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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/1/2018.

Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications. This package contains the docker client for Windows and not the Docker engine to run containers on Windows hosts.

NOTE: Docker client for Windows is not a Docker container engine for Windows. You can use this to manage your Linux and Windows machines running as Docker hosts. You might want to have a look at the "docker-for-windows" package.

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

C:\> choco install docker

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

C:\> choco upgrade docker


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName    = 'docker'
    $url            = ''
    $checksum       = 'd69fac0f201b6f5727e0985990261ddc4e1cb3edd1f8db4ff46f3b2c59c3b873'
    $url64          = $url
    $checksum64     = $checksum
    $checksumType   = 'sha256'
    $checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    $toolsDir    = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "docker" "$url" "$toolsDir" "$url64" `
     -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType -checksum64 $checksum64 -checksumType64 $checksumType64
  • tools\docker\docker-proxy.exe.ignore
  • tools\docker\dockerd.exe.ignore

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Docker Contributors


Release Notes

Updated to the latest Docker version.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Docker 17.09.0 2838 Wednesday, September 27, 2017 approved
Docker 17.07.0 2898 Friday, September 1, 2017 approved
Docker 17.06.0 6274 Thursday, June 29, 2017 approved
Docker 17.05.0 4595 Saturday, May 6, 2017 approved
Docker 17.04.0 2822 Thursday, April 6, 2017 approved
Docker 17.03.1 1027 Wednesday, March 29, 2017 approved
Docker 17.03.0 2852 Thursday, March 2, 2017 approved
Docker 17.03.0-ce-rc1 194 Tuesday, February 21, 2017 approved
Docker 1.13.1 2119 Friday, February 10, 2017 approved
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