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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #38,532
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 144.88 days

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ArcSoft Codec

What is ArcSoft Codec?  (from ArcSoft)

ArcSoft combines audio codecs, image codecs, parsers and containers. Our software video codecs provide extreme flexibility to video applications because the codec interface can be revised according to application requirements. This then enables the user to enjoy high quality, high performance video-related application ...  Read more


ArcSoft Codec is a software program developed by ArcSoft. The setup package generally installs about 37 files and is usually about 9.79 MB (10,267,791 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 20% of users of ArcSoft Codec come from BD, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\MPEG Engine\
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A17116F8-CBF5-
Estimated size: 9.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft Codec

  • ArcCaptureEncoder.dll - Arc Real time Capture Encoder
  • AacPlusDec.dll - ArcSoft AAC Plus Decoder
  • Ac3HDDecoderDll.dll - Arcsoft Ac3HDDecoderDll (Ac3HDDecoderDll)
  • AacDecoderDll.dll - ArcSoft AacDecoderDll (AacDecoderDll)
  • AdavVideoDec.dll - ArcSoft AdavVideoDec (AdavVideoDec)
  • ArcMpgEncoder.dll - ArcSoft Mpeg Encoder
  • ArcVFWCore.dll
  • AdvDeInterlace.dll - ArcSoft DeInterlace (AdvDeInterlace)
  • ArcVFWCapture.dll - Arcsoft CaptureSeq
  • AC3Dec.dll - ArcSoft AC3Declib (AC3Declib)
  • DdpDec71.dll - ArcSoft DdpDec71 (DdpDec71)
  • BsacDec.dll - ArcSoft BsacDec (BsacDec)
  • AdavAC3Encoder.dll - AdavAC3Encoder
  • ArcDV2Mpeg.dll - AdavDV2Mpeg
  • DDPDEC.dll - Arcsoft DDPDEC (DDPDEC)
  • ASAVSVid.dll - ASAVSVid Dynamic Link Library
  • AdavMPAEncoder.dll - ArcSoft MPEG Audio Encoder (ArcSoft Mpeg Audio Encoder)
  • AdavAudioDec.dll - MPEG Audio Codec Core (AdavAudioDec)
  • checkactivate.dll - user checkactivate (checkactivate)
  • AutoEnhanced.dll - Video AutoEnhance
  • ASMPEG1Vid.dll
  • ASMPEG4Vid.dll - ArcSoft Mpeg4Dec
  • ASDVSDVid.dll
  • ASMPEGVid.dll
  • ASVC1Vid.dll
  • ASH264Vid.dll - ASH264Vid (H.264 video decoding core)
  • LLM.dll - LLM

How do I remove ArcSoft Codec?

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Or, you can uninstall ArcSoft Codec 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ArcSoft Codec, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 ArcSoft Codec.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.03%
Windows 8 16.16%
Windows XP 5.73%
Windows Vista 4.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.40%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.41%
Windows 7 Professional 11.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.71%
Windows 8.1 3.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.54% of installs come from BD
Which countries install it?
  BD 19.54%
  Germany 15.13%
  Italy 10.71%
  Indonesia 10.29%
  France 7.98%
  India 4.62%
  United States 3.36%
  Spain 2.52%
  NP 1.68%
  Sweden 1.68%
  Iran 1.47%
  Pakistan 1.47%
  Australia 1.26%
  Brazil 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.83%
Acer 21.09%
Dell 20.41%
ASUS 10.20%
Lenovo 5.10%
Toshiba 4.76%
Intel 2.04%
American Megatrends 1.36%
Medion 1.36%
Samsung 1.36%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.64%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.03%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.03%
LENOVO YangTianM2622N 2.42%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.42%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 1.82%

About ArcSoft

ArcSoft is a application development company that makes multimedia technologies & applications across desktop & embedded platforms.
Publisher URL: www.arcsoft.com


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