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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,010
United States Rank #3,574
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.25 days
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Average installed length: 236.32 days

Bass Audio Decoder

What is Bass Audio Decoder?  (from Lizenz durch Franzi's Verlags GmbH)

BASS is an audio library for use in software on several platforms. Its purpose is to provide developers with powerful and efficient sample, stream (MP3, MP2, MP1, OGG, WAV, AIFF, custom generated, and more via OS codecs and add-ons), MOD music (XM, IT, S3M, MOD, MTM, UMX), MO3 music (MP3/OGG compressed MODs), and recor...  Read more


Bass Audio Decoder is a program developed by Lizenz durch Franzi's Verlags GmbH. The main program executable is bass.dll. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 755.53 KB (773,666 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 40% of users of Bass Audio Decoder come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bass audio decoder
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Bass Audio Decoder\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 755.53 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Bass Audio Decoder

Program module:bass.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\bass audio decoder\bass.dll
Additional files:
  • OptimFROG.dll (by Florin Ghido, [email protected]) - OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream Audio Compression, http://www.LosslessAudio.org (OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream DLL Library)
  • bass_alac.dll (by MaresWEB) - BASS_ALAC (Apple Lossless Audio Codec add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_aac.dll (by MaresWEB) - BASS_AAC (Advanced Audio Coding and MPEG-4 add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_ape.dll - BASS_APE (Monkey's Audio add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_mpc.dll - BASS_MPC (Musepack add-on for the BASS library)
  • uninstall.exe

How do I remove Bass Audio Decoder?

You can uninstall Bass Audio Decoder 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 Bass Audio Decoder (remove only), 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 Bass Audio Decoder.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.82%
Windows 10 30.16%
Windows XP 8.57%
Windows Vista 4.42%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.36%
Windows 7 Professional 9.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.46%
Windows 10 Home 6.68%
Windows 8.1 5.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.53%
  Germany 11.11%
  United Kingdom 4.79%
  Canada 3.06%
  Italy 2.74%
  Australia 2.49%
  France 2.26%
  Netherlands 1.92%
  Russia 1.39%
  Poland 1.39%
  Czech Republic 1.32%
  Austria 1.26%
  Saudi Arabia 1.23%
  India 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.18%
Dell 19.84%
Acer 18.49%
ASUS 9.90%
Toshiba 4.51%
Lenovo 3.20%
Samsung 2.96%
Intel 2.28%
American Megatrends 1.46%
Medion 1.26%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.29%
ASUS All Series 4.71%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.43%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.43%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.29%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.14%


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