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SONAR X1 Essential

What is SONAR X1 Essential?  (from Cakewalk Music Software)

Sonar X1 Essential has a completely redesigned user interface that makes creating music faster and easier than ever. Create with cutting edge musical tools like the Step Sequencer and The Matrix. Customize your workspace with the Skylight interface. Get hands on control with Active Controller Technology (ACT). With a p...  Read more


SONAR X1 Essential is a program developed by Cakewalk Music Software. 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 installer includes 12 files and is usually about 94.69 MB (99,293,688 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 67% of users of SONAR X1 Essential come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cakewalk.com
Help link: www.cakewalk.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cakewalk\SONAR X1 Essential\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Cakewalk\SONAR X1 Essential\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 94.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SONAR X1 Essential

  • TTSlibsndfile.dll - libsndfile - Audio File Transcoding Library
  • SONARESL.exe - SONAR X1 Essential
  • DShowProxy.dll - Cakewalk SONAR (CWDXPX1.DLL)
  • TTSRES90.dll - SONAR X1 (TTSRES Resource DLL)
  • hyphenator.dll - SONAR (Hyphenation Dictionary)
  • CJLibrary.dll (by CodeJock.com URL: http://www.codejock.com) - CJLibrary MFC Extension Library (CJLibrary MFC Component Library)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • iZotope_Radius_Win32.dll (by iZotope) - iZotope Radius
  • RegHelp.exe
  • REX Shared Library.dll (by Propellerhead Software AB) - REX SDK (REX Shared Library)
  • TTSlame.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SONARESL.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{66731A16-F296-433F-9A27-A1013CC65473}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove SONAR X1 Essential?

Quickly and completely remove SONAR X1 Essential from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SONAR X1 Essential 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 SONAR X1 Essential, 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 SONAR X1 Essential.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.59%
Windows 8 17.65%
Windows XP 5.88%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.88%
Windows 10 Home 5.88%
Windows 10 Pro 5.88%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.88%
Windows 7 Professional 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Japan 8.33%
  Australia 4.17%
  Canada 4.17%
  France 4.17%
  Thailand 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Acer 28.57%
Lenovo 7.14%
American Megatrends 7.14%
Common models
ThirdWaveCorporation Prim... 7.14%
Packard Bell ixtreme M373... 7.14%
MSI MS-7676 7.14%
LENOVO 4334 7.14%
Hewlett-Packard p6754y 7.14%
Gateway NV53A 7.14%

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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