HitFilm Express Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Looking for how to download and install HitFilm Express? HitFilm Express is a professional video editing and visual effects software developed by FXHOME. It offers a range of tools for editing videos, adding visual effects, and creating composites, making it suitable for both beginners and advanced users. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of HitFilm Express from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install HitFilm Express Silently

HitFilm Express Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: HitFilm Express Download
  2. Download the HitFilm Express 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 HitFilmExpress_2021.x_xxx.msi /qn
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:HitFilm Express
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i HitFilmExpress_2021.x_xxx.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x HitFilmExpress_2021.x_xxx.msi UPGRADINGPRODUCTCODE=1 REMOVE=ALL /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa HitFilmExpress_2021.x_xxx.msi /qn
Download Link:HitFilm Express Download
PowerShell Script:HitFilm Express | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:HitFilm Express | 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 a HitFilm Express Installation Log File

The HitFilm Express MSI 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.

HitFilm Express Silent Install with Logging

MsiExec.exe /i HitFilmExpress_2021.x_xxx.msi /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\HitFilmExpress-Install.log"

How to Uninstall HitFilm Express Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

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

HitFilm Express Silent Uninstall (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /x HitFilmExpress_20xx.x_xxx.msi UPGRADINGPRODUCTCODE=1 REMOVE=ALL /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.

Recent Posts