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A guide to uninstall WavePad Sound Editor from your computer

This info is about WavePad Sound Editor for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows version was created by NCH Software. Take a look here where you can get more info on NCH Software. The application is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad directory (same installation drive as Windows). The full uninstall command line for WavePad Sound Editor is C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\wavepad.exe. wavepad.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 2.30 MB (2408448 bytes) on disk.

WavePad Sound Editor contains of the executables below. They take 3.14 MB (3294208 bytes) on disk.

  • wavepad.exe (2.30 MB)
  • wavepadsetup_v5.32.exe (865.00 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 5.32 of WavePad Sound Editor. You can find below a few links to other WavePad Sound Editor versions: to view all...
Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are shown below.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove WavePad Sound Editor:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\aac_m4a_settings.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\amr_settings.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\appearance.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\arrowlist.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\audio.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\batch.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\bookmarks.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\commandline.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\concepts.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\convert.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\editing.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\effects.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\filetypes.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\flac_settings.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\general.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\help.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\hlp.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\index.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\licenceterms.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\m3u_settings.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\macroskeys.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\mp3_settings.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\noisereduction.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\ogg_settings.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\openfile.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\output_formats.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\overview.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\playback.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\playrecord.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\pls_settings.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\projects.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\purchase.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\recording.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\recording_options.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\rss_settings.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\screenref.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\screenreference.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\settings.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\shortcut.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\specialeffects.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\tools.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\vox_raw_settings.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\wav_settings.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\Help\wpl_settings.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\wavepad.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\wavepadsetup_v5.32.exe

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadact\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadact\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadamr\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadamr\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadape\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadape\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePaddart\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePaddart\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePaddct\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePaddct\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadds2\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadds2\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePaddss\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePaddss\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePaddvf\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePaddvf\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePaddvs\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePaddvs\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadgsm\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadgsm\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadmoh\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadmoh\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadmpc\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadmpc\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadmpga\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadmpga\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadmsv\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadmsv\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadqcp\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadqcp\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadra\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadra\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadrcd\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadrcd\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadrmj\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadrmj\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadshn\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadshn\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadsmf\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadsmf\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadspx\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadspx\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadvox\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadvox\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadwpp\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadwv\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.WavePadwv\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.3gp\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.3gp\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.aac\shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.aac\shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.act\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.act\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.aif\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.aif\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.aifc\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.aifc\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.aiff\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.aiff\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.amr\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.amr\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.ape\shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.ape\shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.asf\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.asf\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.au\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.au\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.avi\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.avi\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.caf\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.caf\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.cda\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.cda\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.dart\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.dart\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.dct\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.dct\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.ds2\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.ds2\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.dss\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.dss\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.dvf\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.dvf\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.dvs\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.dvs\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.flac\shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.flac\shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.flv\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.flv\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.gsm\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.gsm\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.m4a\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.m4a\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.mid\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.mid\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.mkv\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.mkv\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.mod\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.mod\Shell\Edit with WavePad Sound Editor
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.moh\Shell\Batch Convert with WavePad Sound Editor

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\wavepad.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\WavePad\wavepad.exe.FriendlyAppName

How to uninstall WavePad Sound Editor using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WavePad Sound Editor is an application offered by the software company NCH Software. Frequently, computer users try to erase this application. Sometimes this is difficult because deleting this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best QUICK manner to erase WavePad Sound Editor is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate WavePad Sound Editor or simply activate the Search feature and type in "WavePad Sound Editor". The WavePad Sound Editor program will be found very quickly. After you select WavePad Sound Editor in the list , the following information regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding WavePad Sound Editor, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove WavePad Sound Editor.
Uninstall WavePad Sound Editor

8. After removing WavePad Sound Editor, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of WavePad Sound Editor that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing WavePad Sound Editor using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove WavePad Sound Editor by NCH Software from your computer, nor are we saying that WavePad Sound Editor by NCH Software is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove WavePad Sound Editor in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-23 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-23 10:51:38.713