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Should I remove Avid License Control?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,535
United States Rank #6,177
Reach 0.0874%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.32 days
451.87 days >
Average installed length: 237.42 days


6.0.3 0.12%
6.0.1 9.23%
6.0.0 13.36%
4.0.0 0.06%
3.0.1 33.74%
3.0.0 43.50%

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Avid License Control

What is Avid License Control?  (from Avid Technology)

Avid products that utilize the Avid Unified Licensing Platform will present the user with an Activation ID and System ID (for products that utilize a System ID) in the INFO tab within the Avid License Control activation application. Note that the complete Activation ID may not be displayed as a security measure. Avid C...  Read more


Avid License Control is a software program developed by Avid Technology. The most common release is 3.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named AvidLicenseControl.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 13.91 MB (14,582,786 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 40% of users of Avid License Control come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avid.com
Help link: www.avid.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avid\Avid License Control\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{89A9B9EE-839E-4820-9450-2912C82F46AF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Avid License Control

Program executable:AvidLicenseControl.exe
Name:Avid License Control
Path:C:\Program Files\Avid\Avid License Control\AvidLicenseControl.exe
Additional files:
  • ELF_32.dll - Enterprise Licensing Framework (Enterprise Licensing Framework Library)
  • Dutil.exe - Avid Dongle Licensing (Avid Dongle Licensing Util)
  • AvidLicenseControl.exe - Avid License Control
  • Pixie.dll - Avid Pixie Licensing (Pixie Dynamic Link Library)
  • PLutil.exe - Avid Pixie Licensing Util
  • SARILib.dll - SARI

How do I remove Avid License Control?

You can uninstall Avid License Control 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 License Control, 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 License Control.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.95%
Windows 10 38.92%
Windows Vista 1.62%
Windows XP 1.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.18%
Windows 7 Professional 13.27%
Windows 8.1 10.77%
Windows 10 Home 9.49%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.71%
  United Kingdom 10.12%
  Australia 5.06%
  France 4.55%
  Germany 4.30%
  Netherlands 4.05%
  Canada 2.88%
  Israel 2.33%
  Spain 2.12%
  Brazil 2.02%
  Belgium 1.77%
  Sweden 1.21%
  DK 1.16%
  Argentina 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.86%
Dell 21.01%
ASUS 16.25%
Acer 14.64%
Lenovo 4.66%
Samsung 4.37%
Toshiba 4.37%
Intel 1.24%
Apple 0.76%
MSI 0.76%
Alienware 0.57%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.13%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.53%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.40%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.40%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.13%
Dell Inspiron 3847 1.60%

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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