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This package was approved by moderator pascalberger on 3/4/2017.

PuTTY Tray is an improved version of PuTTY. It features some cosmetic changes, and a number of addons to make it more useful and much more fun to use.

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

C:\> choco install puttytray

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

C:\> choco upgrade puttytray


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'PuttyTray'
    $url = '' # download url
    $installDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $puttyPath = Join-Path $installDir 'putty.exe'
    $checksum = "31ba5b51450e1b1fd2cc6038ceb107058068519e9535907ab06850ed23c989b3"
    Get-ChocolateyWebFile "$packageName" "$puttyPath" "$url" -ChecksumType sha256 -Checksum "$checksum"
  • tools\putty.exe.gui

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Chris West (Faux)


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
PuTTYtray 0.66.028 638 Sunday, April 3, 2016 approved
PuTTYtray 0.66.027 396 Wednesday, January 20, 2016 approved
PuttyTray 0.63.021 746 Monday, August 11, 2014  

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