Q: Is there a way to uninstall PDF Studio silently through command line?

A: PDF Studio can be uninstalled programmatically without requiring user input.

On Windows:

  • To uninstall PDF Studio:

[File path to PDF Studio Uninstall.exe] -q

For example:

"C:/program files/PDFStudio12/uninstall" -q
  • To delete setting files:

rmdir /S /Q [Directory of PDF Studio Setting files]

For example:

rmdir /S /Q "C:\Users\tsan\.pdfstudio12"
  • Command line arguments:

/S  Removes all directories and files in the specified directory

/Q Quiet mode, do not ask if ok to remove a directory tree with /S

On Mac OS X:

  • To uninstall PDF Studio:

rm -r [Directory of PDF Studio app]

For example:

 rm -r /Applications/"PDF Studio 12.app"
  • To delete setting files:

rm -r [Directory of PDF Studio Setting files]

For example:

rm -r /Users/qoppasoftware/.pdfstudio12
  • Command line arguments:

-r, -R, –recursive     Remove directories and their contents recursively.

-v, –verbose             Verbose mode; explain at all times what is being done.

-f, –force                   Ignore nonexistant files, and never prompt before removing.

On Linux:

  • To uninstall PDF Studio:

sh [Directory of PDF Studio Uninstall shell script] -q

For example:

sh /home/qoppa/pdfstudio12/uninstall -q
  • To delete setting files:

rm -r [Directory of PDF Studio Setting files]

For example:

rm -r /home/qoppa/.pdfstudio12
  • Command Line Arguments

-r, -R, –recursive     Remove directories and their contents recursively.

-v, –verbose             Verbose mode; explain at all times what is being done.

-f, –force                   Ignore nonexistant files, and never prompt before removing.

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