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Should I remove Express Scribe?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,856
United States Rank #6,002
Reach 0.0519%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.68 days
609.94 days >
Average installed length: 320.48 days


5.85 0.10%
5.79 0.59%
5.75 0.49%
5.74 0.10%
5.70 1.17%
5.68 1.37%
5.66 0.98%
5.65 0.78%
5.64 0.49%
5.63 16.44%
5.60 0.68%
5.59 9.88%
5.58 0.20%
5.57 4.60%

Typically installed together

Other programs by NCH Software

Express Scribe

What is Express Scribe?

During installation the program will offer the user to install the NCH Toolbar, an ad-supported web browser toolbar.

About  (from NCH Software)

Express Scribe is professional audio player software for PC or Mac designed to assist the transcription of audio recordings. A typist can install it on their computer and control audio playback using a transcription foot pedal or keyboard (with 'hot' keys). This transcribing software also offers valuable features for t...  Read more


Express Scribe is a program developed by NCH Software. The most used version is 5.63, with over 26% 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 main program executable is scribe.exe. The software installer includes 56 files and is usually about 3.89 MB (4,074,783 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 61% of users of Express Scribe come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nch.com.au/scribe/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\Scribe
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\Scribe\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 3.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Express Scribe

Program executable:scribe.exe
Express Scribe
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\scribe\scribe.exe
Additional files:
  • copy1-essetup_v5.48.exe - ExpressScribe (Express Scribe)
  • essetup_v5.43.exe
  • essetup_v5.45.exe
  • essetup_v5.46.exe
  • essetup_v5.48.exe
  • essetup_v5.49.exe
  • essetup_v5.51.exe
  • essetup_v5.52.exe
  • ExpressScribesetup_v5.43.exe
  • ExpressScribeSetup_v5.46.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.54.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.55.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.56.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.57.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.58.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.59.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.60.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.63.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.64.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.65.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.66.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.68.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.70.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.74.exe - Express Scribe Transcription Software
  • scribesetup_v5.75.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.78.exe
  • scribesetup_v5.79.exe
  • uninst.exe
  • essetup New_v5.40.exe
  • essetup_v5.24.exe
  • essetup_v5.30.exe
  • Express Scribe 5,30_v5.30.exe
  • express-scribe-transcription-player-5.32_v5.32.exe
  • hookappcommand.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • scribe.exe is scheduled as a task named 'scribeSevenDays'.

How do I remove Express Scribe?

You can uninstall Express Scribe 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 Scribe, 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 Scribe.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.74%
Windows 10 17.69%
Windows XP 7.92%
Windows Vista 6.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.96%
Windows 7 Professional 12.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.86%
Windows 8.1 5.80%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.79%
  Canada 4.24%
  United Kingdom 3.94%
  India 3.65%
  France 2.08%
  Israel 2.01%
  Germany 1.93%
  Italy 1.93%
  Australia 1.64%
  Netherlands 1.41%
  Philippines 1.34%
  Brazil 1.34%
  Spain 1.19%
  Taiwan 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.54%
Dell 23.50%
Acer 13.92%
Toshiba 10.33%
ASUS 6.74%
Samsung 4.19%
Lenovo 4.04%
Intel 2.54%
American Megatrends 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.60%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.90%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.43%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 1.74%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 1.74%

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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