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AutoIT (commandline, portable)

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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.
  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.
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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 1/9/2016.

AutoIt v3 is a freeware BASIC-like scripting language designed for automating the Windows GUI and general scripting. It uses a combination of simulated keystrokes, mouse movement and window/control manipulation in order to automate tasks in a way not possible or reliable with other languages. AutoIt is also very small, self-contained and will run on all versions of Windows out-of-the-box.

To install AutoIT (commandline, portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install autoit.commandline

To upgrade AutoIT (commandline, portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade autoit.commandline


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'autoit.commandline'
    $url = ''
    $unzipLocation = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    try {
        Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url $unzipLocation
    } catch {
        Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Jonathan Bennett
  • AutoIt Team


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
AutoIT (commandline, portable) 2508 Friday, September 18, 2015 approved
AutoIT (commandline, portable) 274 Sunday, July 12, 2015 approved
AutoIT (commandline, portable) 17102 Monday, June 2, 2014 approved
AutoIT (commandline, portable) 2901 Wednesday, January 1, 2014  
AutoIT.commandline 5850 Saturday, February 25, 2012  
AutoIT.commandline 622 Wednesday, January 18, 2012  

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