CIB pdf brewer is shipped in all-in-one EXE file. You can download our latest version in https://pdfbrewer.cib.de/#en
A log is created by default in the %tmp% folder of the user that installs the program. The file name of the default log follows this pattern: Setup Log YYYY-MM-DD #XXX.txt
Alternatively, you can specify your own location and file name for the log using:
From the command line we can enable additional utilities for the installation process. In this section we review useful control parameters accepted by the setup.
To use these advanced features you need a valid license. To provide a license to CIB pdf brewer's setup you must supply two parameters to the setup:
You can supply a CIB pdf brewer configuration file, so it is installed as the globalconfiguration file of CIB pdf brewer.
You can also supply a CIB fairBrieft configuration file, so it is installed as a template file for CIB fairBrieft users.
Language can be automatically selected if we specify the language switch in the arguments of the setup.
Current languages supported: en, de, es, ru.
Silent installation is available only for licensed users:
"Very silent" will perform a full silent installations, no messages nor errors will be reported to the user.
"Silent" will perform a silent installation, with minor user interaction, if needed.
Skip installation of context menu
Context menu can be skipped if you provide your license in the command line (see above details for this requirement). Option available starting version 3.3.0.
Skip installation of CIB doXiview opener
The CIB doXiview opener (Open with) can be skipped if you provide your license in the command line (see above details for this requirement). Option available starting version 3.7.1.
Skip installation of Office Addin
The Office Addin can be skipped if you provide your license in the command line (see above details for this requirement). Option available starting version 3.3.0.
Create custom printers during installation
Starting version 3.3.0 you can create different printers that uses our print driver and give them alternative names. This is a handy option if you desire several printers with different configuration. This option requires a valid license. Example of usage to create two printers during installation:
/PrinterName="Printer 1;Printer 2"
This example calls the CIB pdf brewer setup from the command line and installs it setting a installation log, a configuration file and the default language to English.
Setup.exe /log="pdfbrewerlog.txt" /Configuration=D:\CIBpdf_3.conf /Lang=en
Skip optional downloads
Optional downloads during installation can be skipped. This option requires a license. Option available starting version 3.10.0.