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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,777
United States Rank #29,607
Reach 0.0066%


VersionDistribution 0.77% 0.77% 0.77% 0.77% 0.77% 0.77% 1.54% 0.77% 2.31% 0.77% 0.77% 0.77% 1.54% 0.77% 7.69% 0.77% 0.77% 0.77% 0.77% 2.31% 6.15% 0.77% 3.85% 0.77% 10.00% 2.31% 2.31% 1.54% 0.77% 5.38% 0.77% 1.54% 9.23% 1.54% 0.77% 0.77% 4.62% 0.77%
2.00.0002 17.69%
2.00.0001 1.54%

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AMD Accelerated Video Transcoding

What is AMD Accelerated Video Transcoding?

Accelerating video transcoding using the GPU provides quicker video transcoding with lower CPU usage by providing fast UVD decoding and GPU-based resolution scaling.

About  (from Advanced Micro Devices)

With the increasing number of media sources and playback devices, users are constantly looking for a fast and seamless way to move and manage video content. AVT is a combination of hardware and low level software to convert H.264 and MPEG-2 video sources, up to 1080p resolution, to H.264 MPEG-2 file format to fit the t...  Read more


The most common release is 2.00.0002, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named amdwdst.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 2.32 MB (2,436,096 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.amd.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\ATI Technologies\Multimedia\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{504184A2-1B0E-5D93-603A-517E93E7EDB3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.32 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AMD Accelerated Video Transcoding

Program executable:amdwdst.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\ATI Technologies\Multimedia\amdwdst.exe
Additional files:
  • mcl32.dll - Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Radeon MCL Universal Driver (Radeon MCL Universal Driver)
  • mcl64.dll
  • AMDMFTDecoder_32.dll - AMD MF Playback Decoder
  • AMDMFTDecoder_64.dll
  • AMDhwDecoder_32.dll
  • AMDhwDecoder_64.dll
  • AMDh264Enc32.dll - AMD H.264 Encoder (AMD H.264 MF Encoder)
  • AMDh264Enc64.dll
  • atimpenc.dll - AMD Codec (ATI MPEG Encoder)
  • atimpenc64.dll
  • atixcode.dll - ATI Codec (ATI Video Transcoder)
  • atixcode64.dll
  • AMDMFTVideoDecoder_32.dll
  • AMDMFTVideoDecoder_64.dll

How do I remove AMD Accelerated Video Transcoding?

You can uninstall AMD Accelerated Video Transcoding 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 AMD Accelerated Video Transcoding, 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 AMD Accelerated Video Transcoding.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 8 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.97%
Windows 10 31.25%
Windows Vista 0.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.20%
Windows 7 Professional 9.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.32%
Windows 10 Pro 4.07%
Windows 8.1 4.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.83%
  Germany 13.53%
  Australia 3.76%
  France 3.76%
  Netherlands 3.76%
  Canada 3.01%
  Russia 2.26%
  DZ 2.26%
  Indonesia 2.26%
  Italy 2.26%
  IQ 1.50%
  Mexico 1.50%
  MA 1.50%
  Turkey 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.16%
Dell 16.05%
Acer 12.35%
Lenovo 9.88%
Toshiba 8.64%
ASUS 7.41%
Sony 2.47%
Samsung 1.23%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.85%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.91%
MSI MS-7641 2.91%
LENOVO 20384 2.91%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.94%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.94%

About Advanced Micro Devices

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) develops computer processors and related technologies for commercial and consumer markets.
Publisher URL: www.amd.com


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