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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #23,341
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.52 days
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Average installed length: 225.07 days


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MainConcept DTV Decoder Pro


MainConcept DTV Decoder Pro is a software program developed by MainConcept GmbH. The primary executable is named mcmpgadec.dll. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 8.63 MB (9,048,547 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 56% of users of MainConcept DTV Decoder Pro come from Germany, it is also popular in DZ and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mainconcept.com/site
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MainConcept\DTV Decoder Pro\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{793FCE60-DE5E-4977-A942-A7B69A45B17D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.63 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MainConcept DTV Decoder Pro

Program module:mcmpgadec.dll
Name:MainConcept® MPEG Audio Decoder
MPEG Audio Decoder
Path:C:\Program Files\MainConcept\DTV Decoder Pro\mcmpgadec.dll
Additional files:
  • mcdddec.dll - MainConcept® Dolby Digital Stream Decoder (Dolby Digital Stream Decoder)
  • mch264dec.dll - MainConcept® AVC/H.264 Video Decoder (AVC/H.264 Video Decoder)
  • mcaacadec.dll - MainConcept® AAC audio decoder (AAC audio decoder)
  • IntelQuickSyncDecoder.dll (by Intel) - Intel QuickSync Decoder (IntelQuickSyncDecoder DLL)
  • avcodec-lav-55.dll (by FFmpeg Project) - FFmpeg (FFmpeg codec library)
  • avfilter-lav-4.dll (by FFmpeg Project) - FFmpeg audio/video filtering library
  • avformat-lav-55.dll - FFmpeg container format library
  • avresample-lav-1.dll - Libav audio resampling library
  • avutil-lav-52.dll - FFmpeg utility library
  • swscale-lav-2.dll - FFmpeg image rescaling library
  • libbluray.dll

How do I remove MainConcept DTV Decoder Pro?

You can uninstall MainConcept DTV Decoder Pro 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 MainConcept DTV Decoder Pro, 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 MainConcept DTV Decoder Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.69%
Windows 10 22.51%
Windows XP 6.49%
Windows Vista 2.22%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.09%
Windows 7 Professional 14.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.60%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.27%
Windows 10 Pro 5.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.88% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 55.88%
  DZ 11.35%
  United States 6.44%
  Iran 3.13%
  Italy 2.71%
  SY 1.86%
  LY 1.78%
  Austria 1.61%
  Turkey 1.35%
  France 1.10%
  IQ 1.10%
  Saudi Arabia 1.02%
  MA 0.93%
  Poland 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 19.04%
Dell 10.96%
ASUS 9.23%
Medion 9.04%
Hewlett-Packard 7.31%
Intel 5.58%
American Megatrends 3.46%
Common models
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 4.17%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.61%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.33%
O.E.M O.E.M 2.50%
ASUS All Series 2.22%
Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 2.22%


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