Aegisub Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Aegisub is a free, cross-platform open source tool for creating and modifying subtitles. Aegisub makes it quick and easy to time subtitles to audio, and features many powerful tools for styling them, including a built-in real-time video preview. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Aegisub from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Aegisub Silently

Aegisub 32-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://aegisub.org/downloads/
  2. Select the Windows 32-bit Installer
  3. Download the Aegisub-x.y.z-32.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: Aegisub-x.y.z-32.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  7. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Aegisub entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Aegisub
Vendor:Aegisub Team
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Aegisub-x.y.z-32.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Aegisub\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Aegisub\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:Aegisub Download
PowerShell Script:Aegisub | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:Aegisub | Custom Detection Script

Aegisub 64-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://aegisub.org/downloads/
  2. Select the Windows 64-bit Installer
  3. Download the Aegisub-x.y.z-64.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: Aegisub-x.y.z-64.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  7. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Aegisub entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Aegisub
Vendor:Aegisub Team
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Aegisub-x.y.z-64.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Aegisub\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:Aegisub Download
PowerShell Script:Aegisub | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:Aegisub | Custom Detection Script

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Create an Aegisub Installation Log File

The Aegisub installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Aegisub 32-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

Aegisub-x.y.z-32.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\Aegisub32-Install.log"

Aegisub 64-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

Aegisub-x.y.z-64.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\Aegisub64-Install.log"

Change the Aegisub Default Installation Directory

You can also change the default installation directory by using the following command line parameters. In this example, I’m installing Aegisub to “C:\Aegisub”

Aegisub-x.y.z-64.exe /DIR="C:\Aegisub" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Disable Automatic Check for New Versions of Aegisub

Aegisub 32-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Auto Updates Disabled

Aegisub-x.y.z-32.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!checkforupdates

Aegisub 64-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Auto Updates Disabled

Aegisub-x.y.z-64.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!checkforupdates

How to Uninstall Aegisub Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Aegisub Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Aegisub Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

Aegisub 32-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Aegisub\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Aegisub 32-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Aegisub\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Aegisub 64-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Aegisub\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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