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Should I remove The KMPlayer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #579
United States Rank #2,812
Reach 1.1658%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.61 days
637.45 days >
Average installed length: 334.93 days


VersionDistribution 16.98% 9.08% 1.89% 0.60% 34.93% 1.95% 1.49% 17.42% 13.23% 0.64% 1.66% 0.12%

Other programs by KMP Media co., Ltd

The KMPlayer

What is The KMPlayer?

K-Multimedia Player (commonly known as The KMPlayer, KMPlayer or KMP) is a media player for Windows which can play a large number of formats including VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, FLV and QuickTime. It has a significant user base and has received strong ratings and reviews on major independent download sites. The player handles a wide range of audio, video and subtitles formats and allows one to capture audio, video, and screenshots.

About  (from KMP Media co., Ltd)

The 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 etc. 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 hand...  Read more


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 61 files and is usually about 75.94 MB (79,630,979 bytes).
The KMPlayer has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kmpmedia.net
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: 75.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The KMPlayer

Program executable:kmplayer.exe
Name:The KMPlayer
Signed by:KMP Media co.
Path:C:\Program Files\the kmplayer\kmplayer.exe
(From the publisher) “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 etc. It has an extra feature to play Incomplete/Damaged AVI file,...”
Additional files:
  • 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
  • KIconLib.dll - The KMPlayer SecondEdition IconPack 48
  • IntelWiDiExtensions.dll (by Intel(R)) - Intel(R) WiDi Extensions SDK
  • ApnIC.dll (by Ask.com) - AskIC Dynamic Link Library
  • 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
  • MediaInfo.dll (by http://mediainfo.sourceforge.net) - MediaInfoLib (Library to read info about media files)
  • ApnToolbarInstaller.exe (by Ask) - Ask Toolbar (Wrapper Application)
  • KMPAlbumArt.dll - KMPAlbumArt
  • bass_alac.dll (by MaresWEB) - BASS_ALAC (Apple Lossless Audio Codec add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_ape.dll (by MaresWEB) - BASS_APE (Monkey's Audio add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_mpc.dll - 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)
  • bass_wv.dll - BASS_WV (WavPack add-on for the BASS library)
  • AboutDLL.dll
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • bass_flac.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSFLAC
  • 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
  • uninstall.exe
  • xviddll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • KMPlayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'TC_UP_KMP' with the ProgID of 'TC UP\AutoPlay_KMP' and the action verb 'open.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • KMPlayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C7277733-1F96-4424-849B-8B514101711C}' (runs on registration).
  • KMPSetup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F1E98F8B-7F5A-47FB-A9D7-C152AB6320F5}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • KMPSetup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\The KMPlayer\KMPSetup.exe'.
  • KMPlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\The KMPlayer\KMPlayer.exe'.
Network connections
  • KMPlayer.exe connects to 61-111-8-189.kidc.net ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:142.69 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0061170584%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00488530%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00123176%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:343,985,122
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:690.17 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:89 Bytes
105.02 KB average

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) 55%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.05%
Windows 10 21.40%
Windows XP 8.88%
Windows Vista 1.62%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 39.44%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.86%
Windows 7 Professional 8.73%
Windows 8 Pro 4.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.07% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 18.07%
  United States 11.18%
  Taiwan 6.85%
  India 5.59%
  Saudi Arabia 3.60%
  Brazil 3.24%
  BD 2.46%
  Thailand 2.43%
  Egypt 2.24%
  Russia 2.18%
  Germany 2.18%
  DZ 1.83%
  Czech Republic 1.80%
  United Kingdom 1.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.65%
Hewlett-Packard 19.19%
Acer 17.95%
ASUS 13.90%
Lenovo 5.48%
Toshiba 4.24%
Samsung 3.63%
Intel 1.80%
American Megatrends 1.28%
MSI 0.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.12%
Dell Inspiron N5110 6.12%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.98%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.27%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.10%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.04%

Publisher URL: www.kmpmedia.net

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misuricover a year ago
I like it