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Average installed length: 277.44 days


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SampleTank FREE

What is SampleTank FREE?  (from IK Multimedia)

SampleTank comes with the widest variety of sounds in all instrument categories. You immediately have access to tons of Acoustic Grand Pianos, Electric Pianos, Strings, Brass, Winds, Vocals, Orchestral sounds, Organs, Percussion, Drums, Basses, Guitars, Synths, Loops, Ethnic sample and more. Plus SampleTank reads all "...  Read more


SampleTank FREE is a software program developed by IK Multimedia. 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 SampleTank 2.5.exe. The setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 23.66 MB (24,808,978 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 63% of users of SampleTank FREE come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ikmultimedia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IK Multimedia\SampleTank 2.5
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6559654F-2F38-491F-8411-211517C3E635}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 uninstall -removeonly
Estimated size: 23.66 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by SampleTank FREE

Program executable:SampleTank 2.5.exe
Name:SampleTank 2.5
Path:C:\Program Files\IK Multimedia\SampleTank 2.5\SampleTank 2.5.exe
Additional files:
  • SampleTank 2.5.exe - SampleTank 2.5
  • AmplifikationLite.dll
  • AmpliTube 3.dll
  • AnechoicRoomSimulator.dll
  • Audio Amelioration.dll
  • audiovibrato.dll - VST (VST Plugin)
  • ComboV.dll (by Martinic) - Combo Model V
  • EMUDSPDetect.exe
  • ezdrummer.dll
  • EZmixLite.dll (by Toontrack Music AB) - EZmix Lite (EZmix Lite audio plug-in (32-bit VST))
  • FM-Four.dll
  • karlette.dll (by Steinberg Media Technologies) - Karlette (VST 2.4 Plug-In)
  • Kontakt 5 16out.dll (by Native Instruments GmbH) - Native Instruments Kontakt 5 (Kontakt 5)
  • Kontakt 5 8out.dll (by Native Instruments GmbH)
  • Kontakt 5.dll
  • Lexicon PSP42.dll
  • LoopDrive 4.dll
  • Metal Clone.dll
  • minimoog V Original.dll (by Arturia) - minimoog V Original (minimoog V Original plug-in)
  • minimoogvOriginalEfx.dll (by Arturia)
  • ModernAnaloger.dll
  • mp3play2.dll
  • ParadigmShifter3.dll
  • Philharmonik.dll
  • Piano One.dll
  • Preampus TamlaHead 1.01 RC3 FINAL.dll
  • ProteusVX.dll (by E-MU Systems) - Proteus VX
  • ProteusVX.exe (by E-MU Systems)
  • QiRex Player.dll
  • SampleTank2.x.dll
  • SanfordBassTightener.dll
  • Saro.dll
  • sfz.dll (by rgc:audio software) - sfz High Quality Sample Player
  • shortcircuit.dll (by vember|audio) - shortcircuit (shortcircuit software sampler)
  • Slightly_Louderizer.dll
  • SpicyGuitar.dll
  • Taurus.dll
  • TribeIR.dll
  • TX16Wx.dll (by CWI Technology) - TX16Wx Software Sampler (TX16Wx Software Sampler VSTi)
  • Uninst.exe
  • Uninstal.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • VR-08Prc.exe (by Digio) - VR-08 VSTi (VR-08 Utility)
  • VR-08x86.dll (by Digio) - VR-08 VSTi TR-808 Simulator
  • Zebra2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SampleTank 2.5.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C9B4C702-BBD2-4464-90DA-27F389950152}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove SampleTank FREE?

You can uninstall SampleTank FREE 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 SampleTank FREE, 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 SampleTank FREE.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.30%
Windows 10 27.61%
Windows XP 5.72%
Windows Vista 3.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.80%
Windows 7 Professional 11.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.54%
Windows 10 Home 7.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.78%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Germany 5.10%
  United Kingdom 4.59%
  Netherlands 3.32%
  Canada 2.55%
  Australia 2.30%
  Japan 2.30%
  Brazil 2.04%
  Italy 2.04%
  France 1.53%
  Belgium 1.02%
  Finland 1.02%
  Israel 1.02%
  Luxembourg 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.83%
Dell 18.78%
Acer 14.92%
ASUS 9.39%
Toshiba 7.18%
Samsung 6.08%
Lenovo 3.87%
Intel 2.76%
Sony 1.66%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 3.31%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.31%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.48%
Acer Aspire V3-572P 1.65%
Dell OptiPlex 755 1.65%

About (from IK Multimedia)

It all began in a small town in northern Italy. Not just any small town, but a town rich in heritage — a heritage of innovation.
Publisher URL: www.ikmultimedia.com


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