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Should I remove Sony Video Shared Library?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,219
United States Rank #4,179
Reach 0.0956%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.96 days
559.28 days >
Average installed length: 293.86 days


3.5.00 21.38%
3.4.00 14.22%
3.3.01 0.32%
3.3.00 23.02%
3.2.00 10.45%
3.1.03 6.37%
3.1.01 3.18%
3.1.00 9.81%
3.0.00 0.11%
2.0.01 9.81%
2.0 1.33%

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Sony Video Shared Library


Sony Video Shared Library is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is 3.3.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 1.73 MB (1,819,148 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 57% of users of Sony Video Shared Library come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VideoLib
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{01FDC9FC-4D4F-4DB0-ACD1-D3E8E1D52902}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.73 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Sony Video Shared Library

  • sonydv.dll - Video for Windows driver for DV
  • aacdecdll.dll - Sony MPEG4 AAC Decoder (aacdecdll)
  • sonydvvd.dll - Sony Software Codec DLL
  • sonydvve.dll
  • sonyjvtd.dll - Sony AVC decoder dll

How do I remove Sony Video Shared Library?

You can uninstall Sony Video 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sony Video Shared Library, 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 Video Shared Library.

Win Vista (SP2) 58%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 68.85%
Windows 7 17.50%
Windows XP 11.21%
Windows 10 2.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 59.85%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.39%
Windows Vista Business 5.19%
Windows 7 Professional 2.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.33%
  United Kingdom 5.68%
  Germany 4.81%
  Japan 3.70%
  Canada 3.42%
  France 2.39%
  Italy 2.30%
  Mexico 2.02%
  Spain 1.77%
  Iran 1.56%
  Netherlands 1.19%
  Brazil 0.95%
  Taiwan 0.86%
  Belgium 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 96.76%
Dell 1.88%
American Megatrends 1.36%
Common models
Sony VGN-CR220E 3.55%
Sony VGN-FW351J 3.15%
Sony VGN-NR430E 2.89%
Sony VGN-FW235J 2.63%
Sony VGN-NS110E 2.37%
Sony VGN-NS240E 2.37%

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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