Sublime Merge Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Sublime Merge is a graphical Git client with a snappy UI, three-way merge tool, side-by-side diffs, syntax highlighting, and more. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Sublime Merge from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Sublime Merge Silently

Sublime Merge Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.sublimemerge.com/download
  2. Download the sublime_merge_build_xxxx_x64_setup.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:
    • sublime_merge_build_xxxx_x64_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Sublime Merge
Vendor:Sublime HQ Pty Ltd
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:sublime_merge_build_xxxx_x64_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Sublime Merge\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.sublimemerge.com/download
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/sublime-merge-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-sublime-merge-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

Create a Sublime Merge Installation Log File

The Sublime Merge installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Sublime Merge Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

sublime_merge_build_xxxx_x64_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\SublimeMerge-Install.log"

Change the Sublime Merge Default Installation Directory

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

sublime_merge_build_xxxx_x64_setup.exe /DIR="C:\Sublime Merge" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

How to Uninstall Sublime Merge Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Sublime Merge Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Sublime Merge Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

Sublime Merge Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\Sublime Merge\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /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.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 17 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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