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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,329
United States Rank #21,931
Reach 0.0108%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.54 days
371.15 days >
Average installed length: 195.01 days


2.9 45.67%
2.8 42.31%
2.7 8.65%
2.6 1.44%
2.5 0.48%
2.4 0.96%
1.9 0.48%

Audio Transcoder

What is Audio Transcoder?  (from Digital Music Software)

Audio Transcoder used as all in one Audio Converter, MP3 Converter, MP4 Converter, CD Ripper, MP4 to MP3 Converter, FLAC Converter, Audio Grabber, WMA Converter, MP3 Ripper, WAV Converter, AAC Converter, Audio Ripper, M4A Converter, MP3 Convertor, OGG Converter, OGG to MP3 Converter, MP3 Audio Converter, APE Converter,...  Read more


Audio Transcoder is a software program developed by Digital Music Software. The most common release is 2.9, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named Audiotranscoder.exe. The setup package generally installs about 33 files and is usually about 14.11 MB (14,792,528 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 36% of users of Audio Transcoder come from the United States, it is also popular in Russia and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.audio-transcoder.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AudioTranscoder\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AudioTranscoder\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Audio Transcoder

Program executable:Audiotranscoder.exe
Name:Audio Transcoder
Audio Converter and CD Ripper
Path:C:\Program Files\AudioTranscoder\Audiotranscoder.exe
Additional files:
  • ShellMenu.dll - Context Menu Shell Extension
  • ShellMenu.X64.dll
  • Audiotranscoder.exe - Audio Transcoder (Audio Converter and CD Ripper)
  • OptimFROG.dll (by Florin Ghido, [email protected]) - OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream Audio Compression, http://www.LosslessAudio.org (OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream DLL Library)
  • bassenc.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSenc
  • bassmix.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSmix
  • tag.dll
  • tag_c.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ShellMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'CopyFileName' with a class of {89C2D3A6-BF24-4852-9B87-1F140B8CD9C3}.

How do I remove Audio Transcoder?

Quickly and completely remove Audio Transcoder from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Audio Transcoder 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 Audio Transcoder, 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 Audio Transcoder.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.79%
Windows 10 20.67%
Windows XP 8.17%
Windows Vista 3.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.96%
Windows 7 Professional 12.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.25%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.85%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.86%
  Russia 9.70%
  France 6.75%
  Germany 5.91%
  Canada 4.22%
  UA 3.38%
  Australia 2.95%
  Brazil 2.53%
  Spain 2.11%
  United Kingdom 2.11%
  Sweden 1.69%
  Israel 1.69%
  Netherlands 1.69%
  Taiwan 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.93%
Dell 13.68%
Acer 12.82%
ASUS 11.97%
Toshiba 6.84%
Intel 5.98%
Lenovo 4.27%
Samsung 4.27%
American Megatrends 1.71%
Sony 1.71%
MSI 1.71%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.67%
ASUS All Series 3.67%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.67%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 1.83%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 1.83%


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