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Should I remove InfraRecorder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,591
United States Rank #2,660
Reach 0.2375%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.64 days
549.77 days >
Average installed length: 288.86 days


053 0.02%
052 0.02%
0.53 0.02% 0.02%
0.45 0.02% 0.13%


What is InfraRecorder?

InfraRecorder is an open source CD and DVD writing program for Windows. InfraRecorder supports disk rewriting and dual-layer DVDs. InfraRecorder can also burn a disc from an ISO image file. This program is completely portable on the Windows operating system. InfraRecorder is available in a version that will run natively on 64-bit versions of Windows; however, this version doesn't include an Ogg Vorbis decoder or libsnd library due to compilation difficulties with MinGW on the 64-bit Windows platform.

About  (from Christian Kindahl)

InfraRecorder is a free CD/DVD burning solution for Microsoft Windows. It offers a wide range of powerful features; all through an easy to use application interface and Windows Explorer integration. Create disc copies, on the fly and using a temporary disc image. Fixate discs (write lead-out information to prevent furt...  Read more


The most used version is 053, with over 0% 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 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 infrarecorder.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 13.33 MB (13,976,551 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: infrarecorder.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\infrarecorder
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InfraRecorder\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 13.33 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by InfraRecorder

Program executable:infrarecorder.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\infrarecorder\infrarecorder.exe
Additional files:
  • shell.dll - InfraRecorder Shell Extension
  • ckeffects.exe - ckEffects Application
  • smoke.exe
  • irexpress.exe - InfraExpress (InfraRecorder express application.)
  • irshell.dll - irShell (InfraRecorder shell extension.)
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{45017DE0-DE9E-4D59-AD7E-93064364F216}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • infrarecorder.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\InfraRecorder\infrarecorder.exe'.

How do I remove InfraRecorder?

You can uninstall InfraRecorder 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 InfraRecorder, 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 InfraRecorder.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.13%
Windows 10 21.58%
Windows XP 11.89%
Windows Vista 8.37%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.85%
Windows 7 Professional 13.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.68%
Windows 10 Home 6.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.02%
  Germany 9.58%
  France 5.63%
  Italy 4.96%
  United Kingdom 4.64%
  Canada 2.70%
  Netherlands 2.43%
  Spain 2.36%
  Australia 1.92%
  Belgium 1.51%
  Finland 1.07%
  Japan 0.82%
  Brazil 0.71%
  Hungary 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.37%
Dell 23.68%
Acer 17.65%
ASUS 8.48%
Toshiba 5.07%
American Megatrends 4.74%
Intel 2.41%
Lenovo 2.33%
Sahara 1.89%
Medion 1.01%
Samsung 1.01%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.78%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.54%
ASUS All Series 4.06%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.27%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.03%


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