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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 #24,286
United States Rank #29,847
Reach 0.0075%


2.16.433 44.90%
2.14.391 42.18%
2.13.227 0.68%
2.13.194 1.36%
2.13.191 1.36%
2.12.217 2.04%
2.11.87 0.68%
2.9.35 2.04%
2.7.57 0.68%
2.7.53 1.36%
2.6.57 2.04%
2.5.75 0.68%

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3DVIA Player

What is 3DVIA Player?  (from Dassault Systemes)

The 3DVIA Player is a free plugin that plays 3D games and displays 3D models. Use the 3DVIA Player on popular gaming websites or with a 3DVIA Hosting Account to see your models anywhere. Easily view and distribute product documentation and technical illustration on or offline. Much more than a simple viewer, 3DVIA Comp...  Read more


3DVIA Player is a program developed by Dassault Systemes. The most used version is 2.16.433, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 9.18 MB (9,620,992 bytes). 3dviaplayerupdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 38% of users of 3DVIA Player come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.3dvia.com/products/3dvia-player
Help link: www.3ds.com/support/customer-support-centers
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\3dvia\3dviastudioplayer\data\shaders
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{AD71DFA4-D5CB-4E68-9B16-4169FFEAFE28}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.18 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by 3DVIA Player

  • 3dviaplayerupdater.exe - Virtual Machine
  • atl3dviaplayer.dll
  • np3dviaplayer.dll (by © 2013 Dassault Systèmes) - 3DVIAStudioPlayer (np3DVIAplayer (2.16.433))
  • cdsdynamics.dll - Dassault Systemes Product (CATCDSDynamics)
  • mp_atl.dll - 3DVIA Player
  • npvtmp3dlifeplayer.dll
  • webplayerupdate.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npvtmp3dlifeplayer.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npvtmp3dlifeplayer.dll'.
  • np3dviaplayer.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'np3DVIAplayer.dll'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • np3dviaplayer.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Virtual Machine' with a plugin key of '@3dvia.com/3DVIAVirtualMachine' for all users of the PC.
  • npvtmp3dlifeplayer.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '3DVIA Player' with a plugin key of '@3dvia.com/3DVIAStudioPlayer' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove 3DVIA Player?

You can uninstall 3DVIA Player 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program 3DVIA Player, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 3DVIA Player.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by 3DVIA Player you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows 10 20.41%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Windows XP 3.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.10%
Windows 7 Professional 19.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.24%
Windows 8.1 7.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.08%
Windows 10 Home 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.27% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 38.27%
  United States 27.78%
  Canada 3.70%
  Belgium 3.09%
  United Kingdom 2.47%
  Italy 2.47%
  Czech Republic 2.47%
  Mexico 1.23%
  Brazil 1.23%
  Finland 1.23%
  Switzerland 1.23%
  Netherlands 1.23%
  Turkey 1.23%
  Australia 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.89%
Dell 18.39%
Acer 18.39%
ASUS 11.49%
Toshiba 8.05%
Samsung 3.45%
MSI 3.45%
American Megatrends 3.45%
Lenovo 1.15%
Common models
Acer Aspire V3-771 3.03%
MSI MS-7758 2.02%
Compaq-Presario VN428AA-A... 2.02%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.02%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.02%
HP-Pavilion KT373AA-ABA a... 2.02%

About Dassault Systemes

Dassault Systèmes is a producer of 3D design software and 3D digital mock-up solutions and develops PLM application software and services that support industrial processes and provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling.
Publisher URL: www.3ds.com


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