MathType 7 Silent Install (How-To Guide)


MathType is a powerful interactive equation editor that lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations, and for TeX, LaTeX, and MathML documents. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of MathType 7 from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install MathType 7 Silently

MathType 7 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://store.wiris.com/en/products/mathtype/download/
  2. Select the MathType for Windows Download
  3. Download the MathType-win-en-7.x.y.z.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: MathType-win-en-7.x.y.z.exe /S
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:MathType 7
Vendor:WIRIS
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:MathType-win-en-7.x.y.z.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\MathType\Setup.exe" -Q -R
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\MathType\Setup.exe" -Q -R
Download Link:https://store.wiris.com/en/products/mathtype/download/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/mathtype-7-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

MathType 7 Installer Command Line Options

Option:Description:
/STells the installer to run in silent mode.
/p [PRODUCT_KEY]Activate MathType with a product key.
/n [NAME]Associate the product key with a specific user or organization.
/e [EMAIL]Associate the product key with an email address.
/l [LANGUAGE]Associate the product key with a language (‘en’, ‘fr’, ‘de’, ‘jp’).
If not present, en is the default value.
/xDo not receive information about MathType.
In other words, don’t add the email address specified with /e to our mailing list.
/aRegisters the product key for all users, provided it is run as administrator.

Include Product Key, Name of Organization, & Email Associated with Product Key

  • Activate MathType 7 with a product key
  • Associate the product key with a specific user or organization
  • Associate the product key with an email address
  • Register the product key for all users, provided it is run as administrator
MathType-win-en-7.x.y.z.exe /S /p ABCDE-FGHIJ-KLMNO-PQRST-UVWXY /n Organization Name /e admin@company.com /a

How to Uninstall MathType 7 Silently

Check out the MathType 7 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:

MathType 7 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\MathType\Setup.exe" -Q -R

MathType 7 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\MathType\Setup.exe" -Q -R

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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