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Should I remove Video Performer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
75% remove it25% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,062
United States Rank #6,253
Reach 0.1004%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.90 days
645.99 days >
Average installed length: 339.42 days

Video Performer

What is Video Performer?  (from PerformerSoft)

Read many formats, including HD Video, Blu-ray video, MPEG and WMV and write to Blu-ray, HD Video, DVD, AMV, GIF, MP4 for PSP, Apple’s iPod and Archos, and many more. Video Performer reads and writes to formats so that you can convert a WMV to DVD or HD Video to watch on your television. Video Converter converts videos...  Read more


Video Performer is a program developed by PerformerSoft. 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 main program executable is video performer.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 26.52 MB (27,809,012 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 35% of users of Video Performer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Video Performer has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: performersoft.com/index.php/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\video performer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Video Performer\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 26.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Video Performer

Program executable:video performer.exe
Name:Video Performer
Path:C:\Program Files\video performer\video performer.exe
Additional files:
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtXml4.dll
  • VideoPerformerSetup.exe - Video Performer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Video Performer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DD72FFDE-E812-4C66-8ED3-1C75C6A02FA6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Video Performer?

You can uninstall Video Performer 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 Video Performer, 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 Video Performer.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 75%
Keep it 25%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.08%
Windows 10 28.32%
Windows Vista 5.50%
Windows XP 5.05%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.76%
Windows 8.1 12.02%
Windows 7 Professional 9.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.05%
  Germany 5.83%
  United Kingdom 5.60%
  Canada 5.42%
  Brazil 4.14%
  India 2.78%
  Saudi Arabia 2.05%
  Australia 1.91%
  MA 1.82%
  France 1.82%
  Belgium 1.55%
  DZ 1.50%
  Italy 1.05%
  Portugal 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.62%
Acer 21.88%
Dell 16.19%
Toshiba 10.11%
ASUS 6.61%
Samsung 4.64%
Lenovo 4.33%
Intel 1.67%
MSI 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.01%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.81%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.01%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.41%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.01%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.61%

About PerformerSoft

PerformerSoft products bundle one or more of the following potentially unwanted software programs including Babylon Toolbar from Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer browsers, Searchcore Toolbar, DealFinder add-on, PriceGong, Findamo, and many others.
Publisher URL: www.performersoft.com

comments2 comments

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Commsguyover a year ago
Video Performer is a terrific video conversion tool. I have converted at least 50 .wmv videos that would not play on my media center. I converted them to mp4 format and now they not only play just fine but virtually none of the video quality has been lost.
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hankover a year ago
I have never used it, thinking about unistalling it