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Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v.12.0.3

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What is Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v.?

Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 is an optical disc authoring program that it is simple, lightweight, and very easy to use. It is capable of creating compilations of CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray Discs and disc images. It also allows the creation of DVD movies from video files.

About  (from Ashampoo)

Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 is our award-winning one-stop burning application to burn, backup and process all your documents, photos, videos and music. The only burning software you will ever need!


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 burningstudio12.exe. The software installer includes 52 files and is usually about 356.09 KB (364,639 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Burning Studio 12\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Burning Studio 12\unins001.exe"
Estimated size: 356.09 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v.12.0.3

Program executable:burningstudio12.exe
Name:Ashampoo Burning Studio 12
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo burning studio 12\burningstudio12.exe
Ashampoo Burning Studio is an optical disc authoring program for Microsoft Windows, developed by Ashampoo. It is capable of creating compilations of CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray Discs and disc images. It also allows the creation of DVD movies from...
Additional files:
  • BurningStudioProgress.exe - Ashampoo BurningStudio Progress (BurningStudioProgress)
  • BurningStudioCompact.exe - Ashampoo BurningStudio Compact (BurningStudioCompact)
  • acdw.dll - ashampoo Optical Disc Library
  • backupextractor12.exe - Ashampoo Burning Studio 12
  • adav2.dll - Ashampoo DiscForge Anvil
  • LangID2.Interop.dll - Ashampoo LanguageID API (LangID2.Interop)
  • ash_lang2.dll - Ashampoo AshLang 2 API
  • Ash_Lang2.Interop.dll - Ash_Lang2.Interop
  • Ash_Inet2.Interop.dll - Ashampoo Internet SDK (Ash_Inet2.Interop)
  • bssmart.dll - Burning Studio Smart
  • portal.dll - Ashampoo Portal API
  • amf_slv.exe - Ashampoo AMF Slave
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • autorun.exe - Ashampoo Starter
  • CancelAutoplay2.exe - Cancel Autoplay 2
  • ashDriverSetup.exe - ashDriverSetup
  • ash_spti.dll - ASPI Emulator
  • brtcdau.dll
  • FreeImage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • acdwFLAC.dll
  • acdwVorbis.dll
  • acdwWMA.dll
  • ash_amf.dll
  • ash_avifile.dll
  • ash_customds.dll
  • ash_decmpa.dll
  • ash_directshow.dll
  • ash_ffmpeg05.dll
  • ash_m2tsmux.dll
  • ash_smde.dll
  • ash_wmf.dll
  • audiotools.dll
  • BurningStudioSmart.Interop.dll - BurningStudioSmart.Interop
  • CancelAutoplay.dll - CancelAutoplay
  • d3d9_swiftshader.dll
  • decmpa.dll
  • ffmpeg_urischeme.dll
  • langid2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • burningstudio12.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ASHAshampoo_Burning_Studio_12RIPONARRIVAL' with the ProgID of 'Ashampoo.BurningStudio12' and the action verb 'autoplay-rip.
Scheduled Task
  • burningstudio12.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{11BE2E9F-6792-492A-86D2-22E192C4040A}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v.?

Quickly and completely remove Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v.12.0.3 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v. 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 Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v.12.0.3, 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 Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v..

Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.09%
Windows 10 27.50%
Windows XP 4.77%
Windows Vista 3.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.98%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.27%
Windows 7 Professional 10.25%
Windows 8 Pro 7.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.78%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.68%
  Germany 14.04%
  United Kingdom 4.82%
  Italy 4.17%
  Iran 3.29%
  Poland 3.07%
  Canada 2.85%
  Brazil 2.63%
  Spain 2.63%
  Netherlands 2.63%
  Australia 2.19%
  Hungary 2.19%
  DZ 1.97%
  Belgium 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.34%
Acer 20.95%
Dell 15.81%
ASUS 9.88%
Toshiba 4.35%
Intel 3.16%
Lenovo 3.16%
Medion 2.77%
Sony 1.19%
American Megatrends 0.79%
Common models
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.31%
Gigabyte EP43-UD3L 2.31%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.31%
MSI MS-7673 2.31%
Acer Aspire 5755G 1.54%
Acer Aspire V3-531 1.54%

About Ashampoo

Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG is a computer software company based in Oldenburg, Germany. They are best known for Ashampoo Burning Studio and Ashampoo WinOptimizer.
Publisher URL: www.ashampoo.com


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