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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #13,603
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Native Instruments Maschine

What is Native Instruments Maschine?  (from Native Instruments)

Create tight rhythms, harmonies and melodies in moments with MASCHINE - the groundbreaking instrument that combines a pattern-based sequencer, professional sampler, multi-effect unit and VST/AU plug-in host with tactile control. Experience a fully creative workflow with the integrated hardware/software system, combini...  Read more


Native Instruments Maschine is a software program developed by Native Instruments. 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 Maschine.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 321.23 MB (336,837,212 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 57% of users of Native Instruments Maschine come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.native-instruments.com
Help link: www.native-instruments.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Maschine
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{F142EE57-68C1-4CB1-8798-C465F706CCDC}\Maschine Setup PC.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 321.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Native Instruments Maschine

Program executable:Maschine.exe
Name:Native Instruments Maschine
Path:C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Maschine\Maschine.exe
Additional files:
  • Maschine.exe - Native Instruments Maschine (Maschine)
  • Guitar Rig 5.dll - Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5 (Guitar Rig 5)
  • Absynth 5 FX Surround.dll - Native Instruments Absynth 5 (Absynth 5)
  • Absynth 5 FX.dll
  • Absynth 5 Stereo.dll
  • Absynth 5.dll
  • Battery 3.dll - Native Instruments Battery 3 (Battery 3)
  • Kontakt 5 16out.dll - Native Instruments Kontakt 5 (Kontakt 5)
  • Kontakt 5 8out.dll
  • Kontakt 5.dll
  • Maschine FX.dll
  • Maschine.dll
  • Reaktor5 FX.dll - Native Instruments Reaktor5 (Reaktor5)
  • Reaktor5 FX2x8.dll
  • Reaktor5 Surround.dll
  • Reaktor5.dll
  • Massive.dll - Native Instruments Massive (Massive)
  • FM8 FX.dll - Native Instruments FM8 (FM8)
  • FM8.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Maschine.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C1951C8C-BED9-43BC-96BE-092428E1DB1C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Native Instruments Maschine?

You can uninstall Native Instruments Maschine 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 Maschine, 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 Maschine.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.33%
Windows 10 36.00%
Windows Vista 1.67%
Windows XP 1.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.00%
Windows 7 Professional 11.33%
Windows 8.1 9.67%
Windows 10 Home 7.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.99%
  Germany 6.72%
  Canada 6.45%
  United Kingdom 4.03%
  France 3.76%
  Australia 3.49%
  Netherlands 3.23%
  Italy 2.42%
  Belgium 0.81%
  Switzerland 0.81%
  Sweden 0.81%
  Japan 0.81%
  Slovenia 0.54%
  South Africa 0.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.03%
Dell 20.54%
ASUS 12.97%
Acer 11.89%
Toshiba 4.86%
Alienware 4.32%
Lenovo 3.78%
Samsung 2.16%
Sony 2.16%
Intel 1.08%
MSI 1.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.43%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.33%
Dell Studio XPS 9100 2.33%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.33%
MSI MS-7922 2.33%
Acer Aspire 5750 1.55%

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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