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What percent of users and experts removed it?
55% remove it45% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,420
United States Rank #4,733
Reach 0.4824%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.59 days
725.53 days >
Average installed length: 381.21 days


VersionDistribution 0.01% 0.01% 0.04% 0.01% 0.01% 0.02% 0.02% 0.01% 0.01% 0.05% 0.02% 0.02% 0.01% 0.06% 0.06% 0.04% 0.05% 0.05% 0.02% 7.17% 12.31% 7.64% 20.49% 8.30% 6.66% 10.57% 12.53% 5.65% 3.59% 4.55%

The KMPlayer

What is The KMPlayer?  (from Pandora.TV)

KMPlayer is all in one media player, covering various formats such as VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, QuickTime. It has an extra feature to play Incomplete/Damaged AVI file, Locked Media Files while downloading or sharing, Compressed Audio Album (zip, rar) and so on. It also suppor...  Read more


The KMPlayer is a software program developed by Pandora.TV. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named kmplayer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 66 files and is usually about 99.76 MB (104,610,902 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 13% of users of The KMPlayer come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and India.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PandoraTV
URL: www.kmplayer.com
Help link: www.kmplayer.com/forums/index.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\The KMPlayer
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\The KMPlayer\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 99.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The KMPlayer

Program executable:kmplayer.exe
Name:The KMPlayer
Path:C:\Program Files\the kmplayer\kmplayer.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - The KMPlayer (The KMPlayer Setup/Install)
  • OptimFROG.dll (by Florin Ghido, [email protected]) - OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream Audio Compression, http://www.LosslessAudio.org (OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream DLL Library)
  • cv100.dll (by Intel) - Intel® Open Source Computer Vision Library (The vision component of OpenCV)
  • cxcore100.dll (by Intel) - The core component of OpenCV
  • IntelWiDiExtensions.dll (by Intel(R)) - Intel(R) WiDi Extensions SDK
  • ApnIC.dll (by Ask.com) - AskIC Dynamic Link Library
  • KIconLib.dll (by KMP Meida co.,Ltd) - The KMPlayer IconPack 256
  • KMPSetup.exe (by http://www.kmplayer.com) - The KMPlayer Setup Wizard
  • unrarDLL.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • libguide40.dll - Guide Run-time Library (Guide Runtime Library)
  • libmfxsw32.dll - Intel® Media SDK (Intel® Media SDK library)
  • PProcDLL.DLL
  • ApnToolbarInstaller.exe (by Ask) - Ask Toolbar (Wrapper Application)
  • KMPAlbumArt.dll - KMPAlbumArt
  • MediaInfo.dll (by MediaArea.net) - MediaInfo (Convenient unified display of the most relevant technical and tag data for video and audio files)
  • bass_ape.dll (by MaresWEB) - BASS_APE (Monkey's Audio add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_mpc.dll (by MaresWEB) - BASS_MPC (Musepack add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_ofr.dll - BASS_OFR (OptimFROG add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_spx.dll - BASS_SPX (Speex add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_tta.dll - BASS_TTA (The True Audio add-on for the BASS library)
  • AboutDLL.dll
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • bass_alac.dll - Apple Lossless Audio Codec add-on for the BASS library
  • bass_flac.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSFLAC
  • bass_wv.dll - BASSWV
  • DTView.dll
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • ImLoader.dll
  • liba52.dll
  • libcodec.dll
  • libdts.dll
  • libfaac.dll
  • libfaad2.dll
  • LibIntelCodec.dll
  • libmad.dll
  • libmpeg2.dll
  • libmplay.dll
  • OggVorbis.dll
  • qscl.dll
  • realaac.dll
  • siftDLL.dll
  • theora.dll
  • xviddll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • KMPlayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KMPPlayMusicFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'KMPlayer.AutoRun' and the action verb 'PlayMusicFiles.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • KMPSetup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F1E98F8B-7F5A-47FB-A9D7-C152AB6320F5}' (runs on registration).
  • KMPlayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B485FF6C-F286-4377-BE61-FBC803AC3CA3}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • KMPlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\The KMPlayer\KMPlayer.exe'.
  • KMPSetup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\The KMPlayer\KMPSetup.exe'.

How do I remove The KMPlayer?

You can uninstall The KMPlayer 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 The KMPlayer (remove only), 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 The KMPlayer.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 55%
Keep it 45%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.02%
Windows 10 35.82%
Windows XP 4.87%
Windows Vista 1.27%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.74%
Windows 7 Professional 8.69%
Windows 8.1 6.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 12.67%
  Iran 9.19%
  India 7.81%
  Saudi Arabia 5.16%
  BD 3.79%
  Taiwan 3.58%
  Brazil 3.29%
  Egypt 2.94%
  Thailand 2.66%
  Czech Republic 2.29%
  DZ 2.04%
  Russia 1.99%
  Romania 1.98%
  Indonesia 1.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.66%
Dell 18.41%
Acer 17.63%
ASUS 14.12%
Lenovo 7.19%
Toshiba 5.98%
Samsung 4.32%
Intel 1.77%
American Megatrends 0.77%
MSI 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.49%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.31%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.13%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.62%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.53%
ASUS All Series 3.49%

About Pandora.TV

Pandora TV is a video sharing software and website that hosts user-generated content and is the first video sharing site to attach advertisements to user submitted videoa and provide unlimited storage space for users to upload.
Publisher URL: www.pandora.tv


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