HQ Online Manual

HQ is a free desktop software tool that helps you collect digital pipe inspection content that includes video, audio, pictures, and text to impress your customer with simple to create yet professional looking reports. Use HQ to organize and edit inspection jobs, store customer information, customize and distribute reports in multiple formats, and update equipment software. The software is translated into over 15 languages and localized for use worldwide.

System Requirements

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10.
  • Intel® Core i5 or AMD equivalent or higher. 1.84 GHz  (2.4 GHz or higher recommended)
  • 2 GB system memory (4 GB or higher recommended)
  • DirectX 9/10/11 compatible graphics integrated/dedicated with 256MB or higher (512 MB or higher dedicated graphics card recommended)
  • DirectX 9 or higher compatible sound card
  • 30 GB of disk space
  • 1 USB 2.0 port (USB 3.0 or USB Type-C Optional)
  • Screen resolution of 1024×768 (1280×800 or higher recommended)


  • DVD burner for creating DVD reports
  • Internet connection for emailing reports, uploading reports to YouTube or RIDGID Connect, and software updates

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