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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,489
United States Rank #13,685
Reach 0.0392%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.95 days
559.16 days >
Average installed length: 293.79 days


VersionDistribution 0.91% 1.17% 0.26%
2.5.43 0.13% 1.04% 7.12% 0.52% 0.26% 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%

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ArcSoft MediaConverter 2.5

What is ArcSoft MediaConverter?  (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 2.5 is a software program developed by ArcSoft. The most common release is, with over 8% 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). The primary executable is named mediaconverter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 68 files and is usually about 18.3 MB (19,189,423 bytes). The installed file CheckUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 35% of users of ArcSoft MediaConverter come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\MediaConverter 2.5
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A72FC039-FE41-
Estimated size: 18.3 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft MediaConverter 2.5

Program executable:mediaconverter.exe
Name:ArcSoft MediaConverter
Path:C:\Program Files\arcsoft\mediaconverter 2.5\mediaconverter.exe
Additional files:
  • ToolsCtrl.dll - ArcSoft Tools Control (tools control)
  • MagicFrame.dll - ArcSoft MagicFrame (MagicFrame)
  • MagUIImage.dll - ArcSoft MagUIImage (MagUIImage)
  • magFileIO.dll - ArcSoft magFileIO (File i/o)
  • RawEngine.dll - ArcSoft RawEngine (RawEngine)
  • uASFWriter.dll - Arcsoft AsfWriter (WMV and WMA File Writer)
  • magengin.dll - ArcSoft magengin (magengin Dynamic Link Library)
  • magPltfm.dll - ArcSoft magPltfm (magPltfm)
  • magTools.dll - ArcSoft magTools (magTools)
  • kgl.dll - arcsoft kgl (kgl)
  • NetFetcher.dll - ArcSoft AMC (NetFetcher)
  • PCDLIB32.DLL (by Eastman Kodak) - Kodak Photo CD Access Developer Toolkit (PCDLIB32)
  • CheckUpdate.dll - ArcSoft Check Update Resource
  • FPXLIB.DLL - Reference Implementation
  • MagAppFramework.dll - ArcSoft MagAppFramework (MagAppFramework)
  • Res_AMC.dll - ArcSoft MediaConverter (ArcSoft MediaConverter Resource File)
  • uArcIPodModule.dll - ArcSoft IPod Module.
  • MagUIEngine.dll - ArcSoft MagUIEngine (MagUIEngine)
  • MagUIInter.dll - ArcSoft MagUIInter (MagUIInter)
  • MagPCMac.dll - ArcSoft MagPCMac (MagPCMac)
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)
  • RemovableDevice.dll - RemovableDevice (RemovableDevice DLL)
  • PortableDevice.dll - PortableDevice (PortableDevice DLL)
  • ImgCtrl.dll - Image control
  • magFpxio.dll (by user) - user magFpxio (magFpxio)
  • arcRmaImpDll.dll - arcRmaImpDll
  • arcRmaPrvDll.dll - arcRmaPrvDll
  • uaudioplyDll.dll - audioplyDll
  • uMediaExport.dll - MediaExport
  • uMediaImport.dll - MediaImport
  • arcSamiDll.dll - arcSamiDll
  • ExtrasCtrl.dll - ExtrasCtrl (ExtrasCtrl DLL)
  • MP3Writer.DLL - MP3Writer
  • Symbian60.dll - Symbian60
  • uDXPubTool.dll - DXPubTool
  • uEzDll.dll - EzDll.dll (EzDll)
  • uMediaClub.dll - MediaClub
  • G726DLL.dll - G726 DLL (G726DLL)
  • uEXIF.dll - EXIF.DLL (EXIF File Support)
  • uASF_SDK.dll - asf sdk
  • ArcMDM.dll - ArcMDM (ArcMDM DLL)
  • uaswmf.dll - aswmf
  • MagAutoTest.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MediaConverter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E1E7AA20-0A62-490A-B382-0E7320AF8CCF}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ArcSoft MediaConverter?

You can uninstall ArcSoft MediaConverter 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 2.5, 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.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.35%
Windows Vista 16.45%
Windows 10 13.60%
Windows XP 13.47%
Windows Server 2003 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.01%
Windows 7 Professional 8.22%
Windows 10 Home 4.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.53% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 34.53%
  United States 25.06%
  Netherlands 10.19%
  Belgium 4.32%
  United Kingdom 4.20%
  Australia 3.12%
  France 3.00%
  Italy 2.52%
  DK 1.68%
  Canada 1.68%
  Austria 1.32%
  Spain 1.32%
  Brazil 0.60%
  Czech Republic 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.98%
Acer 21.26%
Dell 16.18%
Medion 7.73%
Toshiba 6.76%
ASUS 5.31%
American Megatrends 4.35%
Intel 4.11%
Samsung 3.38%
Sahara 1.93%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.91%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.04%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.61%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.61%
MEDION H61H2-LM3 1.74%
MEDIONPC MS-7713 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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