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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #20,264
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2.0.93 81.82%
2.0.26 10.10%
2.0.22 5.05%
2.0.17 1.01%
2.0.14 2.02%

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Sony Preset Manager 2.0

What is Sony Preset Manager?  (from Sony)

The Preset Manager is an official utility and very powerful tool for managing and renaming effects and other plug-in presets. The enhanced Preset Manager is now a standalone application that you can use to back up, transfer, and delete user-defined effects presets for ACID, Sound Forge, and Vegas software. Using this s...  Read more


Sony Preset Manager 2.0 is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is 2.0.93, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 1.06 MB (1,106,432 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 72% of users of Sony Preset Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonycreativesoftware.com
Help link: www.sonycreativesoftware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sony\preset manager 2.0\html_assets
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DB941B05-96AB-4AC9-B4CE-B428B9E049F3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.06 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sony Preset Manager 2.0

  • presetmngr20.exe (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony Preset Manager

How do I remove Sony Preset Manager?

You can uninstall Sony Preset Manager 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 Sony Preset Manager 2.0, 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 Sony Preset Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.51%
Windows 10 28.28%
Windows XP 12.12%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.22%
Windows 7 Professional 8.16%
Windows 10 Home 8.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.63%
  United Kingdom 7.80%
  Canada 3.55%
  Australia 2.84%
  Japan 2.84%
  Brazil 2.13%
  Germany 2.13%
  France 1.42%
  Austria 1.42%
  Netherlands 1.42%
  Belgium 0.71%
  Israel 0.71%
  Iran 0.71%
  Italy 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Dell 19.05%
Lenovo 12.70%
Acer 11.11%
Toshiba 11.11%
ASUS 9.52%
American Megatrends 3.17%
Sony 1.59%
Intel 1.59%
Alienware 1.59%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.45%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.45%
LENOVO 2324KR7 2.30%
Hewlett-Packard G5460uk 2.30%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.30%
TOSHIBA Satellite P855 1.15%

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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