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Release 2.1 60.00%
Release 2 20.00%
Release 1 20.00%

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dBpoweramp AAC Encoder

What is dBpoweramp AAC Encoder?  (from Illustrate)

Successor to mp3, m4a (and mp4) is a container that can store many sub-formats, of which the main would be Advanced Audio Compression (AAC). Also using the .m4a container is Apples Lossless format (ALAC), this format is like WinZip for audio and looses no audio quality to compression (unlike ALAC which is lossless, aud...  Read more


dBpoweramp AAC Encoder is a program developed by Illustrate. The most used version is release 2.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 26 files and is usually about 38.24 MB (40,095,173 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of dBpoweramp AAC Encoder come from the United States, it is also popular in Vietnam and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dbpoweramp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Illustrate\dBpoweramp
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\system32\SpoonUninstall.exe" <uninstall>C:\WINDOWS\system32\SpoonUninstall-dBpoweramp AAC Encoder.dat
Estimated size: 38.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by dBpoweramp AAC Encoder

  • dAPKeyControl.dll - Illustrate dAPKeyControl (dAPKeyControl)
  • AccurateRip.dll - Illustrate AccurateRip (AccurateRip)
  • GetPopupInfo.exe - GetPopup Application (Provides Audio Information for dBpoweramp)
  • dBScripting.dll - dBpowerAMP Module
  • Amp.exe - dBpowerAMP (Amp)
  • CDGrab.exe - dBpoweramp (dBpoweramp CD Ripper)
  • CDWriter.exe - dBpoweramp CD Writer
  • config.exe - dBpowerAMP Audio Player
  • CoreConverter.exe - dBpoweramp CoreConverter
  • dBConfig.exe - dBpoweramp Configuration
  • dbExplorerShell.exe
  • dBShell.dll - Provides dBpoweramp Shell Interaction
  • DMCFileSelector.exe - dBpoweramp Batch Converter
  • dMCScripting.dll - dMCScripting Module
  • dMCShell.dll - dMC Shell Module
  • Editor.exe - Editor
  • menu.exe - menu
  • MusicConverter.exe - Music Converter Application
  • Playlist.exe - Playlist
  • PrevPlayed.exe - PrevPlayed
  • WindowsXPRemovePropHandler.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • CDGrab.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'dMCAudioCDInput' with the ProgID of 'dMC.AudioCD.Autorun' and the action verb 'open.
  • CDWriter.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'dCW' with the ProgID of 'dCW.AudioCD.Burn' and the action verb 'open.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CDGrab.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\dBpowerAMP\CDGrab.exe'.

How do I remove dBpoweramp AAC Encoder?

Quickly and completely remove dBpoweramp AAC 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 dBpoweramp AAC 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 dBpoweramp AAC 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 dBpoweramp AAC Encoder.

Win XP 80%
Win 7 (SP1) 20%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 80.00%
Windows 7 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 80.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Vietnam 14.29%
  France 14.29%
  RS 14.29%


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