SMPlayer Silent Install (How-To Guide)


SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows with built-in codecs that can play virtually all video and audio formats. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of SMPlayer from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install SMPlayer Silently

SMPlayer 32-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the SMPlayer 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: smplayer-x.x.x-win32.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:SMPlayer 32-bit
Vendor:Ricardo Villalba
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:smplayer-x.x.x-win32.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\SMPlayer\uninst.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\SMPlayer\uninst.exe" /S
Download Link:https://www.smplayer.info/en/downloads

SMPlayer 64-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the SMPlayer 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: smplayer-x.x.x-x64.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

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

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Software Title:SMPlayer 64-bit
Vendor:Ricardo Villalba
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:smplayer-x.x.x-x64.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\SMPlayer\uninst.exe" /S
Download Link:https://www.smplayer.info/en/downloads

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 SMPlayer to “C:\SMPlayer”

SMPlayer 32-bit (EXE)

smplayer-x.x.x-win32.exe /S /D=C:\SMPlayer

SMPlayer 64-bit (EXE)

smplayer-x.x.x-x64.exe /S /D=C:\SMPlayer

How to Uninstall SMPlayer 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:

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

"%ProgramFiles%\SMPlayer\uninst.exe" /S

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

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\SMPlayer\uninst.exe" /S

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

"%ProgramFiles%\SMPlayer\uninst.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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