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Should I remove PlayMemories Camera Apps Downloader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,343
United States Rank #17,020
Reach 0.0201%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 68.36 days
327.05 days >
Average installed length: 171.84 days


1.1.1975.475 100.00%

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PlayMemories Camera Apps Downloader

What is PlayMemories Camera Apps Downloader?  (from Sony)

It is Sony's entertainment service platform which lets you enjoy your favorite music, videos, or games on various devices anytime, anywhere with a single account.


PlayMemories Camera Apps Downloader is a software program developed by Sony. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 3.46 MB (3,633,152 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 32% of users of PlayMemories Camera Apps Downloader come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.playmemoriescameraapps.com/portal
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\sony corporation\pmcadownloader\1.1.1975.475
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E4B95A36-0EF2-44C6-B939-5B3DBBC34502}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.46 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PlayMemories Camera Apps Downloader

  • pmcadownloaderhelper.exe (by Sony Network Entertainment International) - PlayMemories Camera Apps Downloader (USB downloader plug-in for PlayMemories Camera Apps.)
  • pmcadownloaderlib.dll (by Sony Network Entertainment International)
  • nppmcadownloader.dll - PMCADownloader 1.1.1975.761

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • nppmcadownloader.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npPMCADownloader.dll'.
3 Mozilla Plugins
  • nppmcadownloader.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Sony Corporation/PMCADownloader' with a plugin key of 'Sony Corporation/PMCADownloader' for all users of the PC.
  • pmcadownloaderhelper.exe is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Sony Corporation/PMCADownloaderHelper' with a plugin key of 'Sony Corporation/PMCADownloaderHelper' for all users of the PC.
  • pmcadownloaderlib.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Sony Corporation/PMCADownloaderLib' with a plugin key of 'Sony Corporation/PMCADownloaderLib' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove PlayMemories Camera Apps Downloader?

You can uninstall PlayMemories Camera Apps Downloader 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 PlayMemories Camera Apps Downloader, 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 PlayMemories Camera Apps Downloader.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PlayMemories Camera Apps Downloader you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 10 47%
Win XP 2%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.61%
Windows 10 47.10%
Windows Vista 2.52%
Windows XP 1.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.56%
Windows 10 Home 15.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.89%
Windows 7 Professional 10.38%
Windows 10 Pro 8.61%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.60%
  Germany 14.22%
  France 6.09%
  United Kingdom 5.19%
  Canada 4.06%
  Italy 3.84%
  Taiwan 3.16%
  Japan 2.71%
  Netherlands 2.48%
  Norway 2.03%
  Sweden 2.03%
  Australia 1.81%
  Switzerland 1.81%
  Spain 1.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.22%
Dell 16.96%
ASUS 14.78%
Acer 13.48%
Lenovo 4.78%
Samsung 4.78%
Toshiba 4.35%
Medion 2.61%
MSI 1.74%
Intel 1.30%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.41%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.68%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.94%
Dell XPS 8700 2.21%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.21%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.21%

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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