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Should I remove DivX Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,973
United States Rank #6,036
Reach 0.1029%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.92 days
617.21 days >
Average installed length: 324.29 days


7.4.3 0.74%
7.4.0 0.49%
7.3.0 0.05%
7.2.0 75.11%
7.1.0 10.89%
7.0.0 12.03%
6.8.2 0.20%
6.8.1 0.05%
6.5.0 0.44%

Typically installed together

DivX Player

What is DivX Player?  (from DivX)

Player delivers the best playback experience for movies, TV shows and popular web video formats (AVI, DIVX, MKV, MP4, MOV, WMV). With support for advanced features (multiple subtitles, audio tracks, smooth FF/RW), quick transfer to DivX Certified┬« devices and new streaming to DLNA-compatible devices, Player with DivX T...  Read more


DivX Player is a software program developed by DivX. The most common release is 7.2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named divx player.exe. The setup package generally installs about 39 files and is usually about 8.21 MB (8,606,448 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 35% of users of DivX Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.divx.com/en/software/divx-plus
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Player
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DivX\DivXPlayerUninstall.exe /PLAYER
Estimated size: 8.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DivX Player

Program executable:divx player.exe
Name:DivX Player
Path:C:\Program Files\divx\divx player\divx player.exe
Additional files:
  • npDivxPlayerPlugin.dll (by DivX, Inc) - DivX Player Netscape Plugin (npdivxplayerplugin)
  • DCManager.dll - DivX, Inc. DCManager (DCManager)
  • DivXVersionChecker.exe - DivX Version Checker
  • DmfPlaybackModule3.dll - DMFPlayback Module
  • dpl100.dll - DivX, Inc. dpl100 (dpl100)
  • dpv11.dll - DivX, Inc. dpv11 (dpv11)
  • libdivx.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssldivx.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • DPB3.dll - DivX Playback API
  • primosdk.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - Prassi PrimoSDK (Primo Software Development Kit)
  • DivX Player.dll - DivX Player
  • DPXLibrary.dll - DPXLibrary (DivX Player Library)
  • qt-dx331.dll (by Trolltech AS) - Qt
  • libxml2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npDivxPlayerPlugin.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npDivxPlayerPlugin.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npDivxPlayerPlugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'DivX?Player Plugin' with a plugin key of '@divx.com/DivX Player Plugin,version=1.0.0' for all users of the PC.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DivX Player.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Player\DivX Player.exe'.

How do I remove DivX Player?

You can uninstall DivX Player 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 DivX Player, 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 DivX Player.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by DivX Player you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 36%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 43.15%
Windows Vista 31.08%
Windows XP 21.72%
Windows 10 4.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.79%
Windows 7 Professional 7.19%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.81%
  Germany 12.85%
  France 5.97%
  Italy 4.60%
  United Kingdom 4.51%
  Canada 3.48%
  India 2.75%
  Israel 2.41%
  Australia 1.89%
  Spain 1.72%
  Brazil 1.59%
  Netherlands 1.38%
  Saudi Arabia 1.20%
  Austria 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.74%
Dell 21.99%
Acer 14.66%
Intel 10.03%
Toshiba 7.16%
ASUS 3.84%
American Megatrends 3.49%
Medion 2.27%
Samsung 1.83%
Sahara 1.66%
Packard Bell 0.87%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.22%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.13%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.91%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 3.70%
Intel DG41WV 3.70%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.04%

About DivX

DivX is a well-liked digital media format powering a worldwide ecosystem of content, program & consumer electronics devices.
Publisher URL: www.divx.com


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