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Should I remove WebM Project Directshow Filters?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,875
United States Rank #4,594
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.18 days
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Average installed length: 235.30 days

WebM Project Directshow Filters

What is WebM Project Directshow Filters?  (from The WebM Project)

WebM is an open, royalty-free, media file format designed for the web. WebM defines the file container structure, video and audio formats. WebM files consist of video streams compressed with the VP8 video codec and audio streams compressed with the Vorbis audio codec. The WebM file structure is based on the Matroska co...  Read more


WebM Project Directshow Filters is a software program developed by The WebM Project. The primary executable is named vp8decoder.dll. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 1.62 MB (1,702,528 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 52% of users of WebM Project Directshow Filters come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.webmproject.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\webm project\webmdshow
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\WebM Project\webmdshow\uninstall_webmdshow.exe
Estimated size: 1.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WebM Project Directshow Filters

Program module:vp8decoder.dll
Name:WebM VP8 Decoder Filter
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\webm project\webmdshow\vp8decoder.dll
VP8 is a video compression format owned by Google and created by On2 Technologies as a successor to VP7. libvpx is the only software library capable of encoding VP8 video streams. The WebM Project hardware team in Finland released an RTL...
Additional files:
  • vp8encoder.dll (by Google) - WebM VP8 Encoder Filter
  • webmmux.dll (by Google) - WebM Multiplexer Filter
  • webmsplit.dll - WebM Splitter Filter (Webm Splitter Filter)
  • webmsource.dll - WebM Source Filter
  • uninstall_webmdshow.exe

How do I remove WebM Project Directshow Filters?

You can uninstall WebM Project Directshow Filters 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 WebM Project Directshow Filters, 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 WebM Project Directshow Filters.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.77%
Windows 10 41.86%
Windows Vista 3.62%
Windows XP 2.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.82%
Windows 8.1 14.01%
Windows 10 Home 11.70%
Windows 7 Professional 9.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.10%
Windows 10 Pro 6.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.61% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 51.61%
  United States 26.76%
  United Kingdom 2.68%
  Italy 2.03%
  Austria 1.70%
  Canada 1.55%
  Japan 1.42%
  France 1.08%
  Netherlands 0.91%
  Switzerland 0.86%
  Australia 0.80%
  Sweden 0.60%
  Brazil 0.57%
  DK 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 23.23%
Acer 18.47%
Hewlett-Packard 15.94%
ASUS 10.57%
Dell 9.19%
Lenovo 4.76%
Samsung 3.76%
Toshiba 2.52%
Intel 2.00%
MSI 1.33%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.45%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.96%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.30%
MEDION MS-7797 3.32%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.03%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.03%


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