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6% remove it94% keep it
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What is Edison?  (from Image-Line)

Edison, the wave recorder/editor, will change forever the way you think about working with audio. It's a fully host-integrated audio editing and recording tool that loads into any VST compatible effects location and will then record or play audio from that position.


Edison is a program developed by Image-Line. 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 main program executable is Edison.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 23.12 MB (24,241,246 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 36% of users of Edison come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.image-line.com/plugins/Tools/Edison
Help link: www.flstudio.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\image-line\edison
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Image-Line\Edison\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 23.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Edison

Program executable:Edison.exe
Name:vsthost Application
Path:C:\Program Files\image-line\edison\Edison.exe
Additional files:
  • Edison.exe - vsthost Application (Edison)
  • IL Edison.dll - IL Edison
  • Uninstall.exe
  • AudioRestore.dll (by iZotope) - Audio Restore (Audio Restore (VST))
  • Drumaxx.dll - Drumaxx v1.2.1 VSTi/FL
  • Drumpad.dll - Drumpad 1.2.1 VSTi/FL
  • elastique.dll
  • Groove Machine.dll - Groove Machine 1.0.2
  • Hardcore.dll - Hardcore v1.1.2 VST/FL
  • Hardcore.exe
  • IL DrumSynth Live.dll - IL DrumSynth Live
  • IL Slicex.dll - IL Slicex
  • iZAudioRestore.dll (by iZotope) - Audio Restore (Core)
  • Morphine.dll - Morphine v1.5.4 VSTi/FLi
  • Morphine.exe - MiniHost
  • oggio.dll - Oggio (OGG input/output library)
  • PoiZone.dll - PoiZone v2.3.5 VSTi/FLi
  • REX Shared Library.dll (by Propellerhead Software AB) - REX (REX Shared library)
  • Sakura.dll - Sakura v1.0.5 VSTi/FLi
  • Sawer.dll - Sawer v1.1.4 VSTi/FLi
  • SimSynth VSTi.dll - SimSynth VSTi
  • Slicex.exe - IL MiniHost (IL MiniHost application)
  • Toxic Biohazard.dll - Toxic Biohazard v1.1.4 VSTi/FLi
  • Wasp VSTi.dll - Wasp VSTi (Wasp VSTi plugin dll)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Hardcore.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5418F453-CAB5-4780-BBB5-145FDB7BF0B1}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Edison?

Quickly and completely remove Edison from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Edison 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 Edison, 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 Edison.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.45%
Windows 10 23.03%
Windows XP 6.58%
Windows Vista 3.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.58%
Windows 7 Professional 6.58%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.26%
Windows 10 Home 4.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.09%
  Germany 9.47%
  Canada 5.33%
  France 4.73%
  United Kingdom 3.55%
  Italy 3.55%
  Netherlands 3.55%
  Greece 2.96%
  DZ 2.37%
  Finland 2.37%
  Spain 1.78%
  India 1.78%
  Iran 1.78%
  Sweden 1.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.49%
Hewlett-Packard 22.55%
ASUS 19.61%
Dell 13.73%
Lenovo 3.92%
American Megatrends 1.96%
Alienware 0.98%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.94%
Dell Inspiron 3520 1.96%
ASUSTeK K52JB 1.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.96%
Acer Aspire 5750 1.96%
Acer Aspire 5741G 0.98%

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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