Kinovea Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Kinovea is a video annotation tool designed for sport analysis. It features utilities to capture, slow down, compare, annotate and measure motion in videos. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Kinovea from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Kinovea Silently

Kinovea 32-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.kinovea.org/download.html
  2. Download & Copy the Kinovea-x.y.z-win32.exe 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: Kinovea-x.y.z-win32.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Kinovea
Vendor:Joan Charmant
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Kinovea-x.y.z-win32.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Kinovea\Uninstall.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Kinovea\Uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://www.kinovea.org/download.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/kinovea-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

Kinovea 64-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.kinovea.org/download.html
  2. Download & Copy the Kinovea-x.y.z-x64.exe 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: Kinovea-x.y.z-x64.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Kinovea
Vendor:Joan Charmant
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Kinovea-x.y.z-x64.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Kinovea\Uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://www.kinovea.org/download.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/kinovea-install-and-uninstall-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

Change the Kinovea Default Installation Directory

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

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32-bit (EXE)

Kinovea-x.y.z-win32.exe /S /D=C:\Kinovea

64-bit (EXE)

Kinovea-x.y.z-x64.exe /S /D=C:\Kinovea

How to Uninstall Kinovea Silently

Check out the Kinovea Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

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

"%ProgramFiles%\Kinovea\Uninstall.exe" /S

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

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Kinovea\Uninstall.exe" /S

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

"%ProgramFiles%\Kinovea\Uninstall.exe" /S

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.

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