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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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What is DirectWave?  (from Image-Line)

To expand your sound palette we offer a complete range of extra plugins, synths and effects. These plugins are highly respected instruments, using state of the art technology that can be ordered separately. It loads and edits most of the existing sound formatsĀ³ out there (WAV (any), SF2 (Soundfont), AKP (Akai), Propel...  Read more


DirectWave is a software program developed by Image-Line. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 12.38 MB (12,984,666 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 42% of users of DirectWave come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.image-line.com/plugins/Synths/directwave
Help link: www.image-line.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vstplugins\directwave
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\VstPlugins\DirectWave\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 12.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DirectWave

  • DirectWave VSTi.dll - DirectWave
  • Uninstall.exe

How do I remove DirectWave?

You can uninstall DirectWave 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 DirectWave, 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 DirectWave.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win Vista (SP2) 9%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.13%
Windows 10 21.88%
Windows XP 15.63%
Windows Vista 9.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.38%
Windows 7 Professional 9.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.38%
Windows 10 Home 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.11%
  Germany 7.89%
  France 7.89%
  DZ 5.26%
  United Kingdom 5.26%
  Argentina 2.63%
  Australia 2.63%
  Canada 2.63%
  Czech Republic 2.63%
  Finland 2.63%
  Greece 2.63%
  Croatia 2.63%
  Iran 2.63%
  Italy 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.00%
Hewlett-Packard 24.00%
ASUS 12.00%
Lenovo 8.00%
Dell 4.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Sony 4.00%
Sahara 4.00%
Common models
Sony SVE1713Z1EB 4.76%
Packard Bell EasyNote TE1... 4.76%
MSI MS-7680 4.76%
MEDIONPC MS-7222 4.76%
LENOVO 3485ATG 4.76%

About Image-Line

Image-Line is best known for its digital audio workstation program FL Studio and audio plugins such as Sytrus.
Publisher URL: www.image-line.com


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