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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,977
United States Rank #6,252
Reach 0.1590%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.40 days
365.67 days >
Average installed length: 192.13 days


VersionDistribution 0.04% 0.36% 0.13% 0.81% 0.31% 0.45% 0.09% 0.18% 0.45% 0.94% 0.04% 0.27% 0.27% 0.81% 0.72% 0.09% 0.76% 1.93% 0.72% 3.41% 0.94% 5.38% 0.76% 1.35% 1.70% 0.22% 1.66% 11.12% 0.49% 6.82% 0.67% 2.15% 1.17% 0.76% 0.85% 1.12% 2.33% 0.54% 0.36% 2.51% 0.72% 0.18% 0.85% 0.13% 0.22% 0.31% 0.58% 0.81% 0.76% 0.22% 0.81%
74 versions


What is Balabolka?  (from Ilya Morozov)

Balabolka is a Text-To-Speech (TTS) program. All computer voices installed on your system are available to Balabolka. The on-screen text can be saved as a WAV, MP3, OGG or WMA file. The program can read the clipboard content, view the text from DOC, RTF, PDF, ODT, FB2 and HTML files, customize font and background color...  Read more


Balabolka is a program developed by Ilya Morozov. The most used version is, with over 91% of all installations currently using this version. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is balabolka.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 9.51 MB (9,975,428 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 26% of users of Balabolka come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cross-plus-a.com/balabolka_es.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\balabolka
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Balabolka\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Balabolka

Program executable:balabolka.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\balabolka\balabolka.exe
Additional files:
  • syllable.dll - Syllable Dividing DLL (Library for Syllable Dividing (German))
  • viewer.exe - Image Viewer
  • BFileExt.dll - Balabolka (Balabolka Shell Extension)
  • uninstall.exe - Balabolka Setup
  • lame_enc.dll
  • libsamplerate.dll
  • ogg.dll
  • vorbis.dll
  • vorbisenc.dll
  • vorbisfile.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • BFileExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Balabolka' with a class of {6CB83A5A-AA68-4895-9F54-175E789AE149}.
Scheduled Task
  • balabolka.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6D64A4EE-8577-457A-BF93-6EE414B5D963}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Balabolka?

Quickly and completely remove Balabolka from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Balabolka 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 Balabolka, 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 Balabolka.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.26%
Windows 8 31.08%
Windows XP 6.50%
Windows Vista 5.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.01%
Windows 7 Professional 10.26%
Windows 8.1 9.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.74% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 25.74%
  United States 24.51%
  Italy 6.64%
  France 5.70%
  Brazil 4.00%
  Argentina 3.28%
  Russia 3.11%
  Spain 2.09%
  United Kingdom 1.87%
  Canada 1.49%
  Austria 1.36%
  Belgium 1.06%
  India 1.02%
  MA 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.44%
Acer 21.38%
Dell 17.18%
ASUS 9.47%
Medion 9.29%
Toshiba 4.82%
Lenovo 3.68%
Samsung 2.72%
Intel 1.84%
Common models
Intel Corporation Intel p... 11.74%
NOBLEX NT1015E 4.40%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.30%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.12%
ASUS All Series 2.75%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.57%


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