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Should I remove GoldWave?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,584
United States Rank #15,261
Reach 0.0225%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.68 days
616.36 days >
Average installed length: 323.85 days


5.68 100.00%

GoldWave v5.68

What is GoldWave?  (from GoldWave)

GoldWave is a highly rated, professional digital audio editor. It's fully loaded to do everything from the simplest recording and editing to the most sophisticated audio processing, restoration, enhancements, and conversions. Record any source your computer supports, including microphone, line-in, and what-you-hear. Co...  Read more


GoldWave v5.68 is a software program developed by GoldWave. The primary executable is named GoldWave.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 18.4 MB (19,298,632 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 35% of users of GoldWave come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.goldwave.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\goldwave
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GoldWave\unstall.exe" "GoldWave v5.68" "C:\Program Files\GoldWave\unstall.log"
Estimated size: 18.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GoldWave v5.68

Program executable:GoldWave.exe
GoldWave Digital Audio Editor
Path:C:\Program Files\goldwave\GoldWave.exe
Additional files:
  • GoldWave.exe
  • unstall.exe - Uninstaller Program
  • lame_enc.dll (by www.mp3dev.org) - Lame MP3 Encoder (MP3 encoding library)
  • GWSpeed.dll
  • lame.exe (by http://lame.sf.net) - L.A.M.E. (MP3 Encoder.)

How do I remove GoldWave?

Quickly and completely remove GoldWave v5.68 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall GoldWave 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 GoldWave v5.68, 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 GoldWave.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.57%
Windows 8 18.35%
Windows XP 6.65%
Windows Vista 4.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.20%
Windows 7 Professional 14.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.39%
Windows 8.1 4.47%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.77%
  Taiwan 4.89%
  United Kingdom 3.74%
  Canada 3.45%
  Italy 3.45%
  MA 3.16%
  DZ 2.87%
  France 2.87%
  India 2.87%
  Saudi Arabia 2.87%
  Germany 2.59%
  Australia 1.72%
  Korea 1.72%
  Brazil 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.96%
Dell 22.40%
ASUS 14.06%
Acer 13.54%
Toshiba 5.21%
Lenovo 3.65%
Samsung 3.65%
Intel 3.13%
Apple 1.04%
Sony 1.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.00%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 3.20%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.20%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.40%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.40%
LENOVO 20157 2.40%


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