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Cakewalk Loop Manager

What is Cakewalk Loop Manager?  (from Cakewalk Music Software)

Cakewalk Loop Manager is the easiest way for STEAM users to install and utilize premium loop content inside of Cakewalk Music Creator 6 Touch, SONAR X3, or any Windows based Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) that supports REX/WAV/MIDI files. All content is conveniently delivered into STEAM's Cakewalk Content Library. C...  Read more


Cakewalk Loop Manager is a program developed by Cakewalk Music Software. The main program executable is InsHelpExe.exe. The software installer includes 77 files and is usually about 128.54 MB (134,781,075 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 53% of users of Cakewalk Loop Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cakewalk.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam2\steamapps\common\Cakewalk
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam2\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/305280
Estimated size: 128.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cakewalk Loop Manager

Program executable:InsHelpExe.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Cakewalk\InsHelpExe.exe
Additional files:
  • EncoderConfig.exe - Cakewalk External Encoder Configuration
  • cwaftool.exe - Cakewalk(TM) Audio Finder Tool (Cakewalk Audio Finder Tool)
  • CWAFDSPX.dll - Cakewalk® Audio Finder Tool (CWAF Proxy)
  • PluginManager.exe - Cakewalk Plug-in Manager
  • CakewalkSoundCloud.exe - Cakewalk SoundCloud (CakewalkSoundCloud)
  • SonitusFXEqualizer.dll - Cakewalk Sonitus:Fx (Cakewalk Sonitus fx:equalizer plug-in)
  • CW100Auto.dll - Cakewalk SONAR X2 (Automation Server)
  • DShowProxy.dll - Cakewalk SONAR (CWDXPX1.DLL)
  • FaultReporter.exe - FaultReporter
  • classicphaser.dll - Project5 (Cakewalk Project5 Classic Phaser)
  • compgate.dll - Cakewalk Project5 Compgate
  • hfexciter.dll - Cakewalk Project5 HF Exciter
  • modfilter.dll - Cakewalk Project5 Modfilter
  • multivoicechorusflanger.dll - Cakewalk Project5 Multivoice Chorus/Flanger
  • paraq.dll - Cakewalk Project5 Para-Q
  • studioverb2.dll - Cakewalk Project5 Studioverb2
  • tempodelay.dll - Cakewalk Project5 Tempo Delay
  • hyphenator.dll - SONAR (Hyphenation Dictionary)
  • ACTController.dll - ACT MIDI Controller control surface DLL (ACT MIDI Controller control surface)
  • Aliasfactor.dll - AliasFactor Dynamic Link Library (AliasFactor DLL)
  • Analyst.dll - Analyst Dynamic Link Library (Analyst DLL)
  • APRO.dll - Cakewalk A-Pro control surface DLL (Cakewalk A-Pro control surface)
  • AutoEReg.exe - AutoEReg (Auto Web Registration)
  • Cakeattrib.exe
  • CakewalkPublisher.exe (by Twelve Tone Systems) - Cakewalk Publisher
  • CakewalkSoundCenter.dll - Cakewalk Sound Center
  • CJLibrary.dll (by CodeJock.com URL: http://www.codejock.com) - CJLibrary MFC Extension Library (CJLibrary MFC Component Library)
  • cw120auto.dll
  • CWMC.exe - Cakewalk Music Creator (Music Creator)
  • CWVideoEngine.dll - Cakewalk Video Engine
  • DeWire.dll (by Twelve Tone Systems, d/b/a Cakewalk) - DeWire Dynamic Link Library (DeWire DLL)
  • EdirolPCR300.dll - Edirol PCR-300 control surface DLL (Edirol PCR-300 control surface)
  • EdirolPCRM30.dll - EdirolPCRM30 control surface DLL (EdirolPCRM30 control surface)
  • GenericSurface.dll - GenericSurface Module
  • InsHelp.dll
  • InsHelpExe.exe
  • InsHelpSI.dll
  • iZotope_Radius_Win32.dll (by iZotope) - iZotope Radius
  • iZotope_Radius_x64.dll (by iZotope)
  • JoystickPannerSurface.dll - JoystickPanner control surface DLL (JoystickPanner control surface)
  • MackieControl.dll
  • MMC.dll - MMC Module
  • MotorMix.dll - MotorMix Module
  • NullProxy.dll (by Twelve Tone Systems, Inc) - NullProxy Dynamic Link Library (NullProxy DLL)
  • oggenc2.exe
  • QTMovExporter.exe - QtMovExporter Module
  • RedRover.dll - RedRover control surface DLL (RedRover control surface)
  • RegHelp.exe
  • REX Shared Library.dll (by Propellerhead Software AB) - REX SDK (REX Shared Library)
  • SAC2K.dll - SAC2K Module
  • SetupDSDXi2.exe (by Audio Simulation) - DreamStation DXi2 Setup Application
  • sfz.dll (by rgc:audio software) - sfz High Quality Sample Player
  • SONARX3.exe - SONAR X3 -
  • SonitusFXCompressor.dll - Cakewalk Sonitus fx:compressor plug-in
  • SonitusFXDelay.dll - Cakewalk Sonitus fx:delay plug-in
  • SonitusFXGate.dll - Cakewalk Sonitus fx:gate plug-in
  • SonitusFXModulator.dll - Cakewalk Sonitus fx:modulator plug-in
  • SonitusFXMultiband.dll - Cakewalk Sonitus fx:multiband plug-in
  • SonitusFXPhase.dll - Cakewalk Sonitus fx:phase plug-in
  • SonitusFXReverb.dll - Cakewalk Sonitus fx:reverb plug-in

How do I remove Cakewalk Loop Manager?

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

Win 8 60%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 60.47%
Windows 7 39.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 27.91%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.28%
Windows 10 Pro 6.98%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.98%
Windows 8 4.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.73%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Canada 7.27%
  Norway 3.64%
  Sweden 3.64%
  Germany 3.64%
  Hong Kong 1.82%
  Switzerland 1.82%
  Finland 1.82%
  New Zealand 1.82%
  Spain 1.82%
  DK 1.82%
  Turkey 1.82%
  Egypt 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Dell 13.33%
ASUS 13.33%
Toshiba 13.33%
Alienware 6.67%
Medion 3.33%
Lenovo 3.33%
Apple 3.33%
Common models
Alienware Aurora-R4 6.25%
HP Pavilion TS 15 Noteboo... 6.25%
ASUS All Series 6.25%
Apple Inc. MacBookPro8,1 3.13%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C855-21... 3.13%

About Cakewalk Music Software

Cakewalk develops and sells music production software best known product is their comprehensive music sequencer named SONAR designed for professional use.
Publisher URL: www.cakewalk.com


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