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Contract Tools

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 9/12/2019.

Contract Tools is a Microsoft Word VSTO add‑in for drafting and analyzing contracts; visit to learn more.

After installing Contract Tools, you can try it for free for 7 days. After your trial, you can keep using Contract Tools by entering the activation key you receive when you buy a subscription. To buy a Contract Tools subscription, visit

Contract Tools requires Word 2007 or later, but this package doesn’t include Word as a dependency. You should install Word before installing Contract Tools.

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

C:\> choco install contract-tools

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

C:\> choco upgrade contract-tools


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageArgs = @{
      softwareName   = 'Paper Software Contract Tools'
      packageName    = $Env:ChocolateyPackageName
      fileType       = 'MSI'
      url            = "$Env:ChocolateyPackageVersion.msi"
      checksum       = '489144a23b276d30e69ab6dd8d997dfa6570b534f11402b05cf29bf6f96c0314'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      silentArgs     = '/quiet /noRestart'
      validExitCodes = 0, 1641, 3010 #
    # On systems with Word 2007, Contract Tools requires .NET Framework 3.5 and must
    # be installed per-user.
    $keyPath = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\winword.exe'
    $needsDotNet3_5 = $false
    if ((Test-Path $keyPath) -and (Get-ItemProperty $keyPath Path).Path -match '(\d+)\\$' -and $Matches[1] -eq 12) {
      $needsDotNet3_5 = !(Test-Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v3.5')
      $packageArgs.silentArgs += ' ALLUSERS=""'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    if ($needsDotNet3_5) {
      Write-Warning 'Contract Tools requires .NET Framework 3.5 on systems with Word 2007.'
      Write-Warning 'To install .NET Framework 3.5, run:'
      Write-Warning '  choco install dotnet3.5'
  • tools\LICENSE.rtf

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Paper Software LLC


2015–2019 Paper Software LLC


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Contract Tools 8 Wednesday, September 4, 2019 approved
Contract Tools 13 Friday, August 23, 2019 approved
Contract Tools 12 Monday, August 12, 2019 approved
Contract Tools 15 Sunday, July 14, 2019 approved
Contract Tools 19 Friday, July 5, 2019 approved
Contract Tools 21 Wednesday, June 19, 2019 approved
Contract Tools 24 Monday, June 3, 2019 approved
Contract Tools 16 Thursday, May 23, 2019 approved
Contract Tools 33 Tuesday, May 7, 2019 approved
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