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Should I remove AMCap?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,050
United States Rank #11,663
Reach 0.0608%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.61 days
342.36 days >
Average installed length: 179.88 days


9.23 0.33% 0.25%
9.22 12.35% 35.56% 48.50% 2.75% 0.25%


What is AMCap?  (from Noël Danjou)

AMCap is a multi-purpose still and video capture application with video preview. This version features DV camcorder and analog tuner support, improved MPEG2 support, still capture, compression, multi-monitor, zooming, full-screen, always on top, and parameter persistence and more.


AMCap is a software program developed by Noël Danjou. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 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 amcap.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 853.71 KB (874,203 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 22% of users of AMCap come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: noeld.com/programs.asp?cat=video#AMCap
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\noel danjou\amcap
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Noel Danjou\AMCap\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 853.71 KB

Program filesFiles installed by AMCap

Program executable:amcap.exe
AMCap (Demo Version)
Path:C:\Program Files\noel danjou\amcap\amcap.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - AMCap (Demo Version) (AMCap Uninstaller)
  • StillCap.exe - StillCap (StillCap (Demo version))
  • alpha.dll - AMCap (Alpha Filter)
  • dump.dll - Dump Filter
  • rotate.dll - Rotate Filter
  • stillsrc.dll - Still Source Filter
  • textenh.dll - Text Enhancer Filter
  • uninst.exe - AMCap Installer (Demo Version)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AMCap.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4C5C3828-D8E7-47D4-9656-21FFB1D0B3EC}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • AMCap.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Noel Danjou\AMCap\AMCap.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:52.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007256781%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00044043%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00028525%
0.015104% average

How do I remove AMCap?

You can uninstall AMCap 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 AMCap, 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 AMCap.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.97%
Windows 10 28.36%
Windows XP 4.50%
Windows Vista 3.09%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.84%
Windows 7 Professional 12.48%
Windows 10 Pro 5.70%
Windows 10 Home 5.61%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.09%
  Brazil 18.23%
  Italy 7.31%
  Germany 6.27%
  United Kingdom 5.38%
  France 3.53%
  Netherlands 2.89%
  Turkey 2.33%
  India 2.25%
  Australia 2.09%
  Philippines 2.09%
  Spain 1.77%
  DZ 1.69%
  Romania 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.80%
Acer 22.00%
Dell 14.72%
ASUS 10.17%
Lenovo 5.92%
Samsung 4.70%
Toshiba 3.03%
Intel 1.97%
American Megatrends 1.82%
MSI 1.21%
Sahara 1.06%
Common models
HP G42 Notebook PC 6.31%
ASUS All Series 4.98%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.32%
Positivo Positivo MO... 3.32%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.32%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.99%


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