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What percent of users and experts removed it?
44% remove it56% keep it
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Global Rank #3,730
United States Rank #10,987
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JDownloader -NIGHTLY- Build 19878 0.03%
0.89 44.77%

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What is JDownloader?

JDownloader is a download manager, written in Java, which allows the automatic downloading of files and split files from one-click hosting sites such as RapidShare. JDownloader supports the use of premium accounts. JDownloader supports the RapidShare "waiting time" and CAPTCHA recognition, enabling batch downloads without user input.

About  (from AppWork GmbH)

JDownloader is a free, open-source download management tool with a huge community of developers that makes downloading as easy and fast as it should be. Users can start, stop or pause downloads, set bandwith limitations, auto-extract archives and much more. It's an easy-to-extend framework that can save hours of your v...  Read more


The most common release is 0.89, with over 79% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named jdownloaderd3d.exe. The setup package generally installs about 37 files and is usually about 4.94 MB (5,184,640 bytes). The installed file Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
JDownloader has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: AppWork UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
URL: www.jdownloader.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\jdownloader
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\JDownloader\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by JDownloader

Program executable:jdownloaderd3d.exe
Name:JDownloader Launcher v4
Path:C:\Program Files\jdownloader\jdownloaderd3d.exe
Additional files:
  • JDownloader.exe - JDownloader Launcher v3
  • JDownloaderBETA.exe - JDownloader Launcher v4
  • JDownloaderLOG.exe
  • JDownloaderNIGHTLY.exe
  • JDUninstall.exe - JDownloader Uninstaller (JDownloader)
  • Updater.exe - JDownloader Updater
  • JDownloaderPortable.exe - JDownloader 0.9
  • uninstall.exe - JDownloader (JDownloader Setup for Windows)
  • JDUpdate.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • JDownloader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B3BE288D-BA43-4606-8323-8BECE880993F}' (runs on registration).
  • JDownloaderD3D.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A9735997-A011-4E1B-82E7-29918C844BFD}' (runs on registration).
  • JDownloaderPortable.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BAD0CDBF-9699-44E4-8A8C-79B586735655}' (runs on registration).
  • JDUninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E68F46AD-A0B7-4EA1-B46A-4A9E699156DE}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • JDownloaderBETA.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named jdon.
3 Startup Files (User Run)
  • JDownloader.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'JDownloader.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\JDownloader\JDownloader.exe.
  • JDownloaderPortable.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'JDownloaderPortable.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\JDownloader\JDownloaderPortable.exe.
  • JDownloaderD3D.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'jd' and executes as C:\Program Files\JDownloader\JDownloaderD3D.exe.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • JDownloaderPortable.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\JDownloader\JDownloaderPortable.exe'.
  • JDUpdate.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\JDownloader\JDUpdate.exe'.
  • JDownloader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\JDownloader\JDownloader.exe'.

How do I remove JDownloader?

You can uninstall JDownloader 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 JDownloader, 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 JDownloader.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 44%
Keep it 56%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.95%
Windows XP 12.77%
Windows Vista 8.52%
Windows 10 7.49%
Windows Server 2003 0.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.66%
Windows 7 Professional 11.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.59%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.10% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 20.10%
  Spain 13.33%
  United States 10.49%
  France 8.43%
  Italy 8.22%
  Poland 6.19%
  Argentina 5.31%
  Brazil 2.67%
  Mexico 2.13%
  Hungary 1.90%
  United Kingdom 1.59%
  Austria 1.35%
  Turkey 1.35%
  Belgium 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.97%
Hewlett-Packard 20.37%
Dell 18.47%
ASUS 9.20%
Toshiba 4.67%
American Megatrends 2.98%
Intel 2.64%
Samsung 2.30%
Medion 1.89%
Lenovo 1.15%
Sony 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.30%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.13%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.90%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.21%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.21%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.21%

About (from AppWork GmbH)

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