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This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/14/2019.

MobaXterm is enhanced terminal for Windows with an X11 server, SSH client, and several other network tools for remote computing (VNC, RDP, telnet, rlogin). MobaXterm brings all the essential Unix commands to Windows desktop, in a single portable exe file which works out of the box.
MobaXterm provides useful features for developers, sysadmins, webmasters and advanced computer users:
• multitab terminal with embedded Unix commands (ls, cd, cat, sed, grep, awk, rsync, wget, ...)
• embedded X11 server for easily exporting your Unix/Linux display
• session manager with several network utilities: SSH, RDP, VNC, Telnet, Rlogin, FTP, SFTP and XDMCP
• passwords management for SSH, RDP, VNC, SFTP (on demand password saving)
• easy graphical file transfer using drag and drop during SSH sessions
• advanced SSH tunnels creation tool (graphical port forwarding builder)
• tasks automation using scripts or macros
You can also use some of the free plugins in order to extend MobaXterm capabilities!

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

C:\> choco install mobaxterm

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

C:\> choco upgrade mobaxterm


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName  = 'mobaxterm'
    $toolsDir     = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url          = ''
    $checkSum     = 'E5895AC836A39B863245B91DADEA0EA6CA4395DA6FE2F7A2E5657C592A718475'
    $checkSumType = 'SHA256'
    $packageArgsZip = @{
      packageName    = $packageName
      unzipLocation  = $toolsDir
      url            = $url
      url64bit       = $url
      checksum       = $checkSum
      checksumType   = $checkSumType
      checksum64     = $checkSum
      checksumType64 = $checkSumType
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgsZip
    $packageArgsMsi = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      fileType      = 'MSI'
      file          = Join-Path $toolsDir 'MobaXterm_installer_12.1.msi'
      file64        = Join-Path $toolsDir 'MobaXterm_installer_12.1.msi'
      silentArgs    = "/qn /norestart /l*v `"$($env:TEMP)\$($packageName).$($env:chocolateyPackageVersion).MsiInstall.log`""
      validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgsMsi

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Mobatek


2008 - 2019 Mobatek


Release Notes

Bugfix: corrected SSH connection failures caused by hardware accelerated encryption

Bugfix: in some specific cases, local terminal output was garbled after a commandline SSH connection and a network error during SSH communication

Bugfix: fixed "ldd" command which was missing some DLLs in its listing

Bugfix: fixed an issue in Windows colors selection dialog resulting in black color being applied in case of dialog failure

Bugfix: fixed an issue with the "cmd" command when it was started from a local terminal

Bugfix: fixed an issue with backslash characters being duplicated in SSH sessions "Execute command" field

Bugfix: fixed an issue with backslash characters being duplicated in SSH sessions "Username" field

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
MobaXTerm 12.0.0 3275 Wednesday, July 31, 2019 approved
MobaXTerm 11.1.0 25426 Sunday, January 20, 2019 approved
MobaXTerm 11.0.0 2531 Monday, December 17, 2018 approved
MobaXTerm 10.9.0 3874 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 approved
MobaXTerm 10.4 12234 Thursday, August 24, 2017 approved
MobaXTerm 10.2 1836 Friday, July 7, 2017 approved
MobaXTerm 9.4 4217 Thursday, November 3, 2016 approved
MobaXTerm 9.3 1308 Saturday, September 24, 2016 approved
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