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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,890
United States Rank #3,970
Reach 0.3514%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.16 days
653.67 days >
Average installed length: 343.45 days


VersionDistribution 0.10% 8.13% 4.00% 4.65% 0.98% 2.73% 1.44% 1.16% 1.36% 1.69% 7.05% 66.19% 0.53%

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CDex - Open Source Digital Audio CD Extractor

What is CDex - Open Source Digital Audio CD Extractor?  (from Georgy Berdyshev)

CDex can extract the data directly (digital) from an Audio CD, which is generally called a CD Ripper or a CDDA utility. The resulting audio file can be a plain WAV file (useful for making compilation audio CDs) or the ripped audio data can be compressed using an audio encoder. In addition, WAV files on the hard drive c...  Read more


CDex - Open Source Digital Audio CD Extractor is a software program developed by Georgy Berdyshev. The most common release is, with over 98% 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). The primary executable is named CDex.exe. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 10.21 MB (10,709,597 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 30% of users of CDex - Open Source Digital Audio CD Extractor come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: cdexos.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cdex
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\CDex\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 10.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CDex - Open Source Digital Audio CD Extractor

Program executable:CDex.exe
Name:CDex Application
CDex - Open Source Digital Audio CD Extractor
Path:C:\Program Files\cdex\CDex.exe
Additional files:
  • CDex-win32-1.70-b4-2009.exe - CDex (CDex - Open Source Digital Audio CD Extractor)
  • uninstall.exe
  • taglib.dll - TagLib Audio Meta-Data Library
  • id3lib.dll (by http://www.id3lib.org/) - ID3lib Dynamic Link Library
  • WNASPI32.DLL (by Adaptec) - Adaptec's ASPI Layer (ASPI for Win32 (95/NT) DLL)
  • CDex.exe (by The CDex Project - http://cdexos.sourceforge.net/) - CDex Application
  • CDRip.dll (by Albert L Faber) - CDex Ripping Library
  • libsndfile-1.dll - libsndfile-1 DLL (A library for reading and writing audio files.)
  • MACDll.dll (by Matthew T. Ashland) - Monkey's Audio (Monkey's Audio DLL Library)
  • gogo.dll - gogo-no-coda
  • libsndfile.dll - libsndfile
  • WMA8Connect.dll (by Illustrate) - dBpowerAMP (Compression CODEC)
  • lame.exe (by http://lame.sf.net) - L.A.M.E. (MP3 Encoder.)
  • lame_enc.dll (by http://lame.sf.net)
  • libfaac.dll
  • libfaad2.dll
  • libFLAC.dll
  • libFLAC_dynamic.dll
  • libmusicbrainz.dll
  • libogg.dll
  • libOggFLAC.dll
  • libvorbis.dll
  • MP2enc.dll
  • ogg.dll
  • tag.dll
  • tvqenc.dll
  • vorbis.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CDex.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{92C0E3AB-357F-499A-A6D3-592365ED1D27}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove CDex - Open Source Digital Audio CD Extractor?

You can uninstall CDex - Open Source Digital Audio CD Extractor 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 CDex - Open Source Digital Audio CD Extractor, 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 CDex - Open Source Digital Audio CD Extractor.

Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.89%
Windows 10 27.09%
Windows XP 6.80%
Windows Vista 4.17%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.00%
Windows 7 Professional 14.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.21%
Windows 10 Home 7.61%
Windows 8.1 7.01%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.17% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 30.17%
  United States 20.31%
  France 11.62%
  Italy 7.02%
  United Kingdom 2.79%
  Japan 2.56%
  Canada 2.05%
  Spain 2.03%
  Czech Republic 1.97%
  Austria 1.93%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Finland 1.66%
  Brazil 1.63%
  Belgium 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.16%
Hewlett-Packard 18.17%
Dell 17.43%
ASUS 12.32%
Medion 8.29%
Lenovo 3.07%
Toshiba 2.81%
Samsung 2.50%
American Megatrends 1.93%
Intel 1.65%
Sahara 0.94%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.38%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.80%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.55%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.31%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.81%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 1.90%


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