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Should I remove Elgato Game Capture HD?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,492
United States Rank #4,478
Reach 0.0697%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.70 days
522.22 days >
Average installed length: 274.39 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.70.41.3041 0.07%
3.70.39.3039 0.15%
3.70.34.3034 0.07%
3.70.30.3030 0.07%
3.70.29.3029 0.07%
3.70.13.3013 0.22%
3.70.8.3008 1.92%
3.70.7.3007 0.07%
3.70.1.3001 1.04%
3.60.109.2609 0.67%
3.60.108.2608 0.22%
3.60.105.2605 0.07%
3.50.127.2127 0.30%
3.50.125.2125 0.52%
3.50.122.2122 0.37%
3.50.114.2114 0.89%
3.50.113.2113 0.22%
3.50.112.2112 0.07%
3.50.102.2102 2.37%
3.50.100.2100 0.15%
3.50.83.2083 0.15%
3.20.33.1533 2.07%
3.20.32.1532 0.15%
3.20.31.1531 0.22%
3.20.26.1526 0.74%
3.20.21.1521 1.41%
3.20.20.1520 0.15%
3.20.19.1519 0.44%
3.20.16.1516 0.52%
3.20.11.1511 1.04%
3.20.5.1505 0.96%
3.20.2.1502 0.96%
3.10.65.1365 0.37%
3.10.57.1357 0.07%
3.10.50.1350 0.07%
2.20.9.1066 1.18%
2.20.6.1063 1.04%
2.20.3.1060 0.59%
2.20.2.1059 0.07%
2.11.43.962 4.07%
2.11.42.961 0.89%
2.11.41.960 0.52%
2.11.38.957 0.22%
2.11.36.955 0.15%
2.11.35.954 1.04%
2.11.34.953 0.07%
2.11.32.951 0.37%
2.11.31.950 0.15%
2.11.29.948 0.37%
2.10.72.879 3.33%
2.10.67.874 1.55%
110 versions

Elgato Game Capture HD

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Overview

Elgato Game Capture HD is a program developed by Elgato Systems GmbH. The most used version is 2.11.43.962, with over 30% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 165 files and is usually about 29.35 MB (30,777,344 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 68% of users of Elgato Game Capture HD come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\elgato\gamecapture
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{35C41D04-925A-46C5-B82D-16700425CCC0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 29.35 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Elgato Game Capture HD

  • drvinstaller.exe - Game Capture Driver Installer (Driver Installer)
  • videocapturefilterproperties.exe - VideoCaptureFilterProperties (Game Capture HD)
  • videocaptureapi.dll - Elgato Video Capture API
  • elgatocustompresenter.dll - Elgato Custom Presenter
  • gamecapture.exe - Elgato Game Capture HD
  • ypushfile2.dll
  • ypushfile3.dll
  • browserhelper.exe - Elgato Browser Helper
  • pcieinstaller.exe - Game Capture HD60 Pro
  • 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
  • drvinstallerhds.exe - Game Capture HD60 S
  • 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)
  • 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_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)
  • google.gdata.client.dll (by Google) - Google GData Client Libraries (Google Data API Core Library)
  • google.gdata.extensions.dll (by Google) - Google Data API Extensions Library
  • google.gdata.youtube.dll - Google Data API YouTube Library
  • mc_trans_video_imagescaler.dll - MainConcept® ImageScaler Dll (ImageScaler Dll)
  • mc_enc_aac.dll - MainConcept® AAC Encoder (AAC Encoder)
  • hockeyapppcl.dll (by Bit Stadium GmbH) - HockeySDK_Portable45
  • newtonsoft.json.net35.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Newtonsoft Json.NET (Newtonsoft Json.NET .NET 3.5)
  • 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)
  • hammock.clientprofile.dll (by Apitize) - Hammock
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • cflite.dll
  • corefoundation.dll
  • gamecapture.xmlserializers.dll
  • google.apis.authentication.oauth2.dll - GoogleApis.Authentication.OAuth2
  • google.apis.dll - GoogleApis
  • livebroadcaster.dll
  • pthreadvc2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • upnp.dll - Developer stack for UPnP Technology
  • videocapturefilterproperties.xmlserializers.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • gamecapture.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BF340938-CFCC-4E56-BC4E-418F95FD543B}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Elgato Game Capture HD?

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Or, you can uninstall Elgato Game Capture HD 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Elgato Game Capture HD, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 57%
Win 8.1 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#6,492

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 57.52%
Windows 7 42.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.02%
Windows 8.1 20.83%
Windows 10 Home 18.53%
Windows 10 Pro 6.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.08%
Windows 7 Professional 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.84%
  United Kingdom 8.65%
  Canada 4.05%
  Germany 3.30%
  France 2.27%
  Australia 2.00%
  Sweden 1.46%
  Italy 1.24%
  Norway 1.14%
  Netherlands 1.14%
  DK 0.86%
  Spain 0.59%
  Mexico 0.54%
  Ireland 0.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.88%
ASUS 15.66%
Acer 13.56%
Dell 12.82%
Toshiba 7.64%
Lenovo 6.66%
Alienware 5.30%
GIGABYTE 4.93%
MSI 3.33%
Samsung 2.59%
Sony 0.62%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.18%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.54%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.32%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.88%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.65%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.43%

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