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Should I remove Native Instruments Kontakt 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,492
United States Rank #3,850
Reach 0.1588%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.87 days
350.27 days >
Average installed length: 184.04 days


VersionDistribution 0.13% 0.19% 1.25% 0.16% 0.22% 0.64% 2.01% 1.50% 1.47% 0.93% 4.86% 3.07% 8.15% 3.10% 4.22% 2.43% 0.22% 7.48% 12.78% 0.03% 6.26% 4.35%

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Native Instruments Kontakt 5

What is Native Instruments Kontakt 5?  (from Native Instruments)

Once again, NATIVE INSTRUMENTS raises the bar with KONTAKT 5 — the latest version of the industry-leading sampler. KONTAKT 5 takes a bold leap forward with 37 new filters, four new on-board studio effects, updated time-stretching, a new instrument bus system and more. As you will see from the newSTUDIO DRUMMER, for exa...  Read more


Native Instruments Kontakt 5 is a software program developed by Native Instruments. The most common release is, with over 36% 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 primary executable is named Kontakt 5.exe. The setup package generally installs about 39 files and is usually about 82.52 MB (86,529,859 bytes). 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 43% of users of Native Instruments Kontakt 5 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\Kontakt 5
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{A9158F4E-7914-4019-808A-D4D4993E9958}\Kontakt 5 Setup PC.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 82.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Native Instruments Kontakt 5

Program executable:Kontakt 5.exe
Name:Native Instruments Kontakt 5
Kontakt 5
Path:C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Kontakt 5\Kontakt 5.exe
Additional files:
  • Kontakt 5 16out.dll - Native Instruments Kontakt 5 (Kontakt 5)
  • Kontakt 5 8out.dll
  • Kontakt 5.dll
  • Kontakt 5.exe
  • Kontakt_Factory_Selection_120.exe - ISO Mounter
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Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Kontakt 5.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{889A020A-A584-4CBF-9246-BFE9C2004D8B}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Native Instruments Kontakt 5?

You can uninstall Native Instruments Kontakt 5 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 Kontakt 5, 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 Kontakt 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.21%
Windows 10 43.33%
Windows XP 1.47%
Windows Vista 0.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.47%
Windows 10 Home 11.54%
Windows 7 Professional 10.55%
Windows 8.1 9.47%
Windows 10 Pro 7.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.64%
  France 6.15%
  Germany 5.41%
  United Kingdom 4.98%
  Italy 4.90%
  Canada 3.18%
  Netherlands 2.99%
  Brazil 2.83%
  Spain 1.74%
  Sweden 1.63%
  Australia 1.60%
  Russia 1.14%
  Belgium 1.14%
  Argentina 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.50%
ASUS 18.77%
Acer 16.42%
Dell 15.56%
Lenovo 5.11%
Toshiba 4.13%
Samsung 3.96%
Intel 1.84%
MSI 1.55%
Alienware 0.57%
Apple 0.57%
Common models
ASUS All Series 15.81%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.72%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.33%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 2.33%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.17%

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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