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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,433
United States Rank #13,822
Reach 0.0199%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 49.34 days
842.89 days >
Average installed length: 442.87 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

FLV and Media Player

What is FLV and Media Player?  (from Applian Technologies)

Required to play FLV Files on your PC. Easy: Just click a file to play it.


FLV and Media Player is a software program developed by Applian Technologies. 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 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 amp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 64.82 MB (67,972,733 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 44% of users of FLV and Media Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.applian.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Applian Technologies\FLV and Media Player
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Applian Technologies\FLV and Media Player\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 64.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FLV and Media Player

Program executable:amp.exe
Name:FLV and Media Player
FLV and Media Player
Path:C:\Program Files\applian technologies\flv and media player\amp.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Applian FLV and Media Player
  • cache-gen.exe - FLV and Media Player (FLV and Media Player
  • libvlc.dll (by VideoLAN)
  • libvlccore.dll (by VideoLAN)
  • axvlc.dll - VLC Web Plugin (VLC media player (Activex Plugin))
  • npvlc.dll - VLC media player Web Plugin 2.0.2

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • amp.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ApplianMPPlayVideoFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ApplianMP.OPENFolder' and the action verb 'Open.
Scheduled Task
  • amp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{74DC4FFC-B346-42DD-82B7-933A98A67D5B}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • amp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Applian Technologies\Applian FLV and Media Player\amp.exe'.

How do I remove FLV and Media Player?

You can uninstall FLV and Media 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 FLV and Media 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 FLV and Media Player.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.97%
Windows 10 27.30%
Windows XP 6.89%
Windows Vista 4.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.88%
Windows 7 Professional 11.25%
Windows 8.1 8.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.91%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.28%
  Canada 6.05%
  United Kingdom 5.40%
  Germany 5.18%
  Australia 4.10%
  Belgium 2.16%
  Netherlands 2.16%
  Mexico 1.73%
  Brazil 1.51%
  Spain 1.51%
  France 1.51%
  Israel 1.51%
  Turkey 1.51%
  Italy 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.49%
Dell 24.30%
Acer 16.33%
Toshiba 7.17%
ASUS 5.58%
Intel 2.79%
American Megatrends 1.99%
Lenovo 1.99%
Samsung 1.59%
Medion 0.80%
Sony 0.80%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C650D 2.96%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.22%
Dell XPS One 2710 2.22%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.22%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.22%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.22%

About (from Applian Technologies Inc.)

Applian Technologies (pronounced uh-ply-uhn) develops and provides world-class affordable streaming media recording software to the Windows user.
Publisher URL: applian.com


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