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Nuget Package Explorer

This is not the latest version of Nuget Package Explorer available.

3.15 | Updated: 4/24/2016



Downloads of v 3.15:


Software Author(s):

  • Luan Nguyen

Nuget Package Explorer 3.15

This is not the latest version of Nuget Package Explorer available.

All Checks are Passing

2 Passing Test

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


To install Nuget Package Explorer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Nuget Package Explorer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Nuget Package Explorer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade nugetpackageexplorer -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade nugetpackageexplorer -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure nugetpackageexplorer installed
    name: nugetpackageexplorer
    state: present
    version: 3.15
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...

chocolatey_package 'nugetpackageexplorer' do
  action    :install
  version  '3.15'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: nugetpackageexplorer,
    Version: 3.15,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller nugetpackageexplorer
   Name     = 'nugetpackageexplorer'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '3.15'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'nugetpackageexplorer':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '3.15',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install nugetpackageexplorer version="3.15" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 4/24/2016.


NuGet Package Explorer is an application which allows creating and exploring NuGet packages easily.
After installing it, you can double click on a .nupkg file to view the package content.
You can also load packages directly from the official NuGet feed.


    $drop = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $exe = "$drop\NugetPackageExplorer.exe"
    Install-ChocolateyDesktopLink $exe
    $allTypes = (cmd /c assoc)
    $testType = $allTypes | ? { $_.StartsWith('.nupkg') }
    if($testType -ne $null) {
    else {
        Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin "cmd /c assoc .nupkg=$fileType"
    Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin "cmd /c ftype $fileType=`"$exe`" %1"
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md5: E7AD920A15DB8E01FC527411F7E7A753 | sha1: 62E5394DDEB1F8C6A329531F6FC089A7C6BBE912 | sha256: 533292846A70ABA5BB4FD67A2807C211CC265091A003BE6B8466987CC4F1F56B | sha512: 175ACF3CD22C3B53D0B22DA922A2B5A2C36B6182268B76B6233F1B850C3F073A768AEA987D95C0EA0E0306FE073DB1CA989AA52CF39CA05D06586090E995642F
md5: 87A2200244B2819E9A8842ECC251EDEC | sha1: 35A22187107E0D5FB06877969B999AE2D5F5C623 | sha256: 785601E89F1415EAEFDB524D98365C53686DE186A33213943E3BD65B0728456A | sha512: A8E5132F251276BDFB7475880BB482C7F937460396CD108EB452C10956AE88D386C59A64AA50D90485B5268214DE08513FDB69D1F1FA1EBCE08DA8517A8A7017
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md5: 476D118570C91BA878DCA02F80154680 | sha1: E2B4A76DAA38C557AF7A93E6E4840BD3B0C312D4 | sha256: E3715DAED1ADE4D12B034D885AF48D3F4D2C5FEE476122CAA29F86D1525D7B46 | sha512: 2D8B8EFC44D6214E39AAC00015940CBB8BF7AD9B847EA048F5B093E44F2773691EC55DDE5F4483F2BF931CB22A14AD9975AFA34F849A801593BF3E1C0FE946EA
<?xml version="1.0"?>
        <sectionGroup name="userSettings" type="System.Configuration.UserSettingsGroup, System, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089">
            <section name="PackageExplorer.Properties.Settings" type="System.Configuration.ClientSettingsSection, System, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089" allowExeDefinition="MachineToLocalUser" requirePermission="false"/>
            <setting name="FontSize" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="ContentViewerHeight" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="PackageSource" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="WindowPlacement" serializeAs="String">
                <value />
            <setting name="PublishPrivateKey" serializeAs="String">
                <value />
            <setting name="PublishPackageLocation" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="PackageChooserDialogWidth" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="PackageChooserDialogHeight" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="IsFirstTime" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="PackageContentHeight" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="ShowTaskShortcuts" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="WordWrap" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="ShowLineNumbers" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="PublishAsUnlisted" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="ShowPrereleasePackages" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="SolicitInstallNpeForWin8" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="IsFirstTimeAfterMigrate" serializeAs="String">
            <setting name="AutoLoadPackages" serializeAs="String">
            <servicePointManager expect100Continue="false"/>
        <assemblyBinding xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1">
                <assemblyIdentity name="NuGetPackageExplorer.Types" publicKeyToken="b33e3c54f0b885e9" culture="neutral"/>
                <bindingRedirect oldVersion="" newVersion=""/>
        <loadFromRemoteSources enabled="true"/>
<startup><supportedRuntime version="v4.0" sku=".NETFramework,Version=v4.5"/></startup></configuration>
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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
NuGet Package Explorer 5.3.36 2344 Thursday, August 29, 2019 Approved
NuGet Package Explorer 5.2.88 2071 Monday, August 5, 2019 Approved
NuGet Package Explorer 5.2.70 1775 Sunday, July 14, 2019 Approved
NuGet Package Explorer 5.2.49 2335 Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Approved
NuGet Package Explorer 5.2.47 325 Monday, June 10, 2019 Approved
NuGet Package Explorer 5.2.15 2602 Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Approved
NuGet Package Explorer 5.0.230 1832 Monday, April 8, 2019 Approved
NuGet Package Explorer 5.0.229 954 Saturday, March 30, 2019 Approved
NuGet Package Explorer 5.0.227 323 Friday, March 29, 2019 Approved
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