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Should I remove Finale SongWriter 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,719
United States Rank #19,421
Reach 0.0066%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.41 days
631.46 days >
Average installed length: 331.78 days


2012..r3.1 7.69%
2012..r3.0 90.77%
2012..r1.0 1.54%

Finale SongWriter 2012

What is Finale SongWriter 2012?  (from MakeMusic)

Designed especially with song writers in mind, Finale SongWriter is the fast, easy way to create and print professional-quality sheet music. Enter notes with your mouse, computer keyboard, or MIDI device – or import MIDI and/or MusicXML™ files. Create great-sounding and -looking sheet music that plays back, then shar...  Read more


Finale SongWriter 2012 is a software program developed by MakeMusic. The most common release is 2012..r3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named finale songwriter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 63% of users of Finale SongWriter 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.finalemusic.com/support.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\finale songwriter 2012
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Finale SongWriter 2012\UninstallSongWriter.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Finale SongWriter 2012

Program executable:finale songwriter.exe
Name:Finale(r) SongWriter 2012 for Windows
Path:C:\Program Files\finale songwriter 2012\finale songwriter.exe
Additional files:
  • SongWriterRes.dll - Finale SongWriter 2012 für Windows (Finale SongWriter 2012 für Windows)
  • finres32.dll - Finale 2012 for Windows (Finale 2012 for Windows Resources)
  • UninstallSongWriter.exe - Finale SongWriter 2012 (Uninstalls the Finale SongWriter 2012 and associated files)
  • 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)
  • UTU.dll

How do I remove Finale SongWriter 2012?

You can uninstall Finale SongWriter 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 SongWriter 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 SongWriter 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 8.1 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.38%
Windows 10 28.46%
Windows Vista 3.08%
Windows XP 3.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.05%
Windows 7 Professional 13.18%
Windows 8.1 10.08%
Windows 10 Home 8.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.22%
  Canada 5.75%
  Germany 4.02%
  Italy 4.02%
  Netherlands 3.45%
  Brazil 1.72%
  France 1.72%
  Australia 1.72%
  Austria 1.72%
  United Kingdom 1.72%
  Belgium 1.15%
  Iran 1.15%
  Costa Rica 0.57%
  Switzerland 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.97%
Hewlett-Packard 14.61%
Toshiba 14.61%
Acer 13.48%
ASUS 10.11%
Lenovo 6.74%
Samsung 3.37%
Medion 2.25%
Intel 2.25%
Sony 1.12%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.94%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.96%
ASUS All Series 1.96%
Dell XPS 8500 1.96%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 1.96%

About (from MakeMusic)

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


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