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What is bgrnd.exe?

Part of Studio by Avid

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How does bgrnd.exe run?

Process - bgrnd.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. bgrnd.exe is executed by the process ngstudio.exe (Studio by Avid Technology).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the bgrnd.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of bgrnd.exe users, 25.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is bgrnd.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00031% CPU3073.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
104.76 MB RAM486.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     179 /min7.9%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
135 GDI objects90.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\pinnacle\studio 16\programs\bgrnd.exe

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Studio.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: bgrnd.exe
Publisher: Avid (verified)
Name: Studio
Description: BG Renderer
Product version: 16.0
Size: 323.87 KB
Original file name: BGRnd.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Avid Technology
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 4/6/2010
Expiration date: 4/6/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0004879167%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001805441%
User CPU: 0.00030737261860%
Privileged CPU time: 58484.77 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 79 ms
CPU cycle count: 2,008,617,357
CPU cycle count /min: 2,093,123,270
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 404.38 MB
Peak committed memory: 500.17 MB
Paged memory: 104.76 MB
Peak paged memory: 195.38 MB
Paged system memory: 590.68 KB
Non-paged system memory: 86.42 KB
Working set memory: 85.84 MB
Peak working set memory: 176.61 MB
Min working set memory: 58.65 MB
Private memory: 104.76 MB
Page faults: 13,447,398
Page faults /min: 18,130
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 97,947
Read operations /min: 132
Total read transfer: 753.28 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.02 MB
Total write operations: 34,827
Write operations /min: 47
Total write transfer: 385.17 MB
Write transfer /min: 531.76 KB
Total other operations: 69,321
Other operations /min: 93
Total other transfer: 1.98 MB
Other Transfer /min: 2.74 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 135
Peak GDI objects: 139
USER objects: 26
Peak USER objects: 29
Handle count average: 6,883
Thread count average: 21
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
-C:4588 /hide

Image hashes

MD5: e3f229185faeaf0f4968398c1881a326
SHA-1: e8ec3ae01e62ae8690faa1e71c1b70bd7732c502
SHA-256: 28610980ca5661074d338d54724a8cdf860968260dba62ed1a3037b375a16b04

PE image details

File packed: No
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