Mixxx Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Mixxx is free and open-source software for DJing. It is cross-platform and supports most common music file formats. Mixxx can be controlled with MIDI and HID controllers and timecode vinyl records in addition to computer keyboards and mice. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Mixxx from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Mixxx Silently

Mixxx 32-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the Mixxx 32-bit Installer
  2. Download the file 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:
    • mixxx-2.x.x-win32.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the Mixxx entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Mixxx (32-bit)
Vendor:The Mixxx Development Team
Version:2.x
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:mixxx-2.x.x-win32.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:mixxx-2.x.x-win32.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Repair Command:mixxx-2.x.x-win32.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:https://www.mixxx.org/download/

Mixxx 64-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the Mixxx 64-bit Installer
  2. Download the file 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:
    • mixxx-2.x.x-win64.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  6. Press Enter

After several minutes you should see the Mixxx entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

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Software Title:Mixxx (64-bit)
Vendor:The Mixxx Development Team
Version:2.x
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:mixxx-2.x.x-win64.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:mixxx-2.x.x-win64.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Repair Command:mixxx-2.x.x-win64.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:https://www.mixxx.org/download/

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 an Installation Log File

The Mixxx 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.

Mixxx 32-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

mixxx-2.x.x-win32.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\Mixxx32-Install.log"

Mixxx 64-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

mixxx-2.x.x-win64.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\Mixxx64-Install.log"

How to Uninstall Mixxx Silently

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

Mixxx 32-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE)

mixxx-2.x.x-win32.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart

Mixxx 64-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE)

mixxx-2.x.x-win64.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart

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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