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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,397
United States Rank #6,025
Reach 0.0703%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.36 days
630.10 days >
Average installed length: 331.07 days


VersionDistribution 0.43% 1.81%
2 0.58%

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ArcSoft VideoImpression 2

What is ArcSoft VideoImpression 2?  (from ArcSoft)

ArcSoft VideoImpression 2 is your ticket to cool home movies and slide shows. You don't need to be a computer whiz to put together awesome videos anymore. If you know how to drag-and-drop with your mouse, you're all set! In no time you can combine still images, video clips, audio tracks, text, and special effects into ...  Read more


ArcSoft VideoImpression 2 is a program developed by ArcSoft. The most used version is, with over 2% 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 vi20.exe. The software installer includes 80 files and is usually about 136.95 MB (143,603,219 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 48% of users of ArcSoft VideoImpression 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\VideoImpression 2
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{157F990D-45CF-
Estimated size: 136.95 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft VideoImpression 2

Program executable:vi20.exe
Name:Video Impression
Path:C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\VideoImpression 2\vi20.exe
Additional files:
  • AdavMpgEncoder.dll - Arcsoft Mpeg Encoder
  • AdavVideoDec.dll - Arcsoft AdavVideoDec (AdavVideoDec)
  • MagicFrame.dll - ArcSoft MagicFrame (MagicFrame)
  • MagUIImage.dll - ArcSoft MagUIImage (MagUIImage)
  • ASFWriter.dll - Arcsoft AsfWriter (WMV and WMA File Writer)
  • magPltfm.dll - ArcSoft magPltfm (magPltfm)
  • discapi.dll - arcsoft discapi (discapi)
  • mpegapi.dll - arcsoft mpegapi (mpegapi)
  • AdavAC3Encoder.dll - AdavAC3Encoder
  • vobapi.dll - ARCSOFT Vobapi (Vobapi)
  • DGUI.dll - ArcSoft DGUI (ArcSoft GUI Library , Win32 Dll)
  • ArcRegister.exe - ArcSoft Product Registeration
  • viSlwRC.dll - Arcsoft viSlwPlayer Resource (viSlwPlayer Resource)
  • Res_SD.dll - ShowBizDVD Resource (Resource)
  • ArcRevenueSharingRes.dll - ArcRevenueSharingRes
  • PadusRes.dll - ShowBizDVD Resource
  • viSlwPlayer.exe - Arcsoft viSlwPlayer (viSlwPlayer)
  • AlbumBase.dll - ArcSoft AlbumBase (AlbumBase)
  • videolib.dll - VideoLib FOR TEST (VideoLib)
  • DvdIfo.dll - Arcsoft DvdIfo (DvdIfo)
  • Res_VI2.dll - Vi2.0 Resource
  • DVDContentRes.dll - DVDContentRes
  • AlignSplit.dll - AlignSplit (Align to VOBU)
  • EzFile.dll - EzFile
  • File2Frame.dll - File2Frame
  • basicDVD.dll - BasicDVD2
  • DXPubTool.dll - DXPubTool
  • EzDll.dll - EzDll
  • SlideShow.dll - SlideShow (SlideShow Support GIF)
  • DiscClub.dll - DiscClub
  • afc.dll - Afc (CD/DVD pre-mastering toolkit for Win32)
  • ImageVideoProc.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • ArcRegister.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E84FAB57-2FC2-4C98-871D-908256A46417}' (runs on registration).
  • vi20.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F95E1373-E44B-4C7E-9426-14414467FD26}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ArcSoft VideoImpression 2?

You can uninstall ArcSoft VideoImpression 2 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 VideoImpression 2, 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 VideoImpression 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.42%
Windows Vista 23.25%
Windows XP 19.06%
Windows 10 12.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.79%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.48%
Windows 7 Professional 6.65%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.10%
  United Kingdom 8.83%
  Germany 8.53%
  Italy 7.76%
  France 3.38%
  Netherlands 2.55%
  Canada 2.31%
  Spain 1.78%
  Australia 1.54%
  Hungary 1.36%
  Belgium 0.95%
  Brazil 0.83%
  Israel 0.83%
  Sweden 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.07%
Dell 22.19%
Acer 17.89%
American Megatrends 5.35%
Toshiba 5.22%
Intel 3.39%
ASUS 2.61%
Sahara 2.09%
Medion 1.70%
Lenovo 1.57%
Gateway 1.17%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 3.36%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.68%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.68%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 2.68%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.35%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.35%

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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