What is FreemakeVC.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the FreemakeVC.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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FreemakeVC.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with FreemakeVC
FreemakeVC.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Freemake Video Converter belongs to software Freemake Video Converter version or Freemake Video Converter by Freemake (

Description: FreemakeVC.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. FreemakeVC.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 3,670,016 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 3,802,624 bytes, 3,883,520 bytes, 3,843,072 bytes or 2,559,808 bytes. 
FreemakeVC.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 18% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with FreemakeVC.exe, you can use the software publisher’s support, update the program or uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramFreemake Video Converter or Freemake Video Converter versão.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as FreemakeVC.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the FreemakeVC.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Hallo, nach langem rumprobieren bin ich dahintergekommen. Wenn ich die nmale exe starte bekomme ich den Hinweis Netframework 4.5 wird benötig. Geht aber auf XP nicht. Die -VC.exe geht auch one diese 4.5 Gru? M.M. P.S: Nur bei der Installation muss man die Addwares löschen.

Summary: Average user rating of FreemakeVC.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving FreemakeVC issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with FreemakeVC. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the FreemakeVC.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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