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3% remove it97% keep it
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Global Rank #12,416
United States Rank #21,943
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VersionDistribution 1.20% 2.89% 1.20% 1.45% 5.78% 0.48% 0.72% 0.96% 0.24% 3.13% 0.72% 1.20% 7.23% 5.54% 3.86% 19.76% 3.13% 3.37% 3.13% 0.48% 7.23% 0.24% 7.95% 0.72% 2.65% 4.58% 2.41% 2.65% 0.48% 1.45% 1.69% 1.45%

iDevice Manager

What is iDevice Manager?  (from Marx Softwareentwicklung)

The iDevice Manager - formerly iPhone Explorer - helps music, photos, movies, SMS, WhatsApp messages, e-mails and ringtones from any iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad in an easy way to transfer on your computer. With the easily user interface, you can also save contacts as a vCard on the PC and assign specific ringtones cert...  Read more


iDevice Manager is a software program developed by Marx Softwareentwicklung. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named software4u.idevicemanager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 8.99 MB (9,427,373 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 57% of users of iDevice Manager come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.software4u.de/en/Products/iDeviceManager/Default.aspx
Help link: www.software4u.de/servicecenter.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Software4u\iDevice Manager\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Software4u\iDevice Manager\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.99 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iDevice Manager

Program executable:software4u.idevicemanager.exe
Name:iDevice Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\software4u\idevice manager\software4u.idevicemanager.exe
Additional files:
  • Software4u.Restart.exe - Restart application for starts after updates
  • Software4u.Serialization.dll - O/R Mapper for SQL databases (Software4u O/R Mapper)
  • Software4u.IDMLauncher.exe - iDevice Manager Launcher
  • Software4u.IPELauncher.exe
  • Software4u.Controls.dll - Software4u Controls
  • Software4u.Common.dll - Common Functions
  • ID3Lib.dll - ID3 Tag Library
  • Software4u.Util.dll - Software4u.Util (Software4u Web Utilities)
  • Interop.QTOControlLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'QTOControlLib'.
  • Interop.NetFwTypeLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'NetFwTypeLib'.
  • Interop.QTOLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'QTOLibrary'.
  • Interop.WMPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMPLib'.
  • CBFSNet.dll (by EldoS) - Callback File System (TM) (Callback File System .NET API)
  • Software4u.IDeviceLib.dll - Device Access Library
  • AxInterop.QTOControlLib.dll
  • AxInterop.WMPLib.dll
  • LumiSoft.Net.dll (by LumiSoft) - Provides basic net classes.
  • Software4u.IDeviceManager.XmlSerializers.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Software4u.IPELauncher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'iDevice Manager Launcher' and executes as "C:\Program Files\iDevice Manager\Software4u.IPELauncher.exe" /run.
  • Software4u.IDMLauncher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'iDevice Manager Launcher' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Software4u\iDevice Manager\Software4u.IDMLauncher.exe" /run.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Software4u.IDeviceManager.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Software4u\iDevice Manager\Software4u.IDeviceManager.exe'.

How do I remove iDevice Manager?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.18%
Windows 8 14.46%
Windows XP 5.54%
Windows Vista 4.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.45%
Windows 7 Professional 15.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.54%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.94% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 56.94%
  United States 13.65%
  Switzerland 4.00%
  Austria 3.76%
  United Kingdom 2.12%
  Italy 1.65%
  Spain 1.65%
  Brazil 1.41%
  Canada 1.41%
  Belgium 1.18%
  France 1.18%
  Israel 0.94%
  Australia 0.94%
  Iran 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.25%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Acer 16.25%
Medion 11.25%
ASUS 9.17%
Intel 3.33%
Samsung 1.67%
Toshiba 1.67%
Sahara 1.25%
Sony 0.83%
Lenovo 0.83%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.50%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 3.50%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.80%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.80%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 2.10%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.10%

Publisher URL: www.software4u.de


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