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What is gnsdk_musicid.dll?

Part of Gracenote SDK by Gracenote

What is it?

Gracenote maintains and licenses an Internet-accessible database containing information about the contents of audio compact discs. Gracenote provides its media management technology and global media database of digital entertainment information to the mobile, automobile, portable, home, and PC markets. Several computer software applications that are capable of playing CDs use Gracenote's CDDB technology. iTunes and Spotify use Gracenote's CD track identification services.
Description of gnsdk_musicid.dll from Gracenote
Gracenote powers digital media solutions for software, consumer electronics, mobile phones and automobile entertainment systems in products around the world. In fact, you may already be a consumer of Gracenote technology. For instance, do you use iTunes to title your tracks before you import them onto your iPod? Play music in Winamp? Does your automotive entertainment system have music recognition? Does your mobile phone identify music playing at a club? If so, you most likely use Gracenote technology.
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How is gnsdk_musicid.dll loaded?

Process Module - gnsdk_musicid.dll is loaded as a DLL (dynamic link library) module within the process itunes.exe (iTunes by Apple Inc.) via run-time dynamic linking.
Gracenote SDK is loaded by:


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the gnsdk_musicid.dll file.Of the 0.3% of gnsdk_musicid.dll users, 20.0% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\itunes\gnsdk_musicid.dll

Are there other versions of Gracenote SDK?

What programs install gnsdk_musicid.dll?

iTunes by Apple Inc. - Apple's iTunes is a proprietary media player computer program, used for playing and organizing digital music and video files on desktop computers. It can also manage contents on iPod, iPhone and iPad. iTunes is an ap
Program URL: www.apple.com/itunes/
Program help URL: www.apple.com/support/
Install path: C:\Program Files\iTunes\
Size: 70.41 MB
VoiceOver Kit by Apple Inc.
Program URL: www.apple.com
Program help URL: www.apple.com/support/
Install path: C:\Program Files\iTunes\
Size: 41.81 MB
OpenOffice.org 3.3 by OpenOffice.org - Apache OpenOffice (AOO) is an open-source office productivity software suite containing word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, graphics, formula editor, and database management applications. OpenOffice's default
Program URL: www.openoffice.org
Install path: C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org 3\
Size: 792.51 KB
MAGIX music cleaning lab 2004 deLuxe by MAGIX AG
Program URL: www.magix.com/us/audio-cleaning-lab/
Install path: C:\magix\mclab2004_dlx
Mozilla Firefox 19.0 (x86 de) by Mozilla - Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source is a web browser coordinated by Mozilla Corporation and Mozilla Foundation that is a heavily localized. Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine to render web pages, which implements
Program URL: www.mozilla.com/de/
Install path: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox
Size: 43.66 MB
ACDSee Pro 6 by ACD Systems Ltd - ACDSee Pro is an image organizer, viewer, and RAW / image editor programs for Microsoft Windows. ACDSee's main features are speed, lossless RAW/image editing, image batch processing, metadata (Exif/IPTC), with suppor
Program URL: www.acdsee.com
Program help URL: r.acdsee.com/7Y7c5
Install path: C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\
Size: 501.94 KB
Should I Remove It by Reason Software Company Inc. - Ever wonder how to clean out your computer? Many people do, because it’s not unusual to have your PC filled with adware, toolbars and other programs you no longer need or probably never intended to install in the first p
Program URL: www.ShouldIRemoveIt.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\Reason\Should I Remove It\
Size: 578.58 KB
Amazon MP3 Downloader 1.0.15 by Amazon Services LLC - Amazon MP3 is an online music store owned and operated by Amazon.com. Amazon MP3's catalog is accessible from the Amazon.com web site by searching for an artist or title name. To download purchased music, Amazon.com
Program URL: www.amazonmp3.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\amazon\mp3 downloader
Size: 4.62 MB
QuickTime by Apple Inc. - QuickTime is an extensible multimedia framework capable of handling various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity. QuickTime for Microsoft Windows has always been downloadable as a
Program URL: www.apple.com/quicktime
Program help URL: www.apple.com/support/
Install path: C:\Program Files\QuickTime\
Size: 24.22 MB
µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc. - µTorrent is a is a free, ad-supported, lighter-weight BitTorrent client designed to consume less resources then the full BitTorrent version. Some uTorrent installs include potentially unwanted applications in the f
Program URL: www.utorrent.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\uTorrent
Size: 946.39 KB
MAGIX Fotos auf CD & DVD 9 deluxe by MAGIX AG
Program URL: www.magix.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\MAGIX\Fotos_auf_CD_DVD_9_deluxe_SE\
WinRAR archiver by win.rar GmbH - WinRAR archiver is a shareware file archiver that is able to create RAR archives natively.
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\winrar
Size: 3.16 MB
Apple Application Support by Apple Inc. - Apple Application Support is required to run iTunes, QuickTime and other Apple installed products (do not remove this if you use any of these programs). If you remove this program you will need to reinstall it in order f
Program URL: www.apple.com
Program help URL: www.apple.com/support/
Install path: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\
Size: 60.28 MB

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What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)

About Gracenote, Inc.

Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Gracenote powers the biggest names in digital media, enabling their products with Gracenote’s leading edge solutions, w More...
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File details

File name: gnsdk_musicid.dll
Publisher: Gracenote, Inc. (verified)
Name: Gracenote SDK
Description: Gracenote SDK component
Product version: 1.9.5
Size: 234.52 KB
Original file name: gnsdk_musicid.dll

Digital certificate

Issued to: Gracenote Inc

Image hashes

MD5: c8cf00b570c6eb649b2941ff59378345
SHA-1: 31f9f0e2ad62eb2c7c2768227ca20cb18a077a04
SHA-256: 159f8bf7157552823ea6ec8efe81c298b60779c14da93f1a8cb02867f4c9b657

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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