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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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5.1.0 29.29%
5.0.0 44.29%

Sibelius 5

What is Sibelius 5?  (from Sibelius Software)

Sibelius 5 represents the latest advance in the world’s favorite music software. We’ve listened to what Sibelius users have been asking for, and have spent many months adding fantastic enhancements for writing music, the latest technologies such as VST & Audio Units, and completely new features, such as the Ideas Hub. ...  Read more


Sibelius 5 is a program developed by Sibelius Software. The most used version is 5.0.0, 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 main program executable is sibelius.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 605.08 KB (619,598 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 38% of users of Sibelius 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sibelius.com
Help link: www.sibelius.com/helpcenter
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sibelius Software\Sibelius 5\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C23B8C30-E05E-4CB5-8188-F27CC3B2DD3E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 605.08 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sibelius 5

Program executable:sibelius.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\sibelius software\sibelius 5\sibelius.exe
Additional files:
  • Report.exe - Sibelius Software Report (Report)
  • ExtendedUI.dll - Sibelius
  • GDIPlusWrapper.dll
  • IdeasOrganiser_Win.dll
  • RegTool.exe - RegTool
  • xerces-c_2_6.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.6.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.6.0)
  • PlogueEngine.dll (by Plogue Art et Technologie) - PlogueEngine (Plogue Plugin Hosting Engine)
  • portaudio_x86.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Sibelius.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A2B27686-827C-40E5-AB98-8E136E404C37}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Sibelius 5?

You can uninstall Sibelius 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 Sibelius 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 Sibelius 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.19%
Windows XP 20.57%
Windows 10 14.89%
Windows Vista 11.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%
Windows 10 Pro 4.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.41%
  United Kingdom 18.90%
  Australia 3.66%
  Netherlands 3.66%
  Germany 3.66%
  Belgium 3.05%
  Spain 3.05%
  Italy 3.05%
  France 1.83%
  Argentina 1.83%
  Canada 1.83%
  Czech Republic 1.83%
  RS 1.22%
  Finland 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 20.65%
Dell 16.30%
American Megatrends 9.78%
ASUS 7.61%
Toshiba 3.26%
Intel 2.17%
Lenovo 2.17%
Alienware 1.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.88%
Dell Dell DM061 1.92%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 1.92%
Acer Aspire 5738 1.92%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.92%
HP G72 Notebook PC 1.92%


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