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ADSDK Redistributable


ADSDK Redistributable is a software program developed by American Dynamics. The most common release is 7.0.443.66, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named VideoStreamer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 86 files and is usually about 31.51 MB (33,035,776 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 76% of users of ADSDK Redistributable come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Argentina.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Tyco\American Dynamics\ADSDK\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C57F80C3-7ED4-4EB0-929E-B1E69F6FE46A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 31.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ADSDK Redistributable

Program executable:VideoStreamer.exe
Name:American Dynamics SDK
ADSDK Video Streamer application
Path:C:\Program Files\Tyco\American Dynamics\ADSDK\VideoStreamer.exe
Additional files:
  • fisheyesw.dll (by VIVOTEK) - fisheyesw Dynamic Link Library
  • evAPI.dll (by Exacq Technologies) - evAPI Dynamic Link Library
  • xerces-c_3_1.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C++ Version 3.1.1 (Shared Library for Xerces-C++ Version 3.1.1)
  • ADError.dll (by Tyco International and its Respective Companies) - American Dynamics SDK (Internal ADSDK Error Codes)
  • ADSDK.dll (by Tyco International and its Respective Companies) - COM and ActiveX Class Libraries
  • ADUtility.dll - Internal ADSDK Utilities Classes
  • AVDecoder.dll - Audio/Video Decoders
  • FrameProvider.dll - Frame Provider API
  • HdvrSDKNative.dll - HDVR Recorder Admin SDK
  • HdvrTransport.dll - HDVR Pipeline Transport
  • MediaFileManager.dll - Media File Management
  • MediaPlaybackTransport.dll - Media File Playback Pipeline Transport
  • NativePipeline.dll - Audio/Video Pipeline API
  • NtlxSDK.dll - Intellex Recorder Admin SDK
  • NtlxTransport.dll - Intellex Pipeline Transport
  • NvrTransport.dll - VideoEdge Pipeline Transport
  • PaneManager.dll - Pipeline Pane Manager
  • PipelineData.dll - Audio/Video Pipeline Data Types
  • RenderManager.dll - Pipeline Render Manager
  • Source.dll - Pipeline Source Classes
  • TransportManager.dll - Pipeline Transports Manager
  • VideoStreamer.exe - ADSDK Video Streamer application
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • log4cxx.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Apache log4cxx
  • dnssd.dll (by Apple Computer) - Bonjour (Bonjour Client Library)
  • zlib1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)
  • 7zip.dll
  • avcodec-53.dll
  • avdevice-53.dll
  • avfilter-2.dll
  • avformat-53.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • BandwidthManager.dll
  • libexpat.dll
  • swresample-0.dll
  • swscale-2.dll
  • VideoEdgeClientSDK.dll
  • VideoOverlay.dll

How do I remove ADSDK Redistributable?

You can uninstall ADSDK Redistributable 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 ADSDK Redistributable, 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 ADSDK Redistributable.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 10 38%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 10 37.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows 10 Pro 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 10 Home 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.47%
  Canada 17.65%
  Argentina 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Acer 25.00%
Toshiba 12.50%
Lenovo 12.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA TE5 12.50%
Dell OptiPlex 390 12.50%
Acer Aspire M3910 12.50%
Acer Aspire V3-571 12.50%
Dell Latitude E6430 12.50%
LENOVO 20AQ006HUS 12.50%


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