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HD Writer 2.0E for SX/SD


HD Writer 2.0E for SX/SD is a program developed by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is hdwriter.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 254.05 MB (266,389,098 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 53% of users of HD Writer E for SX/SD come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Finland.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panasonic\HDWRITER
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4BCD581A-404A-483A-869D-109853007C32}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 254.05 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by HD Writer 2.0E for SX/SD

Program executable:hdwriter.exe
Name:HD Writer
HD Writer Application Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\panasonic\hdwriter\hdwriter.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoPlayCanceller.dll - AutoPlay & AutoRun Canceller
  • DMVobEnc.dll - DVD CoreLibrary SDK (DVD Menu VOB Encoder)
  • DVDCoreLibrary.dll - DVD CoreLibrary Manager
  • DVDDriveCtrl.dll - DVD Drive Controller
  • DVDVideoIFO.dll - DVD Video Information Element
  • DVDVideoParser.dll - DVD Video Disc Image Parser Element
  • EvLog.dll - Event Loging DLL
  • EventLog.dll - Event Logging DLL
  • AC3Decoder.dll - AC3Decoder
  • AC3Encoder.dll - BDCore SDK (AC3 Audio Encoder)
  • AvchdGraphics.dll - AVCHD Interactive Graphics Decoder/Encoder
  • AvchdMuxer.dll - AVCHD Clip AV Stream Multiplexer
  • BDCoreIntegrator.dll - BD Core Integrator
  • BDCoreManager.dll - BD Core Manager
  • DataManager.dll - Data Manager
  • DriveControl.dll - Drive Controller
  • DVDBHALayer.dll - Read/Write Engine - DVD BHA Layer DLL
  • DVDMICSLayer.dll - Read/Write Engine - DVD MICS Layer DLL
  • H264VideoDecoder.dll - H.264 Video Decoder
  • H264VideoEncoder.dll - H.264 Video Encoder
  • HDAVCDatabaseManager.dll - AVCHD Database Manager
  • HDDLayer.dll - Read/Write Engine - HDD Layer DLL
  • AVCHDPlayer.exe - HD WRITER (AVCHDPlayer)
  • HDCopy.exe - HD Writer (HD Writer HDCopy)
  • HDCopyRes.dll - HD Writer Resource
  • HDFAC.exe - HD Writer FAC
  • HDForm.exe - HD Writer HDForm
  • DeviceSelect.dll - HDEditor
  • HDEditor.exe
  • lfCMP14N.DLL (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • lffax14N.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lflmb14N.dll
  • lftif14N.dll
  • LTDIS14N.dll
  • bgsvcctl.dll (by B.H.A) - B's Recorder GOLD9 (B's Recorder GOLD General Service Controller)
  • cdrbs2k.dll (by B.H.A Co.,Ltd) - B's Recorder GOLD (Filter command( for Windows2000 and XP ))
  • CGENERAL8.DLL (by B.H.A Co.,Ltd) - CDR(W) Driver
  • BGOLDLIB.dll
  • AVCHDPlugin.dll
  • ExportParameter.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • AVCHDPlayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PanaAvchdMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'HDWriterAvchdPlayer' and the action verb 'open.

How do I remove HD Writer E for SX/SD?

Quickly and completely remove HD Writer 2.0E for SX/SD from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HD Writer E for SX/SD 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 HD Writer 2.0E for SX/SD, 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 HD Writer E for SX/SD.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win XP 8%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 41.67%
Windows 10 41.67%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Windows XP 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 10 Pro 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 8.1 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.94%
  United Kingdom 23.53%
  Finland 5.88%
  Sweden 5.88%
  DK 5.88%
  Italy 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 62.50%
Acer 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Medion 12.50%
Common models
MSI MS-7592 11.11%
MEDION MS-7800 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard p6720f 11.11%
Dell Studio 540 11.11%
Dell Studio 1735 11.11%
Dell Inspiron 1520 11.11%


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