font Creator resource
  • STBdll.dll - PE-DESIGN (Stitch To Block DLL)

How do I remove PE-DESIGN 8?

You can uninstall PE-DESIGN 8 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 PE-DESIGN 8, 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 PE-DESIGN 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.63%
Windows 10 28.13%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.75%
Windows 8.1 9.38%
Windows 8 Pro 6.25%
Windows 10 Home 6.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.98%
  Belgium 4.88%
  Australia 4.88%
  United Kingdom 4.88%
  Colombia 2.44%
  UA 2.44%
  France 2.44%
  Finland 2.44%
  Venezuela 2.44%
  Netherlands 2.44%
  Germany 2.44%
  United Arab Emirates 2.44%
  Italy 2.44%
  Malaysia 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.04%
Toshiba 18.52%
Dell 14.81%
Acer 11.11%
ASUS 7.41%
Lenovo 3.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.67%
MSI MS-7721 3.33%
HP Pavilion 061 PY029AA-A... 3.33%
HP G61 Notebook PC 3.33%
Dell Inspiron 580s 3.33%
LENOVO F0B10028FR 3.33%

About Brother Industries

Brother is an electronics equipment company whose products include printers, multifunction printers, sewing machines, large machine tools, label printers, typewriters, fax machines, and other computer-related electronics.
Publisher URL: www.brother-usa.com


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