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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 8/2/2019.

3Proxy tiny free proxy server is really tiny cross-platform (Win32/Win64/Unix) freeware proxy servers set. It includes HTTP proxy with HTTPS and FTP support, SOCKSv4/SOCKSv4.5/SOCKSv5 proxy (socks/socks.exe), POP3 proxy, SMTP proxy, AIM/ICQ proxy (icqpr/icqpr.exe), MSN messenger / Live messenger proxy (msnpr/msnpr.exe), FTP proxy, caching DNS proxy, TCP and UDP portmappers.
You can use every proxy as a standalone program (socks, proxy, tcppm, udppm, pop3p) or use combined program (3proxy). Combined proxy additionally supports features like access control, bandwidth limiting, limiting daily/weekly/monthly traffic amount, proxy chaining, log rotation, syslog and ODBC logging, etc.

It's created to be small, simple and yet very functional.

It may be compiled with Visual C or gcc. Native Win32/Win64 versions included in archive and supports installation as a service. Currently 3proxy is tested to work under Windows since 98 (Windows before Vista reqires lite version) and up to latest version both i386 and x64, FreeBSD/i386/x64, NetBSD/i386/x64, OpenBSD/i386/x64, Linux/i386/x64/PPC/Alpha/arm, Mac OS X, Solaris/i386/x64.

See Release Notes and Changes on download page for a full list of features list.

3proxy is absolutely free (FreeWare) and open source. It can be used under terms of GNU/GPL. Starting from 0.6 version BSD-style license is used and any compatible license (Apache license, GPL, LGPL) may be used instead.

To install 3proxy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install 3proxy

To upgrade 3proxy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade 3proxy


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    # According to
    # [System.Environment]::OSVersion.Version
    # - does not show [Windows 10 release](
    # - does not differentiate between Windows 8.1 (6.3.9600) and Windows 8 (6.2.9200)
    # - [deprecated](
    # [Environment]::OSVersion is same as previous
    # Get-WmiObject Win32_OperatingSystem
    # - does not show [Windows 10 release](
    # - [deprecated](
    # Get-CimInstance Win32_OperatingSystem
    # - does not show [Windows 10 release](
    # Get-ComputerInfo is PowerShell 5+
    $url = ''
    $urlVista2003 = ''
    $checksum = '379ff8fc57083d2bd3ec121edc2358c03dfc77c9fbdbc4fcacd6bb8aa5056272'
    $checksumVista2003 = '0271ba50227c76a37fa6062ed79b05e7c7f6fe637cc34a93f8a8ab1061a5b89e'
    function getFile{
        $windowsVersion = Get-ItemProperty "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion"
    	if ([double]$windowsVersion.CurrentVersion -ge 5.2) {
    		return @{url = $url
    		checksum = $checksum}
    	} else {
    		return @{url = $urlVista2003
    		checksum = $checksumVista2003}
    $file = getFile
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName            = "$env:chocolateyPackageName"
      url                    = $file.url
      url64bit               = ''
      UnzipLocation          = "$(Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
      checksum               = $file.checksum
      checksum64             = 'd9b5ff1f39b6377cbd6bee0baa699dc0378dfde228f7240fc62ddc51795a7c94'
      checksumType           = 'sha256'
      checksumType64         = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • 3APA3A
  • Vladimir Dubrovin


Copyright (c) 2000-2018 by 3APA3A, Vladimir Dubrovin


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
3proxy 259 Thursday, May 17, 2018 approved
3proxy 0.8.12 156 Friday, April 20, 2018 approved
3proxy 0.8.11 217 Saturday, January 27, 2018 approved

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