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Audio Recorder for Free v12.9.8

What is Audio Recorder for Free?  (from Audio-Tool.net)

Audio Recorder for Free is an audio recording application that has the ability to capture any sound like audios played by media player, internet radio broadcasting, cassette and so on. The recordings are saved as MP3/WMA/WAV/OGG format which is right for your music player that you can enjoy them whenever you like. The ...  Read more


Audio Recorder for Free v12.9.8 is a program developed by Audio-Tool.net. 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 installer includes 23 files and is usually about 15.79 MB (16,560,061 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 23% of users of Audio Recorder for Free come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.audio-tool.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Audio Recorder for Free\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Audio Recorder for Free\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 15.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Audio Recorder for Free v12.9.8

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • ar.exe (by FreeSoundRecorder Technologies) - Free Sound Recorder
  • AudioBurner.exe (by FreeSoundRecorder Technologies) - Audio CD Burner
  • AudioGrabber.exe - Audio CD Grabber
  • AudioToolbox.exe
  • cdburner.exe
  • cdripper.exe
  • DiscEraser.exe - Disc Eraser
  • filemerger.exe
  • freesoundeditor.exe - Free Sound Editor
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • lame.dll
  • lame_enc.dll
  • lame_far.dll
  • lame_FR.dll
  • nlame.dll
  • ogg.dll
  • StarBurn.dll (by Rocket Division Software) - StarBurn CD/DVD/Blu-Ray/HD-DVD Burning, Grabbing and Mastering Toolkit for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Longhorn
  • vorbis.dll
  • vorbisfile.dll
  • wmainfo.exe
  • wmfdist.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Media Component Setup Application
  • WnASPI32.dll (by Rocket Division Software) - ASPI Layer for Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Longhorn

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AudioToolbox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7CC48BB0-752E-4E20-8DA3-938947A09858}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Audio Recorder for Free?

You can uninstall Audio Recorder for Free 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 Audio Recorder for Free v12.9.8, 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 Audio Recorder for Free.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.52%
Windows 10 32.61%
Windows Vista 6.52%
Windows XP 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.26%
Windows 8.1 19.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.22%
Windows 7 Professional 13.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.52%
Windows 10 Home 6.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.08% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 23.08%
  United States 17.31%
  Austria 7.69%
  United Kingdom 7.69%
  India 5.77%
  Taiwan 3.85%
  Indonesia 3.85%
  Netherlands 3.85%
  Canada 3.85%
  Hong Kong 1.92%
  Slovenia 1.92%
  Belgium 1.92%
  France 1.92%
  Switzerland 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.24%
Acer 15.15%
Dell 15.15%
Medion 15.15%
ASUS 9.09%
MSI 6.06%
Lenovo 6.06%
Samsung 3.03%
American Megatrends 3.03%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 2.50%
Samsung R710 2.50%
Samsung NC208/NC108 2.50%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 2.50%


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