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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,552
United States Rank #2,739
Reach 0.2420%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.28 days
480.18 days >
Average installed length: 252.30 days


10.0.261 0.06%
10.0.252 11.07%
10.0.245 10.99%
10.0.178 47.09%
10.0.177 2.24%
10.0.176 14.32%
10.0.153 10.86%
10.0.152 3.38%

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Sound Forge Audio Studio 10.0

What is Sound Forge Audio Studio?  (from Sony)

Sound Forge™ Audio Studio has everything you need to edit and master professional-quality audio on your home computer. Record live instruments and vocals, sweeten and restore audio, apply studio-quality effects, and convert files with lightning speed. You can even create your own karaoke tracks with the Vocal Eraser to...  Read more


Sound Forge Audio Studio 10.0 is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is 10.0.178, 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 audiostudio100.exe. The setup package generally installs about 40 files and is usually about 702.14 KB (718,991 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 46% of users of Sound Forge Audio Studio come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonycreativesoftware.com
Help link: www.sonycreativesoftware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\Sound Forge Audio Studio 10.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0A013EA1-A1D3-11E0-8DCF-005056C00008}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 702.14 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sound Forge Audio Studio 10.0

Program executable:audiostudio100.exe
Name:Sound Forge Audio Studio
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\Sound Forge Audio Studio 10.0\audiostudio100.exe
Additional files:
  • ErrorReport.dll (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony Creative Software Error Reporting Component
  • CreateMinidumpx86.exe (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony Creative Software Error Reporting Client (Error Reporting Minidump file creator)
  • ErrorReportClient.exe
  • ErrorReportLauncher.exe - Error Reporting client launcher
  • ApplicationRegistration.exe - Sony ApplicationRegistration (Sony Application Registration Utility)
  • PRSConfig.exe (by Sony Creative Software Inc) - Problem Reporting Service (Problem Reporting Service Configurator)
  • sfpublish.dll - Sony Publishing Component
  • audiostudiok.dll - Sound Forge Audio Studio
  • frgplugs.dll - Sound Forge Effects Plug-In
  • frgusr.dll - Sound Forge User Interface Library
  • frgvid.dll - Sound Forge Video Library
  • sfmarket2.dll - Sony Marketing Component
  • OpcPcmImporter.dll - OpcPcmImporter Module
  • sftutor.dll - Sony Tutor Component
  • fargo.pdd.dll - Sony CD Architect (CD Architect Fargo Signature Printer Module)
  • sfcd.cdd.dll - Sony Combined CD Driver Module
  • sfcdfs.dll
  • sfcdix.dll - Sony CD Interface (Sony CD/CDR Interface Library)
  • sfcdsim.cdd.dll - CD Architect CDR Simulator Module
  • sfld.ldd.dll - Sony Combined Loader Driver Module
  • sfldsim.ldd.dll - CD Architect Autoloader Simulator Module
  • sfprnsim.pdd.dll - CD Architect CD Printer Simulator Module
  • sfdvd.dll - Sony DVD Library
  • sfscsi.dll - Sony SCSI Module
  • sfspti.dll - Sony SPTI Module
  • sfvstserver.exe - Sony VST Wrapper
  • sfvstwrap.dll
  • sfapprw.dll - Sony S4RW (Sony S4RW Component)
  • sfvstproxystubx86.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AudioStudio100.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B5C30CA7-5270-4753-B0F1-D7C800AE2D7F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Sound Forge Audio Studio?

You can uninstall Sound Forge Audio 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 Sound Forge Audio Studio 10.0, 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 Sound Forge Audio Studio.

Win 10 59%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 58.79%
Windows 7 38.92%
Windows XP 1.15%
Windows Vista 1.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Windows 8.1 21.94%
Windows 10 Home 9.23%
Windows 8 7.61%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.49%
  Brazil 6.15%
  United Kingdom 4.90%
  Canada 4.69%
  Germany 4.43%
  France 2.86%
  India 2.67%
  Mexico 2.09%
  Australia 1.61%
  Italy 1.50%
  Japan 1.46%
  Netherlands 1.08%
  Spain 1.02%
  Argentina 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 78.06%
Dell 8.43%
Hewlett-Packard 5.44%
Acer 3.28%
ASUS 1.61%
Common models
Sony SVF14N25CXB 3.71%
Sony SVT15115CXS 3.65%
Sony VPCEH40EB 3.40%
Sony SVT15112CXS 3.28%
Sony SVF14N13CXB 3.16%
Sony SVF15N17CXB 2.86%

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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