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VersionDistribution 14.29% 14.29% 71.43%



Finale is a software program developed by MakeMusic. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The setup package generally installs about 85 files and is usually about 559.81 KB (573,249 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 89% of users of Finale come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.finalemusic.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\finale\music files\exercises
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AA124FE3-EC09-4A55-9EEE-7A3921AEB87B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 559.81 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Finale

  • converterres.dll - Finale® 2012 File Converter for Windows (Finale® 2012 File Converter for Windows Resource File)
  • finres.dll - Finale for Windows (Finale for Windows Resources)
  • rewire.dll (by Propellerhead Software AB) - ReWire
  • 2012fileconverter.dll - Finale® 2012 File Converter for Windows DLL
  • aiolib.dll - MakeMusic, Inc. AIOLib (AIOLib)
  • applycapochords.dll - Finale Plug-In: Apply Capo Chords (to existing chords)
  • crashrpt1402.dll - CrashRpt (Crash Handling Module)
  • crashsender1402.exe - Crash Report Delivery Module
  • dscrt40.dll (by Tracker Software Products) - Run-Time Library
  • eqatec.analytics.monitor.win32_vc100-x64.dll (by EQATEC A/S) - EQATEC Analytics Monitor (EQATEC Analytics Monitor for C++)
  • finale rewire device x64.dll - Finale ReWire Device
  • finale.exe
  • fm40base.dll (by Tracker Software Products) - Image-XChange (Common File Formats Library)
  • fm40tiff.dll - TIFF support Libary
  • garritan ambience_x64.dll (by Garritan/Magnus Jonsson) - SDKExamp Dynamic Link Library
  • icudt53.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuuc53.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU Common DLL
  • ixclib40.dll - Image-XChange Core
  • libiconv.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/7 and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • libxml2.dll
  • musicxml.dll - Dolet (MusicXML for Finale)
  • plogueengine_x64.dll (by Plogue Art et Technologie) - PlogueEngine (Plogue Plugin Hosting Engine for MakeMusic)
  • portaudio_x64.dll - PortAudio Dynamic Link Library
  • pxclib40.dll - PDF-XChange (PDF-XChange Library)
  • pxcview.dll - PDF-XChange Viewer (Viewer Simple SDK Libary)
  • scoremerger.dll - ScoreMerger
  • smartmusicmarkers.dll - SmartMusic (R) Markers (SmartMusic (R) Markers for Finale(R))
  • smpcheck.dll - SMP Check (SMP Check plug-in for Finale(R))
  • softsynth_vst_x64.dll - SMSS VST
  • ut64.dll
  • winsparkle.dll (by winsparkle.org) - WinSparkle (WinSparkle updater)
  • xccdx40.dll - Codecs Libary
  • awt.dll (by Oracle) - Java(TM) Platform SE 8 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • bci.dll (by Oracle)
  • dcpr.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 8 U101 (EULA)
  • fontmanager.dll
  • gearpd.dll (by AccuSoft) - AccuSoft ImageGear (AccuSoft ImageGear/DLL 32)
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java-rmi.exe
  • jawt.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jjs.exe
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe - Java(TM) Web Launcher
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jsdt.dll
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • jvm.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 8u101 (Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM)
  • kcms.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • jp2ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper' with the class of {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9}.

How do I remove Finale?

Quickly and completely remove Finale from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Finale 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Finale, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Finale.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Finale you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 8
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

88.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.89%
  Australia 5.56%
  Germany 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 50.00%
Common models
MSI MS-7971 20.00%
MSI MS-7916 20.00%
HP-Pavilion NY639AAR-ABA ... 20.00%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 3 20.00%
Dell XPS 8900 20.00%

About (from MakeMusic)

MakeMusic, Inc., is a world leader in music technology.
Publisher URL: www.makemusic.com


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