ArchiCAD silent install methods

by GRAPHISOFT and AttilaNyari · updated: 08.25.2011

ArchiCAD silent install

ArchiCAD installers have the option Installation Package Creation. Choosing this option does not install ArchiCAD itself, but runs a recorded install and creates one exe/app file, which can be run on any other computers without any user input.
For details, please find Getting Started with ArchiCAD xx guide in Help menu, or this Wiki article: InstallPackageCreation

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ArchiCAD silent uninstall

ArchiCAD can be uninstalled silently by adding /silent parameter on PC or -silent parameter on Mac after the uninstaller exe/app file in Command Prompt/Terminal window. For more info, please find Getting Started with ArchiCAD xx guide in Help menu.
Silent uninstall can be performed even without restarting computer after the process by using also /norestart parameter on PC or -norestart parameter on Mac.

ArchiCAD silent Hotfix install

Hotfix executable/application file can be run silently with /silent parameter on PC or -silent parameter on Mac since ArchiCAD version 15.
Hotfixes of ArchiCAD versions before 15 run silently with -W play.auto=YES parameter.
For detailed information, please read SilentHotfixInstall article.