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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 263.96 days


1.2.4422.0 100.00%

ffdshow v1.2.4422 [2012-04-09]

What is ffdshow v [2012-04-09]?

ffdshow is a media decoder and encoder mainly used for the fast and high-quality decoding of video in the MPEG-4 ASP and AVC (H.264) formats, but it supports numerous other video and audio formats as well. It is free software released under the GPL license, runs on Windows, and is implemented as a DirectShow and VFW decoding filter. ffdshow does not include media player or container parsers. Instead, after installation of ffdshow, compatible DirectShow or VFW media players such as Media Player Classic, Winamp, and Windows Media Player will use the ffdshow decoder automatically, thus avoiding the need to install separate codecs for the various formats supported by ffdshow.

About  (from ffdshow project)

ffdshow is DirectShow and VFW codec for decoding/encoding many video and audio formats, including DivX and XviD movies using libavcodec, xvid and other opensourced libraries with a rich set of postprocessing filters.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: sourceforge.net/projects/ffdshow
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\K-Lite Codec Pack\ffdshow\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\K-Lite Codec Pack\ffdshow\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 13.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ffdshow v1.2.4422 [2012-04-09]

Program module:ff_vfw.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\Essentials Codec Pack\ffdshow\ff_vfw.dll
Additional files:
  • ff_libmad.dll - MPEG Audio Decoder DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_samplerate.dll - libsamplerate DLL built for ffdshow
  • libmpeg2_ff.dll - mpeg2dec DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_liba52.dll - liba52 DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_libdts.dll - libdts DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_libfaad2.dll - FAAD2 DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library (RAR decompression library built for ffdshow)
  • TomsMoComp_ff.dll - TomsMoComp for ffdshow
  • IntelQuickSyncDecoder.dll (by Intel) - IntelQuickSyncDecoder (IntelQuickSyncDecoder DLL)
  • FLT_ffdshow.dll - FLT ffdshow DLL
  • ff_wmv9.dll - ffdshow WMV9
  • ff_realaac.dll
  • ff_theora.dll
  • ffmpeg.dll
  • ffmpegmt.dll
  • libavcodec.dll
  • libmplayer.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove ffdshow v [2012-04-09]?

You can uninstall ffdshow v [2012-04-09] 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 ffdshow v1.2.4422 [2012-04-09], 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 ffdshow v [2012-04-09].

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.70%
Windows 10 17.55%
Windows XP 8.37%
Windows Vista 6.32%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.00%
Windows 7 Professional 9.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.36%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.82%
Windows 8.1 4.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.30%
  Germany 7.03%
  Italy 5.76%
  United Kingdom 4.81%
  Canada 3.70%
  Brazil 3.47%
  France 2.15%
  Spain 1.60%
  Australia 1.52%
  Israel 1.45%
  India 1.45%
  Romania 1.44%
  MA 1.21%
  Netherlands 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.88%
Acer 20.12%
Dell 19.36%
ASUS 8.57%
Toshiba 7.54%
Samsung 4.85%
Lenovo 2.62%
Intel 1.34%
American Megatrends 1.19%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.72%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.74%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.66%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.78%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.31%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.27%

Publisher URL: sourceforge.net/projects/ffdshow


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