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Should I remove DVD Architect Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,039
United States Rank #19,465
Reach 0.0099%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.47 days
515.37 days >
Average installed length: 270.79 days


5.0.180 76.41%
5.0.173 4.10%
5.0.119 19.49%

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DVD Architect Pro 5.0

What is DVD Architect Pro?  (from Sony)

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DVD Architect Pro 5.0 is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is 5.0.180, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 99 files and is usually about 148.4 KB (151,957 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 46% of users of DVD Architect Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonycreativesoftware.com
Help link: www.sonycreativesoftware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sony\dvd architect pro 4.5
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A32BAC41-30A0-40D1-B4BC-0FB3304CA780}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 148.4 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by DVD Architect Pro 5.0

  • sonymvd2pro_xp.dll - Sony Software Codec DLL Pro XP
  • smdkapi.dll - Sony MXF Development Kit (SMDK Dynamic Link Library)
  • sony4vae.dll - sony4vem.dll
  • sonyjvtd.dll - Sony AVC decoder dll
  • sonymvd4.dll - Sony Software Codec DLL
  • applicationregistration.exe (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony ApplicationRegistration (Sony Application Registration Utility)
  • opcpcmimporter.dll - OpcPcmImporter Module
  • sftutor.dll (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony Tutor Component
  • ess.dll - Sony PCMESS Module
  • dvdarch50.exe - DVD Architect Pro
  • dvdarch50k.dll
  • sfcdfs.dll - Sony CD Architect (Sony Combined CD Driver Module)
  • sfcdix.dll - Sony CD Interface (Sony CD/CDR Interface Library)
  • sfdvd.dll - Sony DVD Library
  • sfscsi.dll - Sony SCSI Module
  • sfspti.dll - Sony SPTI Module
  • sfapprw.dll - Sony S4RW (Sony S4RW Component)
  • sfs4rw.dll
  • sony.mediasoftware.externalvideodevice.dll (by Sony Creative Software Inc) - Vegas (External Video Device Assembly)
  • dbwrapper.dll - mux
  • fileallocator.dll
  • fsbuilder.dll
  • fscomp.dll
  • mux.net.dll
  • tswrapper.dll
  • dm_hash.dll
  • muxcommon.dll
  • remotets.dll

How do I remove DVD Architect Pro?

You can uninstall DVD Architect Pro 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 DVD Architect Pro 5.0, 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 DVD Architect Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.28%
Windows 10 11.79%
Windows XP 11.28%
Windows Vista 5.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.64%
Windows 7 Professional 11.28%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.28%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.08%
Windows 8 Pro 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.22%
  Brazil 6.30%
  France 4.20%
  Italy 4.20%
  Canada 3.36%
  United Kingdom 2.94%
  Mexico 2.10%
  Spain 2.10%
  Taiwan 1.68%
  Australia 1.68%
  Israel 1.68%
  Netherlands 1.68%
  Poland 1.68%
  Finland 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.23%
Hewlett-Packard 21.21%
Acer 14.14%
ASUS 10.10%
Intel 6.06%
Toshiba 4.04%
Samsung 4.04%
Lenovo 4.04%
American Megatrends 2.02%
Alienware 1.01%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.88%
ASUSTeK K72Jr 1.94%
ASUSTeK K53E 1.94%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.94%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 1.94%
Dell XPS 8300 1.94%

About Sony

Sony is a leading manufacturer of electronics products for the consumer markets and is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group.
Publisher URL: www.sony.com


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