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What percent of users and experts removed it?
62% remove it38% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,781
United States Rank #11,003
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 456.91 days

Free M4a to MP3 Converter 8.0


Free M4a to MP3 Converter 8.0 is a program developed by ManiacTools.com. The main program executable is m4a-to-mp3-converter.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 5.09 MB (5,340,938 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 42% of users of Free M4a to MP3 Converter come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.
Free M4a to MP3 Converter has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ManiacTools.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Free M4a to MP3 Converter\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Free M4a to MP3 Converter\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Free M4a to MP3 Converter 8.0

Program executable:m4a-to-mp3-converter.exe
Name:Free M4a to MP3 Converter
Free M4a to MP3 Converter Setup
Path:C:\Program Files\M4A to MP3 Converter\m4a-to-mp3-converter.exe
Additional files:
  • m4a_converter.exe - M4a to MP3 Converter (Free M4a to MP3 Converter)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • bass_aac.dll (by MaresWEB) - Advanced Audio Coding and MPEG-4 add-on for the BASS library
  • bass_alac.dll (by MaresWEB) - Apple Lossless Audio Codec add-on for the BASS library
  • BASSenc.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSenc
  • bassmix.dll - BASSmix
  • lame_enc.dll
  • m4a_menu.dll
  • m4atag.dll
  • mp3DirectCut.exe (by Martin Pesch) - mp3DirectCut (mp3DirectCut - Direct MP3 editor and recorder)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Mozilla Plugin
  • m4a_menu.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@kaspersky.com/Password Manager' with a plugin key of '@kaspersky.com/Password Manager'.

How do I remove Free M4a to MP3 Converter?

You can uninstall Free M4a to MP3 Converter 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 Free M4a to MP3 Converter 8.0, 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 Free M4a to MP3 Converter.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Free M4a to MP3 Converter 8.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.03%
Windows 10 20.41%
Windows XP 6.59%
Windows Vista 5.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.59%
Windows 7 Professional 12.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.89%
Windows 8 4.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.48%
  Germany 18.21%
  United Kingdom 5.93%
  Canada 5.38%
  France 4.97%
  Australia 1.93%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Italy 1.66%
  Austria 1.24%
  Belgium 1.24%
  Sweden 1.10%
  Japan 0.97%
  Switzerland 0.83%
  Israel 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.25%
Dell 21.91%
Acer 15.73%
ASUS 9.27%
Toshiba 4.78%
Samsung 3.65%
Lenovo 1.97%
Intel 1.69%
American Megatrends 1.12%
Medion 1.12%
Alienware 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.62%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.06%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.25%
Dell Dell XPS420 1.69%
Dell Inspiron 5521 1.69%
Dell Inspiron 570 1.69%

About (from ManiacTools.com)

ManiacTools is a independent software developing company specializing professional music products.
Publisher URL: www.maniactools.com

comments2 comments

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Mitchover a year ago
This programs installs other unwanted programs/plugins... pretty much malware in my books.
user comment
Rob from Scotlandover a year ago
An excellent program that does just what it says. It is very easy to use.