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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #42,058
United States Rank #38,679
Reach 0.0022%


3.6.6 6.98%
3.6.1 2.33%
3.6.0 2.33%
3.5.3 11.63%
3.5.1 6.98%
3.5.0 6.98%
3.4.1 13.95%
3.4.0 6.98%
3.3.2 23.26%
3.3.0 2.33%
3.2.5 11.63%
3.2.3 4.65%

Other programs by Rogue Amoeba

Airfoil Speakers


Airfoil Speakers is a software program developed by Rogue Amoeba. The most common release is 3.3.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 airfoilspeakers.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 12.44 MB (13,045,941 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 48% of users of Airfoil Speakers come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: RogueAmoeba.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\airfoilspeakers
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AirfoilSpeakers\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 12.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Airfoil Speakers

Program executable:airfoilspeakers.exe
Name:Airfoil Speakers for Windows
Path:C:\Program Files\airfoilspeakers\airfoilspeakers.exe
Additional files:
  • RogueAmoeba.Logger.dll - RogueAmoeba.Logger
  • RogueAmoeba.Neurotransmitter.dll - Neurotransmitter
  • RogueAmoeba.RAAirTunesServer.dll - RAAirTunesServer
  • RogueAmoeba.SlipstreamRemote.dll - SlipstreamRemote
  • RogueAmoeba.AirTunesServer.dll - AirTunesServer
  • RogueAmoeba.Epidermis.dll - Epidermis
  • RogueAmoeba.SpecMeter.dll - SpecMeter
  • RogueAmoeba.Membrane.dll - Membrane
  • AirfoilHelper3.dll - Airfoil (Airfoil Helper)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • Ionic.Zlib.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Managed Zlib)
  • Hardcodet.Wpf.TaskbarNotification.dll (by hardcodet.net) - NotifyIcon WPF (NotifyIcon for WPF)
  • ManagedOpenSsl.dll (by Blue Tree Labs) - OpenSSL.NET
  • Mono.Zeroconf.dll (by Novell) - Mono.Zeroconf
  • Mono.Zeroconf.Providers.Bonjour.dll (by Novell)
  • RogueAmoeba.ALAC.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • AirfoilSpeakers.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Airfoil Speakers for Windows' and executes as "C:\Program Files\AirfoilSpeakers\AirfoilSpeakers.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • AirfoilSpeakers.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Airfoil\AirfoilSpeakers.exe'.

How do I remove Airfoil Speakers?

You can uninstall Airfoil Speakers 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 Airfoil Speakers, 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 Airfoil Speakers.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 7%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.47%
Windows 10 32.56%
Windows Vista 6.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.21%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.30%
Windows 7 Professional 9.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.98%
Windows 8 4.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.08%
  Canada 5.77%
  Netherlands 5.77%
  Sweden 5.77%
  United Kingdom 3.85%
  Germany 3.85%
  Norway 3.85%
  Brazil 1.92%
  Finland 1.92%
  Greece 1.92%
  Italy 1.92%
  Belgium 1.92%
  France 1.92%
  United Arab Emirates 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.58%
ASUS 19.35%
Hewlett-Packard 16.13%
Acer 12.90%
Sony 9.68%
Lenovo 6.45%
Medion 3.23%
Samsung 3.23%
Apple 3.23%
Common models
Sony VGN-FW51MF_H 3.13%
Sony VGC-JS160J 3.13%
LENOVO 7745 3.13%
Dell Studio 540 3.13%
ASUSTeK X502CA 3.13%
Sony VGN-FW21Z 3.13%


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