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9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #26,966
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Avid Pro Tools LE 8.0.4

What is Avid Pro Tools LE?  (from Avid Technology)

The most powerful digital audio workstation just got more powerful. Pro Tools 11 redefines professional music and audio production for today‚Äôs workflows. From all-new audio and video engines and turbocharged 64-bit performance, to expanded metering and new HD video workflows, Pro Tools 11 enables you to take on the mos...  Read more


Avid Pro Tools LE 8.0.4 is a program developed by Avid Technology. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 45 files and is usually about 391.5 MB (410,519,151 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 72% of users of Avid Pro Tools LE come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avid.com
Help link: www.avid.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Digidesign
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{409A13BD-5F3E-442B-BA7B-A1E32B2D8927}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 391.5 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Avid Pro Tools LE 8.0.4

  • digiSPTIService.exe - Pro Tools CD Ripping Service (Digidesign CD Ripping Service using SPTI)
  • MMERefresh.exe - Digidesign MME Binder
  • AAFCOAPI.dll - Pro Tools® (Avid-Digidesign AAF Toolkit Shared Library)
  • Cfd.dll - Pro Tools Custom File Dialog
  • DAE.dll - Digidesign Audio Engine
  • DFW.dll - Digidesign Frameworks Library
  • DFW_KeyHook.dll - Digidesign Frameworks Keyhook Library
  • DHS.dll - Digidesign Hardware Setup
  • DigiExt.dll - Digidesign Extension Library
  • DigiMIDI.dll - Digidesign MIDI Library
  • DigiMIDIServices.dll - Digidesign MIDI Services
  • DigiPlatformSupport.dll - Digidesign Platform Support Module
  • DigiRefClock.dll - DigiDesign Reference Clock
  • BUI.dll - Pro Tools (Digidesign DigiBase UI)
  • BUI_Resource404.dll
  • BUI_Resource411.dll
  • BUI_Resource412.dll
  • BUI_Resource804.dll
  • Cfd_Resource404.dll
  • Cfd_Resource411.dll
  • Cfd_Resource412.dll
  • Cfd_Resource804.dll
  • CFnd.dll
  • CFnd_Resource404.dll
  • CFnd_Resource411.dll
  • CFnd_Resource412.dll
  • CFnd_Resource804.dll
  • DAE_Resource404.dll
  • DAE_Resource411.dll
  • DAE_Resource412.dll
  • DAE_Resource804.dll
  • DFW_Resource404.dll
  • DFW_Resource411.dll
  • DFW_Resource412.dll
  • DFW_Resource804.dll
  • DHS_Resource404.dll
  • DHS_Resource411.dll
  • DHS_Resource412.dll
  • DHS_Resource804.dll
  • DigiMIDI_Resource404.dll
  • DigiMIDI_Resource411.dll
  • DigiMIDI_Resource412.dll
  • DigiMIDI_Resource804.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • digiSPTIService.exe runs as a service named 'digiSPTIService' (digiSPTIService).
  • MMERefresh.exe runs as a service named 'Digidesign MME Refresh Service' (DigiRefresh).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MMERefresh.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DigidesignMMERefresh' which loads as C:\Program Files\Digidesign\Drivers\MMERefresh.exe.

How do I remove Avid Pro Tools LE?

Quickly and completely remove Avid Pro Tools LE 8.0.4 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Avid Pro Tools LE 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 Avid Pro Tools LE 8.0.4, 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 Avid Pro Tools LE.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.22%
Windows 8 19.44%
Windows XP 5.56%
Windows Vista 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.56%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 8 8.33%
Windows 8.1 8.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.00%
  United Kingdom 12.00%
  Sweden 4.00%
  Canada 2.00%
  Germany 2.00%
  France 2.00%
  Honduras 2.00%
  Saudi Arabia 2.00%
  Slovakia 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Dell 21.21%
Toshiba 12.12%
ASUS 9.09%
Lenovo 6.06%
Samsung 3.03%
Sahara 3.03%
Alienware 3.03%
Common models
HP ENVY TS 17 Notebook PC 6.25%
HP Pavilion P6000 Series 6.25%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.13%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite P505 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite L840 3.13%

About Avid Technology

Avid specializes in video and audio production technology, specifically, digital non-linear editing systems, management and distribution services.
Publisher URL: www.avid.com


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