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Should I remove DivX Author?

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 #24,101
United States Rank #26,453
Reach 0.0085%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.5.0 100.00%

DivX Author 1.5

What is DivX Author?  (from DivX)

Combine multiple clips — even those with different frame rates and resolutions — into one convenient DivX video. Add interactive DVD-like features to your DivX videos, including menus, chapters, multiple subtitles and audio tracks. Supports DivX, AVI, WMV, DV/HDV, DVD-Video, DVD-VR, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, QuickTime, Windows...  Read more

Overview

DivX Author 1.5 is a software program developed by DivX. 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 primary executable is named Author.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 66.64 MB (69,878,255 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 29% of users of DivX Author come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.divx.com/en/node/53
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Author 1.5
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Author 1.5\DivXAuthorUninstall.exe /DIVX_AUTHOR
Estimated size: 66.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DivX Author 1.5

  • DivXAuthorVersionChecker.exe - DivX Author Version Checker
  • DivXAuthorUpdateChecker.exe - DivX Author Update Checker
  • DivXVersionChecker.exe - DivX Version Checker
  • dpl100.dll - DivX, Inc. dpl100 (dpl100)
  • VersionCheckDLL.dll - VersionCheckDLL
  • DivXAuthorUninstall.exe - DivX Author Installer, L:EN, DivX Author 1.5
  • VMESys.dll (by Pegasys) - VME Runtime Library
  • DivXAuthor.exe - DivX Author

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DivXAuthor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8B995FFB-2ED3-41C9-AB84-A0952310EE24}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove DivX Author?

Quickly and completely remove DivX Author 1.5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DivX Author 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 DivX Author 1.5, 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 DivX Author.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#24,101

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.88%
Windows 8 18.63%
Windows XP 15.69%
Windows Vista 9.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.86%
Windows 7 Professional 12.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.92%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.57%
  Germany 17.86%
  France 7.14%
  Canada 6.25%
  Spain 5.36%
  United Kingdom 4.46%
  Italy 3.57%
  United Arab Emirates 2.68%
  Brazil 2.68%
  Netherlands 2.68%
  Argentina 1.79%
  Austria 1.79%
  Australia 1.79%
  Israel 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.08%
Acer 17.31%
Hewlett-Packard 17.31%
ASUS 15.38%
GIGABYTE 11.54%
Toshiba 5.77%
American Megatrends 3.85%
Medion 3.85%
Alienware 1.92%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 2.53%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.53%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.53%
TOSHIBA TECRA A10 1.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite U300 1.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite P850 1.27%

About DivX

DivX is a well-liked digital media format powering a worldwide ecosystem of content, program & consumer electronics devices.
Publisher URL: www.divx.com

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