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What percent of users and experts removed it?
13% remove it87% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,583
United States Rank #1,891
Reach 0.4277%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.14 days
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Average installed length: 312.14 days

FL Studio 11

What is FL Studio 11?

FL Studio is a digital audio workstation developed by the Belgian company Image-Line. FL Studio features a graphical user interface based on a pattern-based music sequencer. FL Studio can be used as a VST instrument in other audio workstation programs and also functions as a ReWire client. Some versions use the OpenCandy software library to bundle potentially unwanted software offers during installation.

About  (from Image-Line)

FL Studio is one of the world's most popular and exciting music production systems. Everything you need in one package to compose, arrange, record, edit, mix and master professional quality music. Audio editing and manipulation including pitch correction, pitch shifting, harmonization, time-stretching, beat-detection &...  Read more


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 main program executable is FL.exe. The software installer includes 166 files and is usually about 719.17 KB (736,430 bytes).
FL Studio 11 has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.image-line.com/documents/flstudio.html
Help link: www.flstudio.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\image-line\fl studio 11
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Image-Line\FL Studio 11\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 719.17 KB

Program filesFiles installed by FL Studio 11

Program executable:FL.exe
Name:FL Studio
FL Studio launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\image-line\fl studio 11\FL.exe
Additional files:
  • Hardcore.dll - Hardcore v1.1.2 VST/FL
  • FLDownload.dll - IL Content Library
  • Control Surface.dll - Control Surface
  • Fruity Wrapper.dll - Fruity Wrapper
  • diagnostic.exe - IL Diagnostic
  • fl.exe - FL Studio (FL Studio launcher)
  • FL64.exe
  • FLEngine.dll - FL Studio engine
  • FLEngine_x64.dll
  • flstudio_11.0.2.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • Newtone.dll - Newtone
  • oggio.dll - Oggio (OGG input/output library)
  • sveng32.dll (by SoftVoice) - SoftVoice Text-to-Speech System (SoftVoice English DLL)
  • ZeroX_AS.dll (by Button Production / Zero-X) - ZeroX_SC Dynamic Link Library (ZeroX_SC DLL)
  • Speaker.dll - Speaker Dynamic Link Library (Speaker DLL)
  • Massive.dll (by Native Instruments GmbH) - Native Instruments Massive (Massive)
  • svctl32.dll (by SoftVoice) - SoftVoice Control DLL
  • Nexus.dll (by reFX) - reFX Nexus Demo (reFX Nexus Demo VST plug-in)
  • AudioRestore.dll (by iZotope) - Audio Restore (Audio Restore (VST))
  • iZAudioRestore.dll (by iZotope) - Audio Restore (Core)
  • DelZip179.dll (by DelphiZip) - DelphiZip (freeware Zip/Unzip)
  • ds2wav.dll (by maxim digital audio) - DrumSynth (Makes .WAV files from DrumSynth .DS files)
  • ASIO4ALL.exe
  • dsp_ipp.dll
  • dsplib.dll
  • Purity.dll
  • SG.dll
  • ss2wav.dll
  • ss2wav16.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FL.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AC627626-6EC4-4385-A15B-F950E8C2300A}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FL.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Image-Line\FL Studio 10\FL.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:82.65 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0046602928%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00381142%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00084887%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,647,925,221
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:53.86 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7.7 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove FL Studio 11?

You can uninstall FL Studio 11 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 FL Studio 11, 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 FL Studio 11.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 13%
Keep it 87%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.24%
Windows 10 43.35%
Windows XP 1.77%
Windows Vista 1.62%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.80%
Windows 8.1 15.33%
Windows 7 Professional 7.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.05%
Windows 10 Home 5.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.25%
  France 4.50%
  United Kingdom 4.29%
  Italy 3.37%
  Canada 3.33%
  Netherlands 2.96%
  Germany 2.81%
  DZ 2.09%
  Australia 1.99%
  Sweden 1.89%
  Brazil 1.75%
  Spain 1.47%
  Mexico 1.39%
  India 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.62%
Acer 17.04%
ASUS 15.21%
Dell 14.54%
Toshiba 7.02%
Lenovo 6.40%
Samsung 4.01%
Alienware 1.45%
MSI 1.17%
Intel 0.90%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.68%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.27%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.55%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.77%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.47%

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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