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Should I remove Media Converter for Philips?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,547
United States Rank #8,052
Reach 0.0335%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.24 days
449.66 days >
Average installed length: 236.26 days


VersionDistribution 0.15% 7.27% 19.55% 4.24% 13.03% 0.30% 0.15% 0.45% 2.27% 0.61% 5.45% 31.21% 0.91%

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Media Converter for Philips

What is Media Converter for Philips?

The Media Converter Software is used to transfer video or picture files into your player. The Media Converter Software is bundled with the Device Manager software and you can get the bundled software from the supplied CD.


The most used version is, with over 98% 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 main program executable is mediaconverter.exe. The software installer includes 63 files and is usually about 39.22 MB (41,128,583 bytes). CheckUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\Media Converter for Philips
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\ARCHIV~1\ARCHIV~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E623BB3
Estimated size: 39.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Media Converter for Philips

Program executable:mediaconverter.exe
Name:Media Converter for Philips
Path:C:\Program Files\arcsoft\media converter for philips\mediaconverter.exe
Additional files:
  • ToolsCtrl.dll - ArcSoft Tools Control (tools control)
  • MagicFrame.dll - ArcSoft MagicFrame (MagicFrame)
  • MagUIImage.dll - ArcSoft MagUIImage (MagUIImage)
  • magFileIO.dll - ArcSoft magFileIO (File i/o)
  • RawEngine.dll - ArcSoft RawEngine (RawEngine)
  • uASFWriter.dll - Arcsoft AsfWriter (WMV and WMA File Writer)
  • magengin.dll - ArcSoft magengin (magengin Dynamic Link Library)
  • magPltfm.dll - ArcSoft magPltfm (magPltfm)
  • magTools.dll - ArcSoft magTools (magTools)
  • kgl.dll - arcsoft kgl (kgl)
  • ILUT.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Utility Toolkit Library (ILUT: A portable image library in development)
  • PCDLIB32.DLL (by Eastman Kodak) - Kodak Photo CD Access Developer Toolkit (PCDLIB32)
  • ILU.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Utilities Library (ILU: A portable image library in development)
  • DevIL.dll - Developer's Image Library (DevIL) (DevIL: A portable image library in development)
  • CheckUpdate.dll - ArcSoft Check Update Resource
  • ImportDVD.dll - ImportDV Dynamic Link Library (ImportDVD Dynamic Link Library)
  • FPXLIB.DLL - Reference Implementation
  • MagAppFramework.dll - ArcSoft MagAppFramework (MagAppFramework)
  • Res_AMC.dll - ArcSoft MediaConverter (ArcSoft MediaConverter Resource File)
  • smv.dll (by Freescale Semiconductor) - SigmaTel Motion Video (SMV format library)
  • MagUIEngine.dll - ArcSoft MagUIEngine (MagUIEngine)
  • MagUIInter.dll - ArcSoft MagUIInter (MagUIInter)
  • MagPCMac.dll - ArcSoft MagPCMac (MagPCMac)
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)
  • RemovableDevice.dll - RemovableDevice (RemovableDevice DLL)
  • PortableDevice.dll - PortableDevice (PortableDevice DLL)
  • ImgCtrl.dll - Image control
  • magFpxio.dll (by user) - user magFpxio (magFpxio)
  • arcRmaImpDll.dll - arcRmaImpDll
  • arcRmaPrvDll.dll - arcRmaPrvDll
  • arcSamiDll.dll - arcSamiDll
  • ArcSurface.dll - ArcSurface
  • ExtrasCtrl.dll - ExtrasCtrl (ExtrasCtrl DLL)
  • MPEGParser.dll - MPEGParser (Get MPEG File's Information)
  • MP3Writer.DLL - MP3Writer
  • Symbian60.dll - Symbian60
  • uASF_SDK.dll - asf sdk (asf SDK)
  • ArcMDM.dll - ArcMDM (ArcMDM DLL)
  • libsndfile.dll
  • MagAutoTest.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MediaConverter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C27B4EC0-3EDD-4C89-B5EC-FF7D32F061A7}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Media Converter for Philips?

You can uninstall Media Converter for Philips 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 Media Converter for Philips, 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 Media Converter for Philips.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.13%
Windows Vista 24.66%
Windows XP 12.41%
Windows 10 11.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 21.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.04%
Windows 7 Professional 6.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.03%
Windows 10 Home 4.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.01%
  Germany 11.09%
  France 4.97%
  United Kingdom 3.70%
  Italy 3.70%
  Canada 2.42%
  Netherlands 1.85%
  Australia 1.27%
  New Zealand 1.27%
  Brazil 1.27%
  Belgium 0.92%
  Spain 0.69%
  Hungary 0.69%
  Finland 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.03%
Dell 24.94%
Acer 18.29%
Toshiba 10.69%
ASUS 3.33%
Intel 2.38%
Sahara 1.90%
American Megatrends 1.66%
Lenovo 1.43%
Gateway 1.19%
Medion 1.19%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 4.55%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.55%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 3.18%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.18%
Dell Inspiron 5720 2.73%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.27%

About ArcSoft

ArcSoft is a application development company that makes multimedia technologies & applications across desktop & embedded platforms.
Publisher URL: www.arcsoft.com

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justwalkin'over a year ago
Has a splendid variety of formats to convert to and from. And it actually works!