How do I reset the Silhouette preferences?

If Silhouette gets into a strange state, you can reset all preferences by following the instructions below.


  • Close Silhouette if it is running.
  • From the Windows Start Menu, type regedit.
  • When regedit appears in the list above, click on it.
  • Go to the Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\BorisFX\ and delete the appropriate Silhouette product folder.


  • Close Silhouette if it is running.
  • Make sure you’re in Finder or open a Finder folder.
  • Hold the Option key and click Go from the top menu bar.
  • Click Library
  • Navigate to the /Preferences folder and delete all .plist files with Silhouette in the name.


  • Close Silhouette if it is running.
  • Open a Terminal window.
  • Type: rm ~/.config/BorisFX/Silhouette.conf
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