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Should I remove dBpowerAMP Music Converter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,324
United States Rank #8,237
Reach 0.0668%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 45.07 days
727.86 days >
Average installed length: 382.43 days


Release 15.3 0.64%
Release 15.2 BETA 3 0.11%
Release 15.2 0.75%
Release 15.1 4.48%
Release 15 4.26%
Release 14.4 BETA 0.11%
Release 14.4 18.02%
Release 14.3 BETA 0.21%
Release 14.3 11.41%
Release 14.2 21.43%
Release 14.1 3.41%
Release 14 8.64%
Release 13.5 3.84%
Release 13.4 1.60%
Release 13.3 6.61%
Release 13.2 5.86%
Release 13.1 4.05%
Release 13 4.58%

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dBpowerAMP Music Converter

What is dBpowerAMP Music Converter?  (from Illustrate)

Audio conversion perfected, effortlessly convert to mp3, FLAC, Apple lossless and more. dBpoweramp Music Converterâ„¢ has become the standard tool for audio conversions, over 30 million users world trust their converting to dBpoweramp: It is safe to say, no other audio program converts more multi-format audio files than...  Read more


dBpowerAMP Music Converter is a program developed by Illustrate. The most used version is release 14.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is CoreConverter.exe. The software installer includes 63 files and is usually about 16.16 MB (16,942,080 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 35% of users of dBpowerAMP Music Converter come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dbpoweramp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Illustrate\dBpoweramp
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\system32\SpoonUninstall.exe" <uninstall>C:\Windows\system32\SpoonUninstall-dBpoweramp Music Converter.dat
Estimated size: 16.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by dBpowerAMP Music Converter

Program executable:CoreConverter.exe
dBpoweramp CoreConverter
Path:C:\Program Files\Illustrate\dBpoweramp\CoreConverter.exe
Additional files:
  • uMediaLibrary-ReadTags.exe - uMediaLibrary-ReadTags
  • dAPKeyControl.dll - Illustrate dAPKeyControl (dAPKeyControl)
  • AccurateRip.dll - Illustrate AccurateRip (AccurateRip)
  • dBPropertyHandler.dll
  • GetPopupInfo.exe - GetPopup Application (Provides Audio Information for dBpoweramp)
  • dBScripting.dll - dBpowerAMP Module
  • uMediaLibrary.exe - uMediaLibrary
  • Amp.exe - dBpowerAMP (Amp)
  • Asset-uPNP.exe - Asset-UPnP
  • auxiliary.exe - Auxiliary
  • Batch Ripper.exe - dBpoweramp (dBpoweramp Batch Ripper)
  • CDGrab.exe - dBpoweramp CD Ripper
  • CDWriter.exe - dBpoweramp CD Writer
  • config.exe - dBpowerAMP Audio Player
  • CoreConverter.exe - dBpoweramp CoreConverter
  • dBConfig.exe - dBpoweramp Configuration
  • dbExplorerShell.exe
  • dBShell.dll - Provides dBpoweramp Shell Interaction
  • dBThumbnailProvider.dll - dBThumbHandler
  • DMCFileSelector.exe - dBpoweramp Batch Converter
  • dMCScripting.dll - dMCScripting Module
  • dMCShell.dll - dMC Shell Module
  • Editor.exe - Editor
  • menu.exe - menu
  • MusicConverter.exe - Music Converter Application
  • Playlist.exe - Playlist
  • PrevPlayed.exe - PrevPlayed
  • NMSDVDXU.dll (by NuMedia Soft) - NMS DVD Burning SDK - ActiveX Edition
  • hdcd.exe
  • msvcrt.dll
  • WindowsXPRemovePropHandler.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • CDGrab.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'dMCAudioCDInput' with the ProgID of 'dMC.AudioCD.Autorun' and the action verb 'open.
  • CDWriter.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'dCW' with the ProgID of 'dCW.AudioCD.Burn' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • MusicConverter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0048EEBB-CC34-480E-9744-32109B5CE164}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • CDGrab.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\dBpowerAMP\CDGrab.exe'.
  • Asset-uPNP.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Illustrate\dBpoweramp\Asset-uPNP.exe'.

How do I remove dBpowerAMP Music Converter?

Quickly and completely remove dBpowerAMP Music Converter from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall dBpowerAMP Music Converter 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program dBpowerAMP Music Converter, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 dBpowerAMP Music Converter.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.71%
Windows XP 24.95%
Windows Vista 18.02%
Windows 8 5.22%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 24.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.12%
Windows 7 Professional 12.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.39%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.95%
  France 7.29%
  United Kingdom 5.98%
  Germany 4.58%
  Canada 4.11%
  Netherlands 4.02%
  Spain 2.62%
  Brazil 2.24%
  India 2.24%
  Australia 2.24%
  Italy 1.96%
  Japan 1.68%
  Sweden 1.40%
  Mexico 1.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.97%
Hewlett-Packard 19.53%
Acer 12.31%
Intel 5.94%
Toshiba 5.10%
American Megatrends 2.76%
ASUS 2.55%
Samsung 2.12%
Medion 2.12%
Sahara 1.27%
NEC 1.06%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 5.73%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 3.08%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.64%
INTEL DG31PR 2.64%
Dell XPS M1530 2.20%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.20%


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