Installing and configuring Designer

Pre-requisites

  • Install 32-bit version of Visual C++ 2019 Redistributable (x86). Ensure that the previously mentioned redistributable runtime packages are installed before starting the installation.
  • A user with 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. Uninstall the previous version of AEM Forms Designer, if it is already installed.

  2. Download Designer from Adobe Licensing Website.

    NOTE
    • Adobe Experience Manager 6.5 Forms Service Pack 15 (6.5.15.0) onwards Forms Designer version also includes the Service Pack version. For example, for Service Pack 15 the version number is 6.5.15.20221112.1.0. In this example, 6.5.15 is service pack version.
  3. Launch the Designer installer by double-clicking setup.exe.

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

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

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

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

  8. 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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