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Should I remove Finale 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,734
United States Rank #9,230
Reach 0.0282%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.44 days
809.35 days >
Average installed length: 425.25 days


2012.c.r15.0 4.32%
2012.c.r13.5 12.07%
2012.c.r13.4 9.55%
2012.c.r13.3 29.73%
2012.b.rc1.0 0.36%
2012.a.r3.2 1.08%
2012.a.r3.10 25.77%
2012.a.r3.0 4.14%
2012..r3.4 2.34%
2012..r3.3 8.11%
2012..r3.0 2.52%

Finale 2012


Finale 2012 is a program developed by MakeMusic. The most used version is 2012.c.r13.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is finale.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 1.83 MB (1,918,299 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 59% of users of Finale 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.finalemusic.com/support.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\finale 2012
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Finale 2012\uninstallFinale.exe
Estimated size: 1.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Finale 2012

Program executable:finale.exe
Name:Finale 2012 for Windows
Path:C:\Program Files\finale 2012\finale.exe
Additional files:
  • bcpFinale.exe - Finale 2012 for Windows
  • finres32.dll - Finale 2012 for Windows Resources
  • uninstallFinale.exe - Finale 2012 Demo (Désinstalle Finale 2012 Demo et le fichiers associés)
  • Finale2012WinTrial.exe - Finale 2012 (Installs Finale 2012.r3)
  • pxcview.dll (by Tracker Software Products) - PDF-XChange Viewer (Viewer Simple SDK Libary)
  • dscrt40.dll (by Tracker Software Products) - Run-Time Library
  • fm40base.dll - Image-XChange (Common File Formats Library)
  • fm40tiff.dll - TIFF support Libary
  • ixclib40.dll - Image-XChange Core
  • xccdx40.dll - Codecs Libary
  • pxclib40.dll - PDF-XChange (PDF-XChange Library)
  • UT.dll
  • UTU.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Finale.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D33C172B-B3C5-4723-B27E-5B5A319218D6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Finale 2012?

You can uninstall Finale 2012 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 2012, 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 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.94%
Windows 10 32.61%
Windows XP 5.23%
Windows Vista 5.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.43%
Windows 7 Professional 10.45%
Windows 10 Home 7.93%
Windows 8.1 6.49%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.17%
  Italy 5.83%
  Brazil 3.13%
  France 2.99%
  Canada 2.84%
  Germany 2.70%
  Netherlands 2.28%
  Spain 2.13%
  Colombia 1.71%
  Australia 1.28%
  Austria 1.00%
  Argentina 1.00%
  Portugal 0.85%
  Sweden 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.93%
Hewlett-Packard 24.05%
Acer 14.66%
ASUS 12.32%
Toshiba 6.45%
Samsung 4.40%
Lenovo 3.81%
Intel 1.47%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Alienware 0.59%
Sony 0.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.18%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.87%
ASUSTeK K53E 2.76%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 2.76%
ASUS All Series 2.21%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.21%

About (from MakeMusic)

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


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