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foobar2000 v1.1.5

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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 v1.1.5 is a program developed by Peter Pawlowski. The programs's main executable is foobar2000.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 21.83 MB of memory. The software installer includes 38 files and is usually about 7.78 MB (8,160,844 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 33% of users of foobar2000 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

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: 7.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by foobar2000 v1.1.5

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
  • neroAacEnc.exe (by Nero AG) - Nero Suite (Nero AAC Encoder)
  • uninstall.exe (by foobar2000.org) - foobar2000 Installer
  • lame.exe (by http://lame.sf.net) - L.A.M.E. (MP3 Encoder.)
  • faac.exe
  • flac.exe
  • lame_enc.dll
  • oggenc2.exe
  • shared.dll

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:21.83 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0048365579%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00149417%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00334239%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:344,728,033
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:888.61 KB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove foobar2000?

Quickly and completely remove foobar2000 v1.1.5 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 v1.1.5, 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) 80%
Win Server 2003 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.05%
Windows XP 6.54%
Windows Vista 3.74%
Windows 10 3.74%
Windows Server 2003 0.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.62%
Windows 7 Professional 22.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.77%
Windows 10 Home 2.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.06%
  Germany 11.57%
  France 7.44%
  Poland 6.61%
  Italy 4.96%
  Taiwan 4.13%
  Belgium 2.48%
  Finland 2.48%
  Japan 2.48%
  Croatia 2.48%
  Canada 2.48%
  United Kingdom 2.48%
  Greece 1.65%
  Czech Republic 1.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.59%
Acer 24.59%
ASUS 21.31%
Hewlett-Packard 8.20%
Toshiba 6.56%
Intel 3.28%
American Megatrends 1.64%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 2.56%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.56%
Dell Latitude E6510 1.28%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 1.28%

Publisher URL: www.foobar2000.org


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