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Should I remove Skitch?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,377
United States Rank #3,225
Reach 0.1658%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.32 days
481.35 days >
Average installed length: 252.92 days


VersionDistribution 12.15% 1.59% 5.72% 2.85% 3.89% 8.41% 5.97% 21.97% 5.78% 1.90% 0.06% 0.03% 3.27% 0.03% 2.57% 1.68% 1.19% 6.33% 0.89% 0.03% 7.99% 2.26% 2.26% 1.13% 0.03%

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What is Skitch?  (from Evernote)

Skitch gives you all the tools you need to get your point across faster the first time every time. Use an existing image or capture a new one, then add shapes, write on it, draw on it, annotate it any way you like, and save it to your Evernote account so that it is available everywhere Evernote is. Get your point acros...  Read more


Skitch is a software program developed by Evernote. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named Skitch.exe. The setup package generally installs about 61 files and is usually about 45.35 MB (47,550,096 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. 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 52% of users of Skitch come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: evernote.com/skitch
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Evernote\Skitch
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Evernote\Skitch\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 45.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Skitch

Program executable:Skitch.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Evernote\Skitch\Skitch.exe
Additional files:
  • Skitch.exe - Skitch
  • uninstall.exe
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libssl32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Digia Plc) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Digia Plc)
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSvg4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • libstdc++-6.dll
  • mingwm10.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Skitch.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Skitch_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-2061869897-219777549-2554788527-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Skitch.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Skitch' and executes as C:\Program Files\Evernote\Skitch\Skitch.exe -start-on-hide.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Skitch.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Skitch' which loads as C:\Program Files\Evernote\Skitch\Skitch.exe -start-on-hide.

How do I remove Skitch?

You can uninstall Skitch 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 Skitch, 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 Skitch.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.50%
Windows 10 34.69%
Windows XP 3.00%
Windows Vista 2.75%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.97%
Windows 7 Professional 16.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.19%
Windows 8.1 8.28%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.64%
Windows 10 Home 4.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.99%
  United Kingdom 4.11%
  Germany 3.93%
  Taiwan 3.00%
  Canada 3.00%
  Japan 2.59%
  Australia 2.13%
  Italy 2.13%
  France 1.98%
  Netherlands 1.49%
  Brazil 1.46%
  Spain 1.44%
  Russia 1.26%
  Belgium 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.19%
Hewlett-Packard 24.82%
Acer 12.41%
ASUS 11.46%
Toshiba 5.28%
Samsung 4.92%
Lenovo 4.57%
Intel 1.66%
Apple 0.90%
MSI 0.55%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.53%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.12%
ASUS All Series 2.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.41%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.41%
Dell XPS 8500 1.99%

About Evernote

Evernote is a suite of application & services designed for notetaking & archiving.
Publisher URL: www.evernote.com


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