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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,407
United States Rank #26,970
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VersionDistribution 1.85% 29.63% 11.11% 1.85% 14.81% 9.26% 3.70% 3.70% 24.07%



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 126 files and is usually about 559.81 KB (573,249 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 71% of users of Finale come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

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)
  • finale rewire device x64.dll - Finale ReWire Device
  • musicxml.dll - Dolet (MusicXML for Finale)
  • smartmusicmarkers.dll - SmartMusic® Markers (SmartMusic® Markers for Finale®)
  • smpcheck.dll - SMP Check Finale Plug-In (SMP Check plug-in for Finale®)
  • softsynth_vst_x64.dll - SMSS VST
  • 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.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
  • plogueengine_x64.dll - PlogueEngine (Plogue Plugin Hosting Engine for MakeMusic)
  • pxclib40.dll - PDF-XChange (PDF-XChange Library)
  • pxcview.dll - PDF-XChange Viewer (Viewer Simple SDK Libary)
  • ut64.dll
  • winsparkle.dll (by winsparkle.org) - WinSparkle (WinSparkle updater)
  • xccdx40.dll - Codecs Libary
  • scoremerger.dll - ScoreMerger
  • 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 U151 (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
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • jsdt.dll
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • jvm.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 8u121 (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?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 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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Win 10 83%
Win 7 (SP1) 17%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 83.33%
Windows 7 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 44.44%
Windows 10 Home 35.19%
Windows 7 Professional 9.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.56%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 1.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.89%
  Germany 7.59%
  Italy 6.33%
  Netherlands 3.80%
  France 2.53%
  Taiwan 2.53%
  Austria 1.27%
  Australia 1.27%
  Norway 1.27%
  Philippines 1.27%
  Sweden 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 30.56%
Lenovo 13.89%
Acer 8.33%
Toshiba 2.78%
Sony 2.78%
Packard Bell 2.78%
Intel 2.78%
American Megatrends 2.78%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3847 5.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite P50t-A 2.56%
Compal PBL21 2.56%
CLEVO CO. W240HU/W25... 2.56%
ASUS All Series 2.56%
Acer Aspire ES1-521 2.56%

About (from MakeMusic)

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


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