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Should I remove Haali Media Splitter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #524
United States Rank #785
Reach 1.2686%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.85 days
674.01 days >
Average installed length: 354.14 days

Typically installed together

Haali Media Splitter

What is Haali Media Splitter?

Haali Media Splitter is a DirectShow splitter utility. GDSMux/DS Mux included also, a simple mkv/m2ts multiplexer and cutter.

About  (from haali.su)

This is the core library that is used in the splitter and utilities, it's written in plain C and is higly portable. Please note, that this component is a low level library that can be used for integrating Matroska support into embedded devices, standalone players, or custom applications. It does not include any DirectS...  Read more


Haali Media Splitter is a program developed by haali.su. 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 main program executable is dsmux.exe. The software installer includes 143 files and is usually about 5.05 MB (5,298,204 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 38% of users of Haali Media Splitter come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: haali.su/mkv
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\haali\matroskasplitter
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Haali\MatroskaSplitter\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 5.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Haali Media Splitter

Program executable:dsmux.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\haali\matroskasplitter\dsmux.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Haali Media Splitter
  • avi.dll
  • avi.x64.dll
  • avs.dll
  • avss.dll
  • dsmux.x64.exe
  • dxr.dll
  • dxr.x64.dll
  • gdsmux.exe
  • gdsmux.x64.exe
  • mkunicode.dll
  • mkunicode.x64.dll
  • mkv2vfr.exe
  • mkv2vfr.x64.exe
  • mkx.dll
  • mkx.x64.dll
  • mkzlib.dll
  • mkzlib.x64.dll
  • mmfinfo.dll
  • mp4.dll
  • mp4.x64.dll
  • ogm.dll
  • ogm.x64.dll
  • ts.dll
  • ts.x64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6678D9B0-FFDC-4FAD-8734-6AD1BE738B5F}' (runs on registration).
  • gdsmux.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{26FCA00F-C798-49C9-8B90-7BF28FC5B80A}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • gdsmux.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\K-Lite Codec Pack\Filters\Haali\gdsmux.exe'.

How do I remove Haali Media Splitter?

You can uninstall Haali Media Splitter 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 Haali Media Splitter, 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 Haali Media Splitter.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.58%
Windows 10 23.78%
Windows XP 6.98%
Windows Vista 5.64%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.57%
Windows 7 Professional 9.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.92%
Windows 8.1 5.42%
Windows 10 Home 5.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.90%
  Germany 14.37%
  United Kingdom 5.02%
  France 4.12%
  Italy 3.72%
  Brazil 3.48%
  Canada 2.67%
  Netherlands 1.73%
  Australia 1.70%
  Japan 1.35%
  Spain 1.25%
  Poland 1.23%
  Russia 1.06%
  Belgium 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.40%
Acer 20.19%
Dell 18.63%
ASUS 9.14%
Medion 6.56%
Toshiba 4.40%
Samsung 4.07%
Lenovo 3.02%
Intel 1.39%
American Megatrends 1.29%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.54%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.42%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.98%
ASUS All Series 3.67%
Acer Aspire X3950 2.88%
MEDION E7216 2.86%


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