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Should I remove RapidMediaConverter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,249
United States Rank #5,891
Reach 0.0349%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.86 days
114.00 days >
Average installed length: 59.90 days


VersionDistribution 12.08% 1.60% 6.84% 72.78% 4.80% 0.15% 0.29% 0.29% 0.44% 0.44% 0.29%

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What is RapidMediaConverter?

RapidMediaConverter (Applon Software) is ad-supported software that bundles adware and/or other potentially unwanted software in the installer.

About  (from Howard Software Limited Software)

Howard Software / Applon runs off an ad-supported platform. During general internet usage on sites where Applon Support operates, users may see advertisement in form of shopping results and new tabs. The type of ad is dependent on the content of the page as you generally browse the internet. Applon is not related to or...  Read more


RapidMediaConverter is a software program developed by Howard Software Limited Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named RapidMediaConverter.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 31.34 MB (32,864,092 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 81% of users of RapidMediaConverter come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in RapidMediaConverter.
RapidMediaConverterApp.exe (01851a9ba06c338b6d2f432ee3215d8f) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140827 Win32:Adware-BGF [PUP]
AVG 2015.0.3370 Generic
AVware Rocketfuel Installer (fs)
McAfee 5600.7026 Artemis!01851A9BA06C
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.239 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0806
VIPRE Antivirus 32384 Rocketfuel Installer (fs)
RapidMediaConverter has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: RapidMediaConverter
URL: www.applon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\rapidmediaconverter
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\RapidMediaConverter\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 31.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RapidMediaConverter

Program executable:RapidMediaConverter.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\rapidmediaconverter\RapidMediaConverter.exe
Additional files:
  • RapidMediaConverter.exe - iConvertorx
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • RapidMediaConverterApp.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove RapidMediaConverter?

You can uninstall RapidMediaConverter 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 RapidMediaConverter, 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 RapidMediaConverter.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 10 48%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 49.27%
Windows 7 45.78%
Windows Vista 3.20%
Windows XP 1.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 29.74%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.43%
Windows 7 Professional 9.48%
Windows 10 Home 7.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.85%
Windows 8.1 Connected 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.57%
  France 2.68%
  Canada 2.11%
  United Kingdom 2.11%
  Netherlands 1.72%
  Australia 1.05%
  Germany 0.96%
  Sweden 0.77%
  New Zealand 0.48%
  Finland 0.48%
  Italy 0.48%
  Norway 0.38%
  Belgium 0.38%
  Israel 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.69%
Dell 21.23%
Acer 12.50%
Toshiba 11.51%
ASUS 7.94%
Lenovo 3.77%
Samsung 1.79%
Apple 0.60%
Medion 0.60%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.83%
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.48%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.45%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.45%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.45%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.41%


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