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Average installed length: 497.11 days


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foobar2000 v1.1.13

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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 v1.1.13 is a program developed by Peter Pawlowski. 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 foobar2000.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 10.58 MB of memory. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 7.4 MB (7,762,885 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 10. While about 35% 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: 7.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by foobar2000 v1.1.13

Program executable:foobar2000.exe
Name:foobar2000 Application
Path:C:\Program Files\foobar2000\foobar2000.exe
Additional files:
  • ShellExt32.dll - foobar2000 (foobar2000 shell extension)
  • ShellExt64.dll
  • uninstall.exe (by foobar2000.org) - foobar2000 Installer
  • lame.exe (by http://lame.sf.net) - L.A.M.E. (MP3 Encoder.)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • shared.dll
  • avcodec-fb2k-54.dll
  • avutil-fb2k-52.dll
  • DolbyHph.dll (by Lake Technology Limited, http://www.lake.com.au) - Dolby Headphone (Dolby Headphone Engine)
  • dsound.dll
  • flac.exe
  • foo_noss.dll
  • foo_ui_minilyrics.dll
  • foo_uie_lyrics3.dll
  • foobar2000 Shell Associations Updater.exe - foobar2000 Shell Associations Updater
  • lame_enc.dll
  • libmmd.dll (by Intel) - Intel(r) C Compiler, Intel(r) C++ Compiler, Intel(r) Fortran Compiler (Math Library for Intel(r) Compilers (thread-safe))
  • libpng13.dll - LibPNG (PNG image compression library)
  • neroAacEnc.exe (by Nero AG) - Nero Suite (Nero AAC Encoder)
  • NeroAACWrapper.exe
  • oggenc.exe - aoTuV reference encoder (aoTuV Beta 5.7 - Ogg Vorbis Encoder)
  • sqlite3.exe
  • tak_deco_lib.dll (by Thomas Becker, Osnabrueck) - TAK Lossless Audio Compressor (TAK Decoder Library)
  • Takc.exe
  • wavpack.exe
  • winamp.exe (by Nullsoft) - Winamp

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • lame.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8D068260-9E9E-4D94-871B-54D5CCB1836A}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:10.58 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000336746%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001407%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001960%
0.015104% average

How do I remove foobar2000?

Quickly and completely remove foobar2000 v1.1.13 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 v1.1.13, 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) 78%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.33%
Windows 10 7.91%
Windows XP 6.05%
Windows Vista 3.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.08%
Windows 7 Professional 13.62%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.10%
Windows 10 Pro 2.35%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.73%
  Germany 7.11%
  France 7.11%
  United Kingdom 6.69%
  Poland 6.69%
  Canada 4.60%
  Taiwan 3.77%
  Japan 2.93%
  Finland 2.51%
  Italy 2.09%
  Netherlands 2.09%
  Australia 1.67%
  Russia 1.67%
  Czech Republic 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 18.52%
Acer 18.52%
Hewlett-Packard 17.04%
Dell 16.30%
Lenovo 5.19%
Samsung 4.44%
Toshiba 2.96%
MSI 2.22%
Intel 1.48%
Common models
ASUSTeK K54HR 2.70%
ASUSTeK K54C 2.70%
Acer Aspire 7750G 2.70%
ASUSTeK G73Sw 1.80%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.80%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.80%

Publisher URL: www.foobar2000.org


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