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Should I remove Native Instruments FM8?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,768
United States Rank #8,504
Reach 0.0441%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 105.73 days
941.34 days >
Average installed length: 494.60 days


VersionDistribution 9.08% 5.29% 7.01% 1.61% 12.53%
1.0.3 2.30%

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Native Instruments FM8

What is Native Instruments FM8?  (from Native Instruments)

Native Instruments has harnessed the power of FM synthesis. The strengths of digital are manifest in FM8’s powerful audio engine which generates breath-taking, brilliantly dynamic FM sound in pristine quality. With its emphasis on ease-of-use, the FM8 brings a high degree of simplicity to the otherwise intricate proces...  Read more


Native Instruments FM8 is a program developed by Native Instruments. The most used version is, with over 20% 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 main program executable is FM8.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 68.73 MB (72,065,349 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 45% of users of Native Instruments FM8 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.native-instruments.com
Help link: www.native-instruments.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\FM8
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{3006A797-CDFA-44FC-98EF-155579E2CDBF}\FM8 Setup PC.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 68.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Native Instruments FM8

Program executable:FM8.exe
Name:Native Instruments FM8
Path:C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\FM8\FM8.exe
Additional files:
  • FM8.dll - Native Instruments FM8 (FM8)
  • FM8.exe
  • FM8 FX.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FM8.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FCD9643A-1074-4D19-8D36-F1ADD7D0BE33}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Native Instruments FM8?

You can uninstall Native Instruments FM8 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 Native Instruments FM8, 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 Native Instruments FM8.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.90%
Windows 10 40.34%
Windows XP 1.49%
Windows Vista 1.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.94%
Windows 7 Professional 12.08%
Windows 10 Home 10.13%
Windows 8.1 8.52%
Windows 10 Pro 7.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.45%
  France 7.35%
  Germany 6.58%
  United Kingdom 4.74%
  Canada 3.77%
  Italy 3.48%
  Netherlands 2.32%
  Australia 2.03%
  Russia 1.55%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Spain 1.35%
  Brazil 1.26%
  Japan 1.26%
  Sweden 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.74%
ASUS 17.88%
Dell 16.34%
Acer 9.71%
Lenovo 5.30%
Toshiba 4.64%
Samsung 3.75%
Intel 2.43%
MSI 1.77%
Alienware 1.77%
Apple 0.88%
Common models
ASUS All Series 15.49%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.69%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.82%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.35%
Dell XPS 8500 2.35%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.35%

About Native Instruments

Native Instruments is a technology company that develops software and hardware for music production and DJing whos product line include software synthesizers, samplers and effect processors, sound libraries and emulations of acoustic instruments, groove production systems and audio interfaces, as well as various products for computer-based DJing that include DJ software, hardware controllers and specific DJ audio interfaces.
Publisher URL: www.native-instruments.com


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