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Should I remove Audacity Unicode?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,990
United States Rank #2,630
Reach 0.1966%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 38.60 days
1138.65 days >
Average installed length: 598.27 days

Typically installed together

Audacity 1.3.13 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. udacity has also been used to record and mix entire albums, such as by tUnE-yArDs.

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 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 46 files and is usually about 14.6 MB (15,307,354 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: 14.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Audacity 1.3.13 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-1.3.13.exe - Audacity 1.3 Beta (Unicode) (Audacity 1.3 Beta (Unicode) Setup)
  • LADSPA_plugins-win-0.4.15.exe - LADSPA_plugins-win 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.)
  • libmp3lame.dll (by http://lame.sf.net)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • audacity.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{95F6ECED-9551-4E42-842A-5E0AF702B8D3}' (runs on registration).
  • lame.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9F96CD66-F6A8-4E1D-AEA9-D61E1884E0DC}' (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?

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 1.3.13 (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.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.20%
Windows Vista 9.28%
Windows 10 7.14%
Windows XP 5.36%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.58%
Windows 7 Professional 13.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.03%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.22%
Windows 10 Home 2.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.10%
  United Kingdom 5.80%
  France 5.58%
  Canada 3.94%
  Germany 3.82%
  Australia 2.46%
  Italy 2.18%
  Netherlands 1.82%
  Brazil 1.80%
  Belgium 1.76%
  Spain 1.29%
  Sweden 1.19%
  Israel 0.87%
  Finland 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.47%
Dell 26.76%
Acer 15.16%
Toshiba 7.60%
ASUS 7.20%
Samsung 3.02%
Lenovo 2.04%
Intel 2.00%
American Megatrends 0.76%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.01%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.08%
Dell XPS 8300 2.83%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.52%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.52%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.31%

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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