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Should I remove Finale 2014?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,249
United States Rank #12,441
Reach 0.0231%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.69 days
374.28 days >
Average installed length: 196.65 days


2014.0.3163.2 65.79%
2014.0.3163.0 32.68%
2014.0.3091.1 0.44%
2014.0.0.3163 1.10%

Finale 2014


Finale 2014 is a program developed by MakeMusic. The most used version is 2014.0.3163.2, 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 20 files and is usually about 744.76 KB (762,638 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 46% of users of Finale 2014 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.finalemusic.com/support.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\finale 2014
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Finale 2014\uninstallFinale.exe
Estimated size: 744.76 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Finale 2014

Program executable:finale.exe
Name:Finale 2014 for Windows
Path:C:\Program Files\finale 2014\finale.exe
Additional files:
  • FinRes.dll - Finale 2014 for Windows (Finale 2014 for Windows Resources)
  • uninstallFinale.exe - Finale 2014 (Uninstalls Finale 2014 and associated files)
  • WinSparkle.dll (by winsparkle.org) - WinSparkle (WinSparkle updater)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Finale.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{56E32C24-1104-42A0-AA62-9868F476DB28}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Finale 2014?

You can uninstall Finale 2014 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 2014, 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 2014.

Win 10 53%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 53.39%
Windows 7 44.42%
Windows XP 1.53%
Windows Vista 0.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.16%
Windows 10 Home 14.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.76%
Windows 8.1 11.45%
Windows 10 Pro 10.35%
Windows 7 Professional 7.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.74%
  Italy 12.04%
  Spain 4.07%
  Brazil 3.52%
  France 3.33%
  Canada 2.96%
  Germany 2.59%
  Colombia 2.04%
  Netherlands 2.04%
  Belgium 1.30%
  Argentina 1.30%
  Russia 1.11%
  Turkey 1.11%
  Australia 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.85%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Dell 15.81%
Acer 15.81%
Toshiba 10.29%
Lenovo 7.35%
Samsung 3.31%
MSI 1.10%
Medion 0.74%
Intel 0.74%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.49%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.60%
Dell Inspiron 5537 2.60%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.60%
Dell XPS 8700 1.95%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.95%

About (from MakeMusic)

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


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