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MAGIX Music Studio

What is MAGIX Music Studio?  (from MAGIX AG)

MAGIX Music Studio has everything you need to get a great start in the world of music production, whether for recording, MIDI compositions, editing or mixing. Make your musical ideas reality with real ProAudio technology! With this music making software you get a fully equipped mixer, a wide range of audio editing tool...  Read more


MAGIX Music Studio is a software program developed by MAGIX AG. The most common release is, 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 setup package generally installs about 42 files. The installed file MxAutoUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 40% of users of MAGIX Music Studio come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.magix.com/us/samplitude-music-studio
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MAGIX\MAGIX Music Studio\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\MAGIX Services\Uninstall\{513AFD45-D5C3-48A5-B825-90480A937B96}\Music_Studio_en-II_setup.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by MAGIX Music Studio

  • MxAutoUpdate.dll - MAGIX AutoUpdate DLL
  • MxAutoUpdate_de.dll
  • MxAutoUpdate_es.dll
  • MxAutoUpdate_fr.dll
  • MxAutoUpdate_it.dll
  • MxAutoUpdate_nl.dll
  • MusicStudio.exe - MAGIX Music Studio
  • mpegi.dll - MPEG I/II decoder (MPEG/VOB decoding library)
  • MXGesture_rel_vc9.Dll - MAGIX Gesture DLL
  • eModeUpgradeDlg.dll - eModeUpgradeDlg
  • libmmd.dll (by Intel) - Intel(r) C Compiler, Intel(r) C++ Compiler, Intel(r) Fortran Compiler (Math Library for Intel(r) Compilers (thread-safe))
  • Dac3x.dll (by CASH) - Christoph Schmelnik's Digital Audio Copy for Win32 (Christoph Schmelnik's Digital Audio Copy 32 Bit Copy Engine)
  • FreeDB_DE.dll - InfoDB Dynamic Link Library (InfoDB DLL)
  • FreeDB_EN.dll
  • FreeDB_ES.dll
  • FreeDB_FR.dll
  • FreeDB_IT.dll
  • FreeDB_NL.dll
  • MFL_VC9.dll - MFL Dynamic Link Library (MFL DLL)
  • MagixRestart.exe - Anwendung MagixRebooter (MagixRebooter)
  • libguide40.dll (by Intel) - Guide Run-time Library (Guide Runtime Library)
  • IJL10.DLL - Intel® JPEG Library
  • ijl20.dll - Intel® JPEG Library - Retail Version
  • mufin-audioid_com.dll (by mufin GmbH) - mufin-audioid_com (mufin AudioID (tm) SDK)
  • MP3UTIL.DLL (by digital performance - Ingenieure Scholz und Partner) - mp3util.dll v0.1 (MPEG Audio Layer III Decoder)
  • OggDS.dll - OggDS
  • AAC.dll
  • explore.exe
  • HHWMPrxy.dll
  • libFLAC.dll
  • libFLAC++.dll
  • LibFlac++_vc9.dll
  • libogg.dll
  • libvorbis.dll
  • libvorbisfile.dll
  • mdll32.dll
  • MP3s.dll
  • ogg.dll
  • PlayRIpl.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • explore.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2D493C5A-9B3B-4D0E-859D-E2F8B6091662}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:137.06 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0011603491%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00016402%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00099633%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:14,779,172
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:90.59 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:10.22 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove MAGIX Music Studio?

You can uninstall MAGIX Music Studio 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 MAGIX Music Studio, 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 MAGIX Music Studio.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 43.81%
Windows Vista 4.64%
Windows XP 1.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.75%
Windows 8.1 15.54%
Windows 7 Professional 7.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.74%
Windows 10 Home 5.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.49% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 40.49%
  United States 27.32%
  United Kingdom 7.80%
  France 5.37%
  Netherlands 3.90%
  Italy 3.41%
  Austria 2.93%
  Belgium 1.95%
  Canada 1.46%
  Sweden 0.98%
  Portugal 0.98%
  Hong Kong 0.49%
  Norway 0.49%
  Switzerland 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.93%
Hewlett-Packard 18.42%
Medion 14.91%
Dell 11.40%
ASUS 8.77%
Toshiba 5.26%
Lenovo 3.51%
Intel 1.75%
Sahara 1.75%
Samsung 1.75%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.80%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.87%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 1.87%
eMachines eMachines E725 1.87%
ECS H67H2-EM 1.87%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.87%

Publisher URL: www.magix.com


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