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Should I remove Hamster Free Video Converter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,170
United States Rank #9,160
Reach 0.0591%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.19 days
536.55 days >
Average installed length: 281.92 days


VersionDistribution 20.94% 17.08% 1.03% 51.33% 1.20% 8.07% 0.34%

Hamster Free Video Converter

What is Hamster Free Video Converter?  (from HamsterSoft)

More and more different video formats seem to keep coming out. Compression is getting better and video quality is getting higher. More and more media players, both software and standalone devices are appearing on the market every month. This can make it very hard to keep up with the ever changing technology and all of ...  Read more


Hamster Free Video Converter is a program developed by HamsterSoft. The most used version is, with over 98% 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 main program executable is hamstervideoconverter.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 40.95 MB (42,935,963 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 33% of users of Hamster Free Video Converter come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: videoconverter.hamstersoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hamster Soft\Hamster Free Video Converter\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Hamster Soft\Hamster Free Video Converter\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 40.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hamster Free Video Converter

Program executable:hamstervideoconverter.exe
Name:Hamster Video Converter 2
Path:C:\Program Files\hamster soft\hamster free video converter\hamstervideoconverter.exe
Additional files:
  • HamsterVideoConverterConversionCore.dll - Hamster Video Converter 2
  • HamsterVideoConverterUI.dll
  • Interop.CAVEditLib.dll
  • Interop.Shell32.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HamsterVideoConverter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7EC040B7-CB7F-448A-A495-A32B424F7E09}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Hamster Free Video Converter?

You can uninstall Hamster Free Video 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 Hamster Free Video Converter, 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 Hamster Free Video Converter.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.09%
Windows 10 19.13%
Windows XP 8.92%
Windows Vista 6.78%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.27%
Windows 7 Professional 10.97%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.89%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.27%
Windows 10 Home 3.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.64%
  Germany 9.49%
  Spain 6.87%
  France 4.24%
  Netherlands 3.40%
  Italy 3.40%
  Russia 3.32%
  United Kingdom 2.78%
  Mexico 2.08%
  Japan 2.01%
  Turkey 1.85%
  Belgium 1.77%
  Argentina 1.77%
  Canada 1.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.45%
Dell 18.68%
Acer 18.18%
ASUS 8.10%
Toshiba 4.46%
Intel 3.97%
Samsung 3.47%
Medion 3.47%
Lenovo 2.64%
American Megatrends 2.48%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.32%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.80%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.66%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.28%
HP ProBook 4530s 1.90%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 1.90%


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