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8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,758
United States Rank #2,322
Reach 0.2189%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.03 days
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Average installed length: 403.49 days


What is LADSPA_plugins-win-?  (from Audacity Team)

You can download and install plug-ins or libraries to add extra functionality to Audacity. Plug-ins can give you extra effects, or more audio generation and analysis capability. Adding libraries can allow you to import or export additional audio formats. Audacity has built-in support for LADSPA plug-ins. These plug-ins...  Read more


LADSPA_plugins-win-0.4.15 is a program developed by Audacity Team. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is unins002.exe. The software installer includes 220 files and is usually about 9.6 MB (10,067,365 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 57% of users of LADSPA_plugins-win- come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: code.google.com/p/audacity/downloads/detail?name=LADSPA_plugins-win-0.4.15.exe
Help link: audacity.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Audacity 1.3 Beta (Unicode)\Plug-Ins\Plug-Ins\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Audacity 1.3 Beta (Unicode)\Plug-Ins\Plug-Ins\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 9.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LADSPA_plugins-win-0.4.15

Program executable:unins002.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Audacity\Plug-Ins\unins002.exe
Additional files:
  • GSnap.dll
  • GBand.dll (by GVST) - GBand (GVST GBand)
  • GChorus.dll (by GVST) - GChorus (GVST GChorus)
  • GClip.dll - GClip (GVST GClip)
  • GComp.dll - GComp (GVST GComp)
  • GComp2.dll - GComp2 (GVST GComp2)
  • GDelay.dll - GDelay (GVST GDelay)
  • GDuckDly.dll - GDuckDly (GVST GDuckDly)
  • GFader.dll - GFader (GVST GFader)
  • Ambience.dll
  • avformat-52.dll
  • butterworth_1902.dll
  • comb_splitter_1411.dll
  • decay_1886.dll
  • decimator_1202.dll
  • delay_1898.dll
  • delayorama_1402.dll
  • gate_1410.dll
  • GForm.dll - GForm (GVST GForm)
  • giant_flange_1437.dll
  • gong_1424.dll
  • gong_beater_1439.dll
  • GSnap-GJ.dll
  • GVerb.dll
  • gverb_1216.dll
  • hard_limiter_1413.dll
  • harmonic_gen_1220.dll
  • highpass_iir_1890.dll
  • hilbert_1440.dll
  • impulse_1885.dll
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • 4Front Bass x64.dll
  • 4Front Bass.dll
  • 4Front Piano Module.dll
  • 5 Band Para EQ.dll - VST (VST Plugin)
  • 5Cyborgs.dll
  • Abakos.dll
  • AC_vocorder.dll
  • ADopplerEn.dll
  • alias_1407.dll
  • allpass_1895.dll
  • am_pitchshift_1433.dll
  • Amber.dll (by FXpansion Audio UK) - D-CAM Synth Squad (D-CAM Synth Engine)
  • amp_1181.dll
  • AnechoicRoomSimulator.dll
  • Angular Momentum Trance Gizmo.dll
  • antares autotune evo vst v6.0.9 - air setup.exe - Antares Autotune Evo VST RTAS Setup
  • ANWIDA Soft DX Reverb Light.dll
  • arcDev Dubb Box.dll
  • argotlunar.dll - Argotlunar
  • Arppe2600va.dll
  • Audacity VST Saturator.dll (by Jeff Rippe/Rocksonics)
  • Audacity VST Telephone.dll (by Jeff Rippe/Rocksonics)
  • audacity.exe (by The Audacity Team) - Audacity® (Audacity®, the Free, Cross-Platform Sound Editor)
  • audacity-win-1.2.6.exe - Audacity Setup
  • Audio Impurities Vintage Ed VST v1.01.dll
  • Audio Impurities VST v1.0.dll
  • audiotomidi.dll
  • AutoPan.dll (by Steinberg Soft- und Hardware GmbH) - Cubase VST (VST Plug-In)
  • Auto-Tune_Evo_VST.dll (by Antares Audio Technologies) - Auto-Tune Evo VST PC (Professional Pitch Correction Software)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • audacity.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ECD9B013-9EA3-4975-8C8C-F4A7F0B455EE}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • audacity.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Audacity\audacity.exe'.
  • ffmpeg.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ffmpeg For Audacity\ffmpeg.exe'.

How do I remove LADSPA_plugins-win-?

You can uninstall LADSPA_plugins-win- 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 LADSPA_plugins-win-0.4.15, 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 LADSPA_plugins-win-.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.03%
Windows 10 30.43%
Windows XP 7.94%
Windows Vista 5.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.01%
Windows 7 Professional 11.87%
Windows 10 Home 9.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.74%
Windows 8.1 5.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  United Kingdom 5.50%
  Italy 5.03%
  Germany 3.72%
  Canada 3.10%
  France 2.80%
  Australia 2.25%
  Netherlands 1.76%
  Spain 1.11%
  Brazil 1.09%
  India 1.02%
  Belgium 0.93%
  Sweden 0.82%
  Finland 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.25%
Dell 23.79%
Acer 14.76%
ASUS 9.89%
Toshiba 7.03%
Lenovo 4.17%
Samsung 3.43%
Intel 1.72%
American Megatrends 1.55%
Sahara 0.98%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.62%
ASUS All Series 5.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.91%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.32%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.96%

About Audacity Team

Audacity was started by Dominic Mazzoni and Roger Dannenberg at Carnegie Mellon University and was released as open-source software at SourceForge.net in 2000.
Publisher URL: web.audacityteam.org


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