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12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #18,957
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 557.48 days


1.1.18 100.00%

foobar2000 v1.1.18

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What is foobar2000?  (from Peter Pawlowski)

foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform. Supported audio formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, Opus, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND... and more with additional components. Open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend functionality of...  Read more


foobar2000 v1.1.18 is a software program developed by Peter Pawlowski. The primary executable is named foobar2000.exe. The setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 8.68 MB (9,106,316 bytes). The installed file foobar2000 Shell Associations Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 34% of users of foobar2000 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.foobar2000.org
Help link: forums.foobar2000.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\foobar2000
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\foobar2000\uninstall.exe" _?=C:\Program Files\foobar2000
Estimated size: 8.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by foobar2000 v1.1.18

Program executable:foobar2000.exe
Name:foobar2000 Application
Path:C:\Program Files\foobar2000\foobar2000.exe
Additional files:
  • ShellExt32.dll - foobar2000 (foobar2000 shell extension)
  • ShellExt64.dll
  • foobar2000 Shell Associations Updater.exe - foobar2000 Shell Associations Updater
  • uninstall.exe (by foobar2000.org) - foobar2000 Installer
  • lame.exe (by http://lame.sf.net) - L.A.M.E. (MP3 Encoder.)
  • libpng13.dll - LibPNG (PNG image compression library)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • shared.dll
  • ASIOProxyInstall-0.6.0.exe
  • deskband_controls.dll (by Eldarien Software) - Foobar2000 Deskband Controls (Foobar2000 Deskband Controls Explorer Extension)
  • deskband_controls_x64.dll (by Eldarien Software)
  • dsound.dll
  • foo_dsp_std.dll
  • foo_fileops.dll
  • foo_freedb2.dll
  • foo_input_dvda.dll
  • foo_input_sacd.dll
  • foo_jplay.dll
  • foo_ui_columns.dll
  • foo_uie_albumlist.dll
  • foobar2000_v1.1.18.exe (by foobar2000.org)
  • iPhoneCalc.dll
  • libsndfile-1.dll - libsndfile-1 DLL (A library for reading and writing audio files.)
  • neroAacEnc.exe (by Nero AG) - Nero Suite (Nero AAC Encoder)
  • SILENT NIGHT 6.exe
  • snesapu.dll - SNES SPC700 Emulator
  • tak_deco_lib.dll (by Thomas Becker, Osnabrueck) - TAK Lossless Audio Compressor (TAK Decoder Library)

How do I remove foobar2000?

Quickly and completely remove foobar2000 v1.1.18 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall foobar2000 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 foobar2000 v1.1.18, 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 foobar2000.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.27%
Windows 10 15.18%
Windows XP 8.25%
Windows Vista 3.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.76%
Windows 7 Professional 13.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.25%
Windows 8 Pro 2.97%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.33%
  France 5.97%
  Germany 5.97%
  Japan 5.37%
  Poland 4.78%
  Italy 4.48%
  Canada 3.58%
  United Kingdom 3.28%
  Australia 2.99%
  Brazil 2.69%
  Taiwan 2.39%
  Finland 2.09%
  Spain 1.79%
  Hungary 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 17.51%
Hewlett-Packard 16.95%
Acer 15.82%
ASUS 13.56%
Samsung 5.08%
MSI 3.39%
Intel 3.39%
Toshiba 3.39%
Lenovo 2.82%
American Megatrends 2.26%
Medion 1.13%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.42%
Dell XPS 8300 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.56%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 1.71%
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 1.71%
Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5 1.71%

Publisher URL: www.foobar2000.org


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