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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #45,016
United States Rank #31,252
Reach 0.0019%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.74 days
346.36 days >
Average installed length: 181.98 days


VersionDistribution 5.41% 2.70% 2.70% 67.57% 16.22% 2.70% 2.70%

Elgato Game Capture HD 32-bit


Elgato Game Capture HD 32-bit is a program developed by Elgato Systems GmbH. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 100 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 75% of users of Elgato Game Capture HD 32-bit come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\elgato\gamecapture
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3DBCFE42-C46D-497E-9D91-C708AF53D140}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Elgato Game Capture HD 32-bit

  • videocapturefilterproperties.exe - VideoCaptureFilterProperties (Game Capture HD)
  • videocaptureapi.dll - Elgato Video Capture API
  • elgatocustompresenter.dll - Elgato Custom Presenter
  • gamecapture.exe - Elgato Game Capture HD
  • ypushfile3.dll
  • browserhelper.exe - Elgato Browser Helper
  • elgatoaudiodecoder.dll - Elgato Audio Decoder
  • elgatoaudioencoder.dll - Elgato Audio Encoder
  • elgatodemultiplexer.dll - Elgato Demultiplexer
  • elgatovideodecoder.dll - Elgato Video Decoder
  • elgatovideoencoder.dll - Elgato Video Encoder
  • elgatovideoscaler.dll
  • elgatodeinterlacer.dll - Elgato Deinterlacer
  • elgatovideomixer.dll - Elgato Game Capture (Elgato Video Mixer)
  • ledctrldll.dll - LED Control Library
  • baseclasses.dll - Elgato BaseClasses
  • elgatomultiplexer.dll - Elgato Multiplexer
  • mp4export.exe - Game Capture (Elgato MP4 Export)
  • userstatistics.dll - GameCapture (Elgato Usage Statistics)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • interop.netfwtypelib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'NetFwTypeLib'.
  • interop.ituneslib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'iTunesLib'.
  • interop.wmplib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMPLib'.
  • mc_trans_video_colorspace.dll (by MainConcept GmbH) - MainConcept® Universal Color Converter (Universal Color Converter)
  • icudt40.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin40.dll (by IBM and others) - IBM ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc40.dll - IBM ICU Common DLL
  • mc_dec_mp2v.dll (by MainConcept GmbH) - MainConcept® MPEG-1/2 Video Decoder (MPEG-1/2 Video Decoder)
  • mc_enc_mp2v.dll - MainConcept® MPEG-1/2 Video Encoder (MPEG-1/2 Video Encoder)
  • mc_enc_mpa.dll - MainConcept® MPEG-1/2 Audio Encoder (MPEG-1/2 Audio Encoder)
  • mc_dec_aac.dll - MainConcept® AAC audio decoder (AAC audio decoder)
  • mc_dec_avc.dll - MainConcept® AVC/H.264 Decoder (AVC/H.264 Decoder)
  • mc_enc_avc.dll - MainConcept® AVC/H.264 Encoder (AVC/H.264 Encoder)
  • mc_trans_video_imagescaler.dll - MainConcept® ImageScaler Dll (ImageScaler Dll)
  • mc_enc_aac.dll - MainConcept® AAC Encoder (AAC Encoder)
  • pcieinstaller.exe - Game Capture HD60 Pro (Driver Installer)
  • hockeyapppcl.dll (by Bit Stadium GmbH) - HockeySDK_Portable45
  • newtonsoft.json.net35.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Newtonsoft Json.NET (Newtonsoft Json.NET .NET 3.5)
  • libmfxsw32.dll (by Intel) - Intel® Media SDK (Intel® Media SDK library)
  • drvinstaller.exe - Game Capture HD
  • facebook.dll (by The Outercurve Foundation) - Facebook C# SDK (Facebook)
  • dotnetopenauth.dll - DotNetOpenAuth
  • google.apis.youtube.v3.dll (by Google Inc) - youtube:v3 (YouTube Data API)
  • tweetsharp.dll (by Apitize) - TweetSharp
  • google.apis.oauth2.v2.dll (by Google Inc) - oauth2:v2 (Google OAuth2 API)
  • libiconv2.dll (by GNU ) - LibIconv (LibIconv: convert between character encodings)
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • corefoundation.dll
  • ffmpegsumo.dll
  • gamecapture.xmlserializers.dll
  • google.apis.authentication.oauth2.dll - GoogleApis.Authentication.OAuth2
  • google.apis.dll - GoogleApis
  • pthreadvc2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • upnp.dll - Developer stack for UPnP Technology
  • videocapturefilterproperties.xmlserializers.dll

How do I remove Elgato Game Capture HD 32-bit?

You can uninstall Elgato Game Capture HD 32-bit 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 Elgato Game Capture HD (32-bit), 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 Elgato Game Capture HD 32-bit.

Win 10 78%
Win 7 (SP1) 22%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 78.38%
Windows 7 21.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 48.65%
Windows 10 Pro 13.51%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.11%
Windows 8.1 8.11%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.55%
  United Kingdom 12.73%
  Australia 3.64%
  Austria 3.64%
  France 1.82%
  Canada 1.82%
  Poland 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.27%
Hewlett-Packard 27.27%
ASUS 13.64%
Toshiba 13.64%
Lenovo 9.09%
Acer 4.55%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 755 6.67%
ASUS All Series 6.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite S875 3.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite P55-A 3.33%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X505 3.33%
Gigabyte P55M-UD4 3.33%


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