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Should I remove DirectWave?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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United States Rank #45,329
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What is DirectWave?  (from Image-Line)

To expand your sound palette we offer a complete range of extra plugins, synths and effects. These plugins are highly respected instruments, using state of the art technology that can be ordered separately. It loads and edits most of the existing sound formatsĀ³ out there (WAV (any), SF2 (Soundfont), AKP (Akai), Propel...  Read more


DirectWave is a software program developed by Image-Line. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 12.38 MB (12,984,666 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 47% of users of DirectWave come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.image-line.com/plugins/Synths/directwave
Help link: www.image-line.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vstplugins\directwave
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\VstPlugins\DirectWave\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 12.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DirectWave

  • DirectWave VSTi.dll - DirectWave
  • Uninstall.exe

How do I remove DirectWave?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win 7 10%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.17%
Windows XP 17.24%
Windows 8 17.24%
Windows Vista 10.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.34%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.34%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.51%
  Germany 6.98%
  France 6.98%
  DZ 4.65%
  United Kingdom 4.65%
  Argentina 2.33%
  Australia 2.33%
  Canada 2.33%
  Czech Republic 2.33%
  Estonia 2.33%
  Finland 2.33%
  Greece 2.33%
  Croatia 2.33%
  Iran 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.43%
Hewlett-Packard 17.39%
ASUS 13.04%
Lenovo 8.70%
Dell 4.35%
Toshiba 4.35%
Sony 4.35%
Sahara 4.35%
Common models
Sony SVE1713Z1EB 5.56%
Packard Bell EasyNote TE1... 5.56%
MSI MS-7680 5.56%
MEDIONPC MS-7222 5.56%
LENOVO 3485ATG 5.56%

About Image-Line

Image-Line is best known for its digital audio workstation program FL Studio and audio plugins such as Sytrus.
Publisher URL: www.image-line.com


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