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5% remove it95% keep it
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United States Rank #2,548
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Average installed length: 359.91 days


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RTC Client API v1.2

What is RTC Client API?

The RTC Client API enables you to build applications that can make PC-PC, PC-phone, or phone-phone calls or create Instant Messaging (IM) sessions over the Internet. Both voice and video calls can be established on PC-PC calls. Presence information on a list of contacts is also supported. Application sharing and whiteboard can be added to enhance the communication capabilities of any type of session.

About  (from Microsoft)

Independent software vendors (ISVs) can use the RTC API to build applications that include real-time communication solutions for corporations. ISVs can also build applications for telephony service providers for residential or corporate customers. Telecommunication providers that want to sell RTC services can build the...  Read more


The setup package is about 1.38 MB (1,445,376 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms775893(v=vs.85).aspx
Help link: support.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\winsxs\manifests
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{44CDBD1B-89FB-4E02-8319-2A4C550F664A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.38 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by RTC Client API v1.2

  • dxmrtp.dll - Microsoft RTC Audio, Video and RTP Filters
  • rtcdll.dll - RTC User Agent DLL

How do I remove RTC Client API?

You can uninstall RTC Client API 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 RTC Client API v1.2, 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 RTC Client API.

Win Vista (SP2) 70%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 77.47%
Windows 7 18.47%
Windows 10 3.19%
Windows XP 0.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 64.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.14%
Windows Vista Home Basic 10.87%
Windows 7 Professional 4.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.80%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.66%
  Germany 6.66%
  United Kingdom 6.66%
  France 2.33%
  Canada 0.72%
  Italy 0.35%
  Australia 0.29%
  Spain 0.29%
  Netherlands 0.20%
  New Zealand 0.17%
  India 0.14%
  Israel 0.14%
  Austria 0.12%
  DK 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.29%
Hewlett-Packard 35.29%
Toshiba 8.13%
Acer 6.55%
Gateway 6.37%
Packard Bell 5.34%
Medion 3.03%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 6.63%
Dell Inspiron 530s 4.49%
Dell Inspiron 1525 3.93%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 3.82%
Dell Dimension E521 3.03%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.03%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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