Notices: This section not yet converted to new layout. Download stats are rolling back out.

Swiss File Knife

Package test results are passing.

Private CDN cached downloads available for licensed customers. Never experience 404 breakages again! Learn more...

This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/2/2019.

Command Line Tools Collection. Combines many functions in a single, portable executable that belongs onto every USB stick. Search and convert text files, instant simple FTP/HTTP server, find duplicate files, compare folders, treesize, run own commands on all files of a folder - it's all within a single tool.

To install Swiss File Knife, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install swissfileknife

To upgrade Swiss File Knife, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade swissfileknife


  • SwissFileKnife.png
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'SwissFileKnife'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = ''
    $url64      = ''
    $installerPackage = Join-Path $toolsDir "sfk.exe";
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      fileFullPath  = $installerPackage
      url           = $url
      url64bit      = $url64
      checksum      = '2b507d964be35a17c043d4f33e5f6a1861906c4b3920de3a599e1f37a639bb12'
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
      checksum64    = '2b507d964be35a17c043d4f33e5f6a1861906c4b3920de3a599e1f37a639bb12'
      checksumType64= 'sha256'
    Get-ChocolateyWebFile @packageArgs

Virus Scan Results

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • StahlWorks


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Swiss File Knife 330 Monday, February 11, 2019 approved
Swiss File Knife 377 Saturday, December 8, 2018 approved
Swiss File Knife 1238 Thursday, December 7, 2017 approved
Swiss File Knife 1.8.8 525 Tuesday, September 5, 2017 approved
Swiss File Knife 1.8.7 2282 Sunday, July 9, 2017 approved
Swiss File Knife 1.8.6 883 Wednesday, May 31, 2017 approved
Swiss File Knife 1.8.5 335 Thursday, April 27, 2017 approved
Swiss File Knife 1.8.4 417 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 approved
Swiss File Knife 1.8.3 2080 Sunday, January 22, 2017 approved
Show More

Discussion for the Swiss File Knife Package

Ground rules:

  • This discussion is only about Swiss File Knife and the Swiss File Knife package. If you have feedback for Chocolatey, please contact the google group.
  • This discussion will carry over multiple versions. If you have a comment about a particular version, please note that in your comments.
  • The maintainers of this Chocolatey Package will be notified about new comments that are posted to this Disqus thread, however, it is NOT a guarantee that you will get a response. If you do not hear back from the maintainers after posting a message below, please follow up by using the link on the left side of this page or follow this link to contact maintainers. If you still hear nothing back, please follow the package triage process.
  • Tell us what you love about the package or Swiss File Knife, or tell us what needs improvement.
  • Share your experiences with the package, or extra configuration or gotchas that you've found.
  • If you use a url, the comment will be flagged for moderation until you've been whitelisted. Disqus moderated comments are approved on a weekly schedule if not sooner. It could take between 1-5 days for your comment to show up.

comments powered by Disqus uses cookies to enhance the user experience of the site.