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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,961
United States Rank #18,344
Reach 0.0102%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.08 days
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Average installed length: 264.68 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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ArcSoft MediaConverter 8

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ArcSoft MediaConverter 8 is a program developed by ArcSoft. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is mediaconverter.exe. The software installer includes 45 files and is usually about 45.59 MB (47,803,810 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 50% of users of ArcSoft MediaConverter 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\MediaConverter 8
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2CAD3C16-ACD0-
Estimated size: 45.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft MediaConverter 8

Program executable:mediaconverter.exe
Name:ArcSoft MediaConverter
Path:C:\Program Files\arcsoft\mediaconverter 8\mediaconverter.exe
Additional files:
  • Monitor.dll - Monitor Dynamic Link Library
  • TriDVideo.dll - ArcTriD
  • AmcMain.dll - ArcSoft MediaConverter (ArcSoft AmcMain)
  • DeviceCheck.dll - DeviceCheck (ArcSoft DeviceCheck)
  • MPlayerProxy.dll
  • AMCMediaPlayer.dll - ArcSoft Media Player
  • arcsoft_video_denoise.dll - DenoiseDll
  • ArcSurface.dll - ArcSurface (ArcSoft ArcSurface)
  • ArcWpdMgr.dll - ArcSoft ArcWpdMgr Main
  • ArcWpdMgrXp.dll - ArcSoft ArcWpdMgr XP module
  • Converter.exe - ArcSoft Converter
  • ConverterAgent.dll - Converte Dynamic Link Library (ArcSoft Converte Dynamic Link Library)
  • EffectMgr.dll - EffectMgr
  • esinter.dll - ArcSoft Intouch (ArcSoft esinter.)
  • ExportMgr.dll - ExportMgr (ArcSoft ExportMgr)
  • G726DLL.dll - G726 DLL (G726DLL)
  • HttpAgent.dll - ArcSoft Http Agent
  • ImportMgr.dll - ImportMgr (ArcSoft ImportMgr)
  • INIHelper.dll - INIHelpe Dynamic Link Library (ArcSoft INIHelpe Dynamic Link Library)
  • kgl.dll - ArcSoft kgl (kgl)
  • LLM.dll - LLM
  • MagAppFramework.dll - ArcSoft MagAppFramework (MagAppFramework)
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)
  • magengin.dll - ArcSoft magengin (magengin Dynamic Link Library)
  • magFileIO.dll - ArcSoft magFileIO (File i/o)
  • magFpxio.dll - magFpxio
  • MagicFrame.dll - ArcSoft MagicFrame (MagicFrame)
  • MagPCMac.dll - ArcSoft MagPCMac (MagPCMac)
  • magPltfm.dll - ArcSoft magPltfm (magPltfm)
  • magTools.dll - ArcSoft magTools (magTools)
  • MagUIEngine.dll - ArcSoft MagUIEngine (MagUIEngine)
  • MagUIImage.dll - ArcSoft MagUIImage (MagUIImage)
  • MagUIInter.dll - ArcSoft MagUIInter (MagUIInter)
  • MediaParser1.dll - MediaParser1 (ArcSoft MediaParser1)
  • MediaParser2.dll - MediaParser2 (ArcSoft MediaParser2)
  • nvcuvenc.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA CUDA Video Encoder (NVIDIA CUDA Video Encoder, Version 332.21)
  • PCDLIB32.DLL (by Eastman Kodak) - Kodak Photo CD Access Developer Toolkit (PCDLIB32)
  • PlayerMgr.dll - PlayerMgr (ArcSoft PlayerMgr)
  • ProfileMag.dll - ProfileM Dynamic Link Library (ArcSoft ProfileM Dynamic Link Library)
  • RawEngine.dll - ArcSoft RawEngine (RawEngine)
  • SubtitleMgr.dll - SubtitleMgr (ArcSoft SubtitleMgr)
  • uASF_SDK.dll - uASF_SDK (ArcSoft uASF_SDK)
  • uASFWriter.dll - uASFWriter (ArcSoft uASFWriter)
  • uMsgDll.dll - ArcSoft MediaConverter Windows event log descriptions.

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MediaConverter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E18E2436-4DAD-4DD1-9FD3-667C3414C18D}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • MediaConverter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\MediaConverter 8\MediaConverter.exe'.
  • Converter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\MediaConverter 8\Converter.exe'.

How do I remove ArcSoft MediaConverter 8?

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Or, you can uninstall ArcSoft MediaConverter 8 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 MediaConverter 8, 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 MediaConverter 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.79%
Windows 10 42.64%
Windows XP 3.05%
Windows Vista 1.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.18%
Windows 8.1 13.78%
Windows 10 Home 10.20%
Windows 7 Professional 9.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  United Kingdom 12.30%
  Canada 6.97%
  Australia 4.10%
  India 2.46%
  South Africa 2.05%
  Netherlands 1.64%
  Ireland 1.23%
  Italy 1.23%
  Malaysia 1.23%
  Norway 1.23%
  New Zealand 1.23%
  Philippines 1.23%
  Sweden 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.75%
Dell 16.53%
Acer 13.22%
ASUS 10.74%
Toshiba 8.26%
Samsung 5.79%
Lenovo 4.96%
Intel 3.31%
Compaq 0.83%
Alienware 0.83%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.26%
ASUS All Series 4.39%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.51%
Dell Inspiron 7520 1.75%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.75%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.75%

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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