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What is kmplayer.exe?

Part of The KMPlayer by KMP Media co.Ltd

What is it?

K-Multimedia Player (commonly known as The KMPlayer, KMPlayer or KMP) is a media player for Windows which can play a large number of formats including VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, FLV and QuickTime.
Description of kmplayer.exe from KMP Media co.Ltd
KMPlayer is all in one media player, covering various formats such as VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, QuickTime etc. It has an extra feature to play Incomplete/Damaged AVI file, Locked Media Files while downloading or sharing, Compressed Audio Album (zip, rar) and so on. It handles a wide range of subtitles and allows you to capture audio, video, and screenshots in many ways. The player provides both internal and external filters with a fully controlled environment without grappling with DirectShow merit system.
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How does kmplayer.exe run?

Process - kmplayer.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. kmplayer.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft).

How does kmplayer.exe start?

Autoplay handler - kmplayer.exe is typically associtated with identifier name of KMPPlayCDAudioOnArrival with and identifier of SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers\KMPPlayCDAudioOnArrival. Autoplay will scan removable media, when it arrives, looking for media content types (music, graphics, or video). When a removable media arrives, Windows determines what actions to perform by evaluating the content and comparing it to registered handlers for that content. An application will register a handler for Autoplay events associated with a media type.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the kmplayer.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of kmplayer.exe users, 22.0% have disabled it.
How stable is The KMPlayer?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is kmplayer.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00673% CPU67304.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
158.24 MB RAM734.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
1,947 /min86.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
223 GDI objects148.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
1,183 context switches/sec1183.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\the kmplayer\kmplayer.exe

Are there other versions of The KMPlayer?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by The KMPlayer.

What else is related?

The KMPlayer Stability

kmplayer.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
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Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: kmplayer.exe
Publisher: KMP Media co.,Ltd (verified)
Name: The KMPlayer
Description: The KMPlayer
Product version:
Size: 7.63 MB
Original file name: KMPlayer.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: KMP Media co.
Certificate authority: Thawte

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0108844180%
Privileged CPU: 0.0041539280%
User CPU: 0.00673048992408%
Privileged CPU time: 331766352.79 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 363,770 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,641,230,368
Context switches /sec: 1,183
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 335.91 MB
Peak committed memory: 348.31 MB
Paged memory: 158.24 MB
Peak paged memory: 163.95 MB
Paged system memory: 278.3 KB
Non-paged system memory: 33.36 KB
Working set memory: 60.98 MB
Peak working set memory: 71.77 MB
Min working set memory: 46.3 MB
Private memory: 158.24 MB
Page faults: 133,855
Page faults /min: 268
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,190,441
Read operations /min: 1,946
Total read transfer: 701.92 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.85 MB
Total write operations: 41
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 16.35 KB
Write transfer /min: 64 Bytes
Total other operations: 648,654
Other operations /min: 2,758
Total other transfer: 23.67 MB
Other Transfer /min: 78.92 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 223
Peak GDI objects: 243
USER objects: 204
Peak USER objects: 211
Handle count average: 668
Thread count average: 32
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Processes
Process Commands
C:\Program Files1\THEKMP~1\KMPlayer.exe -Embedding
C:\Program Files2\THEKMP~1\KMPlayer.exe -Embedding
"C:\Program Files\The KMPlayer\KMPlayer.exe" "C:\Az.acelember.READ.NFO.TS.XviD.MD.HUN-TutiMozi.avi"
"C:\Program Files\The KMPlayer\KMPlayer.exe" "C:\A.hivas.2013.R5.XviD.MD.HUN-TutiMozi.avi"

Autoplay handler details

Name: KMPPlayDVDMovieOnArrival
Command: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers\KMPPlayDVDMovieOnArrival

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 63394
TCP: localhost on port 65156
UDP: LISTENING on port 49943
UDP: LISTENING on port 1046
UDP: LISTENING on port 3395
Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: 92b5f4382fcda0c3b733acf2dc7afb6f
SHA-1: 87f47972a7e9f9013d821cc9f923ca4ac7f749b5
SHA-256: 5957f8d29048af833056126eec3e33c3204f58bbaa8e58f9f608410fc51a6165

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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