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What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,427
United States Rank #7,283
Reach 0.1195%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.96 days
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Average installed length: 340.44 days


12.0.5 100.00%

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Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v.12.0.5

What is Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v.?  (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! Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 uses a powerful burning engine that supports all common disc formats. Blu-Ray, DVD, CD- you name...  Read more


Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v.12.0.5 is a program developed by Ashampoo. 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 59 files and is usually about 87.23 MB (91,465,440 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 26% of users of Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v. come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/pin/3510/Burning_Software/Ashampoo-Burning-Studio-12
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\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 87.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v.12.0.5

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.?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v.12.0.5, 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 Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 v..

Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.47%
Windows 10 30.92%
Windows XP 4.33%
Windows Vista 2.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.61%
Windows 7 Professional 11.82%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.95%
Windows 8.1 5.38%
Windows 8 Pro 4.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.51%
  Germany 21.87%
  United Kingdom 5.25%
  Brazil 4.78%
  Australia 3.43%
  Italy 3.05%
  Netherlands 2.66%
  Canada 2.50%
  Belgium 2.03%
  Czech Republic 1.86%
  France 1.57%
  Sweden 1.40%
  Iran 1.40%
  Austria 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.83%
Acer 17.77%
Dell 17.60%
ASUS 10.88%
Medion 7.23%
Samsung 3.83%
Toshiba 3.23%
Intel 1.96%
Lenovo 1.62%
American Megatrends 1.53%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.30%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.09%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.44%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.80%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.37%
Dell XPS 8500 2.15%

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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