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Should I remove MGI VideoWave 5?

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8% remove it92% keep it
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5.0.977.0 42.86%
5.0.963.0 42.86%
5.0.888.0 14.29%

MGI VideoWave 5


MGI VideoWave 5 is a program developed by MGI Software. The most used version is 5.0.977.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is VideoWave.exe. The software installer includes 51 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP1). While about 58% of users of MGI VideoWave 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.videowave.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MGI\VideoWave\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3C030509-F7E8-4919-B7E9-2DF65CA1C1E6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MGI VideoWave 5

Program executable:VideoWave.exe
Name:MGI Software Corp. VideoWave
Path:C:\Program Files\MGI\VideoWave\VideoWave.exe
Additional files:
  • MGIServiceLayerRes.dll - MGIServiceLayer German Resources
  • MGIDvdEditorDLLRes.dll - MGIDvdEditor German Resources
  • VideoWave.exe - MGI Software Corp. VideoWave (VideoWave)
  • DVDMenuAxRes.dll - DVDMenuAx German Module
  • DVDBurnRes.dll - German DVDBurn Module
  • MVWAudioMixer.dll - MVWAudioMixer Module
  • MGIDvdEditor.dll - MGIDvdEditor Module
  • DVDMenuAx.dll - DVDMenuAx Module
  • audf.dll - MGI VideoWave (AudioFlt Filter)
  • DVSrcFilter.dll - DVProduceFilter
  • fsource.dll - VideoWave Frame Grabber
  • MediaPlacer.dll - VW4 MediaPlacer Filter
  • MGISwitcher.dll - MGI FilterGraph Routing filter
  • mjpeg.dll - VW4 MJPEG Decoder
  • ResBMP.dll - Resource Bitmaps
  • reslang.dll - English Resources
  • ResNoTrans.dll - Non-Translated Resources
  • rmbeep.dll - DV Beep Filter
  • auth3260.dll (by RealNetworks) - Authentication Manager plugin for RealMedia® (32-bit) (Authentication Manager plugin for RealMedia®)
  • encn3260.dll (by RealNetworks) - Live Anything Encoder Library for RealMedia® (32-bit) (Live Anything Encoder Library for RealMedia®)
  • dnet3260.dll - DolbyNet(tm) Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (DolbyNet(tm) Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • ednt3260.dll
  • basc3260.dll - Basic Authenticator plugin for RealMedia® (32-bit) (Basic Authenticator plugin for RealMedia®)
  • cook3260.dll - Cooker G2 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (Cooker G2 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • cokr3260.dll - Cooker G2 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm)(32-bit)
  • erv13260.dll - Video decoder 1.0 for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (Video decoder 1.0 for RealAudio(tm))
  • erv23260.dll - Video encoder 2.0 for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (Video encoder 2.0 for RealAudio(tm))
  • 14_43260.dll - 14.4 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (14.4 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • 28_83260.dll - 28.8 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (28.8 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • enlv3260.dll - RealProducer Live Broadcast DLL (32-bit) (RealProducer Live Broadcast DLL)
  • akrip.dll (by AKSoft) - AKRip CD-DA Audio Extraction Library (Generic audio extraction library layered over ASPI.)
  • Mvwawe1.dll - MVWAWE1 Dynamic Link Library (MVWAWE1 DLL)
  • pngu3263.dll - RealPlayer (32-bit) (GUI Library)
  • Cpuinf32.dll
  • espr3260.dll
  • pncrt.dll

How do I remove MGI VideoWave 5?

You can uninstall MGI VideoWave 5 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 MGI VideoWave 5, 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 MGI VideoWave 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 10 14%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 10 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 10 Home 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.33%
  Germany 33.33%
  Canada 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 60.00%
Medion 20.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Common models
MEDION E7214 16.67%
LENOVO 94539NG 16.67%
Dell Studio 1558 16.67%
Dell Precision WorkSt... 16.67%
Acer TravelMate 5730 ... 16.67%


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