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pdfFactory Pro Workstation (Install)


This package skips automatic verification:

This is a Windows client OS only install. It doesn't install on Server OS.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/8/2019.

Easy, reliable PDF creation from all applications.

You can pass the following parameters:

  • UI language: /lang:[LANGUAGE]
  • License code: /license:[YOUR LICENSE CODE]
  • Name of the license holder - this is ignored if no license code has been specified: /name:"[YOUR NAME]"
  • Printer margins in 1/100th of an inch: /margins:"[TOP] [RIGHT] [BOTTOM] [LEFT]"

Available languages are:

  • Chinese (Simplified): zh-CN
  • Chinese (Traditional): zh-TW
  • Czech: cs
  • Danish: da
  • Dutch: nl
  • English: en
  • French: fr
  • German: de
  • Italian: it
  • Japanese: ja
  • Polish: pl
  • Portuguese: pt
  • Russian: ru
  • Slovak: sk
  • Spanish: es
  • Swedish: sv


-params '"/lang:en /license:ABCDE-12345-FGHIJ /name:""John Doe"" /margins:""0 0 0 0"""'

NOTE: This package installs a printer driver. If you have UAC prompts enabled, you will need to confirm the driver installation.

NOTE: This is an automatically updated package. If you find it is out of date by more than a week, please contact the maintainer(s) and let them know the package is no longer updating correctly.

To install pdfFactory Pro Workstation (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install pdffactorypro-workstation

To upgrade pdfFactory Pro Workstation (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade pdffactorypro-workstation


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $packageArgs = @{
        packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
        unzipLocation = $toolsDir
        fileType      = 'EXE'
        url           = ''
        checksum      = '4815f09ecc5005d1de92e279d956b8a850fd5cf5409aecdec630d843c0c1dfc2'
        checksumType  = 'SHA256'
        silentArgs = '/quiet /reboot=0'
        validExitCodes= @(0)
    Write-debug "OS Name: $($env:OS_NAME)"
    if ($env:OS_NAME -like "*Server*") {
        throw "Cannot be installed on a Server operating system ($($env:OS_NAME))."
    # create temp directory
    do {
        $tempDir = Join-Path -Path $env:TEMP -ChildPath ([System.Guid]::NewGuid().ToString())
    } while (Test-Path $tempDir)
    New-Item -ItemType Directory -Path $tempDir | Out-Null
    # Get installer and unzip it
    $packageArgs.file = Join-Path $tempDir "$($packageName)Install.exe"
    Get-ChocolateyWebFile @packageArgs
    Get-ChocolateyUnzip -FileFullPath $packageArgs.file -Destination $tempDir
    # recurse through the args
    $arguments = Get-PackageParameters -Parameter $env:ChocolateyPackageParameters
    $packageArgs.file = Join-Path -Path $tempDir -ChildPath 'setup.exe'
    $paramLang = $paramName = $paramLicenseCode = $paramMargins = "<NOT SPECIFIED>"
    $languageMap = @{ 
        "zh-CN" = "0804"
        "zh-TW" = "0404"
        "cs"    = "0405"
        "da"    = "0406"
        "nl"    = "0413"
        "en"    = "0409"
        "fr"    = "040c"
        "de"    = "0407"
        "it"    = "0410"
        "ja"    = "0411"
        "pl"    = "0415"
        "pt"    = "0416"
        "ru"    = "0419"
        "sk"    = "041b"
        "es"    = "0c0a"
        "sv"    = "041d"
    $iniFile = Join-Path -Path $tempDir -ChildPath "fpp6.ini"
    if($arguments.ContainsKey("lang")) {
        $paramLang = $arguments["lang"]
        if(!$languageMap.ContainsKey($paramLang)) {
            throw "Unknown language '$paramLang' specified. The following languages are available:`n" + $languageMap.Keys -join "`n"
        $packageArgs.silentArgs += " /lang=" + $languageMap[$paramLang]
    if($arguments.ContainsKey("license")) {
        $paramLicenseCode = $arguments["license"]
        if($arguments.ContainsKey("name")) {
            $paramName = $arguments["name"]
        else {
            $paramName = ''
    "@ | Out-File $iniFile
    if($arguments.ContainsKey("margins")) {
        if ($arguments["margins"] -match "\d \d \d \d") {
            $result = $arguments["margins"] | Select-String "\d \d \d \d"
            $paramMargins = $result.matches.value -split(" ") | ForEach-Object { [int]$_ }
            "[Registry]" | Out-File -Filepath $iniFile -Append
            "HKCU\Software\FinePrint Software\pdfFactory5\FinePrinters\pdfFactory Pro\PrinterDriverData\MarginLeft=$($paramMargins[3])" | Out-File -Filepath $iniFile -Append
            "HKCU\Software\FinePrint Software\pdfFactory5\FinePrinters\pdfFactory Pro\PrinterDriverData\MarginTop=$($paramMargins[0])" | Out-File -Filepath $iniFile -Append
            "HKCU\Software\FinePrint Software\pdfFactory5\FinePrinters\pdfFactory Pro\PrinterDriverData\MarginRight=$($paramMargins[1])" | Out-File -Filepath $iniFile -Append
            "HKCU\Software\FinePrint Software\pdfFactory5\FinePrinters\pdfFactory Pro\PrinterDriverData\MarginBottom=$($paramMargins[2])" | Out-File -Filepath $iniFile -Append
       else {
           throw "Incorrect number of margin values specified. Please specify four numbers, separated by spaces, e.g. /margins:`"0 0 0 0`". You specified: '$marginsParameter'"
    Write-Debug "Parameters:`n`tLanguage: $paramLang`n`tLicense:  $paramLicenseCode`n`tName:`t  $paramName`n`tMargins:  $paramMargins"
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs
    Remove-Item -Path $tempDir -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageArgs = @{
        packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
        softwareName   = 'pdfFactory Pro'
        fileType       = 'EXE'
        silentArgs     = '/uninstall /quiet /reboot=0'
        validExitCodes = @(1)
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey @packageArgs
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
        $key | ForEach-Object { 
            # some uninstall strings include parameters - remove them as we will use our own
            $packageArgs.file = "$($_.UninstallString)" -replace '/.*$', ''
            if ($packageArgs.fileType -eq 'MSI') {
                $packageArgs.silentArgs = "$($_.PSChildName) $($packageArgs.silentArgs)"
                $packageArgs.file = ''
            Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
        Write-Warning "$env:ChocolateyPackageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
        Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
        Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
        Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
        $key | ForEach-Object {
            Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Fineprint Software


Copyright FinePrint Software 2017


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
pdfFactory Pro Workstation (Install) 7.01 26 Friday, July 26, 2019 approved
pdfFactory Pro Workstation (Install) 7.00 32 Monday, July 15, 2019 approved
pdfFactory Pro Workstation (Install) 6.37 47 Thursday, March 28, 2019 approved
pdfFactory Pro Workstation (Install) 6.36 67 Tuesday, December 18, 2018 approved
pdfFactory Pro Workstation (Install) 6.35 48 Saturday, December 8, 2018 approved
pdfFactory Pro Workstation (Install) 6.34 62 Friday, November 2, 2018 approved
pdfFactory Pro Workstation (Install) 6.33 71 Monday, September 24, 2018 approved
pdfFactory Pro Workstation (Install) 68 Monday, September 17, 2018 approved
pdfFactory Pro Workstation (Install) 6.32 68 Friday, August 24, 2018 approved
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