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Average installed length: 279.36 days


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Microsoft Speech SDK 5.1

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What is Microsoft Speech SDK?

The Microsoft Speech SDK 5.1 adds Automation support to the features of the previous version of the Speech SDK. You can now use the Win32 Speech API (SAPI) to develop speech applications with Visual Basic ®, ECMAScript and other Automation languages.


The main program executable is gramcomp.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 627 KB (642,048 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/speech
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft speech sdk 5.1\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A403D88E-ED7D-48E3-91FD-B8C8A720EDA1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 627 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Speech SDK 5.1

Program executable:gramcomp.exe
Name:Microsoft® Windows(TM) Operating System
SAPI5 Grammar Compiler
Path:C:\Program Files\microsoft speech sdk 5.1\bin\gramcomp.exe
Additional files:
  • aoesapi.exe - Microsoft® Windows(TM) Operating System (Age of Empires Speech)
  • coffees0.exe - Coffee Tutorial Step 0 Sample
  • coffees1.exe - Coffee Tutorial Step 1 Sample
  • coffees2.exe - Coffee Tutorial Step 2 Sample
  • coffees3.exe - Coffee Tutorial Step 3 Sample
  • coffees4.exe - Coffee Tutorial Step 4 Sample
  • coffees5.exe - Coffee Tutorial Step 5 Sample
  • coffees6.exe - Coffee Tutorial Step 6 Sample
  • dictpad.exe - Dictation Pad Sample
  • gc.exe - GC - Console grammar compiler
  • mkvoice.exe - Mkvoice Sample
  • reco.exe - Reco Sample
  • sapi51listbox.ocx - SAPI51 VB ListBox sample control
  • sapi51sampleapp.exe - SAPI51 VB ListBox sample application
  • simpleaudio.dll - Simple Audio
  • simpledict.exe - Simple Dictation Sample
  • simpledictvb.exe - SimpleDictVB sample
  • simpletelephony.exe - Simple Telephony Sample
  • sreng.dll - TTS SAMPLE ENGINE 5
  • stcustomstream.dll - Tapi custom audio stream Sample
  • talkback.exe - TalkBack Sample
  • ttsapp.exe - TTSApp Sample
  • ttsappvb.exe - TTSAppVB
  • ttseng.dll
  • vboutgoingcall.exe - VBOutGoingCall (VBOutgoingCall Sample Application)
  • sapitapi.exe - SapiTapi (SapiTapi Sample Application)
  • recovb.exe - recovb (RecoVB Sample Application)

How do I remove Microsoft Speech SDK?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Speech SDK 5.1 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Speech SDK 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 Microsoft Speech SDK 5.1, 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 Microsoft Speech SDK.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.95%
Windows 10 20.39%
Windows XP 18.32%
Windows Vista 2.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.36%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.55%
Windows 7 Professional 12.24%
Windows 10 Home 5.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.87% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.87%
  Thailand 20.18%
  Germany 12.11%
  Iran 4.29%
  Canada 2.77%
  United Kingdom 2.40%
  Italy 1.77%
  France 1.64%
  Brazil 1.51%
  Australia 1.51%
  Spain 1.51%
  Egypt 1.51%
  Netherlands 1.39%
  Czech Republic 1.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.57%
Hewlett-Packard 20.15%
Acer 17.48%
ASUS 13.83%
Lenovo 5.10%
Samsung 2.18%
Medion 1.94%
Toshiba 1.94%
Sahara 1.70%
American Megatrends 1.46%
Intel 1.46%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.35%
ASUS All Series 4.35%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.80%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.17%
Dell OptiPlex 755 1.63%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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