Retrieving Installation Path


On Windows the installation path of Substance Designer can be found in the Registry by looking at the following key :

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\ SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Cur rentVersion\Uninstall

Under this key will be listed the software installed on the computer with additional information.
Substance Painter and Substance Designer use a unique AppId to identify them :

VersionAppId
Substance Designer 5.x
{25E7D16D-1FBA-49EA-BF36-E2D6B20A9206}
Substance Designer 6.x
{09a302b1-8da8-4f62-b0cb-a208faa210f9}
Substance Designer 2017.x
(or greater)
{e9e3d6d9-3023-41c7-b223-11d8fdd691b9}

Each key contains our Inno Setup configuration and details.

Example :

  • DisplayName =  Allegorithmic Substance Designer 2018.2.0
  • DisplayVersion = 2018.2.0
  • Inno Setup: App Path  =  E:\Software\Painter_2018-2-0