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1% remove it99% keep it
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DirectWave VSTi

What is DirectWave VSTi?  (from Image-Line)

DirectWave is one of the most complete VSTi samplers currently available. The demo's in this player are created using Varazdin Orchestral and don't come with DirectWave by default.


DirectWave VSTi is a software program developed by Image-Line. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 14.5 MB (15,207,659 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 36% of users of DirectWave VSTi come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.image-line.com
Help link: www.image-line.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\image-line\directwave
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Image-Line\DirectWave\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 14.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DirectWave VSTi

  • minihost_forplugin.exe - IL Minihost Modular
  • DirectWave VSTi.dll - DirectWave
  • uninstall.exe

How do I remove DirectWave VSTi?

You can uninstall DirectWave VSTi 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 VSTi, 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 VSTi.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.89%
Windows 10 39.47%
Windows XP 2.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.58%
Windows 10 Pro 13.16%
Windows 7 Professional 13.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.16%
Windows 8.1 10.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.56%
  France 13.33%
  Germany 8.89%
  Russia 4.44%
  DZ 4.44%
  Canada 4.44%
  Turkey 4.44%
  Italy 4.44%
  Brazil 2.22%
  UA 2.22%
  Australia 2.22%
  Sweden 2.22%
  Estonia 2.22%
  Iran 2.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 22.58%
Acer 19.35%
Dell 16.13%
Hewlett-Packard 16.13%
Lenovo 16.13%
Apple 3.23%
Sony 3.23%
American Megatrends 3.23%
Common models
Sony VPCF226FM 3.85%
MSI MS-7817 3.85%
MSI MS-7816 3.85%
LENOVO Lenovo H405 10059 3.85%
LENOVO 4178DWG 3.85%

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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