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8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,455
United States Rank #13,572
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.26 days
302.80 days >
Average installed length: 159.10 days


11.0.2 68.43%
11.0.1 31.57%

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Macromedia FreeHand MXa

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What is Macromedia FreeHand MXa?  (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 MXa is a program developed by Macromedia. The most used version is 11.0.2, 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 main program executable is freehand mx.exe. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 42.79 MB (44,872,597 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 25% of users of Macromedia FreeHand MXa come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.macromedia.com
Help link: www.macromedia.com/go/freehand_support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Macromedia\FreeHand MXa
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{939740B5-0064-
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 42.79 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Macromedia FreeHand MXa

Program executable:freehand mx.exe
Name:Macromedia FreeHand MX
FreeHand MX
Path:C:\Program Files\macromedia\freehand mxa\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
  • FhResourceCT.dll
  • FhResourceJ.dll
  • FhResourceSC.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
  • emu.dll - MMxpt
  • MMxpt.dll
  • MMxptResources.dll
  • Sd242.dll
  • actlib.dll
  • 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 '{FB0A08E9-38D2-4676-8E24-A5F29054953A}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Macromedia FreeHand MXa?

Quickly and completely remove Macromedia FreeHand MXa from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Macromedia FreeHand MXa 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 Macromedia FreeHand MXa, 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 Macromedia FreeHand MXa.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.70%
Windows 10 23.97%
Windows XP 15.08%
Windows Vista 4.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.97%
Windows 7 Professional 13.16%
Windows 10 Home 5.16%
Windows 8.1 3.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.12%
  Spain 13.51%
  Italy 8.29%
  Turkey 7.23%
  Germany 6.52%
  United Kingdom 3.55%
  Iran 3.08%
  Canada 2.96%
  Chile 2.37%
  Indonesia 2.25%
  Portugal 2.13%
  Israel 1.54%
  South Africa 1.42%
  Japan 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.17%
Dell 18.76%
Acer 13.73%
ASUS 13.04%
Intel 4.12%
Toshiba 4.12%
Lenovo 3.89%
Samsung 2.75%
American Megatrends 2.29%
Sahara 1.37%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.74%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.63%
ASUS All Series 2.11%
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.11%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 2.11%

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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