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Should I remove SoundTap Audiostream-Rekorder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,108
United States Rank #41,825
Reach 0.0100%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.87 days
379.60 days >
Average installed length: 199.45 days


2.27 70.62%

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SoundTap Audiostream-Rekorder

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What is SoundTap Audiostream-Rekorder?  (from NCH Software)

SoundTap lets you record just about any audio that plays through your Windows computer. Simply install this software, turn it on and then all sound played on or through the PC will be recorded as WAV or MP3 files. All audio is 'tapped' by a virtual driver directly within the kernel so the process is perfect digital qua...  Read more


SoundTap Audiostream-Rekorder is a software program developed by NCH Software. 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 soundtap.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 2.26 MB (2,373,225 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 75% of users of SoundTap Audiostream-Rekorder come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nch.com.au/soundtap/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\SoundTap
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NCH Software\SoundTap\soundtap.exe" -uninstall
Estimated size: 2.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SoundTap Audiostream-Rekorder

Program executable:soundtap.exe
SoundTap Audiostream-Rekorder
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\soundtap\soundtap.exe
Additional files:
  • soundtapsetup_v2.24.exe - SoundTap (SoundTap Audiostream-Rekorder)
  • soundtapsetup_v2.27.exe
  • mp3el.exe
  • mp3enc.exe
  • stdriverinstallerx64.exe
  • stdriverinstallerx86.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • soundtap.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SoundTapSevenDays' (Next runs on 31/05/2014 at 14:29).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.15 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006185736%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00023484%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00038374%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:78,400,128
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:10.39 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:272.84 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove SoundTap Audiostream-Rekorder?

Quickly and completely remove SoundTap Audiostream-Rekorder from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SoundTap Audiostream-Rekorder 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SoundTap Audiostream-Rekorder, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 SoundTap Audiostream-Rekorder.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.53%
Windows 10 28.87%
Windows Vista 2.06%
Windows XP 1.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.97%
Windows 7 Professional 12.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.44%
Windows 10 Home 9.33%
Windows 8.1 7.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.12% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 75.12%
  United States 10.95%
  Austria 7.46%
  Switzerland 1.49%
  Brazil 0.50%
  UA 0.50%
  Portugal 0.50%
  Spain 0.50%
  Netherlands 0.50%
  DK 0.50%
  Turkey 0.50%
  Poland 0.50%
  Italy 0.50%
  United Kingdom 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 24.27%
Acer 21.36%
Dell 12.62%
Hewlett-Packard 8.74%
ASUS 7.77%
Toshiba 3.88%
Samsung 3.88%
Sony 3.88%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 8100 1.85%
Acer Aspire M5800/M3800 1.85%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 6.... 1.85%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P 1.85%
Medion E7220 1.85%
MEDION MS-7797 1.85%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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