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Should I remove Music Transfer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,796
United States Rank #4,981
Reach 0.1084%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.12 days
475.46 days >
Average installed length: 249.82 days


VersionDistribution 54.42% 24.43% 21.15%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Sony

Music Transfer

What is Music Transfer?  (from Sony)

"Music Transfer" is a software for replacing the music files in the camera. BGMs for slideshows to be played back on the camera can be switched to your preferred tracks using a computer.


Music Transfer is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The primary executable is named PPMusicTransfer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 47 files and is usually about 40.57 MB (42,543,417 bytes). 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 42% of users of Music Transfer come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\Sony Picture Utility\Music Transfer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{CE2121C6-C94D-4A73-8EA4-6943F33EE335}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 40.57 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Music Transfer

Program executable:PPMusicTransfer.exe
Name:Music Transfer
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\Sony Picture Utility\Music Transfer\PPMusicTransfer.exe
Additional files:
  • DrpTimelinePreviewEngine.dll
  • DrpTimelineRenderEngine.dll
  • DrpPMediaReaderEngine.dll
  • DrpMediaObject.dll - DrpCreateMediaObject.dll
  • DrpMpegRenderEngine.dll
  • aacdecdll.dll - Sony MPEG4 AAC Decoder (aacdecdll)
  • DrpBasebandObject.dll
  • DrpTimelineObject.dll
  • SonyCDWriterSS.dll - SonyCDWriterSS Module
  • DrpGeneralObject.dll
  • DrpPreviewEngine.dll
  • Frn.dll - Sony Corporation Frn (Frn DLL)
  • DrpDvAviEngine.dll
  • DrpDvAviObject.dll
  • DrpRawDvEngine.dll
  • DrpRawDVObject.dll
  • DrpSoundObject.dll
  • DrpStillObject.dll
  • SaCdaPlay.dll - VAIO Entertainment (Play CDDA)
  • SaDsPlay.dll - DirectShow Audio Player
  • SaEncoder.dll
  • SaId3parser.dll - SaId3parser
  • VzCs.dll - VzCs Manager
  • DrpCustomIpp2.dll
  • DrpMpegObject.dll
  • DrpAc3Engine.dll
  • DrpMP4Engine.dll
  • DrpMP4Object.dll
  • DrpDvEngine.dll
  • DrpUtility.dll
  • PPMusicTransfer.exe - Music Transfer
  • PPMusicTransferRes.dll - Localized Resource of Music Transfer
  • dac3d_mt.dll - Sony Software Codec DLL
  • dac3e_mt.dll
  • MFC71.dll
  • MFC71u.dll
  • msvcp60.dll
  • msvcp71.dll
  • msvcr71.dll
  • msvcrt.dll
  • msxml4.dll
  • msxml4a.dll
  • msxml4r.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • msvcp71.dll is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 5aa3d933-32c7-4b03-9bcf-13d56020c4b9-1.

How do I remove Music Transfer?

You can uninstall Music Transfer 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 Music Transfer, 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 Music Transfer.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 8.1 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.14%
Windows Vista 28.56%
Windows 10 8.98%
Windows XP 3.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.70%
Windows 7 Professional 5.56%
Windows 10 Home 5.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.18%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Germany 6.65%
  Canada 4.85%
  Italy 4.03%
  France 3.95%
  Brazil 2.27%
  Spain 2.03%
  Netherlands 1.92%
  Belgium 1.88%
  Japan 1.64%
  Iran 1.45%
  Mexico 1.41%
  India 1.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 79.34%
Dell 10.15%
Hewlett-Packard 5.67%
Acer 1.61%
Toshiba 1.40%
Common models
Sony VGN-NW21EF_S 5.94%
Sony VPCCW1S1E 5.31%
Sony VGN-NW20EF_S 3.18%
Sony VGN-FW51JF_H 2.97%
Sony VGN-FW51MF_H 2.55%
Sony VGN-NW21MF_W 2.23%

About Sony

Sony is a leading manufacturer of electronics products for the consumer markets and is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group.
Publisher URL: www.sony.com


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