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ATI MCE Encoder


ATI MCE Encoder is a software program developed by ATI Technologies. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named atixcode.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3.4 MB (3,563,520 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of ATI MCE Encoder come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ati.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\ATI Technologies\Multimedia\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FC334246-4DCB-4FF0-B816-ED04856C4BD4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.4 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ATI MCE Encoder

Program executable:atixcode.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\ATI Technologies\Multimedia\atixcode.exe
Additional files:
  • atidvcr.dll - ATI Multimedia Center (ATI Digital VCR)
  • atimcenc.dll (by Advanced Micro Devices) - ATI Codec (ATI Media Center Encoder)
  • atimpenc.dll (by Advanced Micro Devices) - ATI MPEG Encoder
  • atixcode.dll - ATI Video Transcoder

How do I remove ATI MCE Encoder?

You can uninstall ATI MCE Encoder 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 ATI MCE Encoder, 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 ATI MCE Encoder.

Win XP 64%
Win 7 (SP1) 36%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 63.64%
Windows 7 36.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 63.64%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.46%
  Australia 3.85%
  Mexico 3.85%
  United Kingdom 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
American Megatrends 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Sahara 16.67%
Common models
Dell Computer OptiPlex GX... 12.50%
MSI MS-7680 12.50%
Gateway AWRDACPI 12.50%
GATEWA W6409 12.50%
Dell Latitude E6410 12.50%

About ATI Technologies

ATI Technologies Inc. focuses on the development of graphics processing units and chipsets. It was acquired by Advanced Micro Devices.
Publisher URL: www.amd.com


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