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Should I remove Audacity Unicode?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,902
United States Rank #3,837
Reach 0.1415%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.49 days
575.00 days >
Average installed length: 302.12 days

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Audacity 1.3.12 Unicode

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What is Audacity Unicode?

Audacity is a free digital audio editor and recording application. As well as recording audio from multiple sources, Audacity can also be used for post-processing of all types of audio, including podcasts by adding effects such as normalization, trimming, and fading in and out.

About  (from Audacity Team)

Audacity is an open source, cross-platform audio editor and recorder. Audacity can record and play sounds and import and export WAV, AIFF, MP3, and OGG files. Edit your sounds using cut, copy, and paste features (with unlimited undo functionality), mix tracks, or apply effects to your recordings. Audacity also has a bu...  Read more


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 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 audacity.exe. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 23.88 MB (25,041,069 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: audacity.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Audacity 1.3 Beta (Unicode)\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Audacity 1.3 Beta (Unicode)\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 23.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Audacity 1.3.12 Unicode

Program executable:audacity.exe
Audacity®, the Free, Cross-Platform Sound Editor
Path:C:\Program Files\audacity 1.3 beta (unicode)\audacity.exe
Additional files:
  • audacity-win-unicode-1.3.12.exe - Audacity 1.3 Beta (Unicode) (Audacity 1.3 Beta (Unicode) Setup)
  • lame_enc.dll (by www.mp3dev.org) - Lame MP3 Encoder (MP3 encoding library)
  • wxbase28u_net_vc_custom.dll (by wxWidgets development team) - wxWidgets (wxWidgets for MSW)
  • wxbase28u_vc_custom.dll (by wxWidgets development team)
  • wxmsw28u_adv_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28u_core_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28u_html_vc_custom.dll
  • lame.exe (by http://lame.sf.net) - L.A.M.E. (MP3 Encoder.)
  • avformat-52.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • audacity.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{84E9CC4F-72C8-4EAE-8D0B-7CDD4AF7CF9E}' (runs on registration).
  • lame.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6A36AA0C-3758-44BE-BC58-B39D3A5F02F5}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • lame.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lame For Audacity\lame.exe'.

How do I remove Audacity Unicode?

Quickly and completely remove Audacity 1.3.12 (Unicode) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Audacity Unicode 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 Audacity 1.3.12 (Unicode), 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 Audacity Unicode.

Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.51%
Windows 10 13.82%
Windows Vista 10.04%
Windows XP 7.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.55%
Windows 7 Professional 10.81%
Windows 10 Home 8.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.09%
  United Kingdom 9.03%
  Germany 7.26%
  France 5.25%
  Canada 3.24%
  Italy 3.00%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  Australia 2.04%
  Brazil 1.92%
  Spain 1.74%
  Belgium 1.11%
  Finland 1.11%
  Sweden 1.02%
  MA 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.75%
Hewlett-Packard 24.32%
Dell 22.89%
Toshiba 6.03%
ASUS 4.73%
Intel 2.86%
American Megatrends 1.68%
Samsung 1.68%
Lenovo 1.37%
Sahara 1.00%
Medion 0.81%
Common models
Packard Bell EasyNote TJ6... 20.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.16%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.14%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.01%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.64%

About Audacity Team

Audacity was started by Dominic Mazzoni and Roger Dannenberg at Carnegie Mellon University and was released as open-source software at SourceForge.net in 2000.
Publisher URL: web.audacityteam.org


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