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Steinberg Hypersonic 2

What is Steinberg Hypersonic 2?  (from Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH)

Hypersonic 2 is Steinberg’s multi-purpose music workstation that not only offers thousands of top class sounds, but is incredibly CPU and RAM efficient.


Steinberg Hypersonic 2 is a software program developed by Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named hypersonic.exe. The setup package generally installs about 87 files and is usually about 1.56 GB (1,680,052,128 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 39% of users of Steinberg Hypersonic 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steinberg.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VstPlugins\Hypersonic\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\VstPlugins\Hypersonic\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.56 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Steinberg Hypersonic 2

Program executable:hypersonic.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\vstplugins\hypersonic\hypersonic.exe
Additional files:
  • Hypersonic.dll - Steinberg Hypersonic 2 (Hypersonic 2)
  • HypersonicReWire.dll - HALion (ReWire Device DLL)
  • SpaceEffect.dll (by MHC) - MHC SpaceEffect (SpaceEffect)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)
  • B4.dll (by Native Instruments GmbH) - Native Instruments B4
  • B4fx.dll (by Native Instruments GmbH)
  • Classic Auto-Filter.dll
  • Classic Chorus.dll
  • Classic Compressor.dll
  • Classic Delay.dll
  • Classic EQ.dll
  • Classic Flanger.dll
  • Classic Master Limiter.dll
  • Classic Phaser.dll
  • Classic Reverb.dll
  • Crystallizer.dll (by SoundToys) - Crystallizer
  • Decapitator.dll (by SoundToys) - Decapitator
  • DSK Brass.dll - VST (VST Plugin)
  • easy-mr-stringer.dll
  • EchoBoy.dll - EchoBoy
  • E-Kit_trigger.dll
  • FilterFreak1.dll - FilterFreak
  • FilterFreak2.dll
  • FM7.dll - Native Instruments FM7 (FM7)
  • FM7fx.dll
  • Fruity 7 Band EQ.dll
  • Fruity Balance.dll
  • Fruity Bass Boost.dll
  • Fruity Blood Overdrive.dll
  • Fruity Center.dll
  • Fruity Chorus.dll
  • Fruity Compressor.dll (by Ultrafunk) - Fruity Compressor (Ultrafunk Fruity Compressor VST plug-in)
  • Fruity Delay.dll
  • Fruity Fast LP.dll
  • Fruity Filter.dll
  • Fruity Flanger.dll - Fruity Flanger
  • Fruity Free Filter.dll
  • Fruity Mute 2.dll
  • Fruity Phase Inverter.dll
  • Fruity Phaser.dll - Fruity Phaser
  • Fruity Reeverb.dll
  • GalactiX.dll
  • GreaseTube.dll
  • Guitar Rig 4.dll - Native Instruments Guitar Rig 4 (Guitar Rig 4)
  • Guitar Rig 5.dll - Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5 (Guitar Rig 5)
  • IL Edison.dll (by Image-Line bvba) - IL Edison
  • iZotope Stutter Edit.dll (by iZotope) - iZotope Stutter Edit (iZotope Stutter Edit (VST))
  • iZotope Vinyl.dll (by iZotope) - iZotope Vinyl
  • iZStutterEdit.dll - iZotope Stutter Edit (Core)
  • Kontakt 5 16out.dll - Native Instruments Kontakt 5 (Kontakt 5)
  • Kontakt 5 8out.dll
  • Kontakt 5.dll
  • Laidback-er.dll
  • LoungeLizard3Vst.dll (by Applied Acoustics Systems DVM) - Lounge Lizard EP
  • Magnus Choir.dll
  • Maschine FX.dll - Native Instruments Maschine (Maschine)
  • Maschine.dll
  • Massive.dll - Native Instruments Massive (Massive)
  • Octaver12B.dll
  • Osiris6.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lavalys\EVEREST Home Edition\unins000.exe'.

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Or, you can uninstall Steinberg Hypersonic 2 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 Hypersonic 2, 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 Hypersonic 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 38%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.78%
Windows XP 23.17%
Windows 8 17.07%
Windows Vista 10.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 23.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.63%
Windows 7 Professional 6.10%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.13%
  Germany 6.52%
  Brazil 4.35%
  Australia 3.26%
  France 3.26%
  Argentina 2.17%
  Egypt 2.17%
  United Kingdom 2.17%
  Indonesia 2.17%
  Italy 2.17%
  MA 2.17%
  Austria 1.09%
  BA 1.09%
  BD 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.08%
Acer 21.15%
ASUS 11.54%
American Megatrends 7.69%
Gateway 5.77%
Hewlett-Packard 5.77%
Intel 3.85%
Medion 3.85%
Samsung 3.85%
Alienware 3.85%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 3.28%
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 3.28%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.28%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.28%
MSI MS-7309 3.28%
MSI MS-7680 3.28%

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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