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Program info

Estimated safety rating


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.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\MAGIX\Connect\connect.exe

This program is normally found in C:\Program Files (x86)\MAGIX\Connect\connect.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 900fe7e9f0bd430da0231d3afadd2532.

Is running as a service


This program is NOT a Windows service. This is good.

Accesses the internet


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.

Is a 32 bit executable file


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.

File description


The description extracted from the exe is Connect.

File version

File version extracted from the file


 MAGIX Software GmbH

Maker MAGIX Software GmbH.


 Copyright (C) MAGIX Software GmbH 2006 - 2017

Legal copyright notice Copyright (C) MAGIX Software GmbH 2006 - 2017.

Has valid windows


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.

Potentially dangerous functions


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.

Digitally signed


connect.exe is digitally signed. Today most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in connect.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 MAGIX Software GmbH

Digitally signed by: MAGIX Software GmbH

Issuer name

 Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.