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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,279
United States Rank #15,759
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 235.78 days
1062.37 days >
Average installed length: 558.20 days


VersionDistribution 17.25% 20.39% 62.35%

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Steinberg Cubase LE 4

What is Steinberg Cubase LE 4?  (from Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH)

Cubase 4 LE is part of Steinberg’s professional range of Cubase music production software and features the same industry standard technologies and pristine sound quality that have made Cubase both a household name and the software of choice for platinum artists around the world. With an extensive range of tools ready f...  Read more


Steinberg Cubase LE 4 is a program developed by Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH. The most used version is, 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 29.22 MB (30,643,200 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 51% of users of Steinberg Cubase LE 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: service.steinberg.de/goto.nsf/show/home_cubase_le_4_gb
Help link: service.steinberg.de/goto.nsf/show/support_cubase_le_4_gb
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steinberg\cubase le 4\vst3 presets\steinberg media technologies\roomworks se
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AB3C4AC6-C401-4132-A8B5-265899A9C0E8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 29.22 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Steinberg Cubase LE 4

  • asiodxfd.dll - Steinberg ASIO Direct Sound Wrapper
  • bitcrusher.dll - Bitcrusher (VST 2.4 Plug-In)
  • chopper.dll - Chopper
  • cubase le 4.exe - Cubase LE for Windows (Cubase LE)
  • 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
  • mp3audiodecoder.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).
  • cubase le 4.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DF4D0F79-77B3-49B8-A240-9A786C784C3C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Steinberg Cubase LE 4?

You can uninstall Steinberg Cubase LE 4 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 LE 4, 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 LE 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.78%
Windows 10 17.25%
Windows Vista 12.16%
Windows XP 9.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.87%
Windows 7 Professional 9.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.73%
Windows 10 Home 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.27%
  Germany 7.28%
  United Kingdom 6.01%
  Italy 5.06%
  France 4.75%
  Canada 4.11%
  Netherlands 2.22%
  Australia 1.58%
  Belgium 1.27%
  Switzerland 1.27%
  Sweden 1.27%
  Austria 1.27%
  Japan 1.27%
  Spain 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.61%
Dell 25.00%
Acer 21.71%
Toshiba 10.53%
ASUS 3.95%
Samsung 2.63%
Medion 1.32%
NEC 1.32%
Sahara 1.32%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.42%
ASUS All Series 2.56%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.56%
Acer Aspire 5750G 2.56%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.56%

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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