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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #35,754
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Release 4 11.59%
Release 3 88.41%

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dBpoweramp [Arrange Audio] Codec

What is dBpoweramp [Arrange Audio] Codec?  (from Illustrate)

Codec Central contains a wide selection of audio codecs. Codec is short for compression and decompression, adding extra reading (decoding) and writing (encoding) abilities to dBpoweramp. Additional Utility Codecs perform useful actions on existing audio files (such as rename based upon ID Tag).


dBpoweramp [Arrange Audio] Codec is a software program developed by Illustrate. The most common release is release 3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 34.37 MB (36,035,191 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 38% of users of dBpoweramp [Arrange Audio] Codec come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Spain.

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 [Arrange Audio] Codec.dat
Estimated size: 34.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by dBpoweramp [Arrange Audio] Codec

  • 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
  • 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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CDGrab.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\dBpowerAMP\CDGrab.exe'.

How do I remove dBpoweramp [Arrange Audio] Codec?

You can uninstall dBpoweramp [Arrange Audio] Codec 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 dBpoweramp [Arrange Audio] Codec, 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 dBpoweramp [Arrange Audio] Codec.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.17%
Windows XP 30.43%
Windows Vista 10.14%
Windows 10 7.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 30.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.82%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.82%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.41%
Windows 7 Professional 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.80%
  Netherlands 8.54%
  Spain 6.10%
  Germany 6.10%
  Canada 6.10%
  RS 4.88%
  United Kingdom 4.88%
  France 3.66%
  MK 1.22%
  Brazil 1.22%
  Taiwan 1.22%
  Dominican Republic 1.22%
  Finland 1.22%
  Australia 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.83%
Hewlett-Packard 19.51%
Acer 14.63%
American Megatrends 7.32%
ASUS 7.32%
Intel 4.88%
Medion 4.88%
Gateway 2.44%
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