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1% remove it99% keep it
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Release 2 13.51%
Release 1 86.49%

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dBpoweramp [Audio Info] Codec


dBpoweramp [Audio Info] Codec is a program developed by Illustrate. The most used version is release 1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 49 files and is usually about 34.37 MB (36,035,191 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 37% of users of dBpoweramp [Audio Info] Codec come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Netherlands.

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

Program filesFiles installed by dBpoweramp [Audio Info] 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

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.

How do I remove dBpoweramp [Audio Info] Codec?

You can uninstall dBpoweramp [Audio Info] 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 [Audio Info] 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 [Audio Info] Codec.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.35%
Windows XP 28.38%
Windows Vista 12.16%
Windows 10 8.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 28.77%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.59%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.22%
Windows 7 Professional 5.48%
Windows 10 Home 4.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.78%
  France 6.90%
  Netherlands 6.90%
  Germany 6.90%
  RS 4.60%
  Spain 4.60%
  Canada 4.60%
  Israel 3.45%
  United Kingdom 3.45%
  MK 1.15%
  MA 1.15%
  Brazil 1.15%
  Taiwan 1.15%
  Dominican Republic 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.91%
Dell 25.58%
Acer 11.63%
ASUS 6.98%
Intel 4.65%
American Megatrends 4.65%
Lenovo 2.33%
Gateway 2.33%
Common models
American Megatrends Inc. ... 5.66%
Gigabyte H55M-D2H 3.77%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 1.89%
ThirdWave Corporation Pri... 1.89%
MEDION E7214 1.89%
LENOVO 0553RN1 1.89%


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