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HFX Volume 1

What is HFX Volume 1?  (from Pinnacle Systems)

Dynamic video transitions from the Hollywood FX collection of advanced transitions or edit your own with the HFX Creator tool included. Includes 25 themes of 16 transitions each, making a total of 400 unique, professional-level transitions.


HFX Volume 1 is a software program developed by Pinnacle Systems. The most common release is 11.00.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 178.06 KB (182,329 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 31% of users of HFX Volume 1 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pinnaclesys.com/upgrade_config/woir-effects11.htm
Installation folder: C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\All Users\Dokumente\Pinnacle\Content\HollywoodFX\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{468B359F-BAEF-466F-BB82-5EDEA1D8B2FB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 178.06 KB

Program filesFiles installed by HFX Volume 1

  • HfxGUI60.dll - Hollywood FX 5 (Hollywood FX UI)
  • Easy_FX.exe - Hollywood FX (Easy FX Standalone Editor)
  • HfxClasses60.dll - Hollywood FX Shared Class Library
  • HfxSerial.exe - cdserial
  • InstallHFZ.exe - InstallHFZ

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Easy_FX.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{353A36EE-BC0C-4A78-B93B-5B1D04D047EC}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove HFX Volume 1?

You can uninstall HFX Volume 1 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 HFX Volume 1, 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 HFX Volume 1.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.95%
Windows 10 22.09%
Windows XP 6.98%
Windows Vista 6.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 16.47%
Windows 10 Home 10.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.31%
  Germany 27.27%
  Italy 13.13%
  France 11.11%
  Austria 5.05%
  Netherlands 4.04%
  Switzerland 3.03%
  Belgium 2.02%
  Spain 1.01%
  United Kingdom 1.01%
  Mexico 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.91%
Hewlett-Packard 19.57%
Dell 13.04%
Medion 10.87%
ASUS 4.35%
Samsung 4.35%
Sony 4.35%
American Megatrends 4.35%
Apple 2.17%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.99%
Packard Bell ixtreme M574... 2.99%
Sony VPCS11G7E 1.49%

About Pinnacle Systems

Pinnacle (acquired by American company Avid Technology) is a manufacturer of digital video hardware and software for the broadcast market as well as consumers.
Publisher URL: www.pinnaclesys.com


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