Installing and configuring Designer

Pre-requisites

AEM Forms Designer installer requires the 32-bit version of Visual C++ redistributable runtime package 2012 and Visual C++ redistributable runtime package 2013. Ensure that the previously mentioned redistributable runtime packages are installed before starting the installation.

You require administrator rights to install or uninstall Designer.

Install Designer

Designer is available as a stand-alone installer and is also bundled with WorkBench. If you are using a stand-alone installer for Designer, perform the following steps:

  1. Download Designer from Adobe Licensing Website.

    NOTE

    If you have a previous version of Designer installed, uninstall the previous version before proceeding.

  2. Launch the Designer installer by double-clicking setup.exe.

  3. Proceed and provide your details and the serial number on the Personalization screen.

  4. If you accept the license agreement, click Next to proceed.

  5. (Optional) change the default installation path, if you want to install Designer at a location of your choice. Click Next.

  6. Click Back to change any preferences. To install Designer, click Install.

  7. Click Finish when the installation completes.

Alternatively, you can install the Designer through command line using passive or silent mode.

  • Passive command-line install: The installer displays a progress bar that indicates that the installation is in progress but no prompts or error messages are displayed. Once launched, you cannot cancel the installation.
msiexec /i "<absolute path>\Designer.msi" /passive SERIALNUMBER=****-****-****-****-****-****
  • Silent command-line install: The installer runs the installation without displaying a user interface. No prompts, messages, or dialog boxes are displayed. Once launched, you cannot cancel the installation.
msiexec /i "<absolute path>\Designer.msi" /quiet SERIALNUMBER=****-****-****-****-****-****

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