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Should I remove Unity Web Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #51
United States Rank #68
Reach 7.3791%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.72 days
670.23 days >
Average installed length: 352.15 days


5.3.8f2 0.21%
5.3.8f1 0.23%
5.3.7f1 0.38%
5.3.6p2 0.00%
5.3.6f1 0.71%
5.3.5f1 2.43%
5.3.4p5 0.00%
5.3.4p1 0.00%
5.3.4f1 0.89%
5.3.3f1 0.28%
5.3.2f1 0.40%
5.3.1p3 0.00%
5.3.1p1 0.00%
5.3.1f1 0.73%
5.3.0f4 0.35%
5.3.0f3 0.08%
5.3.0b3 0.00%
5.2.5f1 0.08%
5.2.4f1 0.00%
5.2.3f1 0.34%
5.2.2f1 0.05%
5.2.1f1 0.05%
5.2.0f3 1.49%
5.1.4f1 0.01%
5.1.3f1 0.47%
5.1.2f1 0.05%
5.1.1f1 0.07%
5.1.0f3 0.15%
5.0.3f2 2.52%
5.0.2f1 0.62%
5.0.1f1 1.28%
5.0.0f4 1.06%
5.0.0b5 0.00%
5.0.0b4 0.00%
5.0.0b18 0.00%
5.0.0b14 0.00%
5.0.0b13 0.00%
5.0.0b12 0.00%
5.0.0b10 0.00%
5.0.0b1 0.00%
4.7.2f1 0.00%
4.7.0f1 0.00%
4.6.9f1 0.01%
4.6.8f1 0.00%
4.6.7f1 0.00%
4.6.6f2 0.44%
4.6.5f1 0.77%
4.6.4p4 0.00%
4.6.4f1 0.75%
4.6.3p4 0.00%
4.6.3f1 0.83%
100 versions

Unity Web Player

What is Unity Web Player?

Unity is a cross-platform game engine and IDE developed by Unity Technologies, targeting web plugins, desktop platforms, video game consoles and mobile devices. Unity supports deployment to multiple platforms. Unity lets you target all platforms and switch between them from a single tool. Within a project you have control over delivery to all platforms including mobiles, web, desktops, and consoles. Unity makes it simple to keep your code working across many devices by abstracting away the majority of platform differences while maintaining the option for precise control when needed.

About  (from Unity Technologies ApS)

The Unity Web Player enables you to view blazing 3D content created with Unity directly in your browser, and autoupdates as necessary. Unity allows you to build rich 3D games with animated characters, sizzling graphics, immersive physics. Then you can deliver the games to the web or as standalone players.


The most common release is 5.3.5f1, with over 4% 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 primary executable is named UnityWebPlayerUpdate.exe. The setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 11.62 MB (12,188,106 bytes). The installed file UnityWebPlayerUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: unity3d.com/unitywebplayer.html
Help link: unity3d.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\unity\webplayer
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Unity\WebPlayer\Uninstall.exe /CurrentUser
Estimated size: 11.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Unity Web Player

Program executable:UnityWebPlayerUpdate.exe
Name:Unity Web Player Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\unity\webplayer\UnityWebPlayerUpdate.exe
Additional files:
  • UnityWebPlayerUpdate.exe - Unity Web Player Updater
  • UnityBugReporter.exe - Unity Bug Reporter
  • Uninstall.exe - Unity Web Player (Unity Web Player Installer)
  • webplayer_win.dll - Unity Web Player Engine

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C5CBE0C5-2823-4FA3-A890-902218D5318F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Unity Web Player?

You can uninstall Unity Web Player 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 Unity Web Player, 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 Unity Web Player.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.06%
Windows 10 32.48%
Windows Vista 4.54%
Windows XP 3.91%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.90%
Windows 8.1 9.78%
Windows 7 Professional 8.65%
Windows 10 Home 6.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.01%
  United Kingdom 4.23%
  Germany 3.94%
  France 3.62%
  Brazil 3.52%
  Canada 3.07%
  Italy 2.55%
  Australia 1.70%
  Netherlands 1.66%
  Sweden 1.38%
  Russia 1.19%
  Taiwan 1.16%
  Spain 1.15%
  Poland 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.76%
Acer 18.33%
Dell 17.37%
ASUS 12.50%
Toshiba 6.56%
Lenovo 4.94%
Samsung 4.27%
Intel 1.03%
MSI 0.91%
Alienware 0.64%
American Megatrends 0.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.65%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.63%
ASUS All Series 5.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.72%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.84%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.80%

About (from Unity Technologies ApS)

Unity is a game development ecosystem: a powerful rendering engine fully integrated with a complete set of intuitive tools and rapid workflows to create interactive 3D content; easy multiplatform publishing; thousands of quality, ready-made assets in the Asset Store and a knowledge-sharing Community.
Publisher URL: www.unity3d.com


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