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Should I remove ArcSoft ShowBiz?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,534
United States Rank #4,002
Reach 0.1161%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.13 days
534.85 days >
Average installed length: 281.02 days


VersionDistribution 0.48% 0.39% 5.85% 3.71% 0.04% 4.24% 0.44% 13.37% 9.70%

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ArcSoft ShowBiz

What is ArcSoft ShowBiz?  (from ArcSoft)

ArcSoft ShowBiz makes video editing and movie creation easy and enjoyable while producing stunning results in a variety of popular formats. Add cool transitions between video clips, include titles and credits, and add your favorite music or a voice-over to your show. It's time to share your masterpiece on YouTube┬« or F...  Read more


ArcSoft ShowBiz is a program developed by ArcSoft. The most used version is, with over 21% 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 main program executable is tmshowbiz.exe. The software installer includes 38 files and is usually about 552.63 KB (565,896 bytes). uCheckUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 52% of users of ArcSoft ShowBiz come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com/showbiz
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9D41D2EF-2D33-
Estimated size: 552.63 KB
Language: Japanese (Japan)

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft ShowBiz

Program executable:tmshowbiz.exe
Name:ShowBiz 3
TotalMedia ShowBiz
Path:C:\Program Files\arcsoft\totalmedia showbiz\tmshowbiz.exe
Additional files:
  • ArcExtUtils.dll
  • ArcTitle.dll
  • ArcTitleEffect.dll
  • ArcVTDLL.dll
  • eCom.dll
  • ECommerce.dll
  • ExportMgr.dll
  • kgl.dll
  • kglu.dll
  • maghelpr.dll
  • CaptureModule.exe
  • uCheckUpdate.exe
  • uTMStudioFrame.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uCheckUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Arc Soft Updater' (runs weekly on Tuesdays at 2:01).

How do I remove ArcSoft ShowBiz?

You can uninstall ArcSoft ShowBiz 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 ShowBiz, 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 ShowBiz.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.93%
Windows 10 33.73%
Windows Vista 5.55%
Windows XP 2.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.68%
Windows 10 Home 11.23%
Windows 8.1 10.13%
Windows 7 Professional 9.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.06%
  Germany 11.81%
  United Kingdom 10.54%
  Canada 3.55%
  Italy 3.44%
  Australia 2.67%
  France 2.32%
  Belgium 2.00%
  Netherlands 1.62%
  Spain 1.09%
  Austria 0.98%
  Japan 0.84%
  Sweden 0.49%
  Norway 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.48%
Dell 20.37%
Acer 15.61%
ASUS 10.54%
Toshiba 7.57%
Medion 4.06%
Samsung 3.83%
Lenovo 2.42%
Intel 0.94%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.78%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.78%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.31%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.31%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.84%

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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