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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,597
United States Rank #9,345
Reach 0.0556%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 210.29 days
893.59 days >
Average installed length: 469.51 days


2.01.000 22.51%
2.00.000 40.93%
1.40.000 9.95%
1.00.000 26.60%

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PHOTOfunSTUDIO -viewer-

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What is PHOTOfunSTUDIO -viewer-?  (from Panasonic)

The PHOTOfunSTUDIO smartly sorts your photos and videos into practical folders that are created automatically as you upload them from your camera to a computer. The folders and their icons interface are linked with your LUMIX. The PHOTOfunSTUDIO organizes 3D photos in MPO (Multi-Picture Object) format. Images on the le...  Read more


PHOTOfunSTUDIO -viewer- is a software program developed by Panasonic. The most common release is 2.00.000, 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 primary executable is named phoebe5.exe. The setup package generally installs about 62 files and is usually about 38.65 MB (40,530,191 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 33% of users of PHOTOfunSTUDIO -viewer- come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: panasonic.net/avc/lumix/photofunstudio/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panasonic\PHOTOfunSTUDIO -viewer-
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9A9DBEBC-C800-4776-A970-D76D6AA405B1}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009Package -removeonly
Estimated size: 38.65 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by PHOTOfunSTUDIO -viewer-

Program executable:phoebe5.exe
Name:PHOTOfunSTUDIO version 1.20
Path:C:\Program Files\panasonic\photofunstudio -viewer-\phoebe5.exe
Additional files:
  • CmFileOperation.dll - PHOTOfunSTUDIO version 2.01 (CmFileOperation DLL)
  • CmlibsEx.dll - PHOTOfunSTUDIO version 2.1 (CmlibsEx DLL)
  • ipps20.dll (by Intel) - ippSP. Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives. Signal Processing. (ipps20.dll is the ippSP dispatcher)
  • ippi20.dll (by Intel) - ippIP. Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives. Image Processing. (ippi20.dll is the ippIP dispatcher)
  • ippj20.dll - ippJP. Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives. JPEG processing. (ippj20.dll is the ippJP dispatcher)
  • ippcore.dll - core. Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives. Core Library. (ippcore.dll is the core dynamic library)
  • Ltkrn12n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32 - Japanese build
  • CheckMarkCache.dll (by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co) - PHOTOfunSTUDIO version 1.40 (CheckMarkCache DLL)
  • ClrTrans.dll (by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co) - ClrTrans
  • CmLibs2.dll - PHOTOfunSTUDIO version 2.00 (HomeSuite Common Libraries)
  • cmlibswrapper.dll - cmlibswrapper DLL
  • CMRawTools.dll - CMRawTools DLL
  • ConvDatabase.exe
  • DbWrapper.dll - DbWrapper DLL
  • DbWrapperEx.dll - DbWrapperEx DLL
  • DelDatabase.exe - Delete database
  • DevideMov.dll - DevideMov DLL
  • DPOFRenewalSlide.exe - DPOFRenewal MFC App
  • ew.dll - ew DLL
  • FileNameDlg.dll - FileNameDlg DLL
  • FormatConversion.dll - FormatConversion DLL
  • GISCore.dll - GISCore DLL
  • HUiCtrl.dll - HUiCtrl DLL
  • InsertDate.dll - InsertDate DLL
  • IppJpeg.dll - PHOTOfunSTUDIO version 1.00 (JPEG Codec)
  • pavdbmgr.dll - pavdbmgr
  • PedCommAPI.dll - CommAPI DLL
  • PedCustomUI.dll - CustomUI DLL
  • Lfbmp12n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • Lfcmp12n.dll
  • Lffax12n.dll
  • Lftif12n.dll
  • Ltdis12n.dll
  • Ltfil12n.dll
  • Ltimg12n.dll
  • EpJpegUtil31.dll (by SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION) - JPEG Decoder/Encoder (JPEG Decoder/Encoder 3.15)
  • EpTiffUtil31.dll (by SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION) - TIFF Decoder/Encoder (TIFF Decoder/Encoder 3.16)
  • CheckImg.dll (by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.,Ltd) - CheckImg
  • EPPIM2.DLL - Eppim2 (PRINT Image Matching DLL)
  • CmZipAdrs.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Phoebe5.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PanasonicPhoebe5PhotoArrival' with the ProgID of 'Shell.AutoplayForPhoebe5' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • Phoebe5.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E49103DC-731D-4231-B30D-C6A4E97DC9ED}' (runs on registration).

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Or, you can uninstall PHOTOfunSTUDIO -viewer- 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 PHOTOfunSTUDIO -viewer-, 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 PHOTOfunSTUDIO -viewer-.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.65%
Windows Vista 22.05%
Windows XP 19.35%
Windows 10 13.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.65%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 19.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.84%
Windows 10 Home 6.47%
Windows 7 Professional 6.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.42%
  Germany 16.09%
  United Kingdom 10.51%
  France 9.28%
  Canada 4.76%
  Netherlands 3.94%
  Australia 3.04%
  Italy 2.38%
  Belgium 1.64%
  Spain 1.40%
  Austria 0.99%
  Japan 0.99%
  Poland 0.99%
  Hungary 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.05%
Hewlett-Packard 24.54%
Acer 14.62%
Medion 6.22%
Toshiba 5.88%
Intel 3.87%
ASUS 3.87%
Samsung 2.86%
American Megatrends 2.18%
Sahara 2.02%
Lenovo 1.01%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.45%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.41%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.41%
Dell XPS 8300 2.07%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.07%

Publisher URL: www.panasonic.com


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