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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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United States Rank #20,717
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2.0 62.57%
1.1 33.92%
1.0.02 1.17%
1.0.01 1.17%
1.0 1.17%

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Sony MP4 Shared Library

What is Sony MP4 Shared Library?  (from Sony)

DVD playback is not natively supported in Windows XP, so a separate program is needed in order to playback DVD movies. This software will not be supplied by Sony. In Windows XP only CD burning is natively supported, for DVD burning a separate program is needed. This software will not be supplied by Sony.


Sony MP4 Shared Library is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is 2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.05 MB (1,097,975 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows XP. While about 34% of users of Sony MP4 Shared Library come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Gemeinsame Dateien\Sony Shared\MP4Lib
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\GEMEIN~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{01FDC
Estimated size: 1.05 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by Sony MP4 Shared Library

  • aacdecdll.dll - Sony MPEG4 AAC Decoder (aacdecdll)
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

How do I remove Sony MP4 Shared Library?

Quickly and completely remove Sony MP4 Shared Library from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Sony MP4 Shared Library 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sony MP4 Shared Library, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Sony MP4 Shared Library.

Win XP 80%
Win 8 1%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 89.47%
Windows 7 9.36%
Windows Vista 0.58%
Windows 8 0.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 89.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.01%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.01%
Windows 7 Professional 2.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.60%
Windows Seven Black Editi... 0.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.68%
  Japan 11.40%
  United Kingdom 11.40%
  Germany 6.74%
  France 5.18%
  Spain 4.66%
  Italy 4.15%
  Canada 3.11%
  Austria 2.59%
  Netherlands 2.07%
  Thailand 1.55%
  Taiwan 1.55%
  Mexico 1.55%
  Turkey 1.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 80.42%
Intel 9.79%
American Megatrends 7.69%
Dell 2.10%
Common models
Sony VGN-AR21S 2.50%
Sony VGN-FS515B 2.50%
Sony VGN-N11S_W 2.50%
Sony VGN-A417S 2.50%
Sony VGN-FE31Z 1.67%
Sony VGN-FE21S 1.67%

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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