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Should I remove FFmpeg v for Audacity?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,704
United States Rank #2,478
Reach 0.2246%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.94 days
470.26 days >
Average installed length: 247.08 days

Typically installed together

FFmpeg v0.6.2 for Audacity

What is FFmpeg v for Audacity?

FFmpeg is a free software project that produces libraries and programs for handling multimedia data. The most notable parts of FFmpeg are libavcodec, an audio/video codec library used by several other projects, libavformat, an audio/video container mux and demux library, and the ffmpeg command line program for transcoding multimedia files. The version of FFmpeg is designed for and distributed to Audacity within the Audacity application.


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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named ffmpeg.exe. The setup package generally installs about 79 files and is usually about 8.45 MB (8,857,272 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: audacity.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ffmpeg For Audacity\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ffmpeg For Audacity\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FFmpeg v0.6.2 for Audacity

Program executable:ffmpeg.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Ffmpeg For Audacity\ffmpeg.exe
Additional files:
  • lame_enc.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • audacity.exe (by The Audacity Team) - Audacity® (Audacity®, the Free, Cross-Platform Sound Editor)
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • wxbase28u_net_vc_custom.dll (by wxWidgets development team) - wxWidgets (wxWidgets for MSW)
  • wxbase28u_vc_custom.dll (by wxWidgets development team)
  • wxmsw28u_adv_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28u_core_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28u_html_vc_custom.dll
  • alias_1407.dll
  • allpass_1895.dll
  • am_pitchshift_1433.dll
  • Ambience.dll
  • amp_1181.dll
  • audacity-win-unicode-1.3.13.exe - Audacity 1.3 Beta (Unicode) (Audacity 1.3 Beta (Unicode) Setup)
  • avcodec-52.32.0.dll
  • avcodec-52.dll
  • avdevice-52.2.0.dll
  • avformat-52.36.0.dll
  • avformat-52.dll
  • avformat-53.dll
  • avutil-49.dll
  • avutil-50.3.0.dll
  • avutil-50.dll
  • bandpass_a_iir_1893.dll
  • bandpass_iir_1892.dll
  • bode_shifter_1431.dll
  • bode_shifter_cv_1432.dll
  • butterworth_1902.dll
  • chebstortion_1430.dll
  • comb_1190.dll
  • comb_1887.dll
  • comb_splitter_1411.dll
  • const_1909.dll
  • crossover_dist_1404.dll
  • dc_remove_1207.dll
  • decay_1886.dll
  • decimator_1202.dll
  • declip_1195.dll
  • delay_1898.dll
  • delayorama_1402.dll
  • diode_1185.dll
  • divider_1186.dll
  • dj_eq_1901.dll
  • dj_flanger_1438.dll
  • dyson_compress_1403.dll
  • fad_delay_1192.dll
  • fast_lookahead_limiter_1913.dll
  • ffmpeg_N59112.exe
  • FFmpeg_v0.6.2_for_Audacity_on_Windows.exe - FFmpeg for Audacity (FFmpeg for Audacity Setup)
  • ffplay.exe
  • ffprobe.exe
  • flanger_1191.dll
  • foldover_1213.dll
  • foverdrive_1196.dll
  • freq_tracker_1418.dll
  • gate_1410.dll
  • giant_flange_1437.dll
  • gong_1424.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • audacity.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5A1D909D-8767-4885-A2B3-D733B512FACA}' (runs on registration).
  • lame.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9F96CD66-F6A8-4E1D-AEA9-D61E1884E0DC}' (runs on registration).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • audacity.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Audacity\audacity.exe'.
  • lame.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lame For Audacity\lame.exe'.
  • ffmpeg.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ffmpeg For Audacity\ffmpeg.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:28.88 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0013568908%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00100216%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00035474%
0.015104% average

How do I remove FFmpeg v for Audacity?

You can uninstall FFmpeg v for Audacity 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 FFmpeg v0.6.2 for Audacity, 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 FFmpeg v for Audacity.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.07%
Windows 10 25.58%
Windows XP 5.15%
Windows Vista 4.18%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.46%
Windows 7 Professional 16.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Windows 8.1 6.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.04%
Windows 10 Home 4.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.96%
  Germany 5.97%
  United Kingdom 5.35%
  France 5.08%
  Canada 3.98%
  Italy 3.66%
  Australia 2.53%
  Netherlands 1.51%
  Spain 1.49%
  Brazil 1.20%
  Belgium 1.18%
  Sweden 0.87%
  India 0.75%
  Poland 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.44%
Hewlett-Packard 24.26%
Acer 13.51%
ASUS 10.25%
Toshiba 5.54%
Lenovo 4.16%
Samsung 4.12%
Intel 1.33%
American Megatrends 0.90%
Medion 0.71%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 755 11.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.31%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.10%
ASUS All Series 3.66%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.05%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.24%

About Audacity Team

Audacity was started by Dominic Mazzoni and Roger Dannenberg at Carnegie Mellon University and was released as open-source software at SourceForge.net in 2000.
Publisher URL: web.audacityteam.org


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