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3.3.4 16.67%
3.3.3 33.33%
3.3.2 16.67%
3.3.1 16.67%
3.2.1 16.67%

Morae Observer


Morae Observer is a program developed by TechSmith. The most used version is 3.3.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is moraeobserver.exe. The software installer includes 45 files and is usually about 87.37 MB (91,618,318 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of Morae Observer come from the United States, it is also popular in CY and RS.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.techsmith.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TechSmith\Morae\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C982E1E2-964E-490C-AB2A-8B0BEA1F2943}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 87.37 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Morae Observer

Program executable:moraeobserver.exe
Morae Observer
Path:C:\Program Files\techsmith\morae\moraeobserver.exe
Additional files:
  • TimelineFilters.dll - TechSmith DirectShow Source Filters
  • TSCRec3.dll - TechSmith Screen Recorder SDK (TechSmith Screen Recorder Control)
  • TscEventCap.dll - RRT Event Capture Component (Techsmith Event Capture DLL)
  • TscEventWriter.dll - Techsmith Event Writer DLL
  • TscRrtCap.dll - Techsmith RRT Capture DLL
  • WordAddInCommon.dll - WordAddInCommon
  • RecorderCaptureHelper.exe - Morae Recorder (Morae Recorder capture helper)
  • RecorderCaptureHelperPS.dll
  • WiimoteHandler.dll - WiimoteHandler
  • EventHandler.dll - Event Handler
  • TechSmith.Morae.Addin.Word.2007.dll - Morae Manager (Morae Manager Addin for Word)
  • TechSmith.Morae.Addin.Word.Common.dll - Morae Word Addin Common
  • WordAddIn2003.dll - Word 2003 Addin
  • WordAddIn2007.dll - Word 2007 AddIn
  • ManagerChat.dll - Morae (Manager Chat)
  • MediaSrcFilters.dll - Morae DirectShow Filters
  • MoraeAnalysisTools.dll - Morae Analysis Tools
  • MoraeEventHandler.dll - Morae Event Handler
  • MoraeLocalLogger.exe - Morae Local Logger
  • MoraeManager.exe - Morae Manager
  • MoraePlay.exe - Morae Player
  • MoraeRecorder.exe - Morae Recorder
  • ObserverChat.dll - Observer Chat
  • RecorderChat.dll - Recorder Chat
  • TSCC.exe - TechSmith Screen Capture Codec Installer
  • TscHelp.exe - TechSmith HTML Help Helper
  • mcstdh264vout.dll (by MainConcept GmbH) - MainConcept (Consumer)® H.264/AVC Video Encoder Wrapper (H.264/AVC Video Encoder Wrapper)
  • mcstdh264dec.dll (by MainConcept GmbH) - MainConcept (Consumer)® AVC/H.264 Video Decoder (AVC/H.264 Video Decoder)
  • WiimoteLib.dll (by Brian Peek (www.brianpeek.com)) - WiimoteLib - modified 2009 @ www.techsmith.com (WiimoteLib)
  • mcaacadec.dll - MainConcept® AAC audio decoder (AAC audio decoder)
  • mcaacaenc.dll - MainConcept® AAC Audio Encoder (AAC Audio Encoder)
  • mcmpegin.dll - MainConcept® MPEG File Decoder (MPEG File Decoder)
  • XceedZip.dll (by Xceed Software Inc (450) 442-2626 [email protected] www.xceedsoft.com) - Xceed Zip Compression Library
  • mcmp4mux.dll - MainConcept® MP4 Multiplexer (MP4 Multiplexer)
  • mcmp4dmux.dll - MainConcept® MP4 Demuxer (MP4 Demuxer)
  • ChartFX.ClientServer.Core.dll (by Software FX) - ChartFX Client Server
  • iZotope_SonicFit_Win32.dll (by iZotope) - iZotope FreeTime

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.46 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000843325%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005737%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002696%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:184,127
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:799 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:44 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Morae Observer?

You can uninstall Morae Observer 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 Morae Observer, 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 Morae Observer.

Win 10 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 20.00%
Windows 10 Pro Insider Pr... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  CY 12.50%
  RS 12.50%
  Canada 12.50%
  Czech Republic 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Lenovo 50.00%
Common models
LENOVO 424049U 25.00%
LENOVO 20E1S01700 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 5547 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 5521 25.00%

About TechSmith

Sells SnagIt, Camtasia Studio and other applications as well as hosts screencast.com, a screencast hosting service.
Publisher URL: www.techsmith.com


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