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Should I remove Unity?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,363
United States Rank #1,432
Reach 0.5044%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.29 days
421.61 days >
Average installed length: 221.52 days


5.6.4p2 0.02%
5.6.3p3 0.01%
5.6.3p2 0.01%
5.6.3p1 0.45%
5.6.3f1 0.02%
5.6.2p2 0.01%
5.6.2f1 0.22%
5.6.1f1 0.54%
5.6.0p1 0.02%
5.6.0f3 1.34%
5.6.0f1 0.01%
5.5.5f1 0.01%
5.5.4p4 0.01%
5.5.2f1 0.84%
5.5.1p3 0.01%
5.5.1p2 0.01%
5.5.1f1 0.79%
5.5.0p4 0.02%
5.5.0p2 0.01%
5.5.0f3 1.21%
5.4.5p5 0.01%
5.4.4p4 0.01%
5.4.3xEditorVR-p3 0.02%
5.4.3f1 0.20%
5.4.2f2 0.46%
5.4.2f1 0.03%
5.4.1f1 1.05%
5.4.0f3 1.67%
5.4.0f1 0.01%
5.3.8p2 0.02%
5.3.8f2 0.01%
5.3.6f1 0.14%
5.3.5p4 0.01%
5.3.5p1 0.02%
5.3.5f1 1.88%
5.3.4p4 0.01%
5.3.4p1 0.01%
5.3.4f1 1.94%
5.3.3f1 0.50%
5.3.2p3 0.02%
5.3.2p2 0.01%
5.3.2p1 0.01%
5.3.2f1 1.09%
5.3.1p1 0.01%
5.3.1f1 1.55%
5.3.0f4 0.69%
5.2.4f1 0.03%
5.2.3p1 0.01%
5.2.3f1 0.77%
5.2.2f1 1.05%
5.2.1p2 0.01%
165 versions

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What is Unity?  (from Unity Technologies ApS)

Unity is a game development ecosystem: a powerful rendering engine fully integrated with a complete set of intuitive tools and rapid workflows to create interactive 3D content; easy multiplatform publishing; thousands of quality, ready-made assets in the Asset Store and a knowledge-sharing Community. For independent de...  Read more


Unity is a program developed by Unity Technologies ApS. The most used version is 5.3.4f1, with over 5% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is unity.exe. The software installer includes 59 files and is usually about 3.12 MB (3,272,132 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 48% of users of Unity come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.unity3d.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\unity\editor
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Unity\Editor\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Unity

Program executable:unity.exe
Unity Editor
Path:C:\Program Files\unity\editor\unity.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - Unity 2017.2.0f3 (64-bit) (Unity 2017.2.0f3 Installer)
  • UnityBugReporter.exe - Unity Bug Reporter
  • UnityWebPlayer.exe - Unity Web Player (Unity Web Player Installer)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • pdf.dll - Chrome PDF Viewer
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • JavaScriptCore.dll (by Apple) - JavaScriptCore (JavaScriptCore Dynamic Link Library)
  • comerr32.dll (by Massachusetts Institute of Technology) - COM_ERR - Common Error Handler for MIT Kerberos v5 / GSS distribution
  • gssapi32.dll (by Massachusetts Institute of Technology) - GSSAPI - GSS API implementation for Kerberos 5 mechanism
  • k5sprt32.dll - Kerberos v5 support - internal support code for MIT Kerberos v5 /GSS distribution
  • krb5_32.dll - Kerberos v5 - MIT GSS / Kerberos v5 distribution
  • libpq.dll - PostgreSQL (PostgreSQL Access Library)
  • beast32.dll (by Autodesk) - Beast API (Beast API File Interface)
  • beast64.dll (by Autodesk)
  • FreeImage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • libiconv2.dll (by GNU ) - LibIconv (LibIconv: convert between character encodings)
  • libmp3lame.dll (by http://www.mp3dev.org/) - L.A.M.E. (MP3 Encoder.)
  • slapi.dll (by Trimble Navigation Limited) - SketchUp (SketchUp SDK DLL (32-bit))
  • libintl3.dll (by GNU ) - GetText (GetText: library and tools for native language support)
  • libxslt.dll (by XmlSoft) - LibXslt (LibXslt: library and tools for applying XSLT to XML-documents)
  • WebKit.dll (by Apple) - WebKit (WebKit Dynamic Link Library)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • cairo.dll
  • CFLite.dll
  • ffmpegsumo.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • TextureConverter.dll
  • umbraoptimizer32.dll
  • umbraoptimizer64.dll
  • UnityHelper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Unity.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DE9945D9-F34C-45C4-99E3-23FCDC8BFC66}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Unity.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Unity\Editor\Unity.exe'.

How do I remove Unity?

You can uninstall Unity 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 Unity, 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 Unity.

Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 52.46%
Windows 7 45.60%
Windows Vista 1.10%
Windows XP 0.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.29%
Windows 10 Home 13.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.96%
Windows 8.1 11.76%
Windows 7 Professional 9.28%
Windows 10 Pro 8.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.91%
  United Kingdom 6.06%
  France 4.60%
  Canada 3.50%
  Germany 3.13%
  Australia 2.59%
  Brazil 2.53%
  Italy 2.39%
  Netherlands 2.32%
  Spain 1.47%
  Sweden 1.45%
  DK 1.17%
  Finland 0.99%
  Poland 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.97%
ASUS 18.61%
Dell 15.26%
Acer 14.10%
Lenovo 7.12%
Toshiba 5.31%
MSI 2.92%
Samsung 2.81%
Alienware 2.78%
Intel 0.85%
Apple 0.73%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.99%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.03%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.68%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.49%
MSI MS-7693 2.05%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.00%

About (from Unity Technologies ApS)

Unity is a game development ecosystem: a powerful rendering engine fully integrated with a complete set of intuitive tools and rapid workflows to create interactive 3D content; easy multiplatform publishing; thousands of quality, ready-made assets in the Asset Store and a knowledge-sharing Community.
Publisher URL: www.unity3d.com


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