SketchUp Pro 2019 Silent Install (How-To Guide)


SketchUp is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of SketchUp 2019 from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install SketchUp Pro 2019 Silently

SketchUp 2019 Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Download the SketchUp Pro 2019.3 (MSI) 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: MsiExec.exe /i SketchUpPro-2019-3.msi /qn
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:SketchUp 2019
Vendor:Trimble, Inc.
Version:19.3.255.136
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i SketchUpPro-2019-3.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x {04F9997D-74E7-BF7E-C936-09B89F76C467} /qn
Download Link:https://help.sketchup.com/en/downloading-older-versions

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.


Additional Configurations

Create an Installation Log File

The MSI 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.

SketchUp 2019.3 (MSI) Silent Install w/ Logging

MsiExec.exe /i SketchUpPro-2019-3.msi /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\SketchUp-Install.log"

How to Uninstall SketchUp Silently

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

SketchUp 2019.3 (MSI) Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {04F9997D-74E7-BF7E-C936-09B89F76C467} /qn

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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