Flameshot Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Flameshot is a powerful yet simple to use screenshot software. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Flameshot from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install Flameshot Silently

Flameshot Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://github.com/flameshot-org/flameshot/releases/latest
  2. Download the Flameshot-x.y.z-win64.msi to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: MsiExec.exe /i Flameshot-x.y.z-win64.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the Flameshot Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Flameshot
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i Flameshot-x.y.z-win64.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x Flameshot-x.y.z-win64.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa Flameshot-x.y.z-win64.msi /qn
Download Link:https://github.com/flameshot-org/flameshot/releases/latest
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/flameshot-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-flameshot-powershell/

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 a Flameshot Installation Log File

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

Flameshot Silent Install with Logging (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /i Flameshot-x.y.z-win64.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\Flameshot-Install.log"

Change the Flameshot Default Installation Directory

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

MsiExec.exe /i Flameshot-x.y.z-win64.msi ALLUSERS=1 INSTALL_ROOT="C:\Flameshot" /qn

How to Uninstall Flameshot Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Flameshot Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Flameshot 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:
VersionFlameshot Silent Uninstall String
12.1.0MsiExec.exe /x {EBC7D3FB-4ED6-4EF4-ADD0-5695E6716C8B} /qn
12.0.0MsiExec.exe /x {B9CE7E83-3919-4AF0-9218-A1C7B13171F5} /qn
11.0.0MsiExec.exe /x {63BEDB58-4BF1-478B-9AF4-CAF53C3EEB33} /qn
0.10.2MsiExec.exe /x {FE3E4507-75F6-483F-99A4-CAF24681E35C} /qn
0.10.1MsiExec.exe /x {9E8A9789-FB41-45C4-A415-43C1F572ACE3} /qn

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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