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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #27,117
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VersionDistribution 69.15% 4.26% 2.13% 13.83% 9.57% 1.06%

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Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6

What is Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6?  (from Xara Group Ltd)

Photo & Graphic Designer includes a revolutionary integrated, ultra-fast, non-destructive photo editing tool. It offers both manual and automatic real-time photo enhance (brightness and contrast, sharpen/ blur, saturation and temperature) plus real-time scaling and rotation even on 50 Megapixel images. Other features i...  Read more


Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6 is a software program developed by Xara Group Ltd. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named PhotoGraphicDesigner.exe. The setup package generally installs about 40 files. The installed file MxAutoUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 49% of users of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xara.com/us/photo-graphic-designer
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Xara\Xara_Photo_Graphic_Designer_6_SE\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Xara Services\Uninstall\{0471F07E-5933-4927-BC83-28E33A802CDF}\Xara_Photo_Graphic_Designer_6_en-GB_setup.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6

Program executable:PhotoGraphicDesigner.exe
Name:Photo & Graphic Designer 6 6.1
Path:C:\Program Files\Xara\Xara_Photo_Graphic_Designer_6_SE\PhotoGraphicDesigner.exe
Additional files:
  • PhotoGraphicDesigner.exe - Photo & Graphic Designer 6 6.1
  • XaraXEng.dll
  • XaraXEnu.dll
  • xaradraw.dll - GDRAW (GDraw Graphics Support Library)
  • CWMFilter.dll
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • FontInstall.exe
  • IJL10.DLL (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library
  • imfilters.dll - imfilters Dynamic Link Library
  • InstallLauncher.exe (by MAGIX AG) - MAGIX Install Launcher (Install Launcher)
  • MagixOFA_u.dll (by MAGIX AG) - MAGIX Online Album DLL (Online Services DLL (internal))
  • MagixOFA-en.dll
  • MFL_U.dll - MFL Dynamic Link Library (MFL DLL)
  • mpano.dll (by Tobias Hüllmandel Softwareentwicklung) - PanoramaStudio-One-Click-DLL
  • mpeg2.dll - MPEG I/II decoder (MPEG/VOB decoding library)
  • MumaIpl.dll
  • MumaIplPX.dll
  • MumaIplW7.dll
  • MxAutoUpdate.dll (by MAGIX Development) - MAGIX AutoUpdate DLL (MAGIX AutoUpdate DLL Xarabrand UK)
  • MxEXIF_REL_U_VC8.dll (by Magix) - MxEXIF (Magix EXIF processing library)
  • MxJpx.dll (by MAGIX Development) - MAGIX Development MxJpx (Magix Jpx processing library)
  • PCFx.dll
  • PlayRIpl.dll
  • ucompstream.dll
  • UNZDLL.DLL - Delphi Zip (Win32 DLL, UNZIP)
  • Xara_Photo_Graphic_Designer_6_en-GB_setup.exe - Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6
  • xaracms.dll
  • xaradraw2.dll - GDRAW2 (G2Draw Graphics Support Library)
  • xaralink.exe
  • xaravid1.dll - Rn5b3260 Dynamic Link Library (Rn5b3260 DLL)
  • XtremeRestart.exe - Anwendung MagixRestarter (MFC-Anwendung MagixRestarter)

How do I remove Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6?

You can uninstall Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6 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 Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6, 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 Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 9%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.32%
Windows 10 14.74%
Windows Vista 9.47%
Windows XP 9.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.45%
Windows 7 Professional 5.32%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.12%
  United Kingdom 12.28%
  Canada 10.53%
  Romania 3.51%
  France 2.63%
  Poland 2.63%
  Australia 1.75%
  Sweden 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  South Africa 0.88%
  Taiwan 0.88%
  Colombia 0.88%
  Belgium 0.88%
  Costa Rica 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.07%
Dell 26.32%
Acer 14.04%
Lenovo 5.26%
Toshiba 5.26%
Sony 3.51%
Samsung 1.75%
ASUS 1.75%
Medion 1.75%
Common models
Dell Vostro 200 2.53%
LENOVO Lenovo H430 2.53%
TOSHIBA Satellite P305D 1.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355D 1.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355 1.27%
Sony VGN-SZ381P 1.27%

About Xara Group Ltd

Xara has developed software for a variety of computer platforms, the first product being a re-write of the ArtWorks product.
Publisher URL: www.xara.com


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