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11.00.0000 81.25%

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HFX Volume 3

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What is HFX Volume 3?  (from Pinnacle Systems)

Spice up your video productions with dynamic video transitions from the Hollywood FX collection of advanced transitions and edit your own with the HFX Creator tool included ($39.00 value). Each Hollywood FX Volume includes 20 themes of 16 transitions each, making a total of 320 unique, professional-level transitions.


HFX Volume 3 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 242.16 KB (247,969 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 40% of users of HFX Volume 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pinnaclesys.com/upgrade_config/woir-effects11.htm
Installation folder: C:\users\user\documents\Pinnacle\Content\HollywoodFX\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{659AC38D-6F03-47E9-A920-B54B45B15AB5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 242.16 KB

Program filesFiles installed by HFX Volume 3

  • 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 3?

Quickly and completely remove HFX Volume 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HFX Volume 3 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 HFX Volume 3, 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 HFX Volume 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 6%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.75%
Windows 10 18.75%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Windows XP 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.83%
Windows 7 Professional 18.75%
Windows 10 Home 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.35%
  Germany 36.84%
  Netherlands 5.26%
  France 3.51%
  Austria 3.51%
  Italy 3.51%
  South Africa 1.75%
  Switzerland 1.75%
  DK 1.75%
  United Kingdom 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
Acer 17.86%
Medion 17.86%
Dell 10.71%
ASUS 10.71%
Intel 3.57%
American Megatrends 3.57%
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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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