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Should I remove Macromedia Flash 8 Video Encoder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,558
United States Rank #6,278
Reach 0.1812%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.06 days
444.20 days >
Average installed length: 233.39 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.00.0000 100.00%

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Macromedia Flash 8 Video Encoder

What is Macromedia Flash 8 Video Encoder?  (from Macromedia)

The first thing you have to understand about the use of video in Flash® is the original video must be converted to a format Flash can read. This format is FLV (Flash Video) and you can either use Flash, the Flash Video Encoder, or third-party software to create the FLV file. If you use video-editing software such as Ad...  Read more

Overview

Macromedia Flash 8 Video Encoder is a software program developed by Macromedia. 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 Flash 8 Video Encoder.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 6.62 MB (6,940,075 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 22% of users of Macromedia Flash 8 Video Encoder come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Indonesia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Macromedia.com
Help link: www.macromedia.com/go/flash/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Macromedia\Flash 8 Video Encoder\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8BF2C401-02CE-424D-BC26-6C4F9FB446B6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.62 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Macromedia Flash 8 Video Encoder

Program executable:Flash 8 Video Encoder.exe
Name:Flash 8 Video Encoder
Path:C:\Program Files\Macromedia\Flash 8 Video Encoder\Flash 8 Video Encoder.exe
MD5:69c88ee071ce5ead94fe55507be385c3
Additional files:
  • Flash 8 Video Encoder.exe - Flash 8 Video Encoder
  • flashresources.dll - Macromedia Flash (Flash MX 2004)
  • mmxptresources.dll - MMxpt
  • Flash_8_Video_Encoder.dll - Fonction de codage vidéo de Flash 8 (Ressource de codage vidéo de Flash 8)
  • Flash_8_Video_Extension_Resources.dll - Flash 8 Video Extension Resources

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Flash 8 Video Encoder.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{56F2BE53-879D-4257-9EA0-5E8B40D63669}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Macromedia Flash 8 Video Encoder?

Quickly and completely remove Macromedia Flash 8 Video Encoder from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Macromedia Flash 8 Video Encoder 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 Macromedia Flash 8 Video Encoder, 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 Macromedia Flash 8 Video Encoder.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 8.1 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#3,558

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.19%
Windows 8 16.50%
Windows XP 13.82%
Windows Vista 6.30%
Windows Server 2003 0.16%
Windows 8.1 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.87%
Windows 7 Professional 10.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.16%
Windows 8.1 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.56%
  India 10.06%
  Indonesia 5.01%
  United Kingdom 4.15%
  TN 3.69%
  France 3.02%
  Spain 2.86%
  Mexico 2.79%
  Germany 2.22%
  Canada 2.22%
  Brazil 2.19%
  Australia 1.96%
  Italy 1.85%
  Philippines 1.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.57%
Hewlett-Packard 23.17%
Acer 19.82%
ASUS 8.29%
Toshiba 6.06%
GIGABYTE 5.73%
Intel 3.82%
Lenovo 3.36%
Samsung 3.36%
American Megatrends 2.17%
Sahara 0.66%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.25%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.25%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.05%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.90%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.70%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.32%

About Macromedia

Macromedia was a graphics and web development software company that produced such products as Flash and Dreamweaver and was acquired by Adobe Systems in 2005.
Publisher URL: www.adobe.com

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