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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,854
United States Rank #13,060
Reach 0.0506%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.10 days
327.55 days >
Average installed length: 172.10 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
9.1.0 0.85%
8.1.0 3.94%
8.0.1 23.52%
8.0.0 0.14%
7.0.0 4.37%
6.9.0 1.13%
6.7.0 0.99%
6.6.0 5.35%
6.5.0 2.54%
6.4.0 0.42%
6.3.0 1.83%
6.2.0 0.42%
6.1.0 6.34%
6.0.0 2.96%
5.4.0 15.07%
5.2.0 20.42%
5.1.0 4.23%
5.0.0 4.51%
2.4 0.14%

Other programs by ZD Soft

ZD Soft Screen Recorder

What is ZD Soft Screen Recorder?  (from ZD Soft)

ZD Soft Screen Recorder captures computer screen content with sound and saves as compressed video files in various formats. Everything you see on screen can be recorded continuously in a high frame rate. The result video is a clear reproduction of the screen content during the recording time, and so is the sound. ZD So...  Read more

Overview

ZD Soft Screen Recorder is a program developed by ZD Soft. The most used version is 8.0.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is ScnRec.exe. The software installer includes 53 files and is usually about 9.49 MB (9,947,852 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 22% of users of ZD Soft Screen Recorder come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zdsoft.com
Help link: www.zdsoft.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ZD Soft\Screen Recorder\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A5577679-F710-4250-BAEE-B64FF88FEBC2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.49 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ZD Soft Screen Recorder

Program executable:ScnRec.exe
Name:ZD Soft Screen Recorder
Screen Recorder
Path:C:\Program Files\ZD Soft\Screen Recorder\ScnRec.exe
MD5:abb6c73609dfa04e4d6e6f58173f4d76
Additional files:
  • instdrv.exe - ZD Soft Screen Capture Series (ZD Soft Screen Capture Driver Installer)
  • scrcap.dll - ZD Soft Screen Capture Driver
  • Uninstall.exe - ZD Soft Screen Recorder v8.1
  • scncap.dll - ZD Soft Screen Recorder
  • ScnHook.dll - Screen Recorder Hook DLL
  • ScnRec.exe - Screen Recorder
  • ScnRecWiz.exe - Screen Recorder Wizard
  • setupdrv.exe
  • CrashRpt.dll - Crash Report Module
  • zlib.dll - zlib data compression library
  • avcodec-55.dll (by FFmpeg Project) - FFmpeg (FFmpeg codec library)
  • avdevice-55.dll (by FFmpeg Project) - FFmpeg device handling library
  • avfilter-4.dll - FFmpeg audio/video filtering library
  • avformat-55.dll - FFmpeg container format library
  • avutil-52.dll - FFmpeg utility library
  • avutil-54.dll
  • postproc-52.dll - FFmpeg postprocessing library
  • swresample-0.dll - FFmpeg audio resampling library
  • swresample-1.dll
  • swscale-2.dll - FFmpeg image rescaling library
  • swscale-3.dll
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • ffplay.exe
  • hokd3d10.dll
  • hokd3d8.dll
  • hokd3d9.dll
  • hokddraw.dll
  • hokogl.dll
  • ScnHok.dll
  • ScnHook32.dll
  • ScnHook64.dll
  • ScnRec64.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ScnRec.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C1446450-8F79-49E1-B39A-174E123E4C66}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • ScnRec.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ZD Soft Screen Recorder' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ZD Soft\Screen Recorder\ScnRec.exe".

How do I remove ZD Soft Screen Recorder?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.80%
Windows 8 30.14%
Windows XP 3.94%
Windows Vista 1.97%
Windows Server 2003 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.31%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.31%
Windows 7 Professional 7.76%
Windows 8.1 5.78%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.98%
  Brazil 11.80%
  Iran 5.56%
  India 4.21%
  Argentina 2.85%
  United Kingdom 2.85%
  BD 2.71%
  Russia 2.71%
  France 2.17%
  Canada 1.90%
  Mexico 1.90%
  Germany 1.90%
  Netherlands 1.63%
  Spain 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.92%
Acer 19.39%
Dell 18.95%
GIGABYTE 12.20%
ASUS 12.20%
Lenovo 6.10%
Samsung 4.36%
Toshiba 3.92%
MSI 1.09%
Intel 0.87%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.14%
MSI MS-7592 3.51%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.63%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.63%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.19%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.19%

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