KolourPaint Silent Install (How-To Guide)


KolourPaint is a free and open-source raster graphics editor by KDE. It is similar to Microsoft Paint before the version shipped with Windows 7, but has some additional features such as support for transparency, color balance and image rotation. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of KolourPaint from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install KolourPaint Silently

KolourPaint Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download & Copy the kolourpaint-x.y.z-xxx-windows-xxx.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: kolourpaint-x.y.z-xxx-windows-msvc2019_64-cl.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:KolourPaint
Vendor:KDE e.V.
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:kolourpaint-x.y.z-xxx-windows-xxx.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Kolourpaint\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://binary-factory.kde.org/view/Windows%2064-bit/job/Kolourpaint_Nightly_win64/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/kolourpaint-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.


How to Uninstall KolourPaint Silently

Check out the KolourPaint 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 the following command:

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KolourPaint Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\Kolourpaint\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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