Installing Right Click Tools Community Edition

Right Click Tools Basic System Requirements

  • Windows Operating System
  • 4.7 or higher
  • Functional ConfigMgr Console

How to get Right Click Tools Community

Right Click Tools Community is available from the Recast website at Click the banner at the top that says "Download the Free Version of Right Click Tools."

Right Click Tools Prerequisites

Recast Client Pre-Reqs - The Extras - Recast Software


If you are installing Right Click Tools for the first time, you will have access to a 14-day trial of the Enterprise tools. Please check out our website for more information about the difference between the Community and Enterprise versions of Right Click Tools. What's the Difference Between Community and Enterprise

After your download has completed, close all open ConfigMgr consoles. Then double click on the installer .msi to install. The installer will open and you should click "Next" to continue.

Right Click Tools Community Installation

In the screen that follows select the Recast RCT Community version.

You can optionally select add RCT Builder to all console nodes and skip in console permissions checks. This will add RCT Builder to all the nodes in the ConfigMgr console. However, after your Enterprise trial ends, you will not be able to use RCT builder. Similarly if you select to Skip in console permissions checks all tools will appear as if they are available. However, after your Enterprise trial ends you will only be able to run the tools that are available to the community.

The next screen will remind you that you will have access to a 14-day trial of the Enterprise Version of the software.

The install will continue, and when it is finished, this screen will appear.

Right Click Tools Complete

Silent install with Recast Management Server

Add the parameter RCTENTERPRISESERVER=https://FQDN:Port to your install string so your agent can connect to the Recast Management server. Substitute the FQDN for your RMS server followed by the port number. The default port used by RMS is 444. 


msiexec.exe /i "Right Click Tools.msi" /qn RCTENTERPRISESERVER=""

Silent install without Recast Management Server

If you do not have a Recast Management Server, you will need to use the parameter LICENSEPATH= to specify the license file to use for your Agent installation. In version 4.2.2004 this needs to be specified for all silent installations. You can download your license file from or copy it from "C:\ProgramData\Recast Software\Licenses if you already have Right Click Tools installed on a device. 

The license path can be a relative or full path.


msiexec.exe /i "Right Click Tools.msi" /qn LICENSEPATH=".\License\my.license"