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6% remove it94% keep it
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7.0.52 55.56%
7.0.38 44.44%

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Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 7.0


Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 7.0 is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is 7.0.52, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 97 files and is usually about 5.51 MB (5,774,848 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 87% of users of Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Costa Rica.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sony.com/mediasoftware
Help link: mediasoftware.sonypictures.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sony\shared plug-ins\help files
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D5D36DAE-B5F1-4B86-AFC1-32B7DF7E5EF7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 7.0

  • aacadec.dll
  • aacaenc.dll (by MainConcept AG) - MPEG-4 AAC audio encoder library
  • ac3studioplug.dll (by Madison Media Software) - Sony AC-3 Consumer Encoder
  • aifplug.dll (by Madison Media Software) - Sony AIF File Format (Sony AIFF Format)
  • atracplug.dll - Sony ATRAC Encoder/Decoder
  • atrc.dll - RealAudio 8, Sony ATRAC3 audio codec (Sony ATRAC3 Audio Codec for RealAudio 8(tm))
  • audiofmtconverter.dll - Helix DNA Producer SDK (Audio format converter)
  • audiolimiter.dll - Helix Producer SDK from RealNetworks (Helix Producer Audio Limiter Plugin)
  • audiometer.dll - Audio level/VU meter
  • audioresampler.dll - Audio resampler
  • auth3260.dll (by RealNetworks) - Authentication Manager plugin for RealMedia® (32-bit) (Authentication Manager plugin for RealMedia®)
  • avcdevices.dll
  • aviplug.dll - Sony Video For Windows 2 File Format
  • avireader.dll - Uncompressed AVI reader
  • basc3260.dll (by RealNetworks) - Basic Authenticator plugin for RealMedia® (32-bit) (Basic Authenticator plugin for RealMedia®)
  • capture.dll - Helix Producer Capture Plugin
  • colorcvt.dll - Color Conversion Library (32-bit) (Color Conversion Library)
  • cook.dll - Cooker G2 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (Cooker G2 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • dsreader.dll - DirectShow file reader
  • encn3260.dll - Live Anything Encoder Library for RealMedia® (32-bit) (Live Anything Encoder Library for RealMedia®)
  • encnetbroadcast.dll - Encnet G2 broadcast filter
  • encsession.dll - Encoding engine
  • enlv3260.dll - RealProducer Live Broadcast DLL (32-bit) (RealProducer Live Broadcast DLL)
  • erv2.dll - RealVideo G2 (32-bit) (RealVideo G2)
  • erv3.dll - RealVideo 8 (32-bit) (RealVideo 8)
  • erv4.dll - RealVideo 9 (32-bit) (RealVideo 9)
  • eventpack.dll - Event packetizer
  • extviddev.dll - Sony External Video Devices
  • gifplug.dll - Sony Unisys GIF File Format
  • interop.vegascom.dll - Assembly imported from type library VegasCOM
  • libmmd.dll
  • log.dll - Log system
  • logobserver.dll - Logging observer
  • mcac3dec.dll (by MainConcept AG) - MainConcept® AC3 Stream Decoder (AC3 Stream Decoder)
  • mch264dec.dll - MainConcept® H.264/AVC Video Decoder Wrapper (H.264/AVC Video Decoder Wrapper)
  • mch264vout.dll - MainConcept® H.264/AVC Video Encoder (H.264/AVC Video Encoder)
  • mcmp4plug.dll - MainConcept AVC/AAC File Format (MainConcept AVC/AAC Format)
  • mcmpgdec.dll - MainConcept® MPEG Stream Decoder (MPEG Stream Decoder)
  • mcplug.dll - Sony MPEG-1 & MPEG-2 File Format (Sony MPEG Format)
  • mcplugrw.dll - Sony S4RW (Sony S4RW Component)
  • mediasink.dll - Media sink plugin
  • movreader.dll - Uncompressed MOV reader
  • mp3plug2.dll - Sony MPEG Layer 3 Encoder/Decoder Rev. 3 (Sony MPEG Layer 3 Encoder/Decoder)
  • mp4plug.dll - Sony AVC/AAC File Format (Sony AVC/AAC Format)
  • mpegin.dll - MainConcept® MPEG File Decoder (MPEG File Decoder)
  • mpgaout.dll - MainConcept® MPEG Audio Encoder (MPEG Audio Encoder)
  • mpgmux.dll - MainConcept® MPEG Multiplexer (MPEG Multiplexer)
  • mpgvout.dll - MainConcept® MPEG Video Wrapper (MPEG Video Wrapper)
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • oggplug.dll - Sony Ogg Vorbis File Format (Sony Ogg Vorbis Format)
  • pcmaout.dll - MainConcept® MPEG PCM Audio (MPEG PCM Audio)
  • pncrt.dll (by Progressive Networks)
  • qt7plug.dll - Sony QuickTime 7 File Format
  • qtreader.dll - Compressed Quicktime reader
  • rbsbroadcast.dll - Helix Producer Remote Broadcast filter
  • remb3260.dll - RealSystem Remote Broadcast Plugin® (32-bit) (RealSystem Remote Broadcast Plugin®)
  • rm9plug.dll - Sony RealMedia 9 File Format
  • rmme3260.dll - Merge for RealMedia Files (32-bit) (Merge for RealMedia Files DLL)
  • rmto3260.dll - RealNetworks RMTools SDK (32-bit) (RMTools SDK DLL)
  • rmwriter.dll - RealMedia file writer
  • rmwrtr.dll - RealMedia® File Writer plugin (32-bit) (RealMedia® File Writer plugin)

How do I remove Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum?

You can uninstall Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 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 Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 7.0, 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 Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 11%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 22.22%
Windows Vista 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows Vista Ultimate 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.11%
Windows 10 Home 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.96%
  Australia 8.70%
  Costa Rica 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.86%
Acer 14.29%
Toshiba 14.29%
Lenovo 14.29%
Intel 14.29%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 14.29%
Parallels Software Intern... 14.29%
LENOVO 20EF000NUS 14.29%
Dell XPS 8500 14.29%
Dell OptiPlex 980 14.29%
Dell Inspiron N5050 14.29%

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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