connect.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if connect.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your PC against viruses and malware.
This program is normally found in C:\Program Files (x86)\MAGIX\Connect\connect.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 900fe7e9f0bd430da0231d3afadd2532.
This program is NOT a Windows service. This is good.
This application uses the net to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.
This app runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the entire set of features of nowadays' PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the exe is Connect.
File version extracted from the file 126.96.36.199.
Maker MAGIX Software GmbH.
Legal copyright notice Copyright (C) MAGIX Software GmbH 2006 - 2017.
connect.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't operate in a kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to you.
Some unusual functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
connect.exe is digitally signed. Today most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in connect.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: MAGIX Software GmbH
Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.