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Should I remove Avid HEAT?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #39,602
United States Rank #36,357
Reach 0.0025%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.83 days
142.35 days >
Average installed length: 74.79 days


10.3.7 8.00%
10.2.0 78.00%
10.0.0 14.00%

Other programs by Avid Technology


What is Avid HEAT?  (from Avid Technology)

Add some HEAT to your mix. Get the warmth and sonic character of analog “in the box” with HEAT (Harmonically Enhanced Algorithm Technology), an easy-to-use Pro Tools|HDX and Pro Tools|HD software add-on that gives you the euphonic characteristics of prized analog gear without the expense or added bulk. Whether you’re m...  Read more


Avid HEAT is a program developed by Avid Technology. The most used version is 10.2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 1.44 GB (1,550,569,295 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 46% of users of Avid HEAT come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avid.com/US/products/HEAT
Help link: www.avid.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Digidesign\DAE\Plug-Ins\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{82C04FF2-7662-4F8E-B6BE-85B40520AE6A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.44 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Avid HEAT

  • iZNectar.dll (by iZotope) - iZotope Nectar (iZotope Nectar (Core))
  • iZotope_Radius_Win32.dll (by iZotope) - iZotope Radius

How do I remove Avid HEAT?

You can uninstall Avid HEAT 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 Avid HEAT, 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 Avid HEAT.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 7 8%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.86%
Windows 10 35.29%
Windows Vista 7.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 10 Home 10.00%
Windows 8.1 8.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.03%
  France 6.35%
  Canada 6.35%
  Italy 4.76%
  United Kingdom 4.76%
  South Africa 3.17%
  Mexico 3.17%
  Argentina 3.17%
  Spain 3.17%
  BO 1.59%
  Brazil 1.59%
  Thailand 1.59%
  Colombia 1.59%
  GE 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.58%
Hewlett-Packard 23.26%
Acer 13.95%
ASUS 11.63%
Toshiba 6.98%
Lenovo 6.98%
Gateway 4.65%
Sony 2.33%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 5537 4.76%
HP-Pavilion VD052AA-ABF m... 4.76%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 4.76%
GATEWA GM5446E 4.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 4.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.38%

About Avid Technology

Avid specializes in video and audio production technology, specifically, digital non-linear editing systems, management and distribution services.
Publisher URL: www.avid.com


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