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Silently Install CutePDF Writer and Ghostscript

I was quite recently looking to find a way to install CutePDF Writer silently (like most corporate setups) as to keep user interaction to a minimum. Getting CutePDF Writer fully installed consists of intsalling both the writer itself, as well as the GPL Ghostscript. Here’s the fix:


  1. Download the Ghostscript converter.
  2. Rename converter.exe to
  3. Extract the contents of the zip file.
  4. Run converter\Setup.exe.

CutePDF Writer

  1. Download the CutePDF Writer installer.
  2. Run CuteWriter.exe /verysilent. Using the /silent switch also works, but shows the status of the unattended installation.

Pretty simple. I opted to combine the two into a batch file:

cutewriter.exe /verysilent
rd "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\CutePDF" /S /Q