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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #17,627
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VersionDistribution 4.32% 0.54% 1.62% 0.54% 1.62% 62.70% 12.97% 1.08% 1.62% 0.54% 1.08% 2.70% 4.86% 2.70% 1.08%

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ArcSoft MediaConverter 3

What is ArcSoft MediaConverter 3?  (from ArcSoft)

ArcSoft MediaConverter is a fast, easy-to-use application that converts video, audio, and photo files into formats optimized for portable devices. Convert multimedia files with unmatched speed and quality to play on your mobile phone, iPod, PMP, TV, and other portable media players. To save time, convert multiple files...  Read more


ArcSoft MediaConverter 3 is a program developed by ArcSoft. The most used version 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is mediaconverter.exe. The software installer includes 55 files and is usually about 37.36 MB (39,172,770 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 56% of users of ArcSoft MediaConverter 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\MediaConverter 3
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{EE27AA87-8593-
Estimated size: 37.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft MediaConverter 3

Program executable:mediaconverter.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\arcsoft\mediaconverter 3\mediaconverter.exe
Additional files:
  • AMCMediaPlayer.dll - ArcPlayer Dynamic Link Library
  • DeviceList.dll - DeviceLi Dynamic Link Library
  • Monitor.dll - Monitor Dynamic Link Library
  • MagicFrame.dll - ArcSoft MagicFrame (MagicFrame)
  • Monitor.exe - DeviceMonitor (DeviceMonitor Application)
  • libmmd.dll (by Intel) - Intel(r) C Compiler, Intel(r) C++ Compiler, Intel(r) Fortran Compiler (Math Library for Intel(r) Compilers (Debug, thread-safe))
  • ArcWpdMgr.dll - ArcSoft Windows Portable Device Manager. (ArcWpdMgr Main)
  • ArcWpdMgrXp.dll - ArcWpdMgr XP module
  • PCDLIB32.DLL (by Eastman Kodak) - Kodak Photo CD Access Developer Toolkit (PCDLIB32)
  • GetModulesTP.dll - GetModulesTP Dynamic Link Library (GetModulesTP)
  • ProfileMag.dll - ProfileMag Dynamic Link Library
  • Amc3Main.dll - ArcSoft MediaConverter 3 (Amc3Main)
  • MagAppFramework.dll - ArcSoft MagAppFramework (MagAppFramework)
  • MagUIEngine.dll - ArcSoft MagUIEngine (MagUIEngine)
  • HttpAgent.dll - ArcSoft Http Agent
  • MagUIImage.dll - ArcSoft MagUIImage (MagUIImage)
  • MagUIInter.dll - ArcSoft MagUIInter (MagUIInter)
  • magFileIO.dll - ArcSoft magFileIO (File i/o)
  • RawEngine.dll - ArcSoft RawEngine (RawEngine)
  • magengin.dll - ArcSoft magengin (magengin Dynamic Link Library)
  • MagPCMac.dll - ArcSoft MagPCMac (MagPCMac)
  • magPltfm.dll - ArcSoft magPltfm (magPltfm)
  • magTools.dll - ArcSoft magTools (magTools)
  • DownloadProfile.exe - DownloadProfile
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)
  • AMCExt.dll - AMCExt Module (ShlExt)
  • SubtitleMgr.dll - SubtitleMgr (SubtitleMgr Dll)
  • AddProfile.dll - AddProfile
  • ArcSurface.dll - ArcSurface
  • MPEGParser.dll - MPEGParser (Get MPEG File's Information)
  • EffectMgr.dll - EffectMgr
  • ExportMgr.dll - ExportMgr (VideoEditEngine ExportMgr)
  • ImportMgr.dll - ImportMgr
  • libvorbis.dll - libvorbis
  • PlayerMgr.dll - PlayerMgr (PlayerMgr Dll)
  • G726DLL.dll - G726 DLL (G726DLL)
  • magFpxio.dll - magFpxio
  • kgl.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • MediaConverter.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ArcSoftAMCDVDArrival' with the ProgID of 'MediaConverteOpenDVD' and the action verb 'open.
Context Menu Handler
  • AMCExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'AMCShlExtGENERAL' with a class of {69DAF8CB-1839-4e7d-A49F-8C972569023C}.
Scheduled Task
  • MediaConverter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7D1EC33E-7BC9-4140-9F53-ACEC382E95A5}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ArcSoft MediaConverter 3?

You can uninstall ArcSoft MediaConverter 3 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 ArcSoft MediaConverter 3, 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 ArcSoft MediaConverter 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.32%
Windows Vista 15.68%
Windows 10 11.89%
Windows XP 8.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.86%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.35%
Windows 7 Professional 9.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.03%
Windows 10 Home 4.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.51%
  Germany 11.44%
  United Kingdom 6.78%
  France 5.51%
  Italy 2.97%
  Canada 2.54%
  Brazil 2.12%
  Australia 1.69%
  Spain 1.69%
  Netherlands 1.27%
  Greece 0.85%
  Austria 0.85%
  Belgium 0.85%
  Ireland 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.70%
Dell 26.32%
Acer 15.79%
Toshiba 6.14%
Medion 5.26%
ASUS 3.51%
Samsung 2.63%
Sahara 2.63%
American Megatrends 1.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 3.48%
Dell Inspiron 1525 3.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.61%
HP G72 Notebook PC 2.61%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.61%
Acer Aspire 7740 1.74%

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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