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Should I remove rtpMIDI?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,540
United States Rank #21,305
Reach 0.0094%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.96 days
507.97 days >
Average installed length: 266.90 days


VersionDistribution 4.84% 12.90% 74.73% 0.54% 4.84% 2.15%

Other programs by Tobias Erichsen



rtpMIDI is a program developed by Tobias Erichsen. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is rtpMIDI.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 3.01 MB (3,155,456 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 43% of users of rtpMIDI come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tobias-erichsen.de/rtpMIDI.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\tobias erichsen\rtpmidi
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FD937297-84C3-41A5-B5DF-1FAEEE669D68}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.01 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by rtpMIDI

Program executable:rtpMIDI.exe
Network MIDI communication
Additional files:
  • rtpmidi.exe - rtpMIDI (Network MIDI communication)
  • rtpmidisvc.exe - Provides RTP-MIDI-connections and DNSSD-functionality

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • rtpMIDI.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1A00B47B-17C3-43CF-86BC-A0F7B7E60ED1}' (runs on registration).
  • rtpmidisvc.exe runs as a service named 'rtpMIDIService' (rtpMIDIService) "Provides network-MIDI-ports compatible to Apple-network-MIDI.".

How do I remove rtpMIDI?

You can uninstall rtpMIDI 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 rtpMIDI, 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 rtpMIDI.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.37%
Windows 10 34.95%
Windows Vista 1.61%
Windows XP 1.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.13%
Windows 7 Professional 18.03%
Windows 10 Home 9.84%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.20%
Windows 10 Pro 7.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.59%
  Germany 8.33%
  France 5.09%
  United Kingdom 4.63%
  Australia 3.70%
  Italy 3.70%
  Sweden 3.24%
  Russia 1.85%
  Canada 1.85%
  Brazil 1.39%
  UA 1.39%
  Norway 1.39%
  Switzerland 1.39%
  Finland 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.54%
Hewlett-Packard 17.86%
Dell 15.18%
Acer 14.29%
Sony 7.14%
Toshiba 4.46%
Lenovo 3.57%
Samsung 2.68%
Alienware 1.79%
Intel 1.79%
Gateway 0.89%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.85%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.92%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 1.92%
Gateway DX4870 1.92%
MSI MS-7808 1.92%


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