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9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #32,056
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5.1.2 87.50%
5.1.0 12.50%

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Steinberg Cubase AI 5

What is Steinberg Cubase AI 5?  (from Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH)

Cubase AI 5 is a lean Cubase version tailored to users looking to record their music without additional bells and whistles. Based on the same core technologies as the Steinberg Cubase 5 advanced music production system, the Cubase AI 5 offers great tools for composition, recording, editing and mixing. Put it together w...  Read more


Steinberg Cubase AI 5 is a program developed by Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH. The most used version is 5.1.2, 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 software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 31.24 MB (32,759,296 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 45% of users of Steinberg Cubase AI 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: service.steinberg.de/goto.nsf/show/home_cubase_ai_5_gb
Help link: service.steinberg.de/goto.nsf/show/support_cubase_ai_5_gb
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steinberg\cubase ai 5\vst3 presets\steinberg media technologies\halionone\gm content
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BAF3C332-CF42-4593-AC9A-E9B2A3FA3B8E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 31.24 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Steinberg Cubase AI 5

  • asiodxfd.dll - Steinberg ASIO Direct Sound Wrapper
  • asioglld.dll - Steinberg ASIO Generic Low Latency 32bit Driver
  • asioglldsetup.exe - Generic Low Larency ASIO Driver Setup
  • baios.dll - BAIOS (Basic Audio Input Output System)
  • bitcrusher.dll - Bitcrusher (VST 2.4 Plug-In)
  • chopper.dll - Chopper
  • cubase ai 5.exe - Cubase AI for Windows (Cubase AI)
  • datube.dll - DaTube Tube Processor
  • dxfdsetup.exe - Setup ASIO Direct Sound Control Panel
  • eacdll.dll - EAC Dynamic Link Library
  • grungelizer.dll - grungelizer
  • metalizer.dll - Metalizer
  • midi gate.dll - Midi Gate
  • mp3audiohandler.dll - MPEG 1 Layer 3 (Fraunhofer) (Audio-Codec Plug-In)
  • mpeg2decoderaudiohandler.dll - MPEG 1 Layer 2
  • rex shared library.dll (by Propellerhead Software AB) - n/a (REX Shared library)
  • ringmodulator.dll - RingModulator
  • sd2audiohandler.dll - SoundDesigner II
  • stepfilter.dll - StepFilter
  • tranceformer.dll - Tranceformer
  • vstplugmanager.dll - VST 2.x Plug-In Manager
  • wmaaudiohandler.dll - Windows Media Audio

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • dxfdsetup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D01E67B1-E3BC-4848-BE14-7E9D6119B863}' (runs on registration).
  • asioglldsetup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3C63534D-BEC3-42B4-B42D-946284420DD4}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Steinberg Cubase AI 5?

You can uninstall Steinberg Cubase AI 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 Steinberg Cubase AI 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 Steinberg Cubase AI 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.72%
Windows 10 23.61%
Windows XP 8.33%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.29%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 10 Home 11.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.71%
  Germany 11.76%
  Canada 5.88%
  Italy 5.88%
  Sweden 4.71%
  Netherlands 4.71%
  France 3.53%
  United Kingdom 3.53%
  Australia 2.35%
  India 2.35%
  Portugal 2.35%
  Japan 2.35%
  Singapore 1.18%
  KN 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.00%
Dell 16.00%
ASUS 14.00%
Acer 14.00%
American Megatrends 6.00%
Medion 4.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Intel 2.00%
Compaq 2.00%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard 200-5380q... 3.45%
MEDION E7216 3.45%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite M115 1.72%
TOSHIBA Satellite L670 1.72%

About Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

Steinberg is a musical software and equipment company tat mainly produces music recording, arranging and editing software as used in digital audio workstations and VSTi software synthesizers.
Publisher URL: www.steinberg.net


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