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Process name: HydraVision Desktop Manager

Product: AMD HydraVision Desktop Manager

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (amd.com)

File: HydraDM.exe

A tool for increased work performance, the HydraVision Desktop Manager increases the standard desktop functions of Windows. It gives you a variety of additional settings and features, such as always-on-top for applications, separate resolution for multiple screens, virtual monitors, the ability to cycle through multiple monitors, and more. The Desktop Manager gives you a fourth dimension of space on your monitor setup to increase your work efficiency. HydraVision is a division of AMD, based in Sunnyvale, California. AMD is the second largest producer of x86 microprocessors in the world and is a world leader in graphical processing unit production.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/hydradm.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of HydraDM.exe: based on 48 votes. Read also the 26 reviews.

  • 3026 users ask for this file. 35 users rated it as not dangerous. 2 users rated it as not so dangerous. 7 users rated it as neutral. 2 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 2 users rated it as dangerous. One user didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about HydraDM.exe:
Allows for multiple monitor usage with Radeon Vid Cards.  See also: Link Beto0707
Allows you to manage multiple virtual desktops
ATI's Hydra Vision allow you to use multiple monitors  See also: Link afu-ra
Great features but constantly crashes Bob
Comes with ATI drivers. Should allow you to use multiple monitors with ATI type video cards. Fonzie
Allows you to run multiple monitors/destops and resulution change on the fly.  See also: Link Joey
illmob links a trojan under the same name
I experienced that it prevents picasa2 from showing up after start... olivierh
Good Multiple Monitor Program if your Vidoe Card is robust Scotty
It's associated with an ATI graphics card Bri$ey
loads multiple monitors - part of ATI hydra vision
from latest ati graphics .. used for multiple monitors .. its ok iniquity
ATI's Hydra Vision allows you to manage multiple virtual desktops, and and individual desktop management settings for applications. Similar to the nview application of nvidia Sorensen
Screen reftreh serously effected after installation. Returned to normal after uninstall. Brian
ATI process for dual screens or triple screens
You can disable it from the Catalyst Control Center (new tab named "Hydravision"). Disabling will close the .EXE files automatically. aki
Hydravision Desktop Manager. Completely safe, if you think otherwise then you are highly uneducated.  See also: Link e
Sets a global mousehook which can cause problems if you are developing an atl activex control. John Price
Makes my mouse lag, along with HydraDM64 Sam
Mouse wasn't responding 100% correctly in Windows 8.1, e.g. when dragging windows around, it behaved as if the mouse button was not pressed all the time. All fine after I disabled this. Not the 1st time I've had problems with AMD software. Paul Roberts
HYDRAVISION™ Multi-monitor Management Software enables you to tailor your desktop to the way you work, so you can manage increased amounts of information and improve your productivity. Your productivity is increased thanks to two aspects HYDRAVISION™: Breadth - increase your desktop work space by using up to two monitors. Depth - create multiple layers of desktop workspace with Multi-Desk. Flexible and easy to use HYDRAVISION™ gives you the power to: Manage independent monitor display features Determine the behavior of pop-up windows and dialog boxes in different applications Switch between desktop with a mouse click or "Hot Key" Vary your settings from one application to the next Customize the features of HYDRAVISION™ to an application.​ Increase your productivity ATI wanted to increase your productivity even more, so we have introduced more cool features in version 3 of HYDRAVISION™: Transparent windows and menus "Always-on-Top" Multi-Desk properties Cycle through desktops view Move To Monitor Internet Explorer extension. HYDRAVISION Basic Edition ATI is introducing a new easy-to-use and intuitive version of HYDRAVISION™. Using a redesigned user interface, HYDRAVISION Basic Edition will provide users with the essential features required to configure and easily use a multiple display setup.  See also: Link Antanas
AMD Drivers 14.1 beta  See also: Link Kenou Zenshou
uses all cpu of my desktop.. make my lag and crap
This popped up after I installed my MicroSoft HD-3000 LifeCam so I could use Skype. It gives me additional options when seeing multiple screens. It doesn't need to run on start-up so just disable it. You can use programs (like Revo Uninstaller or CCleaner to do this or do it via the BIOS). The program will still work when you launch the host program (in my case , the LifeCam)it just won't launch on start-up. The program is not dangerous, but why consume PC resources unnecessarily. Peter
Checked it, Not dangerous
using a lot of memory Alpha

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