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Should I remove FreeDV?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,809
United States Rank #33,764
Reach 0.0016%


0.97.0 22.58%
0.96.6 45.16%
0.96.5 32.26%


What is FreeDV?  (from CMake)

FreeDV is a GUI application for Windows, Linux and MacOS (BSD and Android in development) that allows any SSB radio to be used for low bit rate digital voice. Speech is compressed down to 1600 bit/s then modulated onto a 1.25 kHz wide 16QPSK signal which is sent to the Mic input of a SSB radio. On receive, the signal i...  Read more


FreeDV is a program developed by CMake. The most used version is 0.96.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is freedv.exe. The software installer includes 52 files and is usually about 134.97 MB (141,523,858 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 74% of users of FreeDV come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: freedv.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\freedv\bin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FreeDV\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 134.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FreeDV

Program executable:freedv.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\freedv\bin\freedv.exe
Additional files:
  • hamlib-adat.dll
  • hamlib-alinco.dll
  • hamlib-amsat.dll
  • hamlib-aor.dll
  • hamlib-ars.dll
  • hamlib-celestron.dll
  • hamlib-drake.dll
  • hamlib-dummy.dll
  • hamlib-easycomm.dll
  • hamlib-flexradio.dll
  • hamlib-fodtrack.dll
  • hamlib-gs232a.dll
  • hamlib-heathkit.dll
  • hamlib-icom.dll
  • hamlib-jrc.dll
  • hamlib-kachina.dll
  • hamlib-kenwood.dll
  • hamlib-kit.dll
  • hamlib-lowe.dll
  • hamlib-m2.dll
  • hamlib-pcr.dll
  • hamlib-prm80.dll
  • hamlib-racal.dll
  • hamlib-rft.dll
  • hamlib-yaesu.dll
  • libcodec2.dll
  • libgcc_s_sjlj-1.dll
  • libhamlib-2.dll

How do I remove FreeDV?

Quickly and completely remove FreeDV from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FreeDV 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 FreeDV, 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 FreeDV.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.61%
Windows 10 35.48%
Windows XP 9.68%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.35%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 9.68%
Windows 7 Professional 9.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.68%
Windows 10 Home 9.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.91%
  Germany 15.22%
  Italy 4.35%
  France 2.17%
  Australia 2.17%
  United Kingdom 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.00%
Dell 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Medion 5.00%
American Megatrends 5.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
Common models
powerspec B708 4.00%
MSI MS-7592 4.00%
MSI MS-7309 4.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.00%
MEDION P7612 4.00%
Lenovo INVALID 4.00%


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