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Should I remove Macromedia FreeHand MX?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,266
United States Rank #29,375
Reach 0.0107%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 321.06 days
1266.21 days >
Average installed length: 665.30 days


11.0.1 0.95% 0.48%
11 98.57%

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Macromedia FreeHand MX

What is Macromedia FreeHand MX?  (from Macromedia)

Increase productivity and streamline development of Macromedia Flash projects. Plan, layout and design entire projects in single document. Now you can even import more complex Macromedia Flash movies (SWFs) into your FreeHand MX document and integrate them into your designs before exporting back out to SWF with improve...  Read more


Macromedia FreeHand MX is a software program developed by Macromedia. The most common release is 11, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named freehand mx.exe. The setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 43.32 MB (45,428,134 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 21% of users of Macromedia FreeHand MX come from the United States, it is also popular in Indonesia and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.macromedia.com
Help link: www.macromedia.com/go/freehand_support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Macromedia\FreeHand MX
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8B4AE751-7055-
Estimated size: 43.32 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Macromedia FreeHand MX

Program executable:freehand mx.exe
Name:Macromedia FreeHand MX
FreeHand MX
Path:C:\Program Files\macromedia\freehand mx\freehand mx.exe
Additional files:
  • MUI32.dll - Macromedia User Interface Suppport (MUI Support DLL)
  • Fireworks Library.dll - Macromedia Fireworks Importer (Fireworks Importer)
  • Registration.dll - Macromedia Registration (Registration)
  • ThumbnailViewer.dll - ThumbnailViewer Module
  • clipdd.dll - Macromedia FreeHand (OLE Clipboard and Drag-n-Drop Support)
  • FhResource.dll - FreeHand Resources
  • FhResourceH.dll
  • FhResourceJ.dll
  • Math.dll - MathDLL
  • authplay.dll - Shockwave Flash (Macromedia Flash Player 6.0 r23)
  • Macromedia Flash Player 6.exe - Macromedia Flash Player 6.0 r65
  • Player.dll - Flash 5.0 (Flash Player 5.0 d14)
  • FhDbRdr.dll - FreeHand (FreeHand Reader)
  • kpcp32.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK PRECISION Professional Color Processor (Win32) (KODAK PRECISION Color Processor DLL)
  • kpsys32.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KCMS System Interface Library (KCMS System Interface Library, Win32 DLL)
  • sprof32.dll - Kodak Precision Profile API (Kodak ICC Profile API)
  • SHW32.DLL (by MicroQuill Software Publishing) - SmartHeap (Memory Management Library for Win32)
  • FH_FL_Reader_Installer.exe
  • FH_FW_Reader_Installer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FreeHand MX.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D739B52F-D2D6-4347-84F5-9076808F08E1}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FreeHand MX.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Macromedia\FreeHand MX\FreeHand MX.exe'.

How do I remove Macromedia FreeHand MX?

You can uninstall Macromedia FreeHand MX 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 Macromedia FreeHand MX, 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 Macromedia FreeHand MX.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.67%
Windows XP 20.48%
Windows 10 15.24%
Windows Vista 7.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.95%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.51%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.51%
Windows 7 Professional 14.15%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.34%
Windows 10 Home 3.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.89%
  Indonesia 11.11%
  Spain 10.22%
  Germany 7.11%
  Italy 5.78%
  Portugal 4.00%
  Iran 4.00%
  Israel 3.11%
  Turkey 3.11%
  United Kingdom 3.11%
  France 2.22%
  Chile 1.78%
  South Africa 1.78%
  Finland 1.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.95%
Dell 18.85%
ASUS 14.75%
Acer 13.11%
Intel 5.74%
Toshiba 4.92%
American Megatrends 4.92%
Samsung 3.28%
Sony 0.82%
Lenovo 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.83%
Dell Inspiron N5050 1.89%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 1.89%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.89%
Dell Vostro 470 1.89%
Hewlett-Packard 700-070d 1.89%

About Macromedia

Macromedia was a graphics and web development software company that produced such products as Flash and Dreamweaver and was acquired by Adobe Systems in 2005.
Publisher URL: www.adobe.com


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