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\UserName\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 on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to clean your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find FormatFactory or simply activate the Search field and type in "FormatFactory". If it is installed on your PC the FormatFactory app will be found automatically. After you select FormatFactory in the list of programs, some information regarding the program is shown to you:

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

  • The software company 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