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VersionDistribution 58.33% 41.67%

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Steinberg Cubase Essential 4


Steinberg Cubase Essential 4 is a software program developed by Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 22.17 MB (23,244,288 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 27% of users of Steinberg Cubase Essential 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: service.steinberg.de/goto.nsf/show/home_cubase_essential_4_gb
Help link: service.steinberg.de/goto.nsf/show/support_cubase_essential_4_gb
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steinberg\cubase essential 4\vst3 presets\steinberg media technologies\halionone\gm content
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1D7400BF-FA79-4C89-BB29-A02532E5A072}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 22.17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Steinberg Cubase Essential 4

  • asiodxfd.dll - Steinberg ASIO Direct Sound Wrapper
  • baios.dll - BAIOS (Basic Audio Input Output System)
  • bitcrusher.dll - Bitcrusher (VST 2.4 Plug-In)
  • chopper.dll - Chopper
  • cubase essential 4.exe - Cubase Essential for Windows (Cubase Essential)
  • datube.dll - DaTube Tube Processor
  • dxfdsetup.exe - Setup ASIO Direct Sound Control Panel
  • eacdll.dll - EAC Dynamic Link Library
  • grungelizer.dll - grungelizer
  • metalizer.dll - Metalizer
  • midi gate.dll - Midi Gate
  • mp3audiodecoder.dll - MPEG 1 Layer 3 (Fraunhofer) (Audio-Codec Plug-In)
  • mpeg2decoderaudiohandler.dll - MPEG 1 Layer 2
  • oggvorbisaudiohandler.dll - OggVorbis
  • rex shared library.dll (by Propellerhead Software AB) - n/a (REX Shared library)
  • ringmodulator.dll - RingModulator
  • sd2audiohandler.dll - SoundDesigner II
  • stepdesigner.dll - StepDesigner (MIDI Effect Plug-In)
  • stepfilter.dll - StepFilter
  • tranceformer.dll - Tranceformer
  • vstplugmanager.dll - VST 2.x Plug-In Manager
  • wmaaudiohandler.dll - Windows Media Audio

How do I remove Steinberg Cubase Essential 4?

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Or, you can uninstall Steinberg Cubase Essential 4 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 Steinberg Cubase Essential 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 Steinberg Cubase Essential 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 8%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 41.67%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows Vista Business 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.67%
  South Africa 13.33%
  Belgium 13.33%
  France 6.67%
  Australia 6.67%
  Spain 6.67%
  Netherlands 6.67%
  Germany 6.67%
  Italy 6.67%
  United Kingdom 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.27%
Lenovo 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
Sony 9.09%
Medion 9.09%
Alienware 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
Common models
Sony SVF1521R6EW 9.09%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 9.09%
Dell XPS One 2710 9.09%
Dell Dell DXP061 9.09%
HP ProBook 4730s 9.09%
MSI MS-7593 9.09%

About Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

Steinberg is a musical software and equipment company tat mainly produces music recording, arranging and editing software as used in digital audio workstations and VSTi software synthesizers.
Publisher URL: www.steinberg.net


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