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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,222
United States Rank #35,877
Reach 0.0028%


6.4.4 54.55%
6.1.1 36.36%
6.1 7.27%
6.0 1.82%

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Avid DVD by Sonic

What is Avid DVD by Sonic?  (from Avid Technology)

Avid DVD by Sonic, a professional DVD production system that integrates authoring and disc creation into a single, easy-to-use application. Avid DVD by Sonic takes MPEG video, graphics, and PCM, Dolby Digital and MPEG sound files, and lets you quickly build stunning, professional DVD presentations.


Avid DVD by Sonic is a program developed by Avid Technology. The most used version is 6.4.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is Avid DVD by Sonic.exe. The software installer includes 45 files and is usually about 156.6 KB (160,356 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 46% of users of Avid DVD by Sonic come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avid.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avid\Avid DVD by Sonic\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{353073E8-1185-4823-8F3A-A1F4AF6DD2CD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 156.6 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Avid DVD by Sonic

Program executable:Avid DVD by Sonic.exe
Name:Avid DVD by Sonic
Path:C:\Program Files\Avid\Avid DVD by Sonic\Avid DVD by Sonic.exe
Additional files:
  • cmdvdpakENU.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - CinePlayer (TM) DVD Decoder Pack Resources (CinePlayer DVD Decoder Pack Resources)
  • downloader.dll - Downloader Dynamic Link Library
  • DWComp.dll - DWComp Dynamic Link Library
  • IGComp.dll - IGComp Dynamic Link Library
  • ESS.dll (by Sony) - ESS Dynamic Link Library (ESS DLL)
  • BurnDirectToDVD.dll
  • Avid DVD by Sonic.exe (by Sonic Solutions) - Avid DVD by Sonic
  • AS_Storage_w32.dll - AS Imaging SDK (AS Imaging)
  • DBWrapper.DLL - mux
  • FileAllocator.DLL
  • FSBuilder.DLL
  • FSComp.DLL
  • aacadec.dll (by MainConcept AG) - MPEG-4 AAC audio decoder library
  • DM_Hash.DLL
  • Library.ASBD_API.dll
  • lua.dll
  • MonteCarlo.Client.EventManager.dll
  • MonteCarlo.Client.ProjectManager.dll
  • MonteCarlo.Common.dll
  • MonteCarlo.Common.Error.dll
  • MonteCarlo.Common.Exceptions.dll
  • MonteCarlo.Common.Interface.dll
  • MonteCarlo.Database.dll
  • MonteCarlo.Engine.Data.dll
  • MonteCarlo.Engine.dll
  • MonteCarlo.Engine.Menu.dll
  • MonteCarlo.Engine.Scenario.dll
  • MonteCarlo.Engine.Stream.dll
  • MonteCarlo.Engine.SubTitle.dll
  • MonteCarlo.Environment.dll
  • MonteCarlo.External.DWControl.dll
  • MonteCarlo.External.DWRemoting.Client.dll
  • MonteCarlo.External.DWRemoting.dll
  • MonteCarlo.External.MuxControl.dll
  • MonteCarlo.External.MuxRemoting.Client.dll
  • MonteCarlo.External.MuxRemoting.dll
  • MonteCarlo.External.SimulatorDataEngine.dll

How do I remove Avid DVD by Sonic?

You can uninstall Avid DVD by Sonic 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 Avid DVD by Sonic, 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 Avid DVD by Sonic.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.18%
Windows 10 14.55%
Windows Vista 3.64%
Windows XP 3.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.18%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.18%
Windows 8 3.64%
Windows 10 Pro 3.64%
Windows Vista Business 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.27%
  Canada 10.45%
  Israel 7.46%
  Germany 5.97%
  United Kingdom 5.97%
  Netherlands 4.48%
  Finland 2.99%
  Australia 2.99%
  Italy 2.99%
  France 1.49%
  India 1.49%
  Greece 1.49%
  Indonesia 1.49%
  Spain 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 51.43%
ASUS 11.43%
Acer 11.43%
Dell 5.71%
Toshiba 2.86%
Lenovo 2.86%
American Megatrends 2.86%
Intel 2.86%
Common models
HP Z400 Workstation 12.50%
ASUSTeK G75VX 6.25%
HP Z800 Workstation 6.25%
HP Z420 Workstation 6.25%
HP xw8400 Workstation 6.25%
LENOVO 422935F 3.13%

About Avid Technology

Avid specializes in video and audio production technology, specifically, digital non-linear editing systems, management and distribution services.
Publisher URL: www.avid.com


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