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Should I remove Express Rip?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,631
United States Rank #3,785
Reach 0.1520%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.35 days
600.32 days >
Average installed length: 315.42 days


1.98 0.93%
1.97 0.07%
1.94 15.46%
1.93 0.87%
1.92 22.90%

Typically installed together

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Express Rip

What is Express Rip?  (from NCH Software)

Express Rip lets you extract digital-audio tracks directly from audio CDs to either WAV or MP3 files free on your hard drive. Extract audio from CDs to WAV or MP3 for free. Save track information or 'tags' (including title, artist, album and more) to MP3 files or create custom information. Save tags to wave files using...  Read more


Express Rip is a software program developed by NCH Software. The most common release is 1.92, with over 38% 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 expressrip.exe. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 2.24 MB (2,344,873 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 45% of users of Express Rip come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nchsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\ExpressRip
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NCH Swift Sound\ExpressRip\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 2.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Express Rip

Program executable:expressrip.exe
Express Rip
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\expressrip\expressrip.exe
Additional files:
  • Express_rip_1_91_setup_v1.89.exe - ExpressRip (Express Rip)
  • express_rip_setup_mar12_v1.85.exe
  • expressripsetup_v1.92.exe
  • expressripsetup_v1.93.exe
  • expressripsetup_v1.94.exe
  • expressripsetup_v1.97.exe - Express Rip CD Ripper Software
  • expressripsetup_v1.98.exe
  • ripsetup_v1.85.exe
  • ripsetup_v1.87.exe
  • ripsetup_v1.88.exe
  • ripsetup_v1.89.exe
  • ripsetup_v1.90.exe
  • ripsetup_v1.91.exe
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • expressrip.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ExpressRipCDAudioOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'rip.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • expressrip.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ExpressRipSevenDays' (Next runs on 01/03/2017 at 20:17).

How do I remove Express Rip?

You can uninstall Express Rip 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 Express Rip, 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 Express Rip.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.17%
Windows 10 16.59%
Windows Vista 10.58%
Windows XP 9.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.38%
Windows 7 Professional 10.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.55%
Windows 8.1 4.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.84%
  Germany 14.43%
  United Kingdom 5.95%
  Australia 3.35%
  France 3.24%
  Canada 3.21%
  Belgium 2.38%
  Netherlands 2.29%
  Israel 1.43%
  Italy 1.34%
  Austria 1.31%
  Brazil 1.09%
  India 1.03%
  Sweden 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.61%
Dell 24.06%
Acer 19.11%
Toshiba 7.07%
ASUS 4.78%
Intel 3.75%
Samsung 2.72%
Medion 2.42%
American Megatrends 2.24%
Lenovo 1.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.29%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.54%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.40%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.76%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.27%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.27%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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