Deploying with a Software Distribution System

To deploy Citavi 4 with a software distribution system, you should use the MSI package which you can download from our website. You can include administrative settings you define, and a license key file if necessary.

You have two options:

hmtoggle_plus1 Deploying with Command Line Tools

Command or parameter


Install for the first time or update

msiexec /i Citavi4Setup.msi /q /log "C:\Log.txt"


​msiexec /i Citavi4Setup.msi /q REINSTALLMODE=vomus REINSTALL=ALL


msiexec /x {CC0A85B2-734A-45B3-B678-05F6A6499AC7} /q /log "C:\Log.txt"

If you have any problems with the installation, please send the log file with the error message you received to

hmtoggle_plus1 Configuring with the MSI Assistant

To include settings and a license key file in your deployment, use the Citavi MSI Assistant to add them to the MSI: