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VLC Streamer 3.02

What is VLC Streamer?  (from VideoLAN Team)

Sit anywhere in your house and watch movies or TV shows on your iPhone, iPod or iPad. VLC Streamer streams movies from your computer (Mac or PC) over your wifi to your iDevice. VLC Streamer will not play DRM protected videos. Videos from the iTunes store do include DRM. VLC Streamer is designed to work on your local wi...  Read more


VLC Streamer 3.02 is a software program developed by VideoLAN Team. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 programs's main executable is vlc streamer configuration.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 38.47 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 57.75 MB (60,554,050 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 71% of users of VLC Streamer come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Pakistan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.videolan.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hobbyist Software\VLC Streamer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Hobbyist Software\VLC Streamer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 57.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VLC Streamer 3.02

Program executable:vlc streamer configuration.exe
Name:VLC Streamer
VLC Streamer Configuration
Signed by:Hobbyist Software
Path:C:\Program Files\hobbyist software\vlc streamer\vlc streamer configuration.exe
Additional files:
  • Interop.NetFwTypeLib.dll
  • NewtonSoft.Json.Net35.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Newtonsoft Json.NET (Newtonsoft Json.NET .NET 3.5)
  • FluidKit.dll - FluidKit.Controls
  • GaDotNet.Common.dll (by DiaryOfANinja) - GaDotNet.Common
  • ZeroconfService.dll - ZeroconfService
  • Hardcodet.Wpf.TaskbarNotification.dll (by hardcodet.net) - NotifyIcon WPF (NotifyIcon for WPF)
  • Ookii.Dialogs.Wpf.dll (by Ookii.org) - Ookii.Dialogs (Ookii.Dialogs.Wpf)
  • VLC Streamer Core.dll (by Hobbyist Software) - VLC Streamer (VLC Streamer Core)
  • AppLimit.NetSparkle.dll (by Dirk Eisenberg) - NetSparkle
  • HttpServer.dll (by Gauffin Telecom AB) - HttpServer
  • dnssd-hobbyist.dll (by Apple) - Bonjour (Bonjour Client Library)
  • mdnsresponder.exe (by Apple) - Bonjour Service
  • NBug.dll - NBug
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • VLC Streamer Configuration.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Hobbyist Software VLC Streamer' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Hobbyist Software\VLC Streamer\VLC Streamer Configuration.exe" /startup.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • mdnsresponder.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Hobbyist Software\VLC Setup Helper\mdnsresponder.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

vlc streamer configuration.exe
Memory:38.47 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0139242755%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01129183%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00263245%
0.015104% average

How do I remove VLC Streamer?

You can uninstall VLC Streamer 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 VLC Streamer 3.02, 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 VLC Streamer.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 33%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Australia 14.29%
  Pakistan 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 33.33%

About VideoLAN Team

The VideoLAN project is a project, lead and composed by a team of volunteers, that believes in the power of open source when dealing with multimedia.
Publisher URL: www.videolan.org


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