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Should I remove SolidWorks 2012 Document Manager API?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,963
United States Rank #31,394
Reach 0.0039%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.16 days
948.77 days >
Average installed length: 498.50 days


20.50.80 2.63%
20.40.64 1.32%
20.10.80 5.26%
20.00.5022 90.79%

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SolidWorks 2012 Document Manager API

What is SolidWorks 2012 Document Manager API?  (from SolidWorks)

This SolidWorks Document Manager API is COM-compliant and supports automation-compliant data types only. It allows you to develop your application without reading or writing binary data directly to the header portion of SolidWorks files. In fact, it is not necessary to have the SolidWorks software installed on your sys...  Read more


SolidWorks 2012 Document Manager API is a software program developed by SolidWorks. The most common release is 20.00.5022, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 8.86 MB (9,287,088 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 43% of users of SolidWorks 2012 Document Manager API come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SolidWorks.com
Help link: www.solidworks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\SolidWorks Shared\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3F084E0E-E7D3-439D-9AC3-8312B2184347}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.86 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SolidWorks 2012 Document Manager API

  • sldsearchifilter.dll - Solidworks sldsearchifilter (sldsearchifilter)
  • pdmwdwgutil.dll - SolidWorks PDMWorks Util
  • SWEEventLog.dll - Solidworks SWEEventLog. (SWEEventLog.)
  • PDMWORKS.dll - PDMWorks Workgroup API
  • sldwinshellextu.dll - Solidworks SldShlExt (SldShlExt)
  • sldkeywordsu.dll - Solidworks keywords (keywords)
  • swBackOfficeCore.dll - swBackOfficeCore
  • swBackOfficeCoreNet.dll - swbackofficecore
  • dimxpert.dll - DimXpert
  • xceedzip.dll (by Xceed Software Inc (450) 442-2626 [email protected] www.xceedsoft.com) - Xceed Zip Compression Library
  • SwDocumentMgr.dll (by Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks) - Solidworks SwDocumentMgr (SwDocumentMgr)

How do I remove SolidWorks 2012 Document Manager API?

You can uninstall SolidWorks 2012 Document Manager API 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 SolidWorks 2012 Document Manager API, 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 SolidWorks 2012 Document Manager API.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.95%
Windows XP 14.47%
Windows 10 6.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 36.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.16%
Windows 10 Pro 2.63%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.01%
  France 7.53%
  United Kingdom 5.38%
  Israel 4.30%
  Netherlands 4.30%
  Switzerland 3.23%
  Finland 3.23%
  Canada 3.23%
  Taiwan 2.15%
  Indonesia 2.15%
  Japan 2.15%
  Germany 2.15%
  Chile 1.08%
  South Africa 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.81%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Acer 17.46%
ASUS 11.11%
Toshiba 6.35%
Lenovo 4.76%
Intel 3.17%
American Megatrends 1.59%
Alienware 1.59%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5742 4.35%
HP EliteBook 8740w 2.90%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L65... 1.45%

About (from SolidWorks Corporation)

Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data.
Publisher URL: www.solidworks.com


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