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Macromedia Contribute

What is Macromedia Contribute?  (from Macromedia)

Macromedia Contribute software is a powerful web publishing and website management tool that integrates authoring, reviewing, and publishing in an easy-to-use WYSIWYG HTML editor. Increase web publishing productivity while simplifying oversight and approval tasks. True WYSIWYG web authoring
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Macromedia Contribute is a software program developed by Macromedia. 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 contribute.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 72% of users of Macromedia Contribute come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.macromedia.com
Help link: file://C:\Program Files\Macromedia\Contribute\Help\contrib.chm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Macromedia\Contribute
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5C584ABC-0A83-

Program filesFiles installed by Macromedia Contribute

Program executable:contribute.exe
Name:Macromedia Contribute
Path:C:\Program Files\macromedia\contribute\contribute.exe
Additional files:
  • MMxpt.dll - MMxpt
  • xerces-c_1_6.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 1.6.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 1.6.0)
  • PSAPI.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(TM) Operating System (Process Status Helper)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Contribute.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Macromedia\Contribute\Contribute.exe'.

How do I remove Macromedia Contribute?

You can uninstall Macromedia Contribute 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 Macromedia Contribute, 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 Macromedia Contribute.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 10 6%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.94%
Windows Vista 23.53%
Windows XP 17.65%
Windows 10 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.75%
Windows 7 Professional 18.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.25%
Windows 8 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.88%
  United Kingdom 12.50%
  Belgium 9.38%
  Canada 3.13%
  Israel 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.57%
Dell 14.29%
Intel 14.29%
Samsung 14.29%
Lenovo 7.14%
Gateway 7.14%
ASUS 7.14%
Compaq 7.14%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 7.69%
Samsung R530/R730 7.69%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 7.69%
powerspec powerspec 7.69%
LENOVO 3282B1U 7.69%
Gigabyte Z87P-D3 7.69%

About Macromedia

Macromedia was a graphics and web development software company that produced such products as Flash and Dreamweaver and was acquired by Adobe Systems in 2005.
Publisher URL: www.adobe.com


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