Quickstart Guide: Adding Applications and Games To Smartlaunch

To add applications and games to Smartlaunch, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Smartlaunch Server.
  2. Navigate to Settings > Application Management > Applications.
  3. On the right-hand side, click the “Add” button and select “Application”.

  4. A new window will appear. To fill in the required options, go to the shortcut of the game or application and right-click it. Select “Properties” and enter the details in the “Enter application details” section of the new window.

  5. The required options include the application type (e.g., Game), the name of the game or application, and the category (e.g., Games > Games).
  6. In the “Launch Options” section, enter the executable path and working directory for the game or application. These can be found in the properties of the game or application shortcut.

    To get the information we need to input in these fields, e.g. Starcraft, goto Starcraft II shortcut – right-click and hit properties

  7. If there are any arguments that need to be passed to the game or application, enter them in the “Arguments” field. Otherwise, leave it blank.
  8. After entering all the details, click the “Verify Paths” button to check which computers have the game or application installed in the specified folder.
  9. If the paths are valid, click “Save” to add the game or application to Smartlaunch.

From here we enter the details in the “Enter application details

Required Options

Application type: Game

Name: Starcraft II

Category: Games – Games

Launch Options

Executable Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\StarCraft II\StarCraft II.exe

(use shortcut as reference)


(leave blank if no modifications for the game will be used)

Working Directory: C:\Program Files (x86)\StarCraft II\

After this. Click Verify Paths button and the computers that have the program installed in the specified folder will be displayed.