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Should I remove Widevine Media Transformer Plugin?

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2% remove it98% keep it
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VersionDistribution 27.91% 25.58% 30.23% 4.65% 11.63%

Widevine Media Transformer Plugin 4.5.0


Widevine Media Transformer Plugin 4.5.0 is a program developed by Widevine Technologies. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 8.33 MB (8,733,992 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 91% of users of Widevine Media Transformer Plugin come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\idm\bin
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\IDM\bin\transformer_ie_uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 8.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Widevine Media Transformer Plugin 4.5.0

  • WidevineMediaTransformerInstallCheck.dll - Widevine Media Transformer Install Check
  • npwidevinemediatransformer.dll - Widevine Media Transformer (WidevineMediaTransformer)
  • transformer_ie_uninstaller.exe

How do I remove Widevine Media Transformer Plugin?

You can uninstall Widevine Media Transformer Plugin 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 Widevine Media Transformer Plugin 4.5.0, 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 Widevine Media Transformer Plugin.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.09%
Windows Vista 16.28%
Windows 10 11.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.28%
Windows 7 Professional 6.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.65%
Windows 10 Home 4.65%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.30%
  Italy 8.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.59%
Dell 12.82%
Toshiba 12.82%
Acer 7.69%
Samsung 5.13%
Sony 5.13%
ASUS 5.13%
Sahara 2.56%
Gateway 2.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305D 2.50%
HP-Pavilion GX616AAR-ABA ... 2.50%
Gigabyte X58A-UD7 2.50%
Dell Inspiron N7010 2.50%


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