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Should I remove DivX Web Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,702
United States Rank #3,137
Reach 0.2248%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.07 days
651.17 days >
Average installed length: 342.14 days


2.0.0 0.32%
1.5.0 48.36%
1.4.3 7.04%
1.4.2 13.23%
1.4.1 0.02%
1.4.0 16.29%
1.3.1 6.82%
1.3.0 3.02%
1.2.0 1.11%
1.1.0 0.11%
1.0.0 3.68%

Typically installed together

DivX Web Player

What is DivX Web Player?

DivX Plus Web Player (formerly known as DivX Web Player and DivX Browser Plug-In) is a web browser plug-in for playing embedded video on web pages. Web Player supports playing DivX (.divx), AVI (.avi), Matroska (.mkv), MP4 (.mp4) and QuickTime (.mov) video formats on Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Safari. It also supports multiple audio tracks and muxed UTF-8 subtitles and is able to save video files locally upon completing of full-length buffer.

About  (from DivX)

Basic Flash is fine when you’re watching cat videos, but if you want high-quality video, look no further than DivX® Web Player. With this simple, cross-browser extension, you can enjoy stunning DivX and DivX Plus® HD (MKV) videos right in your favorite browser. And if that wasn’t enough, you can even play videos with m...  Read more


The most used version is 1.5.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is dotdivxapp.exe. The software installer includes 62 files and is usually about 2.52 MB (2,642,418 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.divx.com/en/software/divx-plus/web-player
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Web Player
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DivX\DivXWebPlayerUninstall.exe /PLUGIN
Estimated size: 2.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DivX Web Player

Program executable:dotdivxapp.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Web Player\dotdivxapp.exe
Additional files:
  • npdivx32.dll (by DivX,Inc) - DivX Web Player (DivX Web Player version
  • dwpBroker.exe - DivX Web Player Broker Process (DivX Web Player Broker Process version

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npdivx32.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npdivx32.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npdivx32.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'DivX Web Player' with a plugin key of '@divx.com/DivX Web Player Plug-In,version=1.0.0' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove DivX Web Player?

You can uninstall DivX Web 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 Web 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 Web Player.

How do I reset my web browser?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 35%
Win 7 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 40.99%
Windows Vista 28.11%
Windows XP 25.47%
Windows 10 5.35%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 25.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 23.31%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.33%
Windows 7 Professional 6.13%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.41%
  Germany 8.85%
  United Kingdom 5.51%
  Canada 5.39%
  France 4.88%
  Italy 3.75%
  India 2.39%
  Israel 2.20%
  Spain 1.99%
  Australia 1.51%
  Sweden 1.36%
  Netherlands 1.20%
  Brazil 0.99%
  Iran 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.79%
Dell 22.38%
Acer 13.79%
Intel 10.33%
Toshiba 5.79%
ASUS 5.05%
American Megatrends 4.78%
Sahara 2.41%
Samsung 1.24%
Lenovo 1.05%
Medion 0.97%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.08%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.47%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.44%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.87%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.75%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.64%

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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