Krita Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Krita is a free and open-source raster graphics editor designed primarily for digital painting and 2D animation. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Krita from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Krita Silently

Krita 32-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://download.kde.org/stable/krita/4.4.3/krita-x86-4.4.3-setup.exe
  2. Download the krita-x86-x.y.z-setup.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: krita-x86-x.y.z-setup.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Krita 32-bit
Vendor:Krita Foundation
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:krita-x86-x.y.z-setup.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Krita (x86)\uninstall.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Krita (x86)\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://download.kde.org/stable/krita/4.4.3/krita-x86-4.4.3-setup.exe
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/krita-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-krita-powershell/

Krita 64-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://krita.org/en/download/krita-desktop/
  2. Download the krita-x64-x.y.z-setup.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: krita-x64-x.y.z-setup.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Krita 64-bit
Vendor:Krita Foundation
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:krita-x64-x.y.z-setup.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Krita (x64)\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://krita.org/en/download/krita-desktop/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/krita-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-krita-powershell/

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


Additional Configurations

Change the Krita Default Installation Directory

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

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krita-x64-x.y.z-setup.exe /S /D=C:\Krita

How to Uninstall Krita Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Krita Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Krita 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:

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

"%ProgramFiles%\Krita (x86)\uninstall.exe" /S

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

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Krita (x86)\uninstall.exe" /S

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

"%ProgramFiles%\Krita (x64)\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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