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Should I remove ACID Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,479
United States Rank #8,084
Reach 0.0465%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.10 days
474.94 days >
Average installed length: 249.54 days


7.0.713 46.51%
7.0.712 2.40%
7.0.653 10.70%
7.0.641 23.25%
7.0.536 7.42%
7.0.502 9.72%

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ACID Pro 7.0

What is ACID Pro?  (from Sony)

ACID Pro 7 is a DAW powerhouse that combines full multitrack recording and mixing, MIDI sequencing, and our legendary ACID looping functionality for a seamless music-creation and post-production environment. More creative partner than production tool, ACID Pro 7 software inspires like nothing else. With its Transparent...  Read more


ACID Pro 7.0 is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is 7.0.713, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is acid70.exe. The software installer includes 61 files and is usually about 526.54 KB (539,176 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 46% of users of ACID Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonycreativesoftware.com
Help link: www.sonycreativesoftware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sony\acid pro 7.0
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8BAC9DAB-9118-4D13-8CF4-78812CC4755C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 526.54 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ACID Pro 7.0

Program executable:acid70.exe
Name:ACID Pro
ACID Pro 7.0
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\acid pro 7.0\acid70.exe
Additional files:
  • Forge90.exe - Sony Sound Forge
  • ErrorReport.dll (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony Creative Software Error Reporting Component
  • CreateMinidumpx86.exe (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony Creative Software Error Reporting Client (Error Reporting Minidump file creator)
  • ErrorReportClient.exe
  • ErrorReportLauncher.exe - Error Reporting client launcher
  • ApplicationRegistration.exe - Sony ApplicationRegistration (Sony Application Registration Utility)
  • sfnetmedia.dll - Sony Network Media Component
  • sfpublish.dll - Sony Publishing Component
  • sfmarket2.dll - Sony Marketing Component
  • sftutor.dll - Sony Tutor Component
  • fargo.pdd.dll - Sony CD Architect (CD Architect Fargo Signature Printer Module)
  • sfcd.cdd.dll - Sony Combined CD Driver Module
  • sfcdfs.dll
  • sfcdix.dll - Sony CD Interface (Sony CD/CDR Interface Library)
  • sfcdsim.cdd.dll - CD Architect CDR Simulator Module
  • sfld.ldd.dll - Sony Combined Loader Driver Module
  • sfldsim.ldd.dll - CD Architect Autoloader Simulator Module
  • sfprnsim.pdd.dll - CD Architect CD Printer Simulator Module
  • sfdvd.dll - Sony DVD Library
  • sfscsi.dll - Sony SCSI Module
  • sfspti.dll - Sony SPTI Module
  • SfVstWrap.dll - Sony VST Wrapper
  • sfvstserver.exe - Sony VST Server
  • acid70k.dll - Sony ACID Pro (Sony ACID Pro 7.0)
  • sfapprw.dll - Sony S4RW (Sony S4RW Component)
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • SfVstProxyStubx86.dll
  • Sony.MediaSoftware.clrshared.dll (by Sony Creative Software Inc) - clrshared

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • acid70.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{10FFF34C-94D6-4A42-A82E-5721E014931F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ACID Pro?

You can uninstall ACID Pro 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ACID Pro 7.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ACID Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.99%
Windows 10 28.38%
Windows Vista 4.69%
Windows XP 3.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.22%
Windows 7 Professional 9.86%
Windows 8.1 5.91%
Windows 10 Home 5.91%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.19%
  United Kingdom 5.72%
  Italy 4.72%
  France 4.45%
  Canada 3.54%
  Brazil 3.27%
  Australia 2.54%
  Spain 1.72%
  Argentina 1.36%
  Indonesia 1.27%
  Netherlands 1.18%
  Belgium 1.09%
  Germany 1.09%
  Mexico 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.54%
Dell 19.33%
ASUS 15.24%
Acer 14.87%
Toshiba 6.51%
Lenovo 4.83%
Samsung 3.90%
MSI 1.30%
Intel 1.30%
Alienware 0.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.80%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.93%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.49%
ASUS All Series 2.62%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.18%
LENOVO 20217 1.75%

About Sony

Sony is a leading manufacturer of electronics products for the consumer markets and is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group.
Publisher URL: www.sony.com


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