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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,463
United States Rank #6,084
Reach 0.0891%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.18 days
211.88 days >
Average installed length: 111.32 days


VersionDistribution 0.06% 0.28% 0.91% 2.85% 4.10% 2.51% 7.12% 4.38% 3.99% 0.23% 0.23% 0.06% 10.82% 0.46% 0.06% 1.31% 0.06% 0.11% 0.51% 5.98% 0.34% 5.69% 0.74% 0.63% 10.14% 4.78% 2.96% 0.23% 0.34% 0.06% 0.06% 1.03% 2.28% 0.63% 8.31% 10.36% 0.17% 5.24%

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Red Giant Link

What is Red Giant Link?  (from Red Giant Software)

Link installs along with the products it supports, so you don't have to worry about installing extra software. It checks your products on the schedule that you choose, and even lets you know if it needs to be updated. Then Link updates to the latest version of your products, getting bug fixes or the newest product feat...  Read more


Red Giant Link is a program developed by Red Giant Software. The most used version is, 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 main program executable is Red Giant Link.exe. The software installer includes 33 files and is usually about 80.08 MB (83,965,803 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 39% of users of Red Giant Link come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.redgiant.com
Help link: www.redgiant.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Red Giant Link\
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Red Giant\uninstall\Link\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 80.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Red Giant Link

Program executable:Red Giant Link.exe
Name:Red Giant Link
Path:C:\Program Files\Red Giant Link\Red Giant Link.exe
Additional files:
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • Red Giant Link.exe - Red Giant Link
  • wxbase294u_net_vc90.dll (by wxWidgets development team) - wxWidgets (wxWidgets for MSW)
  • wxbase294u_vc90.dll (by wxWidgets development team)
  • wxmsw294u_adv_vc90.dll
  • wxmsw294u_core_vc90.dll
  • wxmsw294u_html_vc90.dll
  • pythoncom27.dll - PyWin32
  • pywintypes27.dll
  • python27.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • w9xpopen.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Red Giant Link.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Red Giant Link' (runs weekly on Tuesdays at 10:32 PM).

How do I remove Red Giant Link?

You can uninstall Red Giant Link 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 Red Giant Link, 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 Red Giant Link.

Win 10 61%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 61.24%
Windows 7 38.59%
Windows XP 0.11%
Windows Vista 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 15.86%
Windows 10 Home 15.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.58%
Windows 7 Professional 10.67%
Windows 8.1 10.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.26%
  France 7.30%
  Germany 5.44%
  Italy 5.00%
  United Kingdom 3.68%
  Brazil 3.28%
  Canada 2.21%
  Spain 2.11%
  Australia 2.01%
  Netherlands 1.86%
  India 1.57%
  Russia 1.47%
  Poland 1.18%
  Belgium 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.60%
ASUS 20.60%
Dell 16.82%
Acer 15.92%
Lenovo 4.90%
MSI 3.01%
Toshiba 2.67%
Intel 2.56%
Alienware 2.12%
Samsung 1.78%
Medion 0.78%
Common models
ASUS All Series 24.31%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.77%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.57%
MSI MS-7850 1.78%
MSI MS-7817 1.78%

About Red Giant Software

Red Giant sells digital video plug-ins for compositing software and such as Adobe After Effects and Apple Final Cut Pro.
Publisher URL: www.redgiantsoftware.com


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