84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove ImgBurn?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #161
United States Rank #186
Reach 3.2054%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.60 days
430.79 days >
Average installed length: 226.35 days


VersionDistribution 56.22% 24.61% 5.08% 6.73% 0.75% 0.10% 1.01% 1.28% 2.00% 0.88% 0.04% 0.69% 0.54% 0.07%


What is ImgBurn?

ImgBurn is a freeware program that allows the recording of many types of CD, DVD and Blu-Ray images to recordable media. Ability to build DVD Video discs (from a VIDEO_TS folder), HD DVD Video discs (from a HVDVD_TS folder) and Blu-ray Video discs (from a BDAV / BDMV folder). ImgBurn is relatively lightweight (compared to similar programs); under 1.8MB for all installed features. Supported formats: BIN, CUE, DI (Atari Disk Image), DVD, GI, IMG, ISO, MDS, NRG, PDI and more.

Some versions (from version use the OpenCandy software library to bundle potentially unwanted software offers during installation.

About  (from LIGHTNING UK!)

ImgBurn is a lightweight CD, DVD, HD-DVD, or Blu-ray burning application. It has several modes, each for performing a different tasks such as read a disc to an image file, creates an image file from files on your computer or network (you also can write the files directly to a disc), write an image file to a disc, ensur...  Read more
  • Delivers various 'optional' bundled software during install
ImgBurn 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.imgburn.com
Help link: forum.imgburn.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ImgBurn
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ImgBurn\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ImgBurn

Program executable:imgburn.exe
ImgBurn - The Ultimate Image Burner!
Signed by:Spotmau Ltd
Path:C:\Program Files\imgburn\imgburn.exe
Additional files:
  • ImgBurnPreview.exe - ImgBurnPreview Application (ImgBurnPreview)
  • SetupImgBurn.exe - ImgBurn (ImgBurn Installer)
  • SetupImgBurn_2.4.2.0.exe
  • SetupImgBurn_2.4.4.0.exe
  • SetupImgBurn_2.5.0.0.exe
  • SetupImgBurn_2.5.1.0.exe
  • SetupImgBurn_2.5.2.0.exe
  • SetupImgBurn_2.5.4.0.exe
  • SetupImgBurn_2.5.5.0.exe
  • SetupImgBurn_2.5.6.0.exe
  • SetupImgBurn_2.5.7.0.exe
  • SetupImgBurn_2.5.8.0.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • pfctoc.dll (by Padus(R)) - Padus Foundation Class(TM) (CD/DVD pre-mastering toolkit for Win32)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • BurnPlot.exe (by Daystrom M5) - BurnPlot (Freeware used to plot ImgBurn .ibg files.)
  • Installer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • ImgBurn.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ImgBurnPlayHDDVDOnArrival_ReadDisc' with the ProgID of 'ImgBurn.AutoPlay.1' and the action verb 'PlayHDDVDOnArrival_ReadDisc.
Scheduled Task
  • ImgBurn.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3247E536-D49C-4153-AEBA-89E50AB99BE7}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ImgBurn.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ImgBurn\ImgBurn.exe'.

How do I remove ImgBurn?

You can uninstall ImgBurn 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 ImgBurn, 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 ImgBurn.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.28%
Windows 10 30.35%
Windows XP 6.25%
Windows Vista 4.06%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.69%
Windows 7 Professional 13.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.26%
Windows 10 Home 5.95%
Windows 10 Pro 5.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.60%
  Germany 8.18%
  United Kingdom 4.91%
  Italy 4.80%
  Canada 3.32%
  Netherlands 3.00%
  France 2.60%
  Australia 2.15%
  Japan 1.82%
  Brazil 1.66%
  Spain 1.60%
  Sweden 1.05%
  Belgium 1.05%
  India 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.51%
Hewlett-Packard 23.17%
Acer 16.39%
ASUS 11.16%
Toshiba 4.77%
Lenovo 3.29%
Samsung 2.85%
Intel 2.76%
American Megatrends 1.24%
Medion 0.73%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.42%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.58%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.97%
HP Pavilion G6 NoteBook P... 4.31%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.35%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.04%

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SFover a year ago
Beware of the Open Candy installation.....