Installing Philter Studio

Describes how to install Philter Studio.

Download Philter Studio

Philter Studio can be downloaded from the Mountain Fog website. Sign in to, or create, your Mountain Fog account. Once logged in you can download the Philter Studio setup from your account.

Philter Studio requires:

  • A 64 bit version of Microsoft Windows 7 or Microsoft Windows 10.

  • 10 MB of available disk space.

  • ‚Äč.NET Framework 4.5.2 or newer.

  • A network connection to a running instance of Philter.

Install Philter Studio

Once the Philter Studio setup has been downloaded, double click the setup file to begin the installation. Step through the installation steps until complete.

The Philter Studio setup will create shortcuts to Philter Studio in your Start menu and it will create an association between Microsoft Word document files and Philter Studio allowing you to right-click on a .docx file to use Philter Studio to find and remove sensitive information from the document.

Once Philter Studio has been installed, launch it by clicking on its shortcut in the Start menu. You will now be asked to configure Philter Studio's connection to Philter.

Selecting the install location for Philter Studio.

Updating Philter Studio

To update to a newer version of Philter Studio, first exit Philter Studio if it is running. Next, simply download the new setup file from your Mountain Fog account and install it over your currently installed version of Philter Studio.