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FreeRIP v3.5

What is FreeRIP?  (from MGShareware)

FreeRip is an easy to use application that can convert from audio CD to MP3, OGG, FLAC, WAV and WMA. It also is a MP3 converter, and it can convert MP3 to WAV, OGG to MP3, WMA to MP3, WAV to FLAC, and so on. FreeRIP also is a MP3 tagger, supports CD-Text and online CD database (FreeRIP CD DB and freedb.org). Moreover...  Read more


FreeRIP v3.5 is a software program developed by MGShareware. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named freerip3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 5.87 MB (6,159,667 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 50% of users of FreeRIP come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.freerip.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FreeRIP3\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FreeRIP3\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FreeRIP v3.5

Program executable:freerip3.exe
Name:FreeRIP Version 3
Path:C:\Program Files\freerip3\freerip3.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • lame_enc.dll
  • mpglib.dll
  • toolband.dll - ToolBand Module
  • wnaspi32.dll (by Frog ASPI / Millenod) - frogaspi.dll (Frog ASPI)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • freerip3.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'Rip CD With FreeRip_using_FreeRIP Version 3' with the ProgID of 'FreeRIP Version 3_autoplay_handler' and the action verb 'Rip CD With FreeRip_verb.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • toolband.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'FreeRIP.com Toolbar' with the class of {081230F8-EA50-42A9-983C-D22ABC2EED3B}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • toolband.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'FreeRIP.com Toolbar' with a class of {081230F8-EA50-42A9-983C-D22ABC2EED3B}.

How do I remove FreeRIP?

You can uninstall FreeRIP 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 FreeRIP v3.5, 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 FreeRIP.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by FreeRIP v3.5 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.83%
Windows XP 17.56%
Windows Vista 12.98%
Windows 10 7.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.92%
Windows 7 Professional 9.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.16%
Windows 10 Home 2.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Germany 9.64%
  Canada 4.82%
  United Kingdom 4.82%
  Australia 2.41%
  Brazil 2.41%
  Italy 2.41%
  Argentina 1.20%
  Belgium 1.20%
  Greece 1.20%
  Israel 1.20%
  Japan 1.20%
  Malaysia 1.20%
  Netherlands 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.89%
Dell 21.69%
Acer 15.66%
Intel 8.43%
Toshiba 7.23%
American Megatrends 3.61%
Lenovo 2.41%
Samsung 2.41%
Sony 2.41%
Gateway 1.20%
Compaq 1.20%
Common models
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.06%
LENOVO 80F0 2.06%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.06%
Hewlett-Packard p6617c 2.06%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.06%
Hewlett-Packard p6616f 1.03%


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