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



Package test results are passing.

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.
Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/10/2017.

CMake is a family of tools designed to build, test and package software. CMake is used to control the software compilation process using simple platform and compiler independent configuration files. CMake generates native makefiles and workspaces that can be used in the compiler environment of your choice.


MSI Properties

* None - Do not add CMake to path (default)
* System - Add CMake to system PATH for all users
* User - Add CMake to system PATH for current user

* 0 = Do not create desktop icon (default)
* 1 = Create CMake desktop icon

For example: choco install cmake --installargs 'ADD_CMAKE_TO_PATH=""User""'

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

C:\> choco install cmake

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

C:\> choco upgrade cmake


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    # MetaPackage

Virus Scan Results

No results available for this package. We are building up results for older packages over time so expect to see results. If this is a new package, it should have results within a day or two.



Software Author(s)

  • Andy Cedilnik
  • Bill Hoffman
  • Brad King
  • Ken Martin
  • Alexander Neundorf


© 2000 Kitware Inc


Release Notes



  • Automatically built and uploaded by dtgm

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
CMake 3.9.0 2189 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 approved
CMake 3.8.2 4161 Wednesday, May 31, 2017 approved
CMake 3.8.1 2633 Tuesday, May 2, 2017 approved
CMake 3.8.0 1635 Tuesday, April 11, 2017 approved
CMake 3.7.2 4758 Friday, January 13, 2017 approved
CMake 3.7.0 2580 Saturday, November 12, 2016 approved
CMake 3.6.1 3093 Friday, July 22, 2016 approved
CMake 3.6.0 2010 Wednesday, July 20, 2016 approved
Show More

Discussion for the CMake Package

Ground rules:

  • This discussion is only about CMake and the CMake 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 CMake, 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