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Should I remove Avid MetaSync?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #48,878
United States Rank #48,358
Reach 0.0016%


27.5.3007 4.55%
27.5.3 18.18%
27.5.2 9.09%
27.0.4 4.55%
27.0.3 9.09%
27.0.0 27.27%
24.0 27.27%

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Avid MetaSync

What is Avid MetaSync?  (from Avid Technology)

Avid MetaSync automates the inclusion of metadata (expressed in suitable XML formats) into Avid editing systems, including synchronisation with video and audio. The metadata can be anything from subtitles / closed captioning to synchronized entertainments such as lightshows or simulator rides. For closed captioning, i...  Read more


Avid MetaSync is a program developed by Avid Technology. The most used version is 27.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 57 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 48% of users of Avid MetaSync come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.avid.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avid\MetaSync\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{716AE0DC-5FA3-4633-A9E9-169910D180DE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Avid MetaSync

  • MetaSyncManager.exe - MetaSync Manager (MetaSync Manager Application)
  • awt.dll
  • axbridge.dll (by JavaSoft / Sun Microsystems) - JavaSoft / Sun Microsystems -- ActiveX bridge (ActiveX bridge for JavaBeans)
  • cmm.dll
  • dcpr.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - EULA Module
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jawt.dll
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom32.dll - JPICom Module
  • jpiexp32.dll (by JavaSoft / Sun Microsystems) - JavaSoft / Sun Microsystems -- Java(TM) Plug-in (Java Plug-in for Internet Explorer)
  • jpishare.dll - Java Plug-in (Java Plug-in Share Module for Win32)
  • jsound.dll
  • jucheck.exe - UpdateChecker Module
  • jusched.exe
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • deploy.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 U12 (Java(TM) Deployment Library)
  • instrument.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition binary
  • j2pkcs11.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • JavaWebStart.dll - Java(TM) Web Start ActiveX Control
  • javaws.exe - Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jsoundds.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • jusched.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Java Update Scheduler' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00 AM).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • jusched.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SunJavaUpdateSched' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_12\bin\jusched.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • java.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Caterpillar\SIS\JRE\bin\java.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:27.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0039609352%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00200667%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00195427%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Avid MetaSync?

Quickly and completely remove Avid MetaSync 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 MetaSync 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 MetaSync, 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 MetaSync.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.73%
Windows XP 9.09%
Windows 8 9.09%
Windows Server 2003 4.55%
Windows Vista 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.64%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.55%
Windows 8 Single Language 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.48%
  France 9.09%
  Germany 6.06%
  Israel 6.06%
  Netherlands 6.06%
  Norway 3.03%
  New Zealand 3.03%
  Argentina 3.03%
  Brazil 3.03%
  Canada 3.03%
  Malaysia 3.03%
  Greece 3.03%
  India 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.41%
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
ASUS 11.76%
MSI 5.88%
Toshiba 5.88%
Acer 5.88%
American Megatrends 5.88%
Common models
HP Z200 Workstation 7.14%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 7.14%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 7.14%
Dell Vostro 1700 7.14%
HP xw4600 Workstation 7.14%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 7.14%

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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