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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,724
United States Rank #9,371
Reach 0.0517%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.07 days
650.92 days >
Average installed length: 342.01 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.0.2 0.14%
5.0.1 0.14%
3.6.7 1.24%
3.6.6 1.65%
3.6.5 7.15%
3.6.4 0.41%
3.6.3 3.03%
3.6.2 2.61%
3.6.1 5.50%
3.6.0 4.81%
3.5.3 17.06%
3.5.2 3.58%
3.5.1 6.05%
3.5.0 10.59%
3.4.1 10.73%
3.4.0 1.93%
3.3.2 10.04%
3.3.1 1.24%
3.3.0 0.28%
3.2.5 4.26%
3.2.4 0.55%
3.2.3 0.14%
3.2.2 0.28%
3.2.1 0.28%
3.2.0 0.14%
3.1.3 1.93%
3.1.2 0.14%
3.1.1 0.14%
3.1.0 0.14%
3.0.2 0.96%
3.0.0 0.14%
2.8.3 0.55%
2.8.2 0.28%
2.8.1 0.55%
2.8.0 0.14%
2.7.7 0.14%
2.7.6 0.14%
2.7.5 0.28%
2.7.1 0.14%
2.7.0 0.41%
2.5 0.14%

Other programs by Rogue Amoeba

Airfoil

What is Airfoil?  (from Rogue Amoeba)

With Airfoil, you can now send any audio right to your AirPort Express, Apple TV, third-party AirPlay devices, as well as other PCs and Macs! It even works with iOS devices like the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Send audio from Spotify, Rdio, Winamp, and other media players all around your house. Send web-based audio...  Read more

Overview

Airfoil is a program developed by Rogue Amoeba. The most used version is 3.5.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the 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 main program executable is airfoil.exe. The software installer includes 64 files and is usually about 33.19 MB (34,800,537 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 37% of users of Airfoil come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rogueamoeba.com/airfoil/windows
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\airfoil
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Airfoil\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 33.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Airfoil

Program executable:airfoil.exe
Name:Airfoil for Windows
Airfoil
Path:C:\Program Files\airfoil\airfoil.exe
MD5:e1c27fa1fa8afec84f230732b01b4861
Additional files:
  • AirfoilSpeakers.exe - Airfoil Speakers for Windows (Airfoil Speakers)
  • RogueAmoeba.SystemAudioInstaller.exe - SystemAudioInstaller
  • RogueAmoeba.Logger.dll - RogueAmoeba.Logger
  • RogueAmoeba.Neurotransmitter.dll - Neurotransmitter
  • RogueAmoeba.RAAirTunesServer.dll - RAAirTunesServer
  • RogueAmoeba.SlipstreamRemote.dll - SlipstreamRemote
  • RogueAmoeba.AirTunesServer.dll - AirTunesServer
  • RAAirTunes.dll - RAAirTunes
  • RogueAmoeba.AirTunes.dll
  • RogueAmoeba.RAAirTunes.dll
  • RogueAmoeba.Epidermis.dll - Epidermis
  • RogueAmoeba.SpecMeter.dll - SpecMeter
  • RAHijacker.dll - Hijacker
  • RogueAmoeba.Hijacker.dll
  • RogueAmoeba.Membrane.dll - Membrane
  • AirfoilHelper3.dll - Airfoil (Airfoil Helper)
  • EffectsLibrary.dll - Effects Library
  • Interop.iTunesLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'iTunesLib'.
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • Ionic.Zlib.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Managed Zlib)
  • Hardcodet.Wpf.TaskbarNotification.dll (by hardcodet.net) - NotifyIcon WPF (NotifyIcon for WPF)
  • ManagedOpenSsl.dll (by Blue Tree Labs) - OpenSSL.NET
  • AirfoilInject3.dll
  • Mono.Zeroconf.dll (by Novell) - Mono.Zeroconf
  • Mono.Zeroconf.Providers.Bonjour.dll (by Novell)
  • RogueAmoeba.ALAC.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Airfoil.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3A3D746D-3764-4155-85E4-58D641744A87}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • AirfoilSpeakers.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Airfoil Speakers for Windows' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Airfoil\AirfoilSpeakers.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Airfoil.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Airfoil\Airfoil.exe'.
  • AirfoilSpeakers.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Airfoil\AirfoilSpeakers.exe'.

How do I remove Airfoil?

Quickly and completely remove Airfoil from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Airfoil 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 Airfoil, 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 Airfoil.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.81%
Windows 8 38.65%
Windows XP 2.34%
Windows Vista 2.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.41%
Windows 7 Professional 15.54%
Windows 8.1 12.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.97%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.57%
Windows 10 Home 3.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.33%
  France 11.00%
  Germany 6.80%
  United Kingdom 6.43%
  Sweden 4.82%
  Netherlands 4.70%
  Canada 3.71%
  Norway 3.46%
  DK 3.34%
  Australia 2.47%
  Belgium 1.98%
  Italy 1.36%
  Finland 1.36%
  Austria 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.25%
Hewlett-Packard 22.67%
Acer 12.65%
ASUS 10.74%
GIGABYTE 6.68%
Lenovo 5.97%
Samsung 5.49%
Toshiba 1.67%
Sony 1.67%
Medion 1.43%
Apple 1.43%
MSI 1.19%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.13%
ASUS All Series 4.13%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.29%
ASUSTeK UX31E 2.29%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 1.83%
Samsung 900X3C/900X3D/900... 1.83%

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