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Should I remove FL Studio 9?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,878
United States Rank #6,883
Reach 0.0628%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.76 days
612.38 days >
Average installed length: 321.76 days

Typically installed together

FL Studio 9

What is FL Studio 9?

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.

About  (from Image-Line)

FL Studio is a music production system. All you need in one package to compose, arrange, record, edit, mix, and master professional quality music. Features includes audio editing and manipulation, interface and plug-in parameters automation, use in other DAWs, live performance, mix and remix audio, multi-track recordin...  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 primary executable is named FL.exe. The setup package generally installs about 41 files and is usually about 6.43 MB (6,743,766 bytes).

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 9
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Image-Line\FL Studio 9\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 6.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FL Studio 9

Program executable:FL.exe
Name:FL Studio
FL Studio engine launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\image-line\fl studio 9\FL.exe
Additional files:
  • Toxic Biohazard.dll - Toxic Biohazard v1.1.0 VSTi/FLi
  • FLEngine.dll
  • PoiZone.dll - PoiZone v2.3 VSTi/FLi
  • Sawer.dll - Sawer v1.0.3 VSTi/FLi (Sawer v1.1 VSTi/FLi)
  • Hardcore.dll - Hardcore v1.1 VST/FL
  • FL.exe - FL Studio (FL Studio engine launcher)
  • oggio.dll - Oggio (OGG input/output library)
  • REX Shared Library.dll (by Propellerhead Software AB) - REX SDK (REX Shared Library)
  • dsp_ipp.dll
  • Elastique.dll
  • LAMEenc.dll
  • Reverb.dll
  • SG.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

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 9\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 9?

You can uninstall FL Studio 9 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 9, 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 9.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.26%
Windows 10 16.40%
Windows Vista 8.40%
Windows XP 6.87%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.02%
Windows 7 Professional 8.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.89%
Windows 8.1 4.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.39%
  United Kingdom 4.90%
  France 4.03%
  Germany 3.49%
  Italy 3.36%
  Netherlands 3.16%
  Canada 2.69%
  Australia 2.48%
  Brazil 1.88%
  Finland 1.34%
  Poland 1.28%
  Sweden 1.21%
  Belgium 1.14%
  Russia 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.79%
Dell 19.55%
Acer 17.29%
ASUS 12.37%
Toshiba 9.44%
Lenovo 3.59%
Samsung 1.33%
Intel 0.93%
American Megatrends 0.53%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.75%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.69%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.38%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.13%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.19%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.19%

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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