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Should I remove ArcSoft MediaConverter 8?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,635
United States Rank #9,393
Reach 0.0328%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.54 days
370.05 days >
Average installed length: 194.43 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.0.0.21 50.43%
8.0.0.17 0.22%
8.0.0.16 49.35%

Other programs by ArcSoft

ArcSoft MediaConverter 8

What is ArcSoft MediaConverter 8?  (from ArcSoft)

ArcSoft MediaConverter is a fast, easy-to-use application that converts video, audio, and photo files into formats optimized for portable devices. Convert multimedia files with unmatched speed and quality to play on your mobile phone, iPod, PMP, TV, and other portable media players. To save time, convert multiple files...  Read more

Overview

ArcSoft MediaConverter 8 is a software program developed by ArcSoft. The most common release is 8.0.0.21, with over 98% 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 primary executable is named mediaconverter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 51 files and is usually about 46.65 MB (48,912,582 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 54% of users of ArcSoft MediaConverter 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\arcsoft\mediaconverter 8
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\MediaConverter 8\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 46.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft MediaConverter 8

Program executable:mediaconverter.exe
Name:ArcSoft MediaConverter
Path:C:\Program Files\arcsoft\mediaconverter 8\mediaconverter.exe
MD5:d2e98eda286a2fe5fa484c555b34b8dd
Additional files:
  • XMLWrapper.dll - XMLWrapper Dynamic Link Library
  • ConverterAgent.dll - Converte Dynamic Link Library (ArcSoft Converte Dynamic Link Library)
  • INIHelper.dll - INIHelpe Dynamic Link Library (ArcSoft INIHelpe Dynamic Link Library)
  • ProfileMag.dll - ProfileM Dynamic Link Library (ArcSoft ProfileM Dynamic Link Library)
  • Monitor.dll - Monitor Dynamic Link Library
  • ArcWpdMgrXp.dll - ArcSoft ArcWpdMgr XP module
  • arcsoft_video_denoise.dll - DenoiseDll
  • AmcMain.dll - ArcSoft MediaConverter (ArcSoft AmcMain)
  • ArcWpdMgr.dll - ArcSoft ArcWpdMgr Main
  • AMCMediaPlayer.dll - ArcSoft Media Player
  • Converter.exe - ArcSoft Converter
  • esinter.dll - ArcSoft Intouch (ArcSoft esinter.)
  • MediaParser1.dll - MediaParser1 (ArcSoft MediaParser1)
  • VideoEdit.exe - Video Editor (ArcSoft VideoEdit)
  • VideoEditDLL.dll - ArcSoft VideoEditDLL
  • DeviceCheck.dll - DeviceCheck (ArcSoft DeviceCheck)
  • G726DLL.dll - G726 DLL (G726DLL)
  • TriDVideo.dll - ArcTriD
  • PCDLIB32.DLL (by Eastman Kodak) - Kodak Photo CD Access Developer Toolkit (PCDLIB32)
  • MagAppFramework.dll - ArcSoft MagAppFramework (MagAppFramework)
  • MagUIEngine.dll - ArcSoft MagUIEngine (MagUIEngine)
  • HttpAgent.dll - ArcSoft Http Agent
  • MagicFrame.dll - ArcSoft MagicFrame (MagicFrame)
  • MagUIImage.dll - ArcSoft MagUIImage (MagUIImage)
  • MagUIInter.dll - ArcSoft MagUIInter (MagUIInter)
  • magFileIO.dll - ArcSoft magFileIO (File i/o)
  • RawEngine.dll - ArcSoft RawEngine (RawEngine)
  • magengin.dll - ArcSoft magengin (magengin Dynamic Link Library)
  • MagPCMac.dll - ArcSoft MagPCMac (MagPCMac)
  • magPltfm.dll - ArcSoft magPltfm (magPltfm)
  • magTools.dll - ArcSoft magTools (magTools)
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)
  • MediaParser2.dll - MediaParser2 (ArcSoft MediaParser2)
  • kgl.dll - ArcSoft kgl (kgl)
  • SubtitleMgr.dll - SubtitleMgr (ArcSoft SubtitleMgr)
  • ArcSurface.dll - ArcSurface (ArcSoft ArcSurface)
  • uASFWriter.dll - uASFWriter (ArcSoft uASFWriter)
  • EffectMgr.dll - EffectMgr
  • ExportMgr.dll - ExportMgr (ArcSoft ExportMgr)
  • ImportMgr.dll - ImportMgr (ArcSoft ImportMgr)
  • PlayerMgr.dll - PlayerMgr (ArcSoft PlayerMgr)
  • magFpxio.dll - magFpxio
  • LLM.dll - LLM
  • MPlayerProxy.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MediaConverter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E18E2436-4DAD-4DD1-9FD3-667C3414C18D}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • MediaConverter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\MediaConverter 8\MediaConverter.exe'.
  • Converter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\MediaConverter 8\Converter.exe'.

How do I remove ArcSoft MediaConverter 8?

Quickly and completely remove ArcSoft MediaConverter 8 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ArcSoft MediaConverter 8 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ArcSoft MediaConverter 8, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 ArcSoft MediaConverter 8.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#11,635

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.43%
Windows 8 21.96%
Windows Vista 4.13%
Windows XP 3.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.52%
Windows 7 Professional 13.29%
Windows 8.1 6.10%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.49%
Windows 8 Pro 3.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.68%
  United Kingdom 7.90%
  Canada 5.39%
  Australia 2.69%
  Iran 2.15%
  Germany 1.97%
  India 1.80%
  Netherlands 1.80%
  Sweden 1.44%
  Japan 1.44%
  Belgium 1.08%
  Israel 1.08%
  Singapore 0.90%
  South Africa 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.57%
Dell 22.81%
Acer 13.69%
ASUS 12.55%
GIGABYTE 10.27%
Toshiba 6.46%
Lenovo 2.66%
Samsung 2.28%
Intel 2.28%
Sony 1.52%
MSI 1.14%
American Megatrends 0.76%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.80%
ASUS All Series 4.26%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.55%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.84%
ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC P5W ... 2.13%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 2.13%

About ArcSoft

ArcSoft is a application development company that makes multimedia technologies & applications across desktop & embedded platforms.
Publisher URL: www.arcsoft.com

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