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Should I remove Serif DrawPlus Starter Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,704
United States Rank #8,115
Reach 0.0379%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.71 days
610.95 days >
Average installed length: 321.01 days


VersionDistribution 3.21% 86.21% 9.10% 1.34% 0.13%

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Serif DrawPlus Starter Edition

What is Serif DrawPlus Starter Edition?  (from Serif (Europe) Ltd)

Use simple Vector drawing tools to create a variety of custom lines, shapes and even technical drawings and artwork. Paint with a variety of realistic looking brushes and effects plus paint using your graphics tablet for truly realistic brush strokes. Design unique logos and add filter effects, colours and 3D effects ...  Read more


Serif DrawPlus Starter Edition is a software program developed by Serif (Europe) Ltd. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named BlackInk.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 571.4 KB (585,110 bytes). 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 54% of users of Serif DrawPlus Starter Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.serif.com/free-graphic-design-software
Help link: www.support.serif.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Serif\DrawPlus Starter Edition\2.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{33311EA4-0ECA-4E7F-83E5-8A92CD760152}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 571.4 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Serif DrawPlus Starter Edition

Program executable:BlackInk.exe
Additional files:
  • DrawPlus Starter Edition.exe - DrawPlus Starter Edition (Serif DrawPlus Starter Edition)
  • FTPUtilsu.dll - FTPUtils (FTPUtils Dynamic Link Library)
  • ExifLibU.dll - ExifLib (ExifLib Dynamic Link Library)
  • AWCODC32.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Windows(TM) Operating System (Fax Codec)
  • AWDCXC32.DLL (by Microsoft) - DCX Codec
  • AWDENC32.DLL - Microsoft® At Work Fax (AWD Utility)
  • AWRESX32.DLL - Resource Executor
  • AWVIEW32.DLL - Viewer Support
  • CrashReport.exe - CrashReport
  • DbgHelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DD_Alloc_2.07_9.dll (by Open Design Alliance ('Open Design')) - DWGdirect (DWGdirect: Memory Allocation Module)
  • DD_Db_2.07_9.dll (by Open Design Alliance ('Open Design')) - DWGdirect: DD_Db Module
  • DD_DbRoot_2.07_9.dll - DWGdirect: DD_DbRoot Module
  • DD_Ge_2.07_9.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Ge Module
  • DD_Gi_2.07_9.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Gi Module
  • DD_Root_2.07_9.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Root Module
  • lfacs14nu.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • lfani14nu.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lfavi14nu.dll
  • lfawd14nu.dll
  • lfbmp14nu.dll
  • Lfcgm14nu.dll
  • lfCMP14nu.dll
  • lfCUT14nu.dll
  • Lfdgn14nu.dll
  • lfdrw14nu.dll
  • lfdwf14nu.dll
  • lfdwg14nu.dll
  • lfdxf14nu.dll
  • lfeps14nu.dll
  • lfFAX14nu.dll
  • lfflc14nu.dll
  • lffpx14nu.dll
  • lffpx7.dll - LEADTOOLS FlashPix library
  • lfgif14nu.dll
  • lfica14nu.dll
  • lfiff14nu.dll
  • lfimg14nu.dll
  • lfitg14nu.dll
  • lfkodak.dll
  • lflma14nu.dll
  • lflmb14nu.dll

How do I remove Serif DrawPlus Starter Edition?

You can uninstall Serif DrawPlus Starter Edition 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 Serif DrawPlus Starter Edition, 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 Serif DrawPlus Starter Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.80%
Windows 10 40.05%
Windows Vista 4.41%
Windows XP 3.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.12%
Windows 10 Home 13.94%
Windows 8.1 11.66%
Windows 7 Professional 9.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.90%
Windows 10 Pro 4.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.72%
  United Kingdom 19.64%
  Germany 3.29%
  Canada 3.08%
  Australia 2.65%
  Netherlands 1.38%
  Sweden 1.27%
  Italy 1.27%
  South Africa 0.96%
  Belgium 0.96%
  India 0.96%
  France 0.85%
  Finland 0.85%
  DK 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.07%
Dell 21.65%
Acer 17.32%
Lenovo 6.19%
ASUS 5.77%
Toshiba 5.36%
Intel 2.47%
Samsung 2.06%
Alienware 1.44%
Gateway 1.44%
Medion 1.24%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.28%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.86%
ASUS All Series 3.77%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.35%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.93%
Dell XPS 8500 2.09%

About Serif (Europe) Ltd

Serif is a developer and publisher of desktop publishing and graphic design software for the PC and offers free, feature-restricted versions of its latest titles and maintains a separate website allowing customers to download free copies of older versions of their applications.
Publisher URL: www.serif.com


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