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It has modules for everything:

Full-featured web-browser with support for all major web-standards.
Advanced multiprotocol modular IM client currently supporting XMPP (Jabber), IRC, WLM/MSN, MRIM and quite a few other protocols and with a bunch of features from metacontacts and Off-The-Record support to audio calls.
Collection-oriented media player with a lot of features from gapless playback and transcoding for removable devices to social features like recommended artists and nearby events.
Efficient and fast BitTorrent client with full support for the BitTorrent protocol and all its widespread extensions and magnet links.
Modular document viewer supporting PDF, DjVu, PostScript, MOBI and other formats.
RSS feed reader supporting common feed formats with extensions like MediaRSS or GeoRSS as well as with extensive support for Broadcatching and podcasts and their automatic retrieval.
User-space package manager with its own repository of plugins, themes, icons and much more.
A bunch of Desktop Environment-enabling modules from window manager controller to power manager, taskbar, tray and a customizable panel.
The "Summary" tab that displays all your downloads, updates and statuses (like new articles in news feeds).

LeechCraft is a modular system, and by installing different modules you can customize the feature set, keeping off the things you don't need and getting a decent IM client, media player or a feed reader, for example.

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

C:\> choco install leechcraft

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

C:\> choco upgrade leechcraft


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    #NOTE: Please remove any commented lines to tidy up prior to releasing the package, including this one
    $packageName = 'Leechcraft' # arbitrary name for the package, used in messages
    $installerType = 'EXE' #only one of these: exe, msi, msu
    $url = '' # download url
    $url64 = '' # 64bit URL here or remove - if installer decides, then use $url
    $silentArgs = '/s' # "/s /S /q /Q /quiet /silent /SILENT /VERYSILENT" # try any of these to get the silent installer #msi is always /quiet
    $validExitCodes = @(0) #please insert other valid exit codes here, exit codes for ms
    # main helpers - these have error handling tucked into them already
    # installer, will assert administrative rights
    # if removing $url64, please remove from here
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
    # download and unpack a zip file
    # if removing $url64, please remove from here
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$url" "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)" "$url64"
    #try { #error handling is only necessary if you need to do anything in addition to/instead of the main helpers
      # other helpers - using any of these means you want to uncomment the error handling up top and at bottom.
      # downloader that the main helpers use to download items
      # if removing $url64, please remove from here
      #Get-ChocolateyWebFile "$packageName" 'DOWNLOAD_TO_FILE_FULL_PATH' "$url" "$url64"
      # installer, will assert administrative rights - used by Install-ChocolateyPackage
      #Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" '_FULLFILEPATH_' -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
      # unzips a file to the specified location - auto overwrites existing content
      #Get-ChocolateyUnzip "" "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
      # Runs processes asserting UAC, will assert administrative rights - used by Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage
      #Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin 'STATEMENTS_TO_RUN' 'Optional_Application_If_Not_PowerShell' -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
      # add specific folders to the path - any executables found in the chocolatey package folder will already be on the path. This is used in addition to that or for cases when a native installer doesn't add things to the path.
      #Install-ChocolateyPath 'LOCATION_TO_ADD_TO_PATH' 'User_OR_Machine' # Machine will assert administrative rights
      # add specific files as shortcuts to the desktop
      #$target = Join-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition "$($packageName).exe"
      #Install-ChocolateyDesktopLink $target
      #------- ADDITIONAL SETUP -------#
      # make sure to uncomment the error handling if you have additional setup to do
      # outputs the bitness of the OS (either "32" or "64")
      #$osBitness = Get-ProcessorBits
      # the following is all part of error handling
      #Write-ChocolateySuccess "$packageName"
    #} catch {
      #Write-ChocolateyFailure "$packageName" "$($_.Exception.Message)"

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Software Author(s)

  • Leechcraft


Leechcraft team


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