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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,613
United States Rank #5,244
Reach 0.0544%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.25 days
390.92 days >
Average installed length: 205.40 days


VersionDistribution 7.93% 11.66% 0.56% 7.74% 6.34% 33.21% 14.93% 17.63%

doubleTwist Sync


doubleTwist Sync is a software program developed by doubleTwist. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 programs's main executable is doubletwist.light.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 248.55 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 26.54 MB (27,826,269 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 69% of users of doubleTwist Sync come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.doubletwist.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\doubletwist
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\doubleTwist\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 26.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by doubleTwist Sync

Program executable:doubletwist.light.exe
Name:doubleTwist desktop
Path:C:\Program Files\doubletwist\doubletwist.light.exe
Additional files:
  • DoubleTwist.Light.Command.dll - doubleTwist.Light.Commands
  • DoubleTwist.Light.Controls.dll - doubleTwist.Light.Controls
  • DoubleTwist.DeviceHelper.exe - doubleTwist DeviceHelper (doubleTwist.DeviceHelper)
  • Crypto.dll - doubleTwist desktop (Crypto)
  • DeElevator.exe - DeElevator
  • Device.dll - Device
  • DeviceUtilities.dll - DeviceUtilities
  • DoubleTwist.Infrastructure.dll - doubleTwist.Infrastructure
  • DoubleTwist.Light.ViewModel.dll - doubleTwist.Light.ViewModel
  • DoubleTwist.Model.Implementation.dll - doubleTwist.Model.Implementation
  • DoubleTwist.Model.Interfaces.dll - doubleTwist.Model.Interfaces
  • DoubleTwist.Services.dll - DoubleTwist.Services
  • doubleTwistCommon.dll - doubleTwistCommon
  • Dune.Components.DeviceAdapters.dll - DeviceBinding
  • IMetadata.dll - IMetadata
  • iTunes.dll - iTunes
  • Metadata.dll - Metadata
  • Executor.exe - Command Executor (Executor)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DoubleTwist.Light.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FEF2FF40-D068-4484-9D5D-E0F9204B685B}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DoubleTwist.Light.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named doubleTwist_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DoubleTwist.Light.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'doubleTwist' which loads as C:\Program Files\doubleTwist\doubleTwist.Light.exe.
Network connections
  • DoubleTwist.Light.exe connects to ec2-107-23-217-163.compute-1.amazonaws.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:248.55 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002385848%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00011845%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00012014%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:46,207,681
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2.86 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:91.93 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:8.66 MB
Total CPU:0.0001992649%
Kernel CPU:0.00018817%
User CPU:0.00001110%
CPU cycles/sec:143,915
I/O reads/min:24 Bytes

How do I remove doubleTwist Sync?

You can uninstall doubleTwist Sync 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 doubleTwist Sync, 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 doubleTwist Sync.

Win 10 53%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 52.52%
Windows 7 47.20%
Windows XP 0.19%
Windows Vista 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.50%
Windows 8.1 18.22%
Windows 10 Home 15.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.85%
Windows 7 Professional 7.01%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.60%
  United Kingdom 5.95%
  Canada 5.88%
  Germany 3.69%
  Australia 2.46%
  France 1.57%
  Italy 1.44%
  Belgium 0.82%
  India 0.75%
  Brazil 0.62%
  Switzerland 0.55%
  Israel 0.55%
  Norway 0.48%
  Netherlands 0.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.79%
Dell 19.48%
ASUS 14.68%
Acer 13.31%
Toshiba 7.96%
Lenovo 7.00%
Samsung 4.25%
MSI 1.23%
Medion 0.82%
Alienware 0.69%
Intel 0.55%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.06%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.29%
ASUS All Series 3.37%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.37%
Dell XPS 8700 3.07%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.45%


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