What is MovieColorEnhancer.exe?

The genuine MovieColorEnhancer.exe file is a software component of Samsung Movie Color Enhancer by Samsung.
Samsung Movie Color Enhancer is a multimedia utility for adjusting video quality during playback. MovieColorEnhancer.exe runs the Samsung Movie Color Enhancer program. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems.

Samsung Movie Color Enhancer is a free tool that allows users to configure picture quality according to customizable presets. The program features a minimal interface and is suited for users not looking to tinker around with complex configurations. The program automatically makes adjustments everytime a video is played according to set preferences. Samsung Movie Color Enhancer is available for the Windows platform.

Samsung is a South Korean conglomerate that was established in 1938 as a small trading company by Lee Byung-chul. The company was a key player in South Korea's rapid post-war development that led to a burst in economic growth during the 1960s. It was one of a handful of domestic conglomerates that were protected from competition and assisted financially by President Park Chung Hee to assist the heavy growth in South Korean industrialization. Samsung currently generates over $327 billion in annual revenue and employs over 430,000 people worldwide. It is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

MovieColorEnhancer stands for Samsung Movie Color Enhancer launcher

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 MovieColorEnhancer.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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MovieColorEnhancer.exe file information

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

The process known as MovieColorEnhancer.exe belongs to software Movie Color Enhancer or Samsung Control Center by Samsung Electronics Co. (

Description: MovieColorEnhancer.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file MovieColorEnhancer.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)" (common is C:\Program Files (x86)\Samsung\Easy Settings\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\Samsung\Movie Color Enhancer\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 784,264 bytes (36% of all occurrences), 775,848 bytes and 6 more variants. 
The program is not visible. The MovieColorEnhancer.exe file is not a Windows system file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The file is a Verisign signed file. MovieColorEnhancer.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 61% dangerous, but you should also take into account the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You could safely remove the program using the uninstall program of Easy Settings or Movie Color Enhancer (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MovieColorEnhancer.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the MovieColorEnhancer.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

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

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Best practices for resolving MovieColorEnhancer issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with MovieColorEnhancer. 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 MovieColorEnhancer.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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