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Should I remove Sonic CinePlayer Decoder Pack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,885
United States Rank #4,054
Reach 0.0796%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.48 days
751.56 days >
Average installed length: 394.89 days


4.3.0 1.27%
4.2.0 98.73%

Typically installed together

Sonic CinePlayer Decoder Pack

What is Sonic CinePlayer Decoder Pack?  (from Sonic Solutions)

CinePlayer boasts the highest quality and best performing DVD and video file playback possible on your PC. The CinePlayer DVD and video player software provides professional-looking video playback with crisp, clear audio - all with an intuitive interface. With its smooth playback and clear audio, it's one of the best p...  Read more


Sonic CinePlayer Decoder Pack is a program developed by Sonic Solutions. The most used version is 4.2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is RoxioCentral.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 6.31 MB (6,617,736 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of Sonic CinePlayer Decoder Pack come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonic.com?lang=ENU
Help link: codec.kiev.ua
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sonic Shared\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9A00EC4E-27E1-42C4-98DD-662F32AC8870}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sonic CinePlayer Decoder Pack

Program executable:RoxioCentral.exe
Additional files:
  • sonich264dec.dll - Sonic® H.264/AVC Video Decoder Wrapper (H.264/AVC Video Decoder Wrapper)
  • CinemasterVCDNav.dll - Sonic Cinemaster (R) DS VCD Navigator
  • SonicDVDDashVRNav.dll - Sonic Cinemaster (R) DVD-VR Navigator
  • CinemasterAudio.DLL - Cinemaster MCE Audio Decoder (CinemasterAudio)
  • AssetsMngrControl.dll - Roxio Upnp Control Point
  • RoxioLocalServer.dll - Roxio Local Server
  • CinemasterVideo.dll - Sonic HD Video Decoder (CinemasterVideo)
  • CinemAudioDVDadv.dll - Sonic MCE surround (DS MCE/Cinemast AudioDecoder - Advanced)
  • CinemasterAudioND.dll - SonicHDAudio
  • AudioPlayer.dll - Sonic DMX (SonicAudioPlayer.dll)
  • RoxioUPnPRenderer9.exe - CommonSDK (Roxio LiveShare Service)
  • RoxioUpnpService9.exe - Roxio UPnP Service 9
  • SonicLicenseManager.dll - LicenseDatabase component
  • SonicMCDVD_32.DLL (by MainConcept AG) - MainConcept DV Codec v.2.3.1 (MainConcept DV Codec)
  • SonicHDDemuxer.dll - Sonic HD Demuxer
  • SonicHDNav.dll - SonicHDNav
  • aacadec.dll (by MainConcept AG) - MPEG-4 AAC audio decoder library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • RoxioUpnpService9.exe runs as a service named 'Roxio Upnp Server 9' (Roxio Upnp Server 9).
  • RoxioUPnPRenderer9.exe runs as a service named 'Roxio UPnP Renderer 9' (Roxio UPnP Renderer 9).

How do I remove Sonic CinePlayer Decoder Pack?

You can uninstall Sonic CinePlayer Decoder Pack 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 Sonic CinePlayer Decoder Pack, 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 Sonic CinePlayer Decoder Pack.

Win Vista (SP2) 40%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 44.39%
Windows 7 31.44%
Windows XP 15.11%
Windows 10 8.86%
Windows Server 2003 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Basic 15.40%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.14%
Windows 7 Professional 11.86%
Windows Vista Business 11.60%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.14%
  United Kingdom 4.16%
  Germany 2.91%
  Canada 2.91%
  France 2.63%
  Italy 2.36%
  Netherlands 1.43%
  Spain 1.29%
  Japan 1.06%
  Australia 1.02%
  Belgium 0.88%
  Sweden 0.88%
  Mexico 0.88%
  Brazil 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 76.53%
Hewlett-Packard 18.15%
Acer 1.60%
Toshiba 0.95%
ASUS 0.80%
Intel 0.44%
Lenovo 0.29%
Samsung 0.22%
American Megatrends 0.15%
Common models
HP Compaq 6720s 10.00%
Dell Dell XPS420 9.91%
Dell Vostro 200 7.00%
Dell Vostro 220 Series 6.45%
Dell Vostro1510 5.09%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.91%

About Sonic Solutions

Sonic Solutions (aquired by Rovi Corporation) is a digital media software provider that developed applicationsfor digital entertainment.


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