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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 #41,898
United States Rank #27,291
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WinX DVD Author 5.5.8

What is WinX DVD Author?  (from Digiarty Software)

With step-by-step wizard built in, even novice can easily convert and burn MKV, M2TS, M4V, MP4, FLV, MPEG, MOV, RM, RMVB, H.264, AVI to DVD, etc. Equipped with fast and powerful decode encoder engine, this free DVD burner software takes less than one hour to create a full 4.3 G high quality DVD, while delivering 100% e...  Read more


WinX DVD Author 5.5.8 is a program developed by Digiarty Software. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 39.3 MB (41,207,264 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 79% of users of WinX DVD Author come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.winxdvd.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Digiarty\WinX DVD Author 5.5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Digiarty\WinX DVD Author 5.5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 39.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinX DVD Author 5.5.8

  • DVD_Author.exe - WinX DVD Author Special Edition
  • StarBurn.dll (by Rocket Division Software) - StarBurn CD/DVD/Blu-Ray/HD-DVD Burning, Grabbing and Mastering Toolkit for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Longhorn
  • WnASPI32.dll (by Rocket Division Software) - ASPI Layer for Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Longhorn
  • NMSDVDXU.dll (by NuMedia Soft) - NMS DVD Burning SDK - ActiveX Edition
  • atrc3260.dll (by RealNetworks) - RealAudio 8, Sony ATRAC3 audio codec (Sony ATRAC3 Audio Codec for RealAudio 8(tm))
  • ReSizeDll.dll - ReSizeDl Dynamic Link lib (ReSizeDll)
  • drv13260.dll (by RealNetworks) - RealVideo 1.0 (32-bit) (RealVideo 1.0)
  • drv23260.dll - RealVideo G2 (32-bit) (RealVideo G2)
  • pncrt.dll (by Real Networks, Inc) - RealPlayer/RealServer (Real Networks C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • drv33260.dll - RealVideo 8 (32-bit) (RealVideo 8)
  • drv43260.dll - RealVideo 9 (32-bit) (RealVideo 9)
  • DVDDeadDLL.dll (by MasterSoft,Inc. http://www.alldj.com http://www.winxdvd.com) - DVDDeadD dll (DVDDeadD DLL)
  • dvdauthor.dll
  • ftdvd.dll
  • NMSAccessU.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • iconv.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • isdc.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • NMSAccessU.exe runs as a service named 'NMSAccessU' (NMSAccessU).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DVD_Author.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Digiarty\WinX DVD Author 5.9\DVD_Author.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.05 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00000245%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:374
8,062,084 average

How do I remove WinX DVD Author?

You can uninstall WinX DVD Author 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 WinX DVD Author 5.5.8, 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 WinX DVD Author.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 10 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.27%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista 20.45%
Windows 10 2.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.36%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 10 Home 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.41%
  South Africa 4.41%
  Canada 2.94%
  United Kingdom 2.94%
  India 2.94%
  Australia 1.47%
  Belgium 1.47%
  NG 1.47%
  Norway 1.47%
  Singapore 1.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.47%
Dell 20.59%
Acer 8.82%
Toshiba 8.82%
American Megatrends 8.82%
Gateway 5.88%
Lenovo 5.88%
NEC 2.94%
Medion 2.94%
Common models
Zinox Technologies Ltd W2... 2.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 2.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite A105 2.94%
TOSHIBA Qosmio F45 2.94%
MSI MS-7522 2.94%

Publisher URL: www.winxdvd.com


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