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4% remove it96% keep it
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Global Rank #33,218
United States Rank #34,473
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Release 4 32.00%
Release 3 57.33%
Release 2 10.67%

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dBpoweramp [Multi Encoder] Codec

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dBpoweramp [Multi Encoder] Codec is a program developed by Illustrate. The most used version 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 software installer includes 83 files and is usually about 500 KB (512,000 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 36% of users of dBpoweramp [Multi Encoder] Codec come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Canada.

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 [Multi Encoder] Codec.dat
Estimated size: 500 KB

Program filesFiles installed by dBpoweramp [Multi Encoder] Codec

  • uMediaLibrary-ReadTags.exe - uMediaLibrary-ReadTags
  • AccurateRip.dll - Illustrate AccurateRip (AccurateRip)
  • dBPropertyHandler.dll
  • GetPopupInfo.exe - GetPopup Application (Provides Audio Information for dBpoweramp)
  • uMediaLibrary.exe - uMediaLibrary
  • Asset-uPNP.exe - Asset-UPnP
  • auxiliary.exe - dBpowerAMP (Auxiliary)
  • Batch Ripper.exe - dBpoweramp (dBpoweramp Batch Ripper)
  • CDGrab.exe - dBpoweramp CD Ripper
  • CDWriter.exe - dBpoweramp CD Writer
  • CoreConverter.exe - dBpoweramp CoreConverter
  • dBConfig.exe - dBpoweramp Configuration
  • dBShell.dll - Provides dBpoweramp Shell Interaction
  • dBThumbnailProvider.dll - dBThumbHandler
  • DMCFileSelector.exe - dBpoweramp Batch Converter
  • dMCScripting.dll - dMCScripting Module
  • dMCShell.dll - dMC Shell Module
  • MusicConverter.exe - Music Converter Application
  • [Multi Encoder].dll - [Multi Encoder]
  • _CalcAudioCRCShowResults.dll - ReplayGain DSP
  • Apple Lossless.dll - Apple Lossless Encoder
  • Audio CD - Hidden Track Silence Removal.dll - CD - Hidden Track Silence Removal
  • Audio CD - Silence Track Deletion.dll - CD - Silence Track Deletion DSP
  • Bit Depth.dll - Set Bit Depth DSP
  • Channel Count.dll - Channel Count DSP
  • Channel Mapper.dll - Channel Mapper DSP
  • CLI Encoder.dll - CLI Encoder
  • CPU Throttle.dll - CPU Throttle DSP
  • Delete Destination File on Error.dll - Delete Source File DSP
  • Delete Source File.dll
  • Fade.dll - Fade DSP
  • Force Non-Live.dll
  • Grabber.dll - Grabber DSP
  • Graphic Equalizer.dll - Graphic Equalizer DSP
  • HDCD.dll - HDCD DSP
  • ID Tag Processing.dll - ID Tag Processing DSP
  • Loop.dll - Loop DSP
  • Maximum Length.dll
  • Minimum Length.dll - Minimum Length DSP
  • Monkeys Audio.dll - Monkeys Audio Encoder
  • Move Destination File on Error.dll
  • Multi-CPU Force.dll - Multi-CPU Force
  • Play Sound After Conversion.dll - Play Sound After Conversion DSP
  • Preserve Source Attributes.dll
  • ReplayGain.dll
  • Resample.dll - Resample DSP
  • Reverse.dll - Reverse DSP
  • Run External.dll - Run External DSP
  • Trim Silence.dll - Trim Silence DSP
  • Trim.dll - Trim DSP
  • Volume Normalize.dll - Volume Normalize DSP
  • Write Silence.dll - Write Silence DSP
  • DirectX PlugIn.dll - DirectX
  • VST PlugIn.dll - VST
  • 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 [Multi Encoder] Codec?

Quickly and completely remove dBpoweramp [Multi Encoder] Codec from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall dBpoweramp [Multi Encoder] 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program dBpoweramp [Multi Encoder] Codec, 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 [Multi Encoder] Codec.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.33%
Windows XP 28.00%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Windows 10 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 28.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.76%
Windows 7 Professional 4.05%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.36%
  Netherlands 7.95%
  Canada 6.82%
  Germany 5.68%
  France 4.55%
  Spain 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  RS 3.41%
  Australia 2.27%
  Philippines 2.27%
  MK 1.14%
  MA 1.14%
  Brazil 1.14%
  Taiwan 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Acer 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 13.64%
American Megatrends 11.36%
ASUS 6.82%
Intel 4.55%
Gateway 2.27%
Common models
American Megatrends Inc. ... 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite A660 1.85%
ThirdWave Corporation Pri... 1.85%
SysWorks B.V. SysWorks Mi... 1.85%
Acer Veriton M480G 1.85%
ACER M5640/M3640 1.85%


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