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Should I remove Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,827
United States Rank #19,170
Reach 0.0123%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.88 days
261.92 days >
Average installed length: 137.62 days


VersionDistribution 35.12% 28.93% 23.97% 11.98%

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Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9

What is Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9?  (from Xara Group Ltd)

Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 is the perfect choice for all your photo editing and graphic design work, with powerful photo editing and enhancement features, and truly flexible illustration and design tools.


Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 is a program developed by Xara Group Ltd. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 36 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 41% of users of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 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 9\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Xara Services\Uninstall\{8F248F78-37CD-4909-935B-986A455A48FF}\Xara_Photo_Graphic_Designer_9_en-GB_setup.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9

  • PhotoGraphicDesigner.exe - Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9
  • XaraXEng.dll
  • XaraXEnu.dll
  • xaradraw.dll - GDRAW (GDraw Graphics Support Library)
  • xaradraw2.dll
  • vs_effectlib.dll (by MAGIX AG) - vs_effec Dynamic Link Library (DLL) (CameraMX Effectlib)
  • Protein.dll (by MAGIX AG) - Protein Dynamic Link Library
  • MFL_U_vc9.dll - MFL Dynamic Link Library (MFL DLL)
  • VistaCooperation_u_vc9.dll - MAGIX VistaCooperation (VistaCooperation)
  • MxAutoUpdate_u.dll - MAGIX AutoUpdate DLL
  • XtremeRestart.exe - XtremeRestarter (Xtreme Restarter)
  • FontInstall.exe
  • httpd.dll
  • xaralink.exe

How do I remove Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9?

You can uninstall Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 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 9, 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 9.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.35%
Windows 10 43.39%
Windows XP 5.79%
Windows Vista 2.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.77%
Windows 8.1 10.79%
Windows 10 Home 10.79%
Windows 7 Professional 9.13%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.88%
  United Kingdom 8.03%
  Canada 4.74%
  Australia 3.28%
  Netherlands 2.92%
  Finland 2.19%
  MA 1.82%
  South Africa 1.82%
  Belgium 1.82%
  France 1.82%
  Russia 1.82%
  Egypt 1.82%
  India 1.46%
  DZ 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.27%
Dell 21.68%
Acer 13.99%
Toshiba 6.99%
ASUS 5.59%
Lenovo 4.20%
Samsung 4.20%
Intel 2.80%
Medion 2.10%
Alienware 1.40%
Sahara 1.40%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.13%
Dell XPS 8500 3.42%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.56%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.71%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.71%

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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