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Should I remove Amazon Cloud Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,467
United States Rank #754
Reach 0.4664%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.46 days
485.56 days >
Average installed length: 255.13 days


VersionDistribution 8.07% 21.26% 0.29% 16.14% 14.12% 6.17% 1.23% 3.74% 7.32% 8.47% 8.27% 2.80% 0.78% 0.81% 0.52%

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Amazon Cloud Player

What is Amazon Cloud Player?

The Amazon Cloud Player is integrated with the MP3 store and allows users to store and play their music from any supported web browser. Cloud Player is available on the website and within the Amazon MP3 Android and iOS application. Amazon Cloud Player comes with Amazon MP3 Uploader which is an Adobe AIR application that allows a user to upload their iTunes library or Windows Media Player library to Amazon Cloud Drive. Amazon Cloud Player allows 10 devices (computer, browser, mobile, etc.) to be authorized. Customers can deauthorize their old devices via a web interface.

About  (from Amazon Services)

Amazon Cloud Player lets you keep a safe backup of your music in our secure cloud, then download or play those MP3s anytime, anywhere. Import your music collection - even music purchased from iTunes or ripped from CDs. All imported songs we match are instantly made available in Cloud Player and upgraded to high-quality...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is amazon cloud player.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 100.93 MB (105,834,853 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.amazon.com/cloudplayer
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\amazon cloud player
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Amazon Cloud Player\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 100.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Amazon Cloud Player

Program executable:amazon cloud player.exe
Name:Amazon Cloud Player
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\amazon cloud player\amazon cloud player.exe
Additional files:
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • Uninstall.exe - Amazon Cloud Player
  • Amazon Music Helper.exe
  • tag.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Amazon Cloud Player.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C0567FAB-A016-401F-9B23-224B23AF6EC1}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Amazon Music Helper.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 2.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Amazon Music Helper.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Amazon Cloud Player' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Amazon Cloud Player\Amazon Music Helper.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Amazon Music Helper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Amazon Cloud Player' which loads as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Amazon Cloud Player\Amazon Music Helper.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Amazon Music Helper.exe
Memory:4.29 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005685216%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00032253%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00024600%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:7,033
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:4 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Amazon Cloud Player?

You can uninstall Amazon Cloud 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 Amazon Cloud 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 Amazon Cloud Player.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 8.1 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.28%
Windows 10 28.79%
Windows Vista 5.98%
Windows XP 2.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.75%
Windows 8.1 12.58%
Windows 7 Professional 10.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.98%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.38%
  United Kingdom 6.90%
  Germany 5.58%
  France 1.39%
  Italy 0.74%
  Austria 0.41%
  Spain 0.17%
  Canada 0.13%
  Japan 0.12%
  Switzerland 0.08%
  Australia 0.07%
  Mexico 0.05%
  Israel 0.05%
  Netherlands 0.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.29%
Hewlett-Packard 29.17%
Acer 11.18%
Toshiba 9.32%
ASUS 7.29%
Lenovo 4.29%
Samsung 3.41%
Intel 1.10%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.62%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.97%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.59%
Dell XPS 8300 2.79%
Dell XPS 8500 2.58%

About Amazon Services

Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational electronic commerce company.
Publisher URL: www.amazonservices.com


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