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What percent of users and experts removed it?
17% remove it83% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,579
United States Rank #1,697
Reach 0.2391%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.12 days
770.47 days >
Average installed length: 404.82 days


VersionDistribution 6.87% 1.97% 78.27% 4.07% 6.09% 0.79% 0.57% 0.08% 0.49% 0.06% 0.19% 0.17% 0.02% 0.04% 0.11% 0.06% 0.04% 0.02% 0.04% 0.02%

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Audible Download Manager

What is Audible Download Manager?

Audible Download Manager is a free simple way for users of Audible, an online audio bookstore, to organize their purchased books, podcasts, and other media. AudibleManager allows you to download Audible audio to your computer, transfer audio from your computer to your mobile audio player, burn audio to CD, listen to Audible audio on your PC and manage audio on your mobile audio player. Audible audio files are compatible with over 500 models of audio players, PDAs, mobile phones and streaming media devices.

About  (from Audible)

To enjoy content directly from your computer, you will need to install the AudibleManager Software. With AudibleManager you can listen right from your computer, transfer audio to a MP3 Player, Kindle, Mobile Phone, or GPS.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 AudibleDownloadHelper.exe. The setup package generally installs about 35 files and is usually about 5.77 MB (6,054,994 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.audible.com/sw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\audible\bin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Audible\Bin\AudibleDM_iTunesSetup.exe /Uninstall
Estimated size: 5.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Audible Download Manager

Program executable:AudibleDownloadHelper.exe
Name:Audible Download Manager
Download Manager for Audible content
Path:C:\Program Files\audible\bin\AudibleDownloadHelper.exe
Additional files:
  • adhelper.exe - Audible Download Manager (Download Manager for Audible content)
  • AudibleDownloadHelper.exe - Audible Download Manager
  • AAXSDKWin.dll - Audible AAX SDK for Windows DLL
  • ADMSetup.exe - Audible Download Manager Setup (ADMSetup Module)
  • ADMSetup[1].exe
  • audible.exe
  • AudibleDM_iTunesSetup.exe
  • AudibleDM_iTunesSetup[1].exe
  • AudibleDM_iTunesSetup[2].exe
  • AudibleDM_WMPSetup.exe
  • AudibleDM_WMPSetup[1].exe
  • AMStorage.dll - AudibleManager 3.1 (AMStorage Module)
  • PalmDirectComm.dll - AudibleManager 5.1 (PalmDirectComm)
  • AudibleExt.dll - AudibleExt Module
  • Manager.exe - AudibleManager (AudibleManager Application Executable)
  • Upgrade.exe - AudibleManager (Upgrade Module)
  • aud_int.dll - AudibleManager 3.6.1 (aud_int)
  • aud_player.dll - aud_player DLL
  • DeviceUI.dll - AudibleManager 5.1.0 (DeviceUI Module)
  • pg_dll.dll - pg_dll
  • pg_mgr.dll - pg_mgr DLL
  • PlayerControl.ocx - AudibleManager 5.5.0
  • StorageMng.dll - StorageMng DLL
  • utils_dll.dll - utils_dll
  • AReadyLB.dll - AReadyLB Library (AudibleReady Client Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • AudibleDownloadHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{08BD16DE-9693-45E8-927A-8DBA1D81E793}' (runs on registration).
  • Manager.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Launch 28614' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • AudibleDownloadHelper.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Audible Download Manager.
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • AudibleDownloadHelper.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AudibleDownloadHelper' which loads as C:\Program Files\Audible\Bin\AudibleDownloadHelper.exe /RegServer.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:10.04 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004994797%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00022234%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00027714%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:25,169
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:168 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:18.32 MB
Total CPU:0.0019544662%
Kernel CPU:0.00107226%
User CPU:0.00088220%
CPU cycles/sec:24,256,433
I/O reads/min:31.89 KB
I/O writes/min:115 Bytes

How do I remove Audible Download Manager?

You can uninstall Audible Download Manager 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 Audible Download Manager, 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 Audible Download Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 8.1 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 17%
Keep it 83%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.14%
Windows 10 23.47%
Windows Vista 8.63%
Windows XP 3.73%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.86%
Windows 7 Professional 11.07%
Windows 10 Home 7.42%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.17%
Windows 8.1 6.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.76%
  Germany 13.52%
  United Kingdom 8.35%
  Canada 2.49%
  Australia 1.44%
  Austria 0.50%
  France 0.30%
  South Africa 0.29%
  Ireland 0.27%
  Switzerland 0.27%
  New Zealand 0.23%
  Italy 0.21%
  Netherlands 0.20%
  Japan 0.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.74%
Hewlett-Packard 26.64%
Acer 12.76%
Toshiba 8.03%
ASUS 6.34%
Medion 3.81%
Lenovo 3.49%
Samsung 3.45%
Intel 1.06%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.10%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.10%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.04%
Dell XPS 8300 2.70%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.54%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.11%


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