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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,738
United States Rank #10,576
Reach 0.0247%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.54 days
370.05 days >
Average installed length: 194.43 days


VersionDistribution 50.92% 0.21% 48.87%

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ArcSoft MediaConverter 8

What is ArcSoft MediaConverter 8?  (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 8 is a software program developed by ArcSoft. The most common release 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). 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 primary executable is named mediaconverter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 51 files and is usually about 46.65 MB (48,912,582 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 56% of users of ArcSoft MediaConverter 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\arcsoft\mediaconverter 8
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\MediaConverter 8\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 46.65 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:
  • XMLWrapper.dll - XMLWrapper Dynamic Link Library
  • ConverterAgent.dll - Converte Dynamic Link Library (ArcSoft Converte Dynamic Link Library)
  • INIHelper.dll - INIHelpe Dynamic Link Library (ArcSoft INIHelpe Dynamic Link Library)
  • ProfileMag.dll - ProfileM Dynamic Link Library (ArcSoft ProfileM Dynamic Link Library)
  • Monitor.dll - Monitor Dynamic Link Library
  • ArcWpdMgrXp.dll - ArcSoft ArcWpdMgr XP module
  • arcsoft_video_denoise.dll - DenoiseDll
  • AmcMain.dll - ArcSoft MediaConverter (ArcSoft AmcMain)
  • ArcWpdMgr.dll - ArcSoft ArcWpdMgr Main
  • AMCMediaPlayer.dll - ArcSoft Media Player
  • Converter.exe - ArcSoft Converter
  • esinter.dll - ArcSoft Intouch (ArcSoft esinter.)
  • MediaParser1.dll - MediaParser1 (ArcSoft MediaParser1)
  • VideoEdit.exe - Video Editor (ArcSoft VideoEdit)
  • VideoEditDLL.dll - ArcSoft VideoEditDLL
  • DeviceCheck.dll - DeviceCheck (ArcSoft DeviceCheck)
  • G726DLL.dll - G726 DLL (G726DLL)
  • TriDVideo.dll - ArcTriD
  • PCDLIB32.DLL (by Eastman Kodak) - Kodak Photo CD Access Developer Toolkit (PCDLIB32)
  • MagAppFramework.dll - ArcSoft MagAppFramework (MagAppFramework)
  • MagUIEngine.dll - ArcSoft MagUIEngine (MagUIEngine)
  • HttpAgent.dll - ArcSoft Http Agent
  • MagicFrame.dll - ArcSoft MagicFrame (MagicFrame)
  • 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)
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)
  • MediaParser2.dll - MediaParser2 (ArcSoft MediaParser2)
  • kgl.dll - ArcSoft kgl (kgl)
  • SubtitleMgr.dll - SubtitleMgr (ArcSoft SubtitleMgr)
  • ArcSurface.dll - ArcSurface (ArcSoft ArcSurface)
  • uASFWriter.dll - uASFWriter (ArcSoft uASFWriter)
  • EffectMgr.dll - EffectMgr
  • ExportMgr.dll - ExportMgr (ArcSoft ExportMgr)
  • ImportMgr.dll - ImportMgr (ArcSoft ImportMgr)
  • PlayerMgr.dll - PlayerMgr (ArcSoft PlayerMgr)
  • magFpxio.dll - magFpxio
  • LLM.dll - LLM
  • MPlayerProxy.dll

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?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.99%
Windows 10 23.82%
Windows Vista 3.90%
Windows XP 3.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.50%
Windows 7 Professional 13.10%
Windows 8.1 6.03%
Windows 8 Pro 3.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.57%
  United Kingdom 7.26%
  Canada 5.24%
  Australia 2.53%
  Iran 2.03%
  Netherlands 1.86%
  Germany 1.86%
  India 1.69%
  Sweden 1.35%
  Japan 1.35%
  Belgium 1.01%
  France 1.01%
  Israel 1.01%
  Singapore 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.09%
Dell 22.61%
Acer 14.49%
ASUS 13.43%
Toshiba 5.30%
Lenovo 2.47%
Intel 2.12%
MSI 1.77%
Samsung 1.41%
American Megatrends 1.41%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.43%
ASUS All Series 4.05%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.38%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.03%

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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