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Should I remove SonicStage Mastering Studio?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,571
United States Rank #8,482
Reach 0.0387%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.26 days
597.75 days >
Average installed length: 314.07 days


2.6 27.17%
2.5 5.51%
2.3.01 57.87%
2.3 9.45%

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SonicStage Mastering Studio

What is SonicStage Mastering Studio?  (from Sony)

With SonicStage Mastering Studio you can record songs into your computer via an audio device. Not only can you record songs directly from an external player connected to your computer's input terminal, you can also record songs via an external USB audio device compatible with ASIO device. Many external USB audio device...  Read more


SonicStage Mastering Studio is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is 2.3.01, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named ssms.exe. The setup package generally installs about 55 files and is usually about 56.06 MB (58,787,860 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 51% of users of SonicStage Mastering Studio come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sony.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\SonicStage Mastering Studio
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6
Estimated size: 56.06 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by SonicStage Mastering Studio

Program executable:ssms.exe
Name:SonicStage Mastering Studio
SonicStage Mastering Studio Application
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\sonicstage mastering studio\ssms.exe
Additional files:
  • InstallerRes.dll - Copyright 2007 Sony Corporation
  • DSDProcessUnit.dll - SonicStage Mastering Studio (DSDProcessUnit DLL)
  • FLRFSelector.dll - FLRFSelectror DLL
  • FlSonicStage.dll - FlSonicStage DLL
  • FlSoundPool.dll - FlSoundPool DLL
  • FLWaveDmrMetaDataGN.dll - FLWaveDmrMetaData DLL
  • FLWindowsVistaAPI.dll - FLWindowsVistaAPI
  • LabelPrint.dll - LabelPrint
  • MasteringDevice.dll - MasteringDevice
  • PLE.exe - SonicStage Mastering Studio Application
  • ReadmeSelect.exe
  • ReplaceHelp.exe - Action to change language
  • SSMSRes.dll
  • SonyMixerControl.dll - Sony Mixer Control DLL (Sony Mixer Control Module DLL)
  • Frn.dll - Sony Corporation Frn (Frn DLL)
  • SaDsPlay.dll - VAIO Entertainment (DirectShow Audio Player)
  • SaId3parser.dll - SaId3parser
  • VzCdbImport.dll - VAIO Entertainment File Importer
  • VzCs.dll - VzCs Manager
  • IcdMSCom.dll - IcdMSCom Module (IcdMSCom)
  • HelpHelper.dll - HelpHelper (HelpHelper DLL)
  • RBasis.dll - RBasis (RBasis DLL)
  • RGraph.dll - RGraph (RGraph DLL)
  • Items.dll - Items (Items DLL)
  • Si.dll - Si (Si DLL)
  • SSMSFilter.exe - SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter Application
  • SSMSFilterRes.dll
  • SSMSFilterTool.exe - SSMSFilterTool
  • SSMSFilterWMP.dll - SSMSFilterWMP Module
  • SSMSFilterWMPRes.dll
  • libmmd.dll (by Intel) - Intel(r) C Compiler, Intel(r) C++ Compiler, Intel(r) Fortran Compiler (Math Library for Intel(r) Compilers (thread-safe))
  • OmgMDCtrlSvr.dll
  • OpenMGMDController.dll

How do I remove SonicStage Mastering Studio?

You can uninstall SonicStage Mastering Studio 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 SonicStage Mastering Studio, 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 SonicStage Mastering Studio.

Win Vista (SP2) 62%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 75.49%
Windows 7 21.64%
Windows 10 2.22%
Windows XP 0.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 63.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.54%
Windows Vista Business 6.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.27%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.84%
Windows 7 Professional 1.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.81%
  United Kingdom 7.00%
  Germany 6.24%
  Japan 5.71%
  Italy 2.15%
  France 1.94%
  Mexico 1.94%
  Canada 1.94%
  Spain 1.61%
  Netherlands 1.61%
  Iran 1.29%
  India 1.18%
  Belgium 1.08%
  Australia 1.08%

About Sony

Sony is a leading manufacturer of electronics products for the consumer markets and is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group.
Publisher URL: www.sony.com


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