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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 2/19/2015.

ConsoleZ is a Windows console window enhancement.
ConsoleZ features include:
multiple tabs,
text editor-like text selection,
different background types,
alpha and color-key transparency,
configurable font,
different window styles,
splitting Tabs into views (horizontally and vertically),
grouping views (so input sent to one goes to all of them),
Windows Vista aero glass theme, Windows 7 jumplist,
Windows 7 wallpaper positions and slideshow,
Windows 8 wallpapers on dual screen,
zooming with Ctrl-Mouse,
full screen,
and more...

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

C:\> choco install consolez --version

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

C:\> choco upgrade consolez --version


  • tools\ConsoleWow.exe.ignore
  • tools\Console.exe.gui
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $name = 'ConsoleZ'
    $url = ''
    $url64 = ''
    $tools = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $name $url $tools $url64
  • ConsoleZ_48.png

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • cbucher


Copyright 2015


Release Notes

Support high DPI
Create HOMEDRIVE, HOMEPATH and HOMESHARE environment variables when launching shell as different user.
Expand environment strings using environment bloc + HOMEDRIVE/HOMEPATH/HOMESHARE + variables defined in tab.
Switch on/off transparency.
CTRL-C event can be generated by configured hotkey.
Diagnose and get font information.
"Snap to desktop edge" is ignored when Win key is down.
Active auto horizontal scroll in search combobox.
Fix restoring with "Snap to desktop edge".
Fix crash when attaching a console with a screen bigger than ConsoleZ's view.
Docking is ignored when ConsoleZ is full screen.
Fix elevated process detection.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
ConsoleZ 11477 Thursday, May 24, 2018 approved
ConsoleZ 4059 Wednesday, October 4, 2017 approved
ConsoleZ 3604 Tuesday, March 28, 2017 approved
ConsoleZ (Install) 1369 Saturday, February 18, 2017 approved
ConsoleZ (Install) 2309 Sunday, November 20, 2016 approved
ConsoleZ (Install) 1741 Friday, September 23, 2016 approved
ConsoleZ (Install) 1408 Sunday, August 14, 2016 approved
ConsoleZ (Install) 747 Sunday, May 8, 2016 approved
ConsoleZ 1856 Friday, March 11, 2016 approved
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