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Should I remove SparkleShare?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #44,214
Reach 0.0010%


1.5.0 5.00%
1.4 70.00%
1.2 5.00%
1.0.0 20.00%


What is SparkleShare?

SparkleShare is open-source client software that provides cloud storage and file synchronization services and uses the version control system Git.

About  (from sparkleshare.org)

SparkleShare creates a special folder on your computer. You can add remotely hosted folders (or "projects") to this folder. These projects will be automatically kept in sync with both the host and all of your peers when someone adds, removes or edits a file. SparkleShare was made to cover certain use cases, but doesn't...  Read more


SparkleShare is a program developed by sparkleshare.org. The most used version is 1.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is sparkleshareinviteopener.exe. The software installer includes 101 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 69% of users of SparkleShare come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: sparkleshare.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sparkleshare\msysgit\doc\git\html
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{184950D5-67F6-4D06-9717-7E2F1607A7B0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SparkleShare

Program executable:sparkleshareinviteopener.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\sparkleshare\sparkleshareinviteopener.exe
Additional files:
  • antiword.exe
  • basename.exe
  • bash.exe
  • bison.exe
  • bzip2.exe
  • cat.exe
  • chmod.exe
  • cmp.exe
  • connect.exe
  • cp.exe
  • curl.exe
  • cut.exe
  • date.exe
  • diff.exe
  • dirname.exe
  • dos2unix.exe
  • du.exe
  • env.exe
  • expr.exe
  • false.exe
  • find.exe
  • flex.exe
  • gawk.exe
  • getcp.exe
  • git.exe
  • gpg.exe
  • gpgsplit.exe
  • gpgv.exe
  • grep.exe
  • gunzip.exe
  • head.exe
  • id.exe
  • kill.exe
  • less.exe
  • libapr-0-0.dll
  • libaprutil-0-0.dll
  • libcrypto.dll
  • libcurl-4.dll
  • libexpat-0.dll
  • libgsasl-7.dll
  • libiconv2.dll (by GNU ) - LibIconv (LibIconv: convert between character encodings)
  • libiconv-2.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/7 and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • libneon-25.dll
  • libpoppler-7.dll
  • libssl.dll
  • libsvn_client-1-0.dll
  • libsvn_delta-1-0.dll
  • libsvn_diff-1-0.dll
  • libsvn_fs_fs-1-0.dll
  • libsvn_fs-1-0.dll
  • libsvn_ra_dav-1-0.dll
  • libsvn_ra_local-1-0.dll
  • libsvn_ra_svn-1-0.dll
  • libsvn_ra-1-0.dll
  • libsvn_repos-1-0.dll
  • libsvn_subr-1-0.dll
  • libsvn_swig_perl-1-0.dll
  • libsvn_wc-1-0.dll
  • libw11.dll
  • libz.dll

How do I remove SparkleShare?

You can uninstall SparkleShare 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 SparkleShare, 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 SparkleShare.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 5%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 10 35.00%
Windows XP 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Windows 8.1 10.00%
Windows 10 Pro 5.00%
Windows 10 Education 5.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.97%
  Germany 13.79%
  France 6.90%
  Singapore 3.45%
  Switzerland 3.45%
  Poland 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 27.78%
Dell 27.78%
Acer 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Lenovo 5.56%
Common models
ASUSTeK CM1740 11.76%
Hewlett-Packard 500-047c 5.88%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 3 5.88%
Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3 5.88%
Dell OptiPlex 990 5.88%
Dell Latitude E5510 5.88%


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