PicPick Silent Install (How-To Guide)


PicPick is a full-featured screen capture tool, intuitive image editor, color picker, color palette, pixel-ruler, protractor, crosshair, whiteboard and more. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of PicPick from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install PicPick Silently

PicPick Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://picpick.app/en/download/
  2. Download the picpick_inst.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: picpick_inst.exe /S
  6. Press Enter
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After a few moments you should see the PicPick Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:PicPick
Vendor:NGWIN
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch (Step 1)picpick_inst.exe /S
Silent Install Switch (Step 2)TASKKILL /F /IM "picpick.exe"
Silent Uninstall Switch:See Uninstall Section Below
Download Link:https://picpick.app/en/download/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/picpick-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

Change the PicPick Default Installation Directory

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

picpick_inst.exe /S /D=C:\PicPick
TASKKILL /F /IM "picpick.exe"

How to Uninstall PicPick Silently

Check out the PicPick 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 sets of commands:

PicPick Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

DEL "%PUBLIC%\Desktop\PicPick.lnk"
DEL "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PicPick.lnk"
RMDIR /Q /S "%ProgramFiles%\PicPick"
RMDIR /Q /S "%ProgramData%\PicPick"
RMDIR /Q /S "%AppData%\picpick"
REG DELETE "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PicPick" /f

PicPick Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

DEL "%PUBLIC%\Desktop\PicPick.lnk"
DEL "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PicPick.lnk"
RMDIR /Q /S "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\PicPick"
RMDIR /Q /S "%ProgramData%\PicPick"
RMDIR /Q /S "%AppData%\picpick"
REG DELETE "HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PicPick" /f

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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