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5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,799
United States Rank #9,580
Reach 0.0648%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.38 days
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Average installed length: 269.41 days


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What is Pencil?  (from Evolus Co)

Pencil is built for the purpose of providing a free and open-source GUI prototyping tool that people can easily install and use to create mockups in popular desktop platforms.


Pencil is a software program developed by Evolus Co. 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 pencil.exe. The setup package generally installs about 51 files and is usually about 33.91 MB (35,556,815 bytes). The installed file updater.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 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 29% of users of Pencil come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: pencil.evolus.vn
Help link: www.evolus.vn/Pencil
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\evolus\pencil
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Evolus\Pencil\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 33.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pencil

Program executable:pencil.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\evolus\pencil\pencil.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - Pencil (Pencil GUI Prototyping Tool)
  • nssckbi.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Network Security Services (NSS Builtin Trusted Root CAs)
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - XULRunner
  • crashreporter.exe
  • freebl3.dll - NSS freebl Library
  • IA2Marshal.dll
  • js.exe
  • nspr4.dll - Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR Library)
  • nss3.dll - NSS Base Library
  • nssdbm3.dll - Legacy Database Driver
  • nssutil3.dll - NSS Utility Library
  • plc4.dll - PLC Library
  • plds4.dll - PLDS Library
  • redit.exe
  • smime3.dll - NSS S/MIME Library
  • softokn3.dll - NSS PKCS #11 Library
  • ssl3.dll - NSS SSL Library
  • updater.exe - XULRunner Software Updater
  • xpcom.dll
  • xul.dll
  • xulrunner.exe
  • xulrunner-stub.exe
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • mozalloc.dll
  • mozcrt19.dll - Mozilla Custom C Runtime (User-Generated Microsoft (R) C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • mozjs.dll
  • mozsqlite3.dll (by sqlite.org) - SQLite Database Library
  • plugin-container.exe (by Mozilla) - Plugin Container for XULRunner
  • xpcshell.exe
  • xpidl.exe
  • gkmedias.dll
  • javaxpcomglue.dll
  • js3250.dll (by Netscape Communications) - NETSCAPE (Netscape 32-bit JavaScript Module)
  • mozctl.dll - Mozilla ActiveX control and plugin support (Mozilla ActiveX control and plugin module)
  • mozctlx.dll
  • mozglue.dll
  • npnul32.dll (by mozilla.org) - Mozilla Default Plug-in (Default Plug-in)
  • sqlite3.dll (by sqlite.org)
  • xpt_dump.exe
  • xpt_link.exe
  • breakpadinjector.dll
  • D3DCompiler_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dx9_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • mozcpp19.dll - Mozilla Custom C++ Runtime
  • msvcm80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr100.dll
  • msvcr80.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pencil.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E842882A-E62F-4E94-9D9B-2813A5ED55BC}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Pencil?

Quickly and completely remove Pencil from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Pencil 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 Pencil, 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 Pencil.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.40%
Windows 10 38.35%
Windows XP 3.58%
Windows Vista 1.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 20.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.24%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.88%
Windows 10 Pro 5.92%
Windows 10 Home 5.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.16%
  France 9.17%
  Brazil 5.00%
  United Kingdom 4.47%
  Germany 3.50%
  India 3.13%
  Canada 2.46%
  Netherlands 2.01%
  Spain 1.94%
  Italy 1.94%
  Belgium 1.79%
  Australia 1.64%
  Mexico 1.64%
  Indonesia 1.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.18%
Hewlett-Packard 24.81%
ASUS 14.02%
Acer 11.29%
Lenovo 6.70%
Samsung 4.34%
Toshiba 3.10%
Intel 1.61%
MSI 1.36%
American Megatrends 1.24%
Sony 0.62%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.56%
ASUS All Series 3.95%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.65%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.34%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.43%
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.13%


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