Let's get Chocolatey!
Chocolatey NuGet is a Machine Package Manager, somewhat like apt-get, but built with Windows in mind.
To install chocolatey now, open an administrative cmd.exe command prompt and paste the text from the box below and press enter (or click ). For administrative PowerShell copy the second box () (Ensure Get-ExecutionPolicy is at least Bypass). If you need to install as a non-administrator or want more advanced options, see Advanced.
C:\> @powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy unrestricted -Command "iex ((new-object net.webclient).DownloadString('https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1'))" && SET PATH=%PATH%;%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\chocolatey\bin
PS:\>iex ((new-object net.webclient).DownloadString('https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1'))
Chocolatey v0.9.9 Released!
The latest version of Chocolatey uses the new choco.exe C# client. There are a few breaking changes you need to be aware of. If you are upgrading from an older version, take a moment to familiarize yourself with the release notes. chocolatey update (cup) to get the latest version of chocolatey – More information?
When you use chocolatey to install applicatons/tools, nearly all you need to do is type one line and let it finish the rest! Learn more. Where did Chocolatey get it's name? What exactly is chocolatey anyway? Learn more on the Wiki!
Watch Chocolatey in action.
Packages Missing? Want to contribute?
You can develop your own packages and share them via the Chocolatey Gallery. Read the documentation for more details on how to create and publish a package.
If you find something wrong with a package or the package is out of date and you would like it updated, please use the contact maintainers link on the package page. For follow up procedures, please see the Package Triage Process.