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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,182
United States Rank #5,515
Reach 0.0964%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.25 days
361.28 days >
Average installed length: 189.82 days


1.2.0 2.00%
1.1.0 98.00%

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Topaz Star Effects

What is Topaz Star Effects?  (from Topaz Labs)

Topaz Star Effectâ„¢s creates unique star and lighting effects by manipulating and enhancing the appearance of various light sources found within your image. With a variety of fully-customizable effect options for modifying light sources, you can easily add a creative or dramatic flare to lights or reflective surfaces to...  Read more


Topaz Star Effects is a program developed by Topaz Labs. The most used version is 1.1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is tlstareffects.exe. The software installer includes 100 files and is usually about 327.45 MB (343,354,704 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 42% of users of Topaz Star Effects come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.topazlabs.com
Help link: www.topazlabs.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\topaz labs
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Topaz Labs\Topaz Star Effects\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 327.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Topaz Star Effects

Program executable:tlstareffects.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\topaz labs\tlstareffects.exe
Additional files:
  • CORE_RL_png_.dll (by Glenn Randers-Pehrson - [email protected]) - libpng - PNG file format reference library (ImageMagick Studio library and utility programs)
  • CORE_RL_bzlib_.dll (by Julian Seward, [email protected]) - libbzip2 - bzip2 compression library
  • CORE_RL_ttf_.dll (by David Turner, Robert Wilhelm, & Werner Lemberg) - FreeType 2 font renderring library (ImageMagick library and utility programs)
  • CORE_RL_jpeg_.dll (by Thomas G. Lane) - Independent JPEG Group JPEG 6b
  • CORE_RL_tiff_.dll (by Mike Welles, [email protected]) - TIFF image file format library
  • CORE_RL_zlib_.dll (by Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler) - zlib data compression library
  • libiomp5md.dll (by Intel) - Intel(R) OMP Runtime Library
  • CORE_RL_jbig_.dll (by Markus Kuhn, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) - JBIG-KIT library
  • CORE_RL_magick_.dll (by ImageMagick Studio) - ImageMagick
  • CORE_RL_wand_.dll (by ImageMagick Studio) - MagickWand Library
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtScript4.dll
  • QtScriptTools4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • adjustplugin.dll
  • bokehplugin.dll
  • bwplugin.dll
  • CORE_RL_jp2_.dll
  • CORE_RL_lcms_.dll
  • CORE_RL_libxml_.dll
  • CORE_RL_Magick++_.dll
  • CORE_RL_xlib_.dll
  • cv210.dll
  • cxcore210.dll
  • effectengine.dll
  • effectengine1.dll
  • effectengine2.dll
  • IM_MOD_RL_bmp_.dll
  • IM_MOD_RL_gif_.dll
  • IM_MOD_RL_jbig_.dll
  • IM_MOD_RL_jp2_.dll
  • IM_MOD_RL_jpeg_.dll
  • IM_MOD_RL_png_.dll
  • IM_MOD_RL_tiff_.dll
  • lcms2.dll
  • libmysql.dll
  • opencv_core243.dll
  • opencv_highgui243.dll
  • opencv_imgproc243.dll
  • opencv_ml243.dll
  • tladjust5.exe
  • tlbw.exe
  • tlbw2.exe
  • tlclean3.exe
  • tldejpeg4.exe
  • tldenoise5.exe
  • tldetail3.exe
  • tlfusionexpress2.exe
  • tlinfocus.exe
  • tllenseffects.exe

How do I remove Topaz Star Effects?

You can uninstall Topaz Star Effects 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 Topaz Star Effects, 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 Topaz Star Effects.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.18%
Windows 10 48.45%
Windows XP 0.89%
Windows Vista 0.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.95%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.68%
Windows 7 Professional 10.82%
Windows 10 Home 10.18%
Windows 10 Pro 9.66%
Windows 8.1 9.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.38%
  United Kingdom 6.74%
  Italy 4.01%
  Germany 3.41%
  Canada 3.00%
  France 2.87%
  Netherlands 2.64%
  Spain 2.55%
  Australia 2.00%
  IQ 1.50%
  Egypt 1.50%
  Saudi Arabia 1.50%
  Brazil 1.37%
  India 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.49%
Dell 20.00%
ASUS 16.13%
Acer 15.21%
Toshiba 4.52%
Lenovo 4.33%
Samsung 2.76%
Medion 1.57%
Intel 1.29%
MSI 1.11%
Alienware 0.55%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.95%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.59%
Dell XPS 8500 2.96%
Dell XPS 8700 2.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.54%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 2.11%

About (from Topaz Labs)

Topaz Labs is a privately owned company in Dallas, TX, that specializes in distilling the most advanced developments in imaging technology into useful software products for photographers and videographers.
Publisher URL: www.topazlabs.com


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