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Audacity 1.3.6 Unicode

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 a free, easy-to-use and multilingual audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. You can use Audacity to record live audio. Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs. Edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV or AIFF sound files. Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds tog...  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 main program executable is audacity.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 18.44 MB (19,331,398 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: 18.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Audacity 1.3.6 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:
  • lame_enc.dll (by www.mp3dev.org) - Lame MP3 Encoder (MP3 encoding library)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • lame.exe
  • msvcp80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • unins001.exe
  • 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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • audacity.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B740C887-E575-4A79-ADE5-FD4946CB8815}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Audacity Unicode?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Audacity 1.3.6 (Unicode), 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 Audacity Unicode.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 36.62%
Windows 7 35.21%
Windows Vista 21.13%
Windows 10 7.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 34.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.04%
Windows 7 Professional 4.35%
Windows 10 Home 2.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.96%
  Germany 13.25%
  United Kingdom 4.82%
  Australia 3.61%
  Spain 3.61%
  Mexico 3.61%
  Argentina 2.41%
  Czech Republic 2.41%
  Indonesia 2.41%
  Italy 2.41%
  Lithuania 2.41%
  Peru 2.41%
  TT 2.41%
  United Arab Emirates 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.61%
Dell 15.22%
American Megatrends 10.87%
Acer 6.52%
Gateway 4.35%
Medion 4.35%
Sahara 4.35%
Toshiba 4.35%
Lenovo 4.35%
Intel 4.35%
Compaq 2.17%
Common models
Gigabyte M61PME-S2 3.51%
TOSHIBA Satellite M840 1.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 1.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 1.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite A660 1.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite A30 1.75%

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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