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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,883
United States Rank #32,499
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Release 3 1.30%
Release 2 7.79%
Release 1 90.91%

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dBpoweramp [Tag From Filename] Codec

What is dBpoweramp [Tag From Filename] Codec?  (from Illustrate)

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dBpoweramp [Tag From Filename] 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 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 42 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 41% of users of dBpoweramp [Tag From Filename] Codec come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany 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 [Tag From Filename] Codec.dat
Estimated size: 34.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by dBpoweramp [Tag From Filename] 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
  • 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 [Tag From Filename] Codec?

You can uninstall dBpoweramp [Tag From Filename] 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 [Tag From Filename] 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 [Tag From Filename] Codec.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.25%
Windows XP 29.87%
Windows Vista 11.69%
Windows 10 5.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 30.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.21%
Windows 7 Professional 3.95%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.30%
  Germany 7.61%
  Netherlands 6.52%
  Canada 5.43%
  United Kingdom 5.43%
  RS 4.35%
  France 3.26%
  Spain 3.26%
  Israel 3.26%
  Brazil 2.17%
  MK 1.09%
  MA 1.09%
  Taiwan 1.09%
  Dominican Republic 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.89%
Acer 15.56%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Intel 8.89%
American Megatrends 8.89%
ASUS 6.67%
Lenovo 2.22%
Gateway 2.22%
Common models
American Megatrends Inc. ... 5.36%
Dell MP061 3.57%
Gigabyte H55M-D2H 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite A660 1.79%
ThirdWave Corporation Pri... 1.79%
SysWorks B.V. SysWorks Mi... 1.79%


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