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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #35,867
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VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is PSD CODEC?  (from Ardfry Imaging)

The PSD (Adobe Photoshop Document) Codec is a plug-in for Windows Explorer, Windows Photo Viewer, and Windows 7 Media Center. View PSD files in Windows Photo Viewer, Windows Photo Gallery and Windows Live Photo Gallery. You can view PSD files in Windows Photo Viewer and Windows Media Center on Windows 7. Now you can al...  Read more


PSD CODEC Version is a program developed by Ardfry Imaging. The main program executable is ardfryPSDcodec.dll. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 2.05 MB (2,150,096 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 30% of users of PSD CODEC come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ardfry.com/psd-codec
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArdfryImaging\PSD Codec\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ArdfryImaging\PSD Codec\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PSD CODEC Version

Program module:ardfryPSDcodec.dll
Name:PSD Decoder
Path:C:\Program Files\ArdfryImaging\PSD Codec\ardfryPSDcodec.dll
Additional files:
  • ardfryPSDcodec.dll - PSD Decoder
  • PSDCodecPreferences.exe - PSDCodecPreferences Module
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove PSD CODEC?

You can uninstall PSD CODEC 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 PSD CODEC Version, 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 PSD CODEC.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 10%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.75%
Windows 10 31.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 36.46%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.79%
Windows 7 Professional 9.38%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 7.29%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 5.21%
Windows 10 Pro 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.10%
  Brazil 9.71%
  Spain 9.71%
  Mexico 5.83%
  Colombia 4.85%
  Argentina 2.91%
  Taiwan 2.91%
  Chile 1.94%
  Egypt 1.94%
  United Kingdom 1.94%
  Russia 1.94%
  UA 1.94%
  United Arab Emirates 0.97%
  BG 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 25.45%
Hewlett-Packard 25.45%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Lenovo 3.64%
Apple 1.82%
American Megatrends 1.82%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.48%
Intel Corporation Intel p... 2.74%
MSI MS-7522 2.74%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 1.37%
Sony VPCL22Z1E 1.37%
Sony VPCF226FM 1.37%


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