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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,730
United States Rank #13,559
Reach 0.0221%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 202.57 days
985.57 days >
Average installed length: 517.84 days


2.0.4467 2.90%
2.0.4453 0.32%
2.0.4444 0.97%
1.4.4443 48.71%
1.4.4418 8.71%
1.3.4334 15.48%
1.2.4218 8.71%
1.2.4176 1.94%
1.2.4161 0.97%
1.2.4120 3.23%
1.2.4037 1.61%
1.2.3875 4.19%
1.2.3861 0.65%
1.2.3783 0.65%
1.2.3705 0.32%
1.1.3599 0.32%
1.1.3494 0.32%


What is MusicBee?

MusicBee is a freeware digital media player and media library application for organizing and playing audio on Microsoft Windows operating systems using the BASS Audio Library. Audio CD playback and ripping (with CD-Text capabilities) is supported. CD tracks can be ripped (in fast or secure mode) as individual files or as a single album with embedded cuesheet. File Organization: Organization and renaming of music files into folders and files based on tag values such as artist, album, name, track number, etc. that can be specified. MusicBee can do this automatically for all files in a music library or the user can choose the files or folders themselves. Web Browsing: Browsing of the web using Mozilla's XULRunner environment. Supported formats: MP3, AAC, M4A, MPC, OGG, FLAC, APE, Opus, TAK, WV, WMA and WAV. Scrobbling: Tracks played from MusicBee can optionally be scrobbled to Last.fm.

About  (from Steven Mayall)

MusicBee makes it easy to organize, find and play music files on your computer, on portable devices and on the web. Features include play your music the way that you want, manage large music libraries, and easily find what you want to hear, add metadata to your music, utilize your Internet connection to automatically f...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: getmusicbee.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\musicbee\xulrunner\components
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8DB4B3C5-9308-401B-97E6-ECF0A378703A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 18.29 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MusicBee

  • bass_alac.dll (by MaresWEB) - Apple Lossless Audio Codec add-on for the BASS library
  • bass_ape.dll (by MaresWEB) - Monkey's Audio add-on for the BASS library
  • bass_fx.dll (by (: JOBnik! :) [Arthur Aminov, ISRAEL]) - BASS_FX
  • bassasio.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSASIO
  • interop.portabledeviceapilib.dll
  • interop.portabledevicetypeslib.dll
  • interop.wmplib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMPLib'.
  • tak_deco_lib.dll (by Thomas Becker, Osnabrueck) - TAK Lossless Audio Compressor (TAK Decoder Library)
  • aacgain.exe (by Altos Design) - aacgain
  • aactagreader.exe
  • axinterop.qtocontrollib.dll
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • bass_mpc.dll - BASS_MPC (Musepack add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_ofr.dll - BASS_OFR (OptimFROG add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_spx.dll - BASS_SPX (Speex add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_tta.dll - BASS_TTA (The True Audio add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_wadsp.dll (by radio42) - BASS_WADSP (Add-On supporting the use of Winamp DSPs with BASS)
  • basscd.dll - BASSCD
  • bassenc.dll - BASSenc
  • bassflac.dll - BASSFLAC
  • bassmix.dll - BASSmix
  • basswma.dll - BASSWMA
  • basswv.dll - BASSWV
  • flac.exe
  • genpuid.exe
  • icu.net.dll (by SIL International) - icu.net
  • iphoneconnector.dll - IPhone Connector (IPhoneConnector)
  • libexpat.dll
  • libflac.dll
  • lossywav.exe - lossyWAV (lossyWAV - WAV file bit reduction method, www.hydrogenaudio.org)
  • mipcore.exe (by MusicIP) - MusicIP Mixer Service
  • mp3gain.exe - mp3gain (mp3 volume normalizer)
  • mpcenc.exe
  • musicbeeiconresources.dll
  • oggenc2.exe
  • takc.exe
  • bass_sfx.dll - BASS_SFX
  • basswasapi.dll - BASSWASAPI
  • fahrenheit.dll
  • flash.dll
  • flashback.dll
  • hdcd.exe
  • interference.dll
  • lightshow.dll
  • musicbeeipod.dll - MusicBeeIPod
  • optimfrog.dll (by Florin Ghido, [email protected]) - OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream Audio Compression, http://www.LosslessAudio.org (OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream DLL Library)
  • removedrive.exe (by Uwe Sieber - www.uwe-sieber.de) - RemoveDrive (RemoveDrive (Win32) - Prepares drives for safe removal)
  • sqlite3.dll
  • system.data.sqlite.dll (by http://sqlite.phxsoftware.com) - System.Data.SQLite
  • thering.dll
  • vitruve.dll
  • vortex.dll
  • wavpack.exe
  • zlib.net.dll (by ComponentAce) - ZLIB.NET
  • interop.qtocontrollib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'QTOControlLib'.
  • interop.qtolibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'QTOLibrary'.
  • musicbee.exe - MusicBee
  • skybound.gecko.dll (by Skybound Software (http://www.skybound.ca)) - GeckoFX (Skybound.Gecko)
  • snarlconnector.dll (by MidnightCoder.NET) - SnarlConnector for .NET (SnarlConnector)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • musicbee.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MusicBeePlayCDOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'MusicBeePlayCDHandler' and the action verb 'MusicBeePlayCDOnArrival.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

User CPU:1.87088372%
0.015104% average
Memory:91.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0004462026%
Kernel CPU:0.00040272%
User CPU:0.00004349%

How do I remove MusicBee?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.61%
Windows XP 7.42%
Windows Vista 6.13%
Windows 8 4.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.48%
Windows 7 Professional 14.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.42%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.84%
Windows 8 Pro 1.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.81%
  Germany 11.62%
  Japan 8.38%
  United Kingdom 5.68%
  Belgium 4.59%
  Netherlands 4.32%
  Canada 4.05%
  Australia 3.51%
  Italy 2.70%
  Brazil 1.08%
  France 1.08%
  Ireland 0.81%
  Czech Republic 0.81%
  Sweden 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.90%
Hewlett-Packard 18.08%
Acer 12.99%
Medion 7.34%
ASUS 6.21%
Samsung 5.08%
American Megatrends 3.39%
Toshiba 3.39%
Lenovo 1.69%
Sahara 1.69%
Intel 1.69%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.92%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.28%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.28%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.28%
Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 1.64%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 1.64%


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