Appendix C: Command Line Options

Picard can be started from the command line with the following arguments:

picard [-h] [-c CONFIG_FILE] [-d] [-N] [-P] [-v] [-V] [FILE [FILE ...]]

where the options are:

-h, --help

show a help message and exit

-c CONFIG_FILE, --config-file CONFIG_FILE

location of the configuration file to use

-d, --debug

enable debug-level logging

-M, --no-player

disable built-in media player

-N, --no-restore

do not restore window positions or sizes

-P, --no-plugins

do not load any plugins

-v, --version

display the version information and exit

-V, --long-version

display the long version information and exit


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