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Should I remove Avid Media Composer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,716
United States Rank #13,705
Reach 0.0284%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.43 days
248.73 days >
Average installed length: 130.69 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.3.1 0.75%
8.3.0 2.51%
8.2.0 0.50%
8.1.0 0.50%
8.0.0 6.03%
7.0.4002 0.25%
7.0.4 1.51%
7.0.3 4.52%
7.0.2 2.51%
7.0.0 25.63%
6.5.4000 0.75%
6.5.3000 0.25%
6.5.2001 0.25%
6.5.2000 16.33%
6.5.0001 0.25%
6.5.0 2.76%
6.0.4000 0.25%
6.0.1001 1.01%
6.0.5 0.25%
6.0.1 5.78%
6.0.0 6.53%
5.5.3007 0.25%
5.5.3004 0.25%
5.5.5 0.75%
5.5.3 1.26%
5.5.2 1.01%
5.5.1 0.75%
5.0.4 0.25%
5.0.3.2 2.51%
5.0.3 3.52%
5.0.0 6.53%
4.0.5 0.25%
4.0.3 0.50%
4.0.2 0.25%
3.5.9 0.50%
3.0 2.26%

Other programs by Avid Technology

Avid Media Composer

What is Avid Media Composer?  (from Avid Technology)

Media Composer is the top choice for professional film and video editing in the industry. Whether you edit movies, TV shows, commercials, or other video, this industry-standard nonlinear editor provides 64-bit performance, easy-to-use video editing tools, and streamlined HD, file-based, and stereo 3D workflows. Its ope...  Read more

Overview

Avid Media Composer is a software program developed by Avid Technology. The most common release is 7.0.0, 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 setup package generally installs about 83 files and is usually about 2.09 MB (2,192,165 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 34% of users of Avid Media Composer come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avid.com
Help link: www.avid.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avid\Avid Media Composer\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{06928D63-80CF-4563-9E36-0BA52FAD7A1F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Avid Media Composer

  • avid_wgframework.dll - avid_wgframeworkVC9-64 dynamic link library
  • AvidBSMClient.dll - Avid Background Services Manager Client
  • avid_javacore.dll - avid_javacore dynamic link library
  • avid_jinicore.dll - avid_jinicore dynamic link library
  • AvidBackgroundServicesManager.exe - Avid Background Services Manager
  • AvidVidSatInterface.dll - Avid Video Satellite Interface
  • AvidCrashReporter.exe - Avid BreakPad Crash Reporter (Avid BreakPad Crash Reporter App)
  • ACFTranscodeWrapper.dll - Avid ACF Transcode Wrapper
  • ameWaveformEngine.dll - Avid AME Waveform Engine
  • Aut.dll - Aut Dynamic Link Library (Aut dll)
  • AMAUtilLib20.dll - Avid Media Access (AMA) (Avid Media Access (AMA) Utility Library DLL)
  • AvidInspector.exe - Avid BreakPad Inspector (Avid BreakPad Inspector App)
  • ameImportExport.dll - Avid AME Import Export
  • AMEPlatformImpl.dll - Avid AME Platform Impl
  • avx.dll - Avid Visual Extensions
  • AFEContainerExtension.dll - AFEContainerExtension (Avid AFE AAF Extension shared library)
  • AMI_Mob.dll - Avid Instinct AMI Mob
  • AuiCore.dll - Avid Instinct AuiCore
  • AvidDataInterchange.dll - Avid Data Interchange (ADI)
  • AvidPhoneticIndexer.exe - Avid Phonetic Indexer
  • AMPIHost.dll - Avid AAX Plugin Host
  • ClassicEffects.dll - Avid Classic Effects
  • AvidMediaComposer.exe - Avid Media Composer (Avid Editor)
  • AvidSearch.exe - Avid Search Service
  • avisupp32.dll - Avid HIIP avisupp32
  • ACFPluginHost.dll - Avid ACFPluginHost
  • ameQuickTime.dll - Avid AME QuickTime
  • ConfigClient.dll - Avid Config Client
  • Aed.dll - Avid Instinct Aed
  • Aeu.dll - Avid Instinct Aeu
  • ADMDevices.dll - Avid ADM Devices
  • ameLibrary.dll - Avid AME Library
  • AvidBinIndexer.exe - Avid Bin Indexer
  • AvidVideoSlave.dll - Avid Video Slave
  • AvOmfToolkit_mc.dll - Avid OMF Toolkit
  • ADMCommon.dll - Avid ADM Common
  • AvidDX_VDM.dll - Avid DX VDM Hardware Interface
  • AvidVDM_Bridge.dll - VDM_Bridge.dll (Avid Legend VDM Hardware Interface)
  • AvCoreM2W10.dll - Avid Core M2W
  • AvUIshell20.dll - Avid UI Shell
  • amimdk.dll - Avid AMI MDK
  • AvidDX_HWctl.dll - Avid DX VDM (Avid DX VDM DLL)
  • AvidDX_HWctlBridge.dll
  • AvidNitris_BaseBridge.dll - Avid Nitris (Avid Nitris Base Hardware Interface)
  • AAE.dll - Pro Tools® (Avid Audio Engine)
  • AAXHost.dll - AVID AAX Host Library
  • AAXShared.dll - AVID Shared Component Library
  • AvidSatinWrapper.dll - Avid Satin (AvidSatinWrapper DLL)
  • ACME.dll - Avid ACME
  • AFnd.dll - Pro Tools (Digidesign Audio Engine)
  • AFnd_Resource404.dll
  • AFnd_Resource407.dll
  • AFnd_Resource40C.dll
  • AFnd_Resource410.dll
  • AFnd_Resource411.dll
  • AFnd_Resource412.dll
  • AFnd_Resource804.dll
  • AFnd_ResourceC0A.dll
  • CFnd.dll
  • AAFCOAPI.dll - AAFCOAPI (Avid AAF Toolkit shared library)
  • ami.dll - Avid AMI

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AvidMediaComposer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FDE8CFA9-2262-407D-BEAA-D37B031E6B3F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Avid Media Composer?

Quickly and completely remove Avid Media Composer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Avid Media Composer 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 Avid Media Composer, 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 Avid Media Composer.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#12,716
 
REACH
~0.03%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.50%
Windows 8 25.75%
Windows Vista 2.25%
Windows XP 2.25%
Windows Server 2003 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.62%
Windows 7 Professional 16.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.04%
Windows 8.1 7.04%
Windows 10 Home 3.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.86%
  France 7.73%
  Israel 7.50%
  Germany 4.32%
  Italy 4.09%
  Netherlands 4.09%
  Canada 3.86%
  Australia 3.41%
  United Kingdom 2.95%
  Spain 2.50%
  Brazil 2.05%
  Sweden 2.05%
  Belgium 1.82%
  India 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.77%
Hewlett-Packard 20.18%
ASUS 19.72%
Acer 11.47%
GIGABYTE 10.55%
Samsung 4.59%
Lenovo 4.13%
Intel 2.29%
Alienware 0.92%
Toshiba 0.92%
Sony 0.46%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.41%
HP Z400 Workstation 4.73%
ASUS All Series 4.73%
Micro-Star MS-7519 2.70%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.03%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.03%

About Avid Technology

Avid specializes in video and audio production technology, specifically, digital non-linear editing systems, management and distribution services.
Publisher URL: www.avid.com

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