FormatFactory FormatFactory

How to uninstall FormatFactory from your computer

This info is about FormatFactory for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It is written by Format Factory. Take a look here for more info on Format Factory. Please open if you want to read more on FormatFactory on Format Factory's web page. FormatFactory is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\FreeTime\FormatFactory folder, depending on the user's choice. FormatFactory's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\FreeTime\FormatFactory\uninst.exe. FormatFactory's main file takes about 5.46 MB (5724488 bytes) and is called FormatFactory.exe.

FormatFactory installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 46.15 MB (48391694 bytes) on disk.

  • FFInst.exe (97.82 KB)
  • FormatFactory.exe (5.46 MB)
  • uninst.exe (148.28 KB)
  • mkvmerge.exe (8.01 MB)
  • RMEncoder.exe (203.34 KB)
  • timidity.exe (871.00 KB)
  • ffmpeg.exe (16.07 MB)
  • mac.exe (160.00 KB)
  • mencoder.exe (7.86 MB)
  • mplayer.exe (6.99 MB)
  • MP4Box.exe (162.50 KB)
  • Install.exe (166.85 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to FormatFactory version alone. Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\FreeTime\FormatFactory
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\FormatFactory

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\FreeTime\FormatFactory\BCGCBPRO2300u120.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\FreeTime\FormatFactory\FFInst.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\FreeTime\FormatFactory\FFModules\AviSynthPlugins\colors_rgb.avsi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\FreeTime\FormatFactory\FFModules\AviSynthPlugins\DirectShowSource.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\FreeTime\FormatFactory
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\FormatFactory

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\program files (x86)\freetime\formatfactory\formatfactory.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\program files (x86)\freetime\formatfactory\formatfactory.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\FormatFactory\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\FormatFactory\DisplayName

A way to delete FormatFactory from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

FormatFactory is a program released by the software company Format Factory. Frequently, people decide to erase this application. Sometimes this is easier said than done because deleting this by hand takes some skill related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK approach to erase FormatFactory is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate FormatFactory or simply activate the Search field and type in "FormatFactory". If it is installed on your PC the FormatFactory app will be found very quickly. After you click FormatFactory in the list of programs, the following information regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding FormatFactory, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for FormatFactory

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\FreeTime\FormatFactory\uninst.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall FormatFactory
Uninstall FormatFactory

8. After uninstalling FormatFactory, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong FormatFactory which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing FormatFactory using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall FormatFactory by Format Factory from your PC, nor are we saying that FormatFactory by Format Factory is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall FormatFactory supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-22 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 20:49:07.917