MyPaint Silent Install (How-To Guide)


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

How to Install MyPaint Silently

MyPaint 32-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://github.com/mypaint/mypaint/releases
  2. Select the 32-bit version of your choice
  3. Download the mypaint-w32-x.y.z-installer.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: mypaint-w32-x.y.z-installer.exe /S
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:MyPaint (32-bit)
Vendor:MyPaint Development Team
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:mypaint-w32-x.y.z-installer.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit OS)"%ProgramFiles%\mypaint-w32\uninstall.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit OS)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\mypaint-w32\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://github.com/mypaint/mypaint/releases

MyPaint 64-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://github.com/mypaint/mypaint/releases
  2. Select the 64-bit version of your choice
  3. Download the mypaint-w64-x.y.z-installer.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: mypaint-w64-x.y.z-installer.exe /S
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:MyPaint (64-bit)
Vendor:MyPaint Development Team
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:mypaint-w64-x.y.z-installer.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\mypaint-w64\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://github.com/mypaint/mypaint/releases

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 Default Installation Directory

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

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MyPaint 32-bit (EXE)

mypaint-w32-x.y.z-installer.exe /S /D=C:\MyPaint

MyPaint 64-bit (EXE)

mypaint-w64-x.y.z-installer.exe /S /D=C:\MyPaint

How to Uninstall MyPaint 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:

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

"%ProgramFiles%\mypaint-w32\uninstall.exe" /S

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

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\mypaint-w32\uninstall.exe" /S

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

"%ProgramFiles%\mypaint-w64\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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