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Should I remove SONAR LE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,246
United States Rank #22,575
Reach 0.0097%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 61.81 days
712.78 days >
Average installed length: 374.51 days


20.0 1.57%
18.0 98.43%

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What is SONAR LE?  (from Cakewalk Music Software)

SONAR LE is the most complete OEM audio production software solution available today. SONAR LE was designed to provide a simple yet complete solution for creating audio with hardware—your customers won't feel they need to upgrade just to get started. Today's SONAR LE is based on SONAR's critically-acclaimed technology....  Read more


SONAR LE is a software program developed by Cakewalk Music Software. The most common release is 18.0, with over 98% 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 sonarle.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 74.18 MB (77,780,922 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 37% of users of SONAR LE come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cakewalk.com/products/sonarle
Help link: www.cakewalk.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cakewalk\SONAR LE\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Cakewalk\SONAR LE\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 74.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SONAR LE

Program executable:sonarle.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\cakewalk\sonar le\sonarle.exe
Additional files:
  • TTSlibsndfile.dll - libsndfile - Audio File Transcoding Library
  • DShowProxy.dll - Cakewalk SONAR (CWDXPX1.DLL)
  • hyphenator.dll - Hyphenation Dictionary
  • TTSRes110.dll - SONAR X3 (TTSRES Resource DLL)
  • CWVideoEngine.dll - SONAR (Cakewalk Video Engine)
  • CJLibrary.dll (by CodeJock.com URL: http://www.codejock.com) - CJLibrary MFC Extension Library (CJLibrary MFC Component Library)
  • TTSlame.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SONARLE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{33424478-6D03-4DF3-82F5-02EDCAB2A989}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove SONAR LE?

You can uninstall SONAR LE 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 SONAR LE, 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 SONAR LE.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.35%
Windows 10 25.13%
Windows XP 6.81%
Windows Vista 4.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.47%
Windows 10 Home 8.95%
Windows 7 Professional 7.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.84%
Windows 8.1 5.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.99%
  United Kingdom 10.96%
  Brazil 7.31%
  Canada 7.31%
  Italy 5.94%
  Germany 4.11%
  France 3.65%
  Australia 2.74%
  Netherlands 2.74%
  Finland 1.83%
  Belgium 1.37%
  Japan 1.37%
  Spain 1.37%
  South Africa 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.20%
Dell 17.07%
Acer 17.07%
ASUS 13.01%
Samsung 7.32%
Lenovo 5.69%
Toshiba 5.69%
Intel 2.44%
Sony 2.44%
Common models
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HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650D 2.78%
ASUSTeK X750JB 1.85%
Dell XPS 8700 1.85%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.85%

About Cakewalk Music Software

Cakewalk develops and sells music production software best known product is their comprehensive music sequencer named SONAR designed for professional use.
Publisher URL: www.cakewalk.com


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