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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 8/24/2016.

Evince is a document viewer for multiple document formats. The goal of evince is to replace the multiple document viewers that exist on the GNOME Desktop with a single simple application.

Evince is specifically designed to support the file following formats: PDF, Postscript, djvu, tiff, dvi, XPS, SyncTex support with gedit, comics books (cbr,cbz,cb7 and cbt).

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

C:\> choco install evince

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

C:\> choco upgrade evince


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'evince'
    $fileType = 'msi'
    $silentArgs = '/quiet'
    $url = '' 
    #update will fail if evince is on
    $ProcessActive = Get-Process evince* -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    if($ProcessActive -ne $null)
        Stop-Process -ProcessName evince*
    Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $url -Checksum 04fe2776a98fe8bc0c73a685aabab26a29382336ebffb2c8073710d12e97f76c -ChecksumType 'sha256'
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'evince'
    #evince doesn't have an uninstaller. didn't know how to handle it otherwise
    $app = Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Product | Where-Object {$_.Name -match "evince"}

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Martin Kretzschmar
  • Jonathan Blandford
  • Marco Pesenti Gritti
  • Nickolay
  • V. Shmyrev
  • Bryan Clark
  • Carlos Garcia Campos
  • Wouter Bolsterlee
  • Christian Persch


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Evince 1240 Tuesday, December 30, 2014 approved

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