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1% remove it99% keep it
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3.0..win32 66.67%
2.5.033 33.33%

TotalCode Studio

What is TotalCode Studio?  (from Rovi)

A plug-in-based application that incorporates Rovi's MainConcept codecs into a single piece of software, TotalCode Studio is practical and efficient. Due to its many ready-to-use presets and multi-purpose advanced encoder settings, TotalCode Studio enables you to convert your video and audio into numerous formats, so i...  Read more


TotalCode Studio is a program developed by Rovi. The most used version is 3.0..win32, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 10 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 50% of users of TotalCode Studio come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and TT.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rovicorp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Rovi\TotalCode Studio\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{86224F18-5FAC-4F16-928D-E31F4E826E38}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by TotalCode Studio

  • mcdstool.exe - Rovi® Reference Encoder (MainConcept DirectShow Utility)
  • tcstudio.exe - Rovi® TotalCode Studio (Rovi TotalCode Studio)
  • mcplugcore.dll (by MainConcept GmbH) - MainConcept® Reference Engine (Reference Engine)

How do I remove TotalCode Studio?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 17%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows 8 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  United Kingdom 20.00%
  TT 10.00%
  Spain 10.00%
  Italy 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Sony 20.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
Sony VGN-SR29XN_S 20.00%
LENOVO 98597AG 20.00%
HP Z210 Workstation 20.00%
HP EliteBook 8540p 20.00%
Acer Aspire M1200/3200/52... 20.00%


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