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United States Rank #14,660
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 603.00 days


1.1.11 100.00%

foobar2000 v1.1.11

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 v1.1.11 is a program developed by Peter Pawlowski. The main program executable is foobar2000.exe. The software installer includes 37 files and is usually about 7.37 MB (7,730,133 bytes). foobar2000 Shell Associations Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 35% of users of foobar2000 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Poland.

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: 7.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by foobar2000 v1.1.11

Program executable:foobar2000.exe
Name:foobar2000 Application
Path:C:\Program Files\foobar2000\foobar2000.exe
Additional files:
  • foobar2000 Shell Associations Updater.exe - foobar2000 (foobar2000 Shell Associations Updater)
  • ShellExt32.dll - foobar2000 shell extension
  • ShellExt64.dll
  • tak_deco_lib.dll (by Thomas Becker, Osnabrueck) - TAK Lossless Audio Compressor (TAK Decoder Library)
  • uninstall.exe (by foobar2000.org) - foobar2000 Installer
  • lame.exe (by http://lame.sf.net) - L.A.M.E. (MP3 Encoder.)
  • zlib1.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression and ZIP file I/O library)
  • lame_enc.dll
  • shared.dll

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:16.87 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0101398141%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00301916%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00712066%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:507.1 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:27 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove foobar2000?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program foobar2000 v1.1.11, 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 foobar2000.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.28%
Windows XP 7.00%
Windows 10 6.56%
Windows Vista 4.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.15%
Windows 7 Professional 19.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.83%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.64%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.45%
  Germany 7.90%
  Poland 5.01%
  France 4.62%
  United Kingdom 4.62%
  Japan 3.28%
  Italy 3.08%
  Taiwan 2.89%
  Canada 2.50%
  Netherlands 2.31%
  Finland 2.12%
  Sweden 2.12%
  Belgium 1.93%
  Brazil 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.37%
Acer 17.14%
Dell 16.73%
ASUS 15.51%
Samsung 5.31%
Toshiba 3.67%
Intel 2.45%
Lenovo 2.04%
Apple 1.63%
MSI 1.22%
American Megatrends 0.82%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 2.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.92%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.92%
ASUSTeK U36SD 2.19%
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.19%
Gateway DX4300 2.19%

Publisher URL: www.foobar2000.org


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