UiPath Studio

The UiPath Studio Guide

Command Line Parameters

Command Line Arguments Descriptions

It is possible to install or update the entire UiPath suite using the command line, provided you have the UiPath Platform Windows installer (UiPathPlatform.msi). The table below lists all the available parameters you can use, paired with some examples.

For the command line arguments that can be used with Orchestrator, please click here.



Changes to your existing instance of the UiPath Platform cannot be made from the Command Prompt, in silent mode. However, changes to what is installed when performing an update are fully supported.




Helps you install the specified UiPath features silently, without displaying the user interface.


Enables you to add select what features you want to install. It supports the following options:
DesktopFeature - indicates that you want to install Robot and Studio features.
Studio - Installs Studio. It cannot be used without DesktopFeature.
Robot - Installs the Robot in user mode. It cannot be used without DesktopFeature.
RegisterService - Registers the Robot as a Windows service. Can only be used with the Robot and the DesktopFeature arguments.
Packages - Installs the activities packages. It cannot be used without the DesktopFeature and Robot arguments.
StartupLauncher - Runs the Robot at Windows startup. It cannot be used without the DesktopFeatureand Robot arguments.
JavaBridge - Install the UiPath Java Bridge for a better integration and automation in regards to Java applications. Please note that installing the Java Bridge may cause the installation to last longer than usual. It cannot be used without the DesktopFeature and Robot arguments.


Enables you to install Studio and Robot in a custom location.


Licenses your Studio instance.


Automatically connects the Robot to Orchestrator while also installing it.


These examples have been written considering that you are already in the directory in which the UiPathPlatform.msi installer is located. You can do this with the following command, for example: cd D:\UiPathInstaller.

  • Install Studio, a Robot as a Windows service and the activities packages - UiPathPlatform.msi ADDLOCAL=DesktopFeature,Studio,Robot,RegisterService,Packages
  • Install Studio and a Robot in a user mode - UiPathPlatform.msi ADDLOCAL=DesktopFeature,Studio,Robot
  • Silently install the entire Desktop suite - UiPathPlatform.msi ADDLOCAL=DesktopFeature,Studio,Robot,RegisterService,Packages,StartupLauncher,JavaBridge /Q
  • Silently install Studio, the Robot as a Windows service and the activities packages, all in the D:\UiPath folder - UiPathPlatform.msi ADDLOCAL=DesktopFeature,Studio,Robot,RegisterService,Packages APPLICATIONFOLDER=D:\UiPath /Q
  • Silently install the Robot as a Windows service and connect it to Orchestrator -
    UiPathPlatform.msi ADDLOCAL=DesktopFeature,Robot,RegisterService CONNECTIONSTRING=https://platform.uipath.com/api/robotsservice/GetConnectionData?tenantId=1 /Q
  • Silently install and license Studio, a Robot registered as a Windows service and the local activity feed - UiPathPlatform.msi ADDLOCAL=DesktopFeature,Studio,Robot,RegisterService,Packages CODE=1234567890 /Q

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Command Line Parameters

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