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CLR based runtime environment for executing scripts written in ECMA-compliant C#.
The main idea of CS-Script is to allow "plain vanilla" C# code execution from both command-prompt and form any CLR application hosting the script engine.
CS-Script targets Microsoft implementation of CLR (.NET up to v4.8) with full support on Mono.
The default installation directory is "%ChocolateyInstall%\lib\cs-script".
This package contains the set of scripts and binaries that required for the default functionality. However there is some additional content that represents somewhat less mainstream functionality and experimental features. This content is available as an Extension Pack from the releases page( Installing the Extension Pack is as simple as downloading and extracting the archive to your chocolatey install location (most likely C:\ProgramData\chocolatey\lib\cs-script\tools\cs-script).

To install CS-Script, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install cs-script

To upgrade CS-Script, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade cs-script


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'cs-script'
    $url = ''
    try { 
      $installDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
      $configApp = Join-Path $installDir "cs-script\Lib\ConfigConsole\ConfigConsole.exe"
      #Write-Host "$configApp"
      $cheksum = '66E11C3C8D095EEC38B73A233777CAAEE17E82E14C35787A0622F32ADFA61285'
      $checksumType = "sha256"
      # Download and unpack a zip file
      #Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$url" "$toolsDir" ["$url64" -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType -checksum64 $checksum64 -checksumType64 $checksumType64]
      Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$url" "$installDir" -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType
      try {
        Stop-Process -Name "VBCSCompiler"
      } catch {
      Start-Process -FilePath "$configApp" -ArgumentList "/quiet /nogui"
    } catch {
      throw $_.Exception

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Oleg Shilo


Oleg Shilo


Release Notes

Release v3.29.0.0

  • Implemented NuGet dependencies discovery
  • Added support for wildcards in //cssref directive (e.g. //cssref ./*.dll).
  • Added support for -rt:<runtime> switch in //css_nuget directive
  • Added support for //css_nuget source <url>
  • Added migration of old shell extension configuration to Shell-X deployment
  • Issue #149: Suggesting to normalize paths in CompilingInfo.Input
  • Issue #138: Please update WSDL.exe and WSDL.cs to allow for TLS 1.2

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
CS-Script 603 Monday, December 10, 2018 approved
CS-Script 456 Sunday, September 2, 2018 approved
CS-Script 284 Thursday, July 19, 2018 approved
CS-Script 471 Saturday, April 28, 2018 approved
CS-Script 489 Thursday, March 15, 2018 approved
CS-Script 723 Monday, August 28, 2017 approved
CS-Script 236 Monday, August 21, 2017 approved
CS-Script 191 Monday, August 21, 2017 approved
CS-Script 245 Friday, August 11, 2017 approved
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