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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,301
United States Rank #33,022
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9.0.66 82.67%
9.0.60 17.33%

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Vegas Movie Studio 9.0


Vegas Movie Studio 9.0 is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is 9.0.66, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 88 files. 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 40% of users of Vegas Movie Studio come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonycreativesoftware.com
Help link: www.sonycreativesoftware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sony\shared plug-ins\help files
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CF58B132-4C67-4E0A-BE3D-8DADB1E32258}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Vegas Movie Studio 9.0

  • applicationregistration.exe (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony ApplicationRegistration (Sony Application Registration Utility)
  • vegasmoviestudio90.exe (by Sony Creative Software) - Vegas Movie Studio
  • sony.mediasoftware.externalvideodevice.dll (by Sony Creative Software Inc) - Vegas (External Video Device Assembly)
  • auth3260.dll (by RealNetworks) - Authentication Manager plugin for RealMedia® (32-bit) (Authentication Manager plugin for RealMedia®)
  • aviplug.dll - Sony Video For Windows 2 File Format
  • basc3260.dll (by RealNetworks) - Basic Authenticator plugin for RealMedia® (32-bit) (Basic Authenticator plugin for RealMedia®)
  • encn3260.dll - Live Anything Encoder Library for RealMedia® (32-bit) (Live Anything Encoder Library for RealMedia®)
  • enlv3260.dll - RealProducer Live Broadcast DLL (32-bit) (RealProducer Live Broadcast DLL)
  • ess.dll - Sony PCMESS Module
  • fhgaacplug2.dll - Fraunhofer AAC Encoder
  • gifplug.dll - Sony Unisys GIF File Format
  • pncrt.dll (by Progressive Networks)
  • rbsbroadcast.dll - Helix Producer SDK from RealNetworks (Helix Producer Remote Broadcast filter)
  • remb3260.dll - RealSystem Remote Broadcast Plugin® (32-bit) (RealSystem Remote Broadcast Plugin®)
  • rmme3260.dll - Merge for RealMedia Files (32-bit) (Merge for RealMedia Files DLL)
  • rmto3260.dll - RealNetworks RMTools SDK (32-bit) (RMTools SDK DLL)
  • rn5a3260.dll - RN5 Private Authenticator plugin for RealMedia® (32-bit) (RN5 Private Authenticator plugin for RealMedia®)
  • sdpp3260.dll - SDP plugin for RealMedia® (32-bit) (SDP plugin for RealMedia®)
  • sfwbdmux.dll - Sony SFWBDMUX Library
  • sonymvd2pro_xp.dll - Sony Software Codec DLL Pro XP
  • stl2plg.dll - Sony Still Formats 2 (Sony Windows Still Formats 2)

How do I remove Vegas Movie Studio?

You can uninstall Vegas Movie Studio 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 Vegas Movie Studio 9.0, 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 Vegas Movie Studio.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.67%
Windows 10 13.33%
Windows Vista 4.00%
Windows XP 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  Brazil 35.56%
  United Kingdom 4.44%
  Germany 3.33%
  Finland 2.22%
  Australia 2.22%
  Austria 2.22%
  Colombia 1.11%
  France 1.11%
  India 1.11%
  Mexico 1.11%
  Portugal 1.11%
  Israel 1.11%
  Canada 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Dell 20.45%
Acer 18.18%
Lenovo 6.82%
Samsung 4.55%
Toshiba 4.55%
ASUS 4.55%
Sony 2.27%
American Megatrends 2.27%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 5.36%
PositivoEIH61CE 3.57%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 1.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite C50-A 1.79%

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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